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Down On The Farm Preschool Activities
Work with the school: Public schools are better staffed to handle special needs kids & laws require mainstreaming when possible, regular assessments& individualized education plans do not apply to most private facilities.You need to get involved in the process.Realize you don't have to sign off on any program plan but should accept their best efforts.Educators are aware of their own limitations & try to do their best. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi, My son fell at school today and landed funny on his foot. There is some swelling and light bruising just in front of his ankle toward his toes on ?
ORTHO eval warranted: Ortho eval seems indicated based upon the rapid visualization of bruising which may be due to a subtle fracture. A thorough examination of all bony surfaces is warranted along with potential xrays to help make sure no significant damage has occurred. ...Read more
Grade 1 kid fell on the ground and had a small T13 bone fracture on her spine. Can she still swim competitively in breaststroke, freestyle, backstoke?
Maybe, maybe not: Isn't negligence a legal definition? You might be better off seeking opinion from legal website since this is a physician only site to point out medical info. With that said, if someone's walking in a hallway, falls & hits his/her head, why do we always look to blame someone else? Maybe it was just a pure accident? Even if power cord, liquid and/or banana peel on ground, must prove willful intent. ...Read more
My autistic son has 28 food intolerances. Many were on the lower end of the scale. How important is it he stay away from those?
Was he tested?: These intolerances determined by an allergist? If not i suggest formal testing. Each item carries with it it's own degree of risks. Each intolerance has to explained within, complete medical context of your sons medical profile so that the risks are made clear. This way he and you understand how it potentially could effect him not others. If he eats these foods, needs rescue meds on hand. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Daughter spent the night at her great grandparents;smoke outside,still lingers in the house
Running ever for 3days (99-102)
Gunk in eye, cough
New Virus: If she is congested this is likely a new virus. If her fever doesn't trend down over the course of today have her seen tomorrow. Is she short of breath? Is she breathing fast? Does she perk up and give you a smile with tylenol (acetaminophen) or motrin? Her exposure to cigarette smoke definitely makes her more likely to catch a virus, you are correct! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A 57-year-old maleteacher notices the sudden onset of "chest tightness" when he walks across the parking lot to and from the school, what's wrong?
Hairline fracture in the ribs due to motor acc where his elbow hit on his ribs. How long to recover and speed up recovery? There is breathing difficul
Hard to know: With so little information about your friend, it's hard to know what's happening. At the very least, though, your friend is not exercising his/her body very much and is very focused on the computer. Some of these people have addictions to computer games or porn, etc. Does your friend hold a job or go to school? Does s/he get angry when asked to converse in real time -- instead of computer? ...Read more
Basketball son has pain on outside of left knee. Triggers seem to be jumping and twisting. Pain decreases once warmed up in game. He's 15. Ideas?
Can walking down the stairs, missing a couple of stairs at the bottom on the way down, and landing awkwardly on the foot cause a DVT?
Not likely but : possible,as with any significant injury of the lower extremity.Keep moving and observe for swelling/pain in calf/thigh.An exam may be in order. ...Read more
Resident at RCFE falls down the stairs, looks traumatized, left shoulder, chest painful, has difficulty walking. But no one looked at him. Why?
No one knew?: Perhaps incident in Residential Care Facility for Elderly was not witnessed, and resident didn't report trauma/fall/injury to caregivers? Painful chest & traumatized left shoulder might not be as easy to observe in passing. One would hope that someone would have observed difficulty walking & inquired. It also depends upon frequency of interactions w/staff. And of course, staff experience & trainin ...Read more
Chew stick: That caricature of a hayseed chewing a piece of straw. They rub their teeth with a finger, and used picks to clean them. Also wood sticks soften and flayed at the end. A tincture of various oils freshen the breath. Teeth were not the problem so much then as now. people did not live so long and did not have the excessively refined foods. Sticky and full of sugar. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How contaminated are the bottoms of shoes? If I walk through my house with shoes does that put my daughter in danger when she's crawling on the ground
Think contracted ringworm from couch at son house who watched friend cat, not from swimming pool. Your opinion. Used anti fungal on couch, cushions put in sunshine, and used diatomaceous earth prior to sleeping on it?
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Grandma has more memory loss by the day, mainly when rushed. Should we let he set her own pace at 90?
Graceful Aging: Generally people will have memory loss as they age. Being sensitive to each person's condition and trying to accomodate them is a good practice. You may also consider seeing a professional to rule out dementia. Memory loss can be slow and progressive or sharp and severe. Different underlying causes impact people's memory. ...Read more
How long to comeback in your normal activities like playing softball and jiu jitsu from lumbar microdesectomy of L5 s1?
L/S Microdesectomy: Prognosis for a one level uncomplicated lumbar spine microdesectomy is very promising and can certainly provide a cure for many. With appropriate post-operative rehabilitation, a patient should be able to return to normal activities withing 2 to 3 months.One should keep in mind that each case is unique & the actual spine surgeon is the best person to ask about recovery. ...Read more
Not so bad: There is accumulating data that our super clean environments do not challenge our immune systems enough and that is the reason for the increase in asthma and other immune disorders. For instance children raised on farms or in amish families have a far lower incidence of these conditions. So you might encourage this for your toddler as long as the dirt is not from an industrial waste discharge. ...Read more
Friend smokes on the porch I open the upstairs window with a fan in the window, blowing outwards Will it come near the upstairs window and be harmful?
Smoke with airflow: Smoke with airflow is not very harmful. One cigarette outside the window with you above with an open window, is more annoying them harmful. Hope this helps. Good luck. ...Read more
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