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Doctor insights on: Home Remedies For Delayed Development

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Who tests for delayed development?

Who tests for delayed development?

Many Things: A complete developmental evaluation may include observation and a physical examination, bloodwork, imaging such as a brain mri, urine tests, and tissue biopsies. There are many causes of developmental delay, so your pediatrician and specialists usually are involved. ...Read more

Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
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Delayed Development (Definition)

When your baby and child are expected to do certain things is behind schedule. For instance, most kids are walking by 12-15 months. If your child is 18 months and not walking, this skill is delayed. As pediatricians, we are watching many different areas of development to see if child is progressing as they are expected to. We're watching motor skills, speech development ...Read more


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How do they test baby with delayed development?

How do they test baby with delayed development?

Many Things: A complete developmental evaluation may include observation and a physical examination, bloodwork, imaging such as a brain mri, urine tests, and tissue biopsies. There are many causes of developmental delay, so your pediatrician and specialists usually are involved. ...Read more

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What can I do for a baby with delayed development?

What can I do for a baby with delayed development?

Publicly-funded : low-cost Early Intervention Programs in Boston are excellent & anyone can refer a child for assessment. Contact Patti Fougere, 250 Washington Street, by phone at 617-624-5975 or email at Patti.Fougere@state.ma.us. The primary pediatrician can refer the baby to a developmental/behavioral pediatrician to search for genetic & other medical causes, develop a treatment plan & educate the family. ...Read more

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What could create delayed development in a person?

What could create delayed development in a person?

Not enough info: More specifics with regard to symptoms and presenting concerns might be required in order to offer specific possibilities here. Potential influences could include any range of causes between genetic loading and environmental circumstances. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Delayed development?

What is the definition or description of: Delayed development?

Developmental delay: When your baby and child are expected to do certain things is behind schedule. For instance, most kids are walking by 12-15 months. If your child is 18 months and not walking, this skill is delayed. As pediatricians, we are watching many different areas of development to see if child is progressing as they are expected to. We're watching motor skills, speech development and how they act! ...Read more

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22 month old son w/ delayed development, humps ground and bangs head. Are these both normal stims? How should I approach stopping the behavior?

22 month old son w/ delayed development, humps ground and bangs head. Are these both normal stims? How should I approach stopping the behavior?

Developmental evalua: Has your son undergone a developmental evaluation? Each state has a free program to assess children under 3. If your son has significant delays then he should receive therapy in order to optimize his development. Particularly relevent at this stage is speech and language. Please ask your doctor to help you have him evaluated. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for delayed motor development?

What is the treatment for delayed motor development?

Early intervention!: ...Though i would like there to be a specific cause for the delay in motor development identified. This is usually achieved through a combination of blood/urine studies and select neuroimaging (mri/ct) +/- eeg, genetic studies, etc. Whatever the reason, early intervention (ot/pt) may greatly improve these children's lives! ...Read more

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What is best treatment for delayed motor development?

What is best treatment for delayed motor development?

Recognition & PT: Early recognition & supportive physical therapy are the standard for treating developmental delays.Therapy can work to suppress abnormal primitive reflexes that impairs progress & help the kid reach milestones.Regular reassessment & goal planning are part of this process. ...Read more

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Hi doc, what's the treatment for delayed liquefaction? Result was 3 1/2 hrs liquifaction. Do we need surgery? Or meds would do?

Hi doc, what's the treatment  for delayed liquefaction? Result was 3 1/2 hrs liquifaction. Do we need surgery? Or meds would do?

Poss drug related?: Hi, there are several reasons this could be happening. You may need to see your PCP or a Urology doctor for further work up and evaluation , to determine the ultimate cause and for treatment to be initiated, if felt to be clinically indicated. Best wishes to you! ...Read more

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If I have delayed cycle cause of stress what's the best remedy?

If I have delayed cycle cause of stress what's the best remedy?

Evaluation: First you want to make sure the delay is caused by stress, they may coincidently coexist. You may want to get psychiatric evaluation, if stress is the cause ( which certainly can be the case) then treatment with therapy with medication if indicated is very effective. Get help and good luck. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for gross motor delay?

What is the treatment for gross motor delay?

Several: Many different treatments for motor delay. Physical and occupational therapy are both commonly used. Talk with your pediatrician for advice as to what would be best for you. ...Read more

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Whats the best treatment for delayed sleep pattern. ?

Whats the best treatment for delayed sleep pattern. ?

Delayed Sleep Phase: The best treatment for delayed sleep phase is the one that works for you. Treatment includes improving sleep hygiene by maintaining a regular sleep schedule, avoiding caffeine, alcohol and tobacco and stimulating activity close to bedtime. Chronotherapy, delaying bedtime in increments, light exposure in am, and melatonin supplements are additional treatment options. ...Read more

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What happens if there is a delay in treatment of yeast infection?

What happens if there is a delay in treatment of yeast infection?

May worsen: If left untreated, the infection may simply get worse. Many over the counter meds, most of which were rx only in the past, are readily available. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is it bad to delay treatment for arm injury?

Is it bad to delay treatment for arm injury?

Depends on injury?: Vascular injury could cause an amputation, a muscle tear will heal by itself. Joint fractures are ones that you do not want to neglect because reducing it and fixing it can decrease the incidence of arthritis. ...Read more

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What is some treatment for delayed sleep phase syndrome?

What is some treatment for delayed sleep phase syndrome?

Hygiene, etc: Improve sleep hygiene, chrontherapy (moving hour of sleep back systematically), bright light therapy, or melatonin. See . ...Read more

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How long can orthodontic treatment be delayed for financial reasons?

How long can orthodontic treatment be delayed for financial reasons?

Indefinitely: Orthodontic treatment can be delayed indefinitely. Orthodontic treatment can be started at any time in a person's life assuming they have good oral health. As one of my dental school professors said, no one "needs" braces. No one ever died from crooked teeth. ...Read more

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What if delayed ejaculation is due to psycological reason? Is there any treatment

What if delayed ejaculation is due to psycological reason? Is there any treatment

Yes: Unless it is caused by a physiological problem, like a drug effect, delayed ejaculation often responds to psychotherapeutic intervention. ...Read more