Doctor insights on:
Eighty Four Year Old Quarduple Bypass Paitent
My father had a massive stroke one year ago. He is a 54 year old healthy Caucasian male. What are the statistics for life expectancy?
No clear data: Hello Weinstein, The name of the game is risk factor control: blood pressure, cholesterol and glucose control and anti-platelet therapy if the stroke was not a bleeding type. If all risk factors are controlled, he could live quite a long while (>10 years). If poorly controlled, then his life expectancy will be reduced accordingly. Only God knows. ...Read more
Depends on height: Hi. BMI is a measure of body habitus that is calculated using your height and weight. It does not take age (in adults) into account. So 20 years old doesn't matter. Height, however, is indispensable in calculating BMI. Therefore, in the absence of critically important information, we have no way to tell you what an average BMI for (20 yo) women is. Good luck! ...Read more
110-120 lb: Hello . It is about 110-120 lb ...Read more
Average =132lb: The regular range would be about 132 lb using cdc growth charts. ...Read more
What is the life expectancy after open surgery for AAA. 35 year old female Healthy non-smoker. 5'7 145 pounds.
Hi. I am 60 year old with a mitral valve replacement around one year back. I had struck valve four times. For past two days i have visible pulsations?
Valve relpacement: You need to follow with your cardiologist. You might need an echo to look for valve dysfunction. Visible pulsation on the chest at the apex of heart could be normal in a thin person. If you have any accompanying symptoms like shortness of breath, dizziness or chest pain, you need to see a cardiologist ASAP ...Read more
My daughter weighed 2.4kgs at birth, now she's 1 year old and weighs 7.8kgs.. Is she underweight?
See below: At thirteen the average male is 61 & 1/2 inches (156cm) at 14 he is 64&1/2 inches (164 cm). ...Read more
80 -115 lb: Any weight outside of 80 to 115 lb would be reason to have a discussion with your pediatrician. Early adolescents may have body image issues that are affected by weight. Your pediatrician or adolescent health specialist can help determine a healthy diet and exercise regimen. ...Read more
No: That is normal for any 15 yo. ...Read more