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Dr Niki Boyer
See details: It may be a little early to tell for sure but I would believe the ultrasound. ...Read more
Diet and muscle mass: To gain weight, a person has to consume more calories than he is burning (using up each day). Do this in a healthy way though. Don't eat too much junk food or fast food. Keep a well balanced diet and make sure you are getting all the nutrients you need. Keep exercising as it is very good for you. Weight lifting and other muscle building exercises can help a person increase his body mass. ...Read more
Sort of...: If you are having active sex, you should be followed by a gynecologist routinely. If you think you have active hpv warts, or have skin nodules in the mouth due to hpv, then see the gynecologist immediately (or ear/nose/throat doc as appropriate). Simply being exposed to hpv won't cause immediate problems, but warrants knowledge and routine follow up with your gynecologist. ...Read more
It is a phase!: Your job as a parent is to buy the right food, prepare it nutritiously and serve it creatively. Leave the rest up to your child. How much they eat, when they eat, and if they eat is their responsibility. After a year of rapid growth (the average one-year-old has tripled birth weight), toddlers gain weight more slowly. Aim for a nutritionally-balanced week, not a balanced day. Offer, don't force. ...Read more
Have 2 months baby boy he has motions since 15 days, Dr says no problem & continuously feeding Him. Kindly you suggest me what's matter? Worried
What is the probability of a boy using modified eriscsson method for gender selection. Our dr says 85%. Am lost with views. What is the official %?
Good morning Dr! Iam 28 year old boy and iam losing sperm almost 3 to 6 times in a month during night sleeps. 1.)Is it affect my physical growth? 2.
Can wait and see :): There are lots of myths that are out there. Plus people try to "help" pregnant women. An ultrasound by an experienced OB doctor is a good way to predict gender, but the most accurate test before birth is chromosome study. Most people don't want to take the risk of getting amnio without a good reason, however. Finding out at delivery if it is a boy or girl is a delight, so some just wait and see! ...Read more
Dear dr. I have a 14 old boy. He has 183cm height and 73 killos. He has blood pressure 125/83. It's pressure ok or height.?
Probably: Based on height and age, his blood pressure reading falls in the above average range. However, many things can affect blood pressure readings, such as activity, nervousness, and properly sized blood pressure cuff (too small of a cuff can give falsely high reading). If you are concerned and if there's family history of high blood pressure and heart disease, please talk to his doctor. ...Read more
Good day Dr. I have a 22days old baby boy with a pink spot at the back of his head neck, so I would like to know what must I do to remove it,?
Nothing: Without seeing the spot in person it's difficult to provide a certain diagnosis. Many babies are born with "stork bites" -red/salmon colored areas - on the back of their necks/heads. It is a birthmark and nothing to worry about and will fade over time on it's own. If you are still concerned please have a pediatrician evaluate it before subjecting your baby to unnecessary and potentially harmful tx ...Read more
Ok I got. 11 year old boy dr say his colon is stretch like really bad cuz he had problem few years well I want to know how serious is a stretch colon?
Chronic constipation: Can lead to a megacolon" if severe & long-term. A pediatric gastroenterologist can check that it's functional constipation & treat with bowel clean-out, then Miralax (polyethylene glycol) for 6 months or more. When he has soft stools at least every other day, have him sit on the toilet for 15 min., 15 min. After dinner nightly. Long-standing "stretching" of colon increases risk of diverticulosis in adult middle-age. ...Read more
My baby boy is 2 month old. Is gudcef drops safe for him. Dr told he is having sinus. Dose prescribed gudcef 15 drops 2times butamol syrup 2 ml 3times?
Wouldn't use either: A 2 mo is congested and coughs because they have irritants, odors, dust, etc. Triggering nasal congestion. A good nasal wash out and suction with saline drops should be all the kid needs. Eliminate the nasal irritants and the kid may improve. ...Read more
Got an sono done @hosp @17.5 weeks said boy got a clear pic of it then I went to my reg dr @19w n they said girl but didn't get a pic n she wasn't positive either what should I believe?
Hydronephrosis: It is not uncommon for the diagnosis of hydronephrosis (large kidneys) to show up on prenatal ultrasounds. Generally speaking, these are followed throughout the pregnancy and postnataly (after the baby is born). In most cases, this is of no significance and resolves by the time the baby is born. ...Read more
Is a hgb of 11.2 concerning for a boy who JUST turned 4? Dr suggested iron vitamin but I still worry. Thank you!
Just had an u/s done. 14wks/5days preg. U/s tech stated its a boy. Dr said its too soon. How accurate is this ultrasound that its boy? Could it chan
Hello dr, my baby boy is two months old and when I had him they used vacuum to pull him out, but since then his head on the right head is swollen?
Vacuum del./head: Usually the head sweling should subside by now. Does ur baby have any neuroplogical problems? If not then talk to ur pediatrician and wait another month or two. Sometoiems the vaccum suctioning can cause a hematoma or in some cases can distort the baby's soft cranial bones. U should see ur pediatrician and bring it to his/her attetnion. He/she should be able to guide u after the exam. ...Read more
Suffering from diarrhea from 3 days dr did blood test very low hemoglobin 5.5 only dr said it should be around 12 13 for 15years boy what to do?
You should be having: A complete workup for why the hemoglobin is so low. Talk to your doctor and may need to see a specialist. ...Read more
Does dr have an alternative treatment of crohns. We have a 10 year old boy who has just been diagnosed.?
Hi Dr My baby boy is 2 years old and his legs in particular is much darker than the rest of his body. Is this normal?
Exposure?: May be that his legs are more exposed to sun than other parts, check with you doctor for more information, sounds unusual without some reasonable explanation ...Read more
Hi Dr, Could you please let me know, O positive girl and boy marriage cause any problem for their babies. Please clarify..
Hello dr I want baby boy and I don't no when I ovulate because my menses periods length every month change means same time28 same time30 and 35?
Hi dr.20 yo boy. I had 20 kg weight lost during 9 month empowered to achieve fitness but my skin losses largely. What should I do? Please help me.
That is normal:
When you loose significant weight in certain parts of your body. You loose fat but do not loose skin.So you may see the extra loose skin and that is expected with rapid weight loss.
Only solution is if it is disfigurring you can have the extra skin surgically removed but there is no medical reason for surgery ...Read more
I'm 25 weeks pregnant dr told me it's boy normal but my concern is how would I know tht my baby is not transgender (neither man nor woman) please help?
You won't know.: I believe you mean you are concerned if your baby is born with hermaphroditism. The results of an amniocentesis would show the karyotype and sex of a baby. An ultrasound will reveal the gender by 16-20 wks. Transgender is a state in which a person identifies as a member of the opposite sex. This will not show up on prenatal screening, and you won't know until after your child grows older. ...Read more
My baby is 8 months old and weighs 23 pounds (big boy) a dr. At urgent care told me to give him Benadryl (diphenhydramine). 5ml, he is not my normal dr., is this ok?
7yrs old boy takes deep breaths all the time. Dr says his lungs and heart sound fine. No other symptoms. What else can it be?
Unclear: What is "all the time" in frequency? Some kids just sigh a lot and the breath appears louder. If he seems short of breath, working hard to breath or seems in distress, get him rechecked by another physician. Second opinions are not bad. ...Read more