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How Much Does A Child Head Grow
No specific interval: Different from adults, we do not wake most infants hourly for a day to check for head injury effects. Infants who were not knocked out can be kept in their normal routine with occasional surveillance of their sleeping quality.Recurrent vomiting indicates need for an evaluation. If knocked out, monitor for vomiting or behavior change & seek attention if these occur. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Less than a week.: Now many head lice are resistant to our traditional therapies. Cheap method which works is to apply gold listerine to the scalp x 1 hour and cover with shower cap. Then apply househould vinegar and comb through the entire head using sections of 10-20 hairs to remove all nits or eggs.. Leave the vinegar x 1 hour then wash. Repeat in 1 wk. New study showed oral Ivermectin works well. Need an rx! ...Read more
Depends: It depends how hard they hit their head. Sometimes the bump pops up within a few minutes. Sometimes it gradually comes on over the next few hours. Applying ice and pressure would help prevent the swelling, but most toddlers hate the ice. The bump is caused by blood and fluid building up under the skin. It can last several weeks. ...Read more
One treatment: Generally, one treatment (shampoo, nit comb, hair accessory/brush cleaning and linen/bedding change) should be sufficient to rid one of lice. However, reoccurrence is common due to re-infection from improper cleaning of accessories, brushes or linens. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Brain tumor: This is an extremely complex question. Brain tumors come in many different types and based on the cell origin can be extremely slow growing taking years to become large and symptomatic versus the more malignant which can double in size in a matter of months. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ages 9 to 12.: The adult canines emerge typically between the ages of 9 and 12 years old. It can be a little before or after this age range and still be fine. ...Read more
Anyone know about a child with haemangioma birthmark? How long do they grow for, and how long to shrink away?
Hemangiomas can vary: It depends on what type of hemangioma it is. For the most common, the superficial capillary hemangioma ('strawberry hemangioma'), it can be there at birth or appear in the first few months. It initially grows faster than the baby, then at the same rate, then slower;usually it starts to shrink in late infancy. It resolves in 90% of kids by 9 years old. There can, however, be residual skin changes. ...Read more
Don't feel anything: The major growth spurt is one which takes place in mid puberty and which lasts about 2 years - in girls wthis is on average between ages 10 and 12 and in boys about 2 years later. During the peak it is normal to grow about 4 inches in one year or twice as fast as growth before puberty but this extra growth is gradual and is not possible to "feel". However, one might notice a bigger appetite. ...Read more
In short - yes: While very young child posture may be a mere reflection of any present musculoskeletal problems, the pre-teens and teenagers may have certain habits and behaviors that affect their physique. Stooping is common and leads to neck and back problems. Sitting on the floor in "reverse indian style" may lead to excessive lack of mobility of the hip joints. High heels lead to changed lordotic curvature. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Just very little: Tbi is a broad expression for a trauma to the skull/brain. A tbi can vary from a small bump of the head causing a brain injury to severe accidents causing skull fractures, brain swelling and massive damage. I would consider any even small trauma to the head a tbi. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
You mean pubic hair: Teenage girls have normal hair like adults and there is no medical reason to wax it at rthat age. ...Read more
Depends on various: Factors. For example if one is on blood thinners, what part of head makes impact, how weak the bone is. If there is any concern, go get an urgent evaluation. If there is severe headaches, persisting disorientation, nausea, vomiting, confusion, delirium, go right away to get evaluated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A blackhead removing strip accidentally removed a little bit of eyebrow. How long does it take eyebrow to grow back? What can I do to make grow faster
Eyebrow: I would use eyebrow pencil till it comes back. How long? Very individual. ...Read more
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