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Elementary School Quick Recall Questions
Headache is common: Concussion is a change in brain function that occurs after head trauma. There does not have to be loss of consciousness. Symptoms include headache, confusion, dizziness, nausea, sensitivity to light and memory problems. If a concussion is suspected the child should be removed from play. Evaluation by a medical professional to make sure they are symptom free before return to play is crucial. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Maybe: Puberty is a stage not an event. It can be as short as 2-3 years in some or extend 7 years in others.It begins with testicular enlargement in males which may go unnoticed. It ends when the growth centers have closed. At 18 if your growth centers are open (x-ray) and your bone maturity is at the level of a 14-15 yo you may may grow more, if closed, you are done. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I made one of those elementary school hand turkeys, but it looked really good so I ate it. Am I going to die?
I am a night custodian at an elementary school I vacuumed mop take out trash and dust mops and clean bathrooms during school year. Is this safe I work?
As long as you: wear gloves and don't touch your face while working, and wash your hands when done,you are safe. ...Read more
I realized im head over heels traumatized over being bullyed in elementary school. Would seeing a therapist be a good idea?
I tested positive for hsv1 at 62.20 High it says, but I haven't had a coldsore since elementary school, is this an old or new infection?
Probably old: All that can be said from this test result is that you have been infected with HSV1 for at least several weeks. The number itself says nothing about how long, and it could be since childhood. If your cold sores all those years ago were typical oral herpes -- i.e. blister-like sores on the outside of the mouth, not canker sores inside -- you can safely assume it explains your positive test. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had a lisp in elementary school. I went to speech therapy. I'm not sure if it was fixed. When i say a word that has an s in it. Sounds like a hiss?
Evaluate ; re-focus: Consider getting a professional evaluation of your speech first. Most likely you are focused on a problem that no longer exists or is miniscule. Friends or a therapist can help you to broaden your focus and find other ways to measure self-worth. A family member went through something similar and she is fine. Peace and good health! ...Read more
Curious: i used to have big acne bumps all over my face from late elementary school until age 30. Then it completely went away on its own. How? Why?
Hormones: Probably hormonal change. Usually gets worse as you get older. You should be happy it went away with out treatment. ...Read more