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How do you tell grandkids grandma is a lesbian?

How do you tell grandkids grandma is a lesbian?

When they are ready: It is more important for the kids to have a good relationship with a loving grandparent than to discuss the grandparents sexual orientation. By virtue of the fact that they are a grandparent, they must have had heterosexual activity at one point. If the grand kids ask very specific questions, then answer them honestly without adding any opinions. Otherwise, wait until they ask. Just my opinions. ...Read more

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How do you tell a child a loved one has died?

How do you tell a child a loved one has died?

Resources: Death is perceived very differently by children depending on their age so you must use a different approach depending on each child's age. Two websites that provide good information are: http://www.Healthychildren.Org and http://www.Kidsgrowth.Com. Each site has several references on the subject. ...Read more

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How do doctors tell if a young man has schizophrenia?

How do doctors tell if a young man has schizophrenia?

Schizophrenia: By the presence of hallucinations, delusions, disorganized speech, disorganized or catatonic behavior, alogia, avolition, decline in social, educational or occupational performance and at least six month - period of symptoms, in the absence of a substance abuse disorder or a causative medical condition. The diagnosis of schizophrenia is difficult to reach at all ages, more often in young adults. ...Read more

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How do you tell a child he had a surrogate mother?

How do you tell a child he had a surrogate mother?

Tell when right age: Honesty is always best, but need to address it when child is ready. It is important not to tell them too early as it can lead to unwarranted stress issues. Might want to share this with your child's pediatrician privately, as he/she may have insight as to when the time is right. ...Read more

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My parents keep calling me a hypochondriac, but how can I tell if this is lupus?

My parents keep calling me a hypochondriac, but how can I tell if this is lupus?

See the doctor!: Systemic lupus erythematosus is an autoimmune disorder with characteristic laboratory and clinical features. These can easily be put together by a specialist in rheumatology, or an astute primary care physician. If you have questions, see your doctor. You need to have your concerns addressed. ...Read more

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I want a boy baby. Is there any way to get? I can't understand the medical words well. So please tell me how can I get a boy baby?

I want a boy baby. Is there any way to get? I can't understand the medical words well. So please tell me how can I get a boy baby?

It's pretty simple..: About 6,000 women conceive baby boys in the U.S. every day. That's a big number, so one should relax, not worry, and just give it a try. Have sex 1-2 times a day, for 7 days, starting about 18 days before the estimated first day of the NEXT menstrual bleeding period. In normal couples, there is a 50% chance of getting a boy with every pregnancy! That is pretty good odds. Nature plans it this way. ...Read more

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How do I tell kids grandma has cholera? What do they need to know?

How do I tell kids grandma has cholera? What do they need to know?

She has diarrhea: Cholera is transmitted by the fecal-oral route, either by contaminated water or food. In the usa there is very little chance to acquire cholera. Where had your friend been. Stay away from their stools, wash your hands and watch what you eat and drink carefully. ...Read more

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How do you tell if someone has alzheimer's?

How do you tell if someone has alzheimer's?

Alzheimer's disease: This is still a clinical diagnosis in which we see an acquired progressive decline in cognitive, memory, speech or language, personality and judgement areas. We exclude conditions that are otherwise treatable with the aid of blood work and ct/ mri. In some cases the diagnosis may require time and the use of other testing like lumbar puncture, pet scan for amyloid presence or genetic testing. ...Read more

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How do doctors tell if a seizure is real?

How do doctors tell if a seizure is real?

EEG and history: The most effective way to determine if a seizure is real is to correlate the history with electroencephalogram. The history is important to determine if the events are consistent with a seizure. If there is an EEG that shows electrical seizure discharges, that is supportive. If the EEG is normal in the laboratory, doing an ambulatory or 24-48 hour EEG to see if it captures an event. ...Read more

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Is there a way for me to tell if I can't father a child?

Is there a way for me to tell if I can't father a child?

Yes: See your doctor for a general visit and ask to give a semen analysis. That's the best way to see what's going on. If your semen sample isn't normal, there are a lot of things that can be done to improve your fertility. ...Read more

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How to talk to someone who has a bit of a drinking problem? Not me i don't drink someone i know a friend worried about them

How to talk to someone who has a bit of a drinking problem? Not me i don't drink someone i know a friend worried about them

Be honest: Be honest and direct with that person. Alcohol abuse or dependence can have serious consequences, and can get people either hurt or killed. If this person is a true friend, they will listen. If they don't, or they deny the problem or otherwise get defensive, it says far more about them than about you. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how much time will a 17 year old live if he has leukodystraphy.?

Can you tell me how much time  will a 17 year old live if he has leukodystraphy.?

Varies: Hi. Life expectancy varies. Make sure he is evaluated for adrenal insufficiency (Addison's disease). I think there are a few places doing Lorenzo's Oil type research. I'm sorry; it's such a sad thing. Good luck to him. ...Read more

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My friend has diabetes and i don't know anything about it so can someone tell me what it is please ?

My friend has diabetes and i don't know anything about it so can someone tell me what it is please ?

Diabetes: Unfortunately you are asking a question that would take a text book to answer. Impossible here on health tap. But it is about the failure of the body's Insulin to control the blood sugars causing all kinds of physical problems for the patient untreated. ...Read more

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How can I tell if my child is really gifted?

Get him tested: Getting an IQ test and psychoeducational testing in second grade can confirm that your child is gifted...Something a mother already knows. ...Read more

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How do you know if someone is a true friend? What qualities would make you a good friend?

How do you know if someone is a true friend? What qualities would make you a good friend?

Friendship: A true friend is caring & honest with you. When you ask for advice, s/he will tell you what s/he feels is true -- not necessarily what you want to hear. S/he will be compassionate, empathetic, and supportive too. Plus enjoy fun activities with you, & show up when s/he says s/he will! to have a friend like that, you need to be one also. Friendships take time & ongoing experience to build. ...Read more

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How do I know if someone has a sexual transmitted disease?

How do I know if someone has a sexual transmitted disease?

They tell you: Most often, the people need to be tested for std's and then it is really there moral and ethical obligation to tell you they have an std if you are a sexual partner of theirs. Simple clues of course could be lesions on the genitals, a foul smelling discharge, etc. But you would only suspect it, and then should avoid sex until you know what your getting yourself into. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How can I tell if a man is finding me sexually attractive?

How can I tell if a man is finding me sexually attractive?

Sexually attractive : You can by the way he looks at you and reacts in your presence and pays you complement and if you have dated him, how he treats you and holds you and send you flowers and chocolate and wants to spend time in your company you will get the message sooner or later. ...Read more

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How can I be a caregiver for a husband I do not love anymore?

How can I be a caregiver for a husband I do not love anymore?

How can I be?: I don't know u ages and i don't know how long u have been married. If u have been together for a long time , it mean u had something in common that kept u together...And perhaps for old time sake u try to be there for him now... ...Read more

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