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Daughter's 7yo, overweight. Since baby 95-97centile weight&height. Gained 7cm (2 3/4 in)/1 year, but droped 2 cent in height. Is it a growth spurt?
See a doctor: If you have access, you may want to see a pediatric endocrinologist to make sure that there are no underlying hormonal reasons for these changes your daughter's been going through. ...Read more
Coban wrappd finger4 reinjury sprain.Used cream&did massage&stretch 1mth.Now skin looks crepy&dermal ridges seem stretched/enlarged.Permanent?What 2do
Unlikely Permanent: Coban was not designed to be used for more than a few minutes as a pressure dressing. Using it for several day (even an hour or several hours) could permanently damage the circulation and cause the loss of a finger. Since your finger has not been removed, the things you are notcing are unlikely to be permanent. Moisture or cream under the coban could cause the symptoms noted, bur will be normal. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hello doctor mare skin black hai kuch bhi lagati hu frak nahi padat please koi aisa prouduct batye?
Incomprehensible: Please ask again in english.Get a more detailed answer ›
Measurements of vintage hollywood ladies, sophia loren, 38-24-38 marilyn monroe, 36-23-37 ava gardner, 36-23-37. How did they get and keep that fig?
Is my penis skinny? Will it get any fatter? I feel embarrassed 2ask dad his size for genetics.I'm 16 my penis is 7 3/4 inches long 4 3/4 inches around
Here are some ...: The length and circumference as reported at age 16 are good measurement and you still have another 2 years of time span to grow since the physical growth will stop soon marching into adulthood - for men roughly at 18. So do something to better yourself for survival, growth, & living-on, and don't be obsessed with genital growth which is not the whole thing of future. ...Read more
What to do if I have pectus excavatum , scoliosis ,flat back, & cubitus valgus.my height is 6 ft 2 inchbut my weight i?
Accept or fix it: You can either accept it or be committed to some major orthopedic operations. ...Read more
Dear doctors has anyone heard of 'skin' in stools. The pieces were about 4 inches long by 1inch. About 1/8 of an inch thick, clear in color?
No: That's strange. The first thing that comes to mind is whether they could have been segments of tapeworm. ...Read more
10/20 guy1 boxer wet w/precum touch outer vulva in stand position. 10/22 sex w/guy2. 8wk U/S say conceive 10/27. Chances guy 1? Need it to be guy 2!
17y.o.Lotsof Bdy hair;have mustache;beard growing, butmypenis is 3 inches-erect and 1inch-flaccid ;circum-big as thumb. What iswrong?willitstillgrow?
Me apareció una vena (o arteria) muy pronunciada en sien izquierda. Tengo 24 años, no presenta dolor ni ningun tipo de molestia. ¿Debo preocuparme?
I'm 30 years old male indian. Height 5 ft 4 inch, wrist circumference 6 inch, hands below the elbow are very thin. What should I do to enlarge them?
Lift weights: A proper program can strengthen, tone and build muscle. ...Read more
Yes, 52 to 72 mm: a girl's uterus increases in length from average 25 mm at age 7 ( prepuberty) to average 62 mm at 13 to 70mm in length by age 17 ( full maturity) . Girls experience puberty at different ages, and these values are averages, assuming that most girls start their period by age 12.5-13. ...Read more
My son is 20 with17 degree scoliosis. What mattress would u recommend? Thinking nova 12 inch memory foam on flatbed.
Best quality for $: Forget about his size curve, it does not factor into your choice of bed. You want a bed that is comfortable-usually a relatively firm mattress that is good quality for cost or has a good term warranty & return policy! all mattresses will wear out especially if not rotated regularly and if you are heavy or obese. Our ancestors slept on leaves, branches , grasses & even hides! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My testicle size is (4.2*2.2*2.6) CM about (12.3) ml, prostate size is (13) ml,My age is 26. My dick length at erection11.3 cm,are they normal zise?
That is pretty ....: The size measurement of your testis, prostate, & penis is pretty "normal" to function either for pleasure or for reproduction although somewhat at their lower end of so-called normal range. Remember: the size alone doesn't matter and how they work for you does. In fact, you may ask the Doc ordering the tests directly and it would be more meaningful. Best wish ... ...Read more
I was diagnosed with, Constutional Tall Stature. What exactly does this mean? I'm a 37yr old Caucasian male, weight 210lbs.
Dentist used mouth-sized and 7-8 small squares of blue articulation paper to test bite. 38 weeks pregnant. Safe if swallowed some blue stuff?
Yes, you are safe: The blue marking paper is non-toxic.Get a more detailed answer ›
I'm having chickenpox BLACK SCAR of 6mm diameter CIRCLE ON RIGHTCHEEK ON FACEsince 12years.Its prominent coz of my fair skin.Its keeping girls away.
You really need: to see a Dermatologist with a specialty in COSMETOLOGY AND "MICRO-surgery" a local University Teaching Hospital is where I would go if possible! Hope this helps..and good luck! Dr Z ...Read more
Several short types: The commonly seen form of achondroplasia is an autosomal dominant form of short limb dwarfism. 80% are new mutations but it can be passed parent to child at a 50%/pregnancy rate. A fetus with a pair of achondroplasia genes has a severe condition & is unlikely to survive infancy. Their are a number of conditions that produce "little people" & you may be thinking of another condition. ...Read more
Little people have : short stature, usually < 58 " as adults. A variety of genetic conditions cause dwarfism, characterterized by disproportionate body proportions, skeletal anomalies & other medical conditions. "Midget" is a pejorative term for people with proportionate short stature from a variety of genetic, nutritional, & other medical causes. Use " little person" or " a person with ....", a specific diagnosis. ...Read more
Yes: Internal organs are proportionately in same relative position as normal sized patients. ...Read more
Is it possible for a baby to be born a dwarf and also have down syndrome? How rare is a down dwarf?
Excedingly rare: I had occasion many years ago to investigate such a situation & needed to find answers for why some kids with ds chromosomes (t21) had totally different physical features. Run the numbers: achondroplasia (common new mutation dwarf) @ 1/15, 000 x 1/1700 (risk of ds @ 21)=1/25, 000, 000. ...Read more
Can you tell me if the reproductive system of a dwarf is the same length and size of a average sized female?
Achondroplasia is : the most common form of dwarfism, but there are over 200 types, so you need to specify which type. For A.D., the uterus can be normal size but its placement is abdominal, not pelvic. Penile & testicular size in males with AD can be within normal limits. The lungs can be compromised by malformations of the spine & rib cage, requiring expert care for labor & delivery of a little person female. ...Read more
What to do if I am 5'1(40+ years old) and I am short. What is the maximum height for someone who is considered a dwarf/little person?
Under 4'10": A dwarf is defined as an adult under 4'10". You are short, but not a dwarf. ...Read more
Yes: Dwarf is a term we do not use in medicine anymore because of its despective use outside of medicine, but it was used to describe proportionate short people( mainly pepople with growth hormone deficiency). Growth hormone deficiency can be hereditary bu it can also happen in a spontaneous mutation (no parent or family history). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
An adult height: of less than 4 feet 10 inches maximum is one of the criteria to diagnose dwarfism. ...Read more
If a man with achondroplasia and a normal woman children, what is the likelihood of having dwarfs?
50%: If one parent has achondroplasia, a child has a 50 percent chance of inheriting the fgfr3 gene and subsequently developing achondroplasia. If both parents have the disorder, the child has a three in four (75 percent) chance of developing achondroplasia. Also, in these cases, the child has a one in four chance of inheriting the gene from both parents. Newborns who inherit both genes are considered. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If I am normal sized, and have a child with a dwarf, what are the chances our child will be a dwarf?
If a 2 short ppl marry, a female(156cm), and guy(164cm).Will they face the risk of getting children shorter than them or even dwarfs cz they are short?
no: Your children are likely to be shorter than average but taller than you - there is a tendency to move towards the average over generations. This is called "regression to the mean". (no guarantees though!) be sure your baby has good nutrition! the best way is for you to have good nutrition and breast feed. ...Read more