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How do you feel?: Different women have different reactions to menopause. Some women find it difficult because it's a definite sign that they're aging and they may be facing a home without their children. Other women are happy about entering a new phase of their life unburdened by child rearing responsibilities and the need for birth control. Many women feel both ways, and more. If you feel it, it's normal. ...Read more
When you're born and you get your head pulled by forceps will you have a knot on your head while you're growing older?
Very, very rare: I have seen maybe two cases in over 25 years where a little permanent scar tissue developed post-forceps. The baby may have a know there for several months, but the overwhelming majority of these are not permanent and eventually resolve. If a knot does remain, it's fibrous scar tissue in the soft tissues just under the skin and is totally harmless! ...Read more
Aging: Age gracefully. Seek support from family & friends. Stay productive. You r what u make of yourself, at any age. ...Read more
Get help: There are /extremely effective/ treatments for depression, and depression is especially dangerous in older people. Please read this information http://www.Nimh.Nih.Gov/health/publications/older-adults-depression-and-suicide-facts-fact-sheet/index.Shtml and see your doctor, a clinic, or emergency department if you are feeling helpless and hopeless or are having any thoughts about harming yourself. ...Read more
Fear of aging:
Its not so much growing old as deteriorating
therefore there are things that can be done to stay vital and youthful
actually exercising and eating right and staying out of the sun will affect how you feel and keep you fit - its possible to be in better shape in your fifties than twenty year olds. Work it! also 90% of outward signs of aging are from the sun, so dont! alcohol and drugs - bad! ...Read more
Yes ,: However, now there are a lot of potential treatments for it. ...Read more
When does someone's torso and spine stop growing? My old shirts are much shorter than before. Possible causes? I'm a good 10 to 15 years past puberty.
Simple: I have answered this many times on healthtap. If the food had not been here when we arrived on earth, we could not have survived. My single answer is always "god made food" and leave the man made stuff alone. The trouble is that it is expensive but it satisfies without causing obesity. Sugar is the most dangerous. See my blog "oxygen the spark of life". ...Read more
Penis: The size of the penis varies from person to person. At 16 y.o. you may be especially focused on making sure all is ok in that department. Please see your doctor. He/she will advise you and give you peace of mind. Peace and good health. ...Read more
I have a healing absence that was drained and i feel another one growing under my old absence which is located under my arm?
Abscess?: An abscess is a tender mass almost always caused by infection. Inside they are full of pus, bacteria and debris. The armpit/axilla is one of the most common places. Unlike other infections, antibiotics alone will not usually cure an abscess...incision and drainage is needed (such as you received). When they recur, there may be a cyst or pouch that has to be cut out. Your Doctor can advise. ...Read more
Premature Thelarche: Breast bud development before the age of 8 yrs is considered premature. If it is an isolated finding (no other secondary sexual characteristics) then it is considered "benign" and no other work-up is required. If there are other findings then it is often consistent with "precocious puberty" and further work-up is necessary. Schedule a visit with your child's pediatrician for further evaluation. ...Read more
Before then usually : Boys are usually done growing around 17 and girls around 16. If someone was a late bloomer it is possible that there might be a little growth left by 18. This would be seen in boys primarily. ...Read more
Maybe: Unfortunately, as men age, their prostates tend to grow usually causing more and more bothersome urinary symptoms. Certain medications (called 5-alpha reducatase inhibitors) used to treat bothersome lower urinary tract symptoms (slow stream, weak stream, incomplete bladder emptying to name a few) can shrink the overall size of the prostate. ...Read more
Im really frustrated my 19 month old is growing good her weight and h3igth are great but i can't g3t her to eat food other than 3 spoons thats all help?
Children and Food: She is obviously growing appropriately. Right? By your own report? Why are you spending any emotion struggling with her? You would struggle if her weight was falling off of the charts.... As long as children are progressing on all scales we do not add food issues to their mental health. Stop struggling. ...Read more
My self a.Saikiran, I have one problem it is height growth.My height is not growing.Presently iam18 years old& my height is 5.0 feets.Plz give solution?
See endocrinologist!: Hi. Several things are possible. Is she having periods? I doubt it. Get this poor young lady to an endocrinologist immediately! You have great ones in Pennsylvania. Please don't delay! ...Read more
It feels like my four year old is growing a new tooth, bottom right, is this normal? How can I help with pain?
Is it possible for my breasts to still be growing at 18 years old? Also one of my nipples has a little crease in it while the other doesn't?
Yes: Breast size can increase til around 21 years. Re:nipple-sounds like a normal variation. Have your family doctor take a look. ...Read more
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I get what feel like growing pains in my legs (primarily the left and always at night) but I'm 23. im pretty sure I'm to old for growing pains. I don't work o
Have a 2.75 in penis when erect. I'm not overweight...32 yrs old. Stopped growing before puberty (11 yrs old). How rare is this?
Crowding: Usually when permanent teeth erupt behind the baby teeth, it is due to not enough space for the tooth to erupt into the mouth. Should be evaluated by a dentist or orthodontist. ...Read more
Why breast are still growing at 27 years old? Gone from b34-38c in 5 years. No medication, only slight weight gain.
Breast symptoms: If you haven't seen a general internist that would be a good place to start. You probably should have a hormone analysis, including thyroid, prolactin, Estradiol and progesterone, fsh, lh, and cortisol and acth. Also, some form of breast imaging can be done such as ultrasound. ...Read more
5 yr old son has enlarged toe 3x bigger than left.Started at 3 mnths.Had surgery to remove excess tissue at 1 yr old. Keeps growing.Entire foot swolln?
Unusual: Sounds like an unfortunately difficult situation. Growths on the skin can sometimes result from unusual cells that continue to proliferate more than they typically should even though they are not cancerous. Consider getting another opinion from a pediatric dermatologist. ...Read more
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