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Gesells Physical Development Age Norms
No: This is a normal bodily function and has no ill effects ...Read more
My 3.5 month old baby sleeps for max 45 min stretches at night. This doesn't seem normal for babies of this age. Is this bad for his development?
Will get by: Baby will do better than you with this. I would change the kid back to a more traditional night pattern.If you never allow the kid more than 2 hours of sleep at a time during the day, waking him to feed or whatever, you can get his deep sleep segment to go back to nights when you don't wake him.Don't feed prior to sleep, only feed on awakening. ...Read more
My brother lost a testicle at very young age to torsion. He is 30 now and had normal development. Can he father children and have normal fertility.
My husband got oligoateratozoospermia. Can we have baby in normal way? We are in productive age and i ve good result of HSG test.
Maybe: The answer depends on how significant the oligoteratospermia is - can you provide any numbers? ...Read more
A cousin of mine is almost 18 years old but is not mentally or physically mature. Is that normal for that age? His 15 year old brother is the same.
Impossible: Your words: "mentally or physically' mature do not mean anything specific to a physician. There is nothing on which to base any kind of medical evaluation. Perhaps this is best asked of a professional who has evaluated this young man. ...Read more
I had a prejob phyical which involved an ekg. The result was boderline to normal and have been asked to do a follow up. What cost nwhere 2goin houston?
Many options: There are many testing facilities in houston that do pre-employment medical testing. I suggest you check the yellow pages or do a web search for medical testing in houston to find the one closet to you that meets your needs. ...Read more
Stress test&echo result norm.HR hit 198BPM.NoFam hist,Non-Smoker.Only risk fac is chol 220(LDL 165).Any need for further tests like nuclear ST?Age 28M
BestAvoidStressTests: they totally miss arterial disease. Why? Though disease typically begins in childhood, disease is in walls, artery lumens do not narrow & stress tests only detect complications of very advanced disease. Study image & http://goo.gl/aRhOU2. Best optimize Ds drivers: NMR lipoprofile (not cholesterol), HbA1c <5.0%, usual SBP < 120 mmHg. Have answered many related questions on HeathTap. Rec: Study them ...Read more
I had a beta hCG run at 4weeks 5days. The result was 1922. Is this high or normal for the gestational age?
Normal: Depending of the range of the lab values, this is probably normal. ...Read more