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How to chose a suitable multivitamin for 2 year old?

How to chose a suitable multivitamin for 2 year old?

Not generally needed: Multivitamins for children are not generally needed unless the child has the following (according to the mayo clinic): has an eating disorder has been diagnosed with failure to thrive doesn't eat regular or well-balanced meals doesn't get enough vitamin d through diet or sunlight exposure has certain chronic diseases or food allergies has a restrictive diet, such as a strict vegan diet. ...Read more

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How to choose a multivitamin for a 25 year old femal?

How to choose a multivitamin for a 25 year old femal?

PROFESSIONAL PRODUCT: First, find a product free from allergenic sources (e.g., soy, gluten, etc.). Second, obtain in powder form (incl. Capsules) as tablets may have binders that inhibit breakdown and absorption. Third, obtain from a professional company where quality is highest. Fourth, choose a reputable company who specializes in health products. Fifth, look for slight increase in copper:zinc ratio for a woman. ...Read more

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Please advise! how much acyclovir is safe for a 2 year old?

Dosing: Is 200 mg 5x a day. Acycolvir is safe and well tolerated. ...Read more

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Can you tell me is 5'7" short for a 18 year old teen?

Can you tell me is 5'7" short for a 18 year old teen?

No: You do not mention your sex this is about average for a female slightly short for a male (average 5'10"). ...Read more

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How much food is necessary daily for a 2 1/2 year old?

How much food is necessary daily for a 2 1/2 year old?

Please see below.: Amount varies based on size, metabolic rate, and activity level of the child, but a daily average: 32 oz. Dairy products 2-3 oz. Protein 3-4 oz. Vegetables 1 bowl whole grain cereal or pasta, or 2 slices whole wheat bread 1/2 of each of three different fruits (i.e., banana, apple, orange) if the child wants to eat more of healthy food and his/her weight and height growth are normal, it's ok. ...Read more

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What is a good multivitamin for 18 year old female?

What is a good multivitamin for 18 year old female?

It depends: A healthy eating 18 year-old female does not really rrquire multivitamins, unless, there are specific reasons. If she has gastrointestinal disorders, anemia, malnutrition or in any conditions that affect nutritional absorption should benefit with supplementation. ...Read more

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What is the best diet plan for a 18 year old male looking to lose weight?

What is the best diet plan for a 18 year old male looking to lose weight?

No fried food: Lose the soda, fast food, sugar. Walk 10 mins and increase it by 5 minutes per day till 30. Bake, grill, and eat fruits and vegetables in between meals. Eat with a teaspoon, in a bowl not a plate. Exercise and eat together to encourage them. ...Read more

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I'm a 53 year old female. Do you know if GNC mega vita-mom premium performance is a good vitamins for me and my 12 year old son to take?

I'm a 53 year old female. Do you know if GNC mega vita-mom premium performance is a good vitamins for me and my 12 year old son to take?

Please clarify: I tired to look this up but could not find a vitamin with this name so please ask again with the correct name. I did check some GNC multivitamins and in general they have good ingredients but also have some toxic additives like titanium dioxide and sucralose that are unnecessary. Some vitamins are MUCH better than others- see https://www.multivitaminguide.org for independent ratings of 101 vits. ...Read more

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How much iron is safe for a 3 year old to take daily?

How much iron is safe for a 3 year old to take daily?

About 7 mg: About 7 mg per day it does not have to be that amount every day but roughly this is what to shoot for. ...Read more

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Is it safe to give a kidney transplant to a 75 year old patient or 56 year old patient?

Is it safe to give a kidney transplant to a 75 year old patient or 56 year old patient?

Can be safe: Kidney transplants have been done in recipients as old as 80 years, but that is very rare. What is more important than the chronological age of the patient is the physiological age. Specifically, prior cancers, infections, and the cardiovascular health of the patient needs to be evaluated. The potential for physical rehabilitation needs realistic assessment as well. ...Read more

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I'm 18 years young and i'm taking a teen multivitamin, is it safe for me to switch to a adult multivitamin?

I'm 18 years young and i'm taking a teen multivitamin, is it safe for me to switch to a adult multivitamin?

Yes: There is not much difference in most products.Adolescent females need an iron containing vitamin to help keep up with menstrual iron loss, the rest of the components assure you during what may be a period of less than balanced eating. ...Read more

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Is it safe to give a 2 year old kaeopectate?

Not recommended: Attention should be paid on the hydration status of the child. Oral rehydration by frequent drinking of clear fluids such as pedialyte or gatorade is recommended. ...Read more

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What is the healthy weight for a 5'2 18 year old female?

What is the healthy weight for a 5'2 18 year old female?

104-124: The average expected weight would be 112.However the healthy range is broader. Athletes would tend to be heavier. ...Read more

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What is a good diet chart for an 18 year old boy?

What is a good diet chart for an 18 year old boy?

Fitness lifestyle: Few people get much benefit from counting calories -- it's boring & it's better to listen & get to know your body. You're in the prime of youth & this would be a great time to get with friends who are into fitness & build up trim muscle. Do what they do, imitate what they eat, & you've done yourself a tremendous favor. Best wishes & stay proactive. ...Read more

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Should i give height vitamins for a 2 year old?

Should i give height vitamins for a 2 year old?

Never heard of it: I have never heard of height vitamins. Sounds like a hoax.... ...Read more

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Can you please give a strict diet for a 13 year old girl?

Can you please give a strict diet for a 13 year old girl?

Needs a nutritionist: Correct diet needs to be balanced and depends upon hight & weight. Whilst awaiting nurtionist can start by cutting out all juices & sodas, these are empty calories. Drink to glasses of water before every meal (helps to fill stomach with 0 calories. Modest portions, no seonds, and confine snacks to carrots, celery or raw vegetables plus start getting regular daily exercise. ...Read more

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Is a high metabolism diet safe for a 90 years old men who want to lose weight? thanks

Is a high metabolism diet safe for a 90 years old men who want to lose weight? thanks

Eat well: At 90, I'd say you can eat what you want. It's doubtful you need to lose weight. Generally, we recommend a balanced diet rich in fruits, vegetables. Lean protein and good fats should round it out. Your body will do the rest. ...Read more

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Is creatine safe for a 17 year old to take ?

Is creatine safe for a 17 year old to take
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Yes, but be aware: Creatine is used by athletes to build up muscle mass. Use of it seems harmless but doubts still remain. Mayo clinic has mentioned that it may be associated with asthma in those allergic to it. Some have mentioned that it may cause kidney and liver damage. But not proven. Best would be to be moderate in its use as even good things in excess can be harmful. Look it up on Wikipedia for more info. ...Read more

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What is a good supplement to take for weight loss for a 42 year old female with hypothyroidism?

What is a good supplement to take for weight loss for a 42 year old female with hypothyroidism?

Few: Consider only 2: Despite decades of work, hunger & wt control too complex. Lot of junk, including widespread food advice, has promoted obesity. Look up & study nusi.Org + videos: “how the government makes you fat”, stossel: “debunking food myths”, “sugar: the bitter truth”, “the skinny on obesity”, etc. Victoza+/-symlin, titrated by user, very safe & ? apatite & wt, fda approved for diabetes mellitus. Tx thyroid. ...Read more

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How to chose a suitable multivitamin for 2 year old?

Not generally needed: Multivitamins for children are not generally needed unless the child has the following (according to the mayo clinic): has an eating disorder has been diagnosed with failure to thrive doesn't eat regular or well-balanced meals doesn't get enough vitamin d through diet or sunlight exposure has certain chronic diseases or food allergies has a restrictive diet, such as a strict vegan diet. ...Read more

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Is it OK to give my two year old a children's multivitamin if necessary?

If needed: If your 2 yr old is a picky eater you can use an OTC multivitamin with iron. However, its best to include fruits and vegetables in his diet to meet vitamin requirements. ...Read more

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Do multivitamins help 2 year old with poor appetite?

Do multivitamins help 2 year old with poor appetite?

Re-examine the issue: My expectation for feeding at that age is 3-5 good feeding days a month & the rest nibbling or grazing.Their interest also shifts to carbohydrates to sustain activity rather than protein to sustain growth.As long as the growth rate & activity level are normal, relax.Think balanced week not balanced meal. Vitamins do not stimulate appetite in an otherwise normal kid. ...Read more

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What kind of daily multi-vitamin can I give my two year old?

What kind of daily multi-vitamin can I give my two year old?

Multivitamin: As long as children eat a good variety of foods, vitamins are not required. If a child has poor food variety, give a multivitamin. If missing good milk intake, make sure it has vitamin d and calcium. If they are not eating iron rich foods like red meat and green leafy vegetables make sure vitamin has iron. Some studies suggest children may benefit from extra fatty acids like fish oils. ...Read more

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If my 2 yr old gets pediasure twice a day is it too much for him to also get a flinstone multivitamin? Is that too much of any particular vitamin?

If my 2 yr old gets pediasure twice a day is it too much for him to also get a flinstone multivitamin? Is that too much of any particular vitamin?

Pediasure: Pediasure is a nutritional supplement designed for use in children during periods of illness, poor appetite or inadequate weight gain. It is a high calorie, vitamin supplemented product which can cause weight gain. Unless otherwise advised, twice daily would be considered excessive. Although the body will eliminate excess water soluble vitamins, it will store fat soluble ones. ...Read more

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Can i give my 2 yr old son over-the-counter multivitamins with iron if he is iron defiency anemic and how long should he take it?

Not enough. : Usually over the counter multivitamins with iron do not have enough iron to correct the iron deficiency. There are good iron formulations (my kids iron) that an be used. Even on the iron specific formulations, the duration is several months. Talk with your pediatrician. ...Read more

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My 2yr old baby has lack of appetite..Ive been giving him multivitamins and vitamins c everyday but seems not working what should I do?

My 2yr old baby has lack of appetite..Ive been giving him multivitamins and vitamins c everyday but seems not working what should I do?

Feeding expectations: A 2yo is an age where they begin to demand independence in frustrating ways & the change in their growth needs puts parents in a bind. Between 2-3 they will grow 2-3 in/4lb compared to 10in/14lb the first year. They seldom if ever eat a balanced meal & i expect them to eat well 3-4d/mo. The rest they just nibble.I expect a balanced wk & most get it. If the kid's growth is ok @ checkups, ok to relax. ...Read more

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How to choose a multivitamin for a 25 year old femal?

PROFESSIONAL PRODUCT: First, find a product free from allergenic sources (e.g., soy, gluten, etc.). Second, obtain in powder form (incl. Capsules) as tablets may have binders that inhibit breakdown and absorption. Third, obtain from a professional company where quality is highest. Fourth, choose a reputable company who specializes in health products. Fifth, look for slight increase in copper:zinc ratio for a woman. ...Read more

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Experiencing menstrual pains suddenly for the last two months .I have a 2 year old girl.What could be the cause?

Experiencing menstrual pains suddenly for the last two months .I have a 2 year old girl.What could be the cause?

See your doctor : If you are noticing a sudden change in your cycle pattern that is recurring, you may want to see your doctor. They will be able to obtain your history and symptoms and determine a cause. You may want to rule out pregnancy. Take careful observation of any changes in the last two months that could cause this, like birth control changes, stress, addition or elimination of medications. ...Read more

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My 2 year old has two pea sized lumps on his head.. one near the top and the other half way down the head on the left. They don't seem to bother him,?

My 2 year old has two pea sized lumps on his head.. one near the top and the other half way down the head on the left.  They don't seem to bother him,?

Lymph node: There are many lymph nodes in the neck and back of the head that are often more noticeable because they are located where our fat pads don't hide them. If you feel around you should find several the size of a pea & sometimes bigger.They can increase to the size of a big peanut if stimulated by local factors, illness or vaccines.I would just monitor it. ...Read more

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My 2 year old kid as frequent cough...Afer gap of 2every two months?

My 2 year old kid as frequent cough...Afer gap of 2every two months?

Colds are common...: Especially in young kids. You can expect kids less than 5 to geta cold or cough every one to two months. If cough lasts for several days or interferes with usual activities, you should see a pediatrician to discuss possibility of asthma. ...Read more

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Is OPTI MEN multivitamins from ON company suitable for hypertensive 64 years old man?

Is OPTI MEN multivitamins from ON company suitable for hypertensive 64 years old man?

Vitamins: A good multivitamin is a good idea. It's like an insurance policy for when we don't eat right, don't sleep well, or are especially stressed. Go to a good store or get some guidance because the popular brands are typically very week and not helpful. I don't know about Opti-Men unless I read the label. See doctor about hypertension and consider a natural product called Kyolic formula 109. xai jian ...Read more

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On two occasions my 2 year old has vomited mucusy bile in the morning but been fine after today she properly vomited and been fine what could it be?

On two occasions my 2 year old has vomited mucusy bile in the morning but been fine after today she properly vomited and been fine what could it be?

Consider Drainage?: A.M. Vomiting is sometimes seen in children suffering from nasal drainage through night from allergies/cold. Vomitus can include mucous and children do well through day after drainage is cleared. A.M. Vomiting also seen with reflux. These children may also complain of sensitiity to certain foods, intermittent abdominal pain and acidic or sour burps. With reflux, limit late night eats, acidic f. ...Read more

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My 2 year old daughter has two large knots near her groin/hip area. is this something i should worry about?

My 2 year old daughter has two large knots near her groin/hip area. is this something i should worry about?

Lymphadenopathy: What you are describing sounds like swollen/enlarged lymph nodes. This can be a normal finding but it is worth having her pediatrician take a look. They will examine the lumps and better be able to determine what they are and if there is cause for further investigation. ...Read more

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My 2 1/2 year old daughter fell about two months ago and got a bump on her forehead. Has it checked by dr but there is still a small bump there...?

My 2 1/2 year old daughter fell about two months ago and got a bump on her forehead. Has it checked by dr but there is still a small bump there...?

CALCIFIED HEMATOMA: There was some bleeding under the sheath covering the bone causing hematoma. The blood gets absorbed slowly. If a large hematoma, calcium deposits inside it making it hard. Over time body takes care of it, the hard mass slowly resolves, depending on the size, and goes away. Nothing to worry. ...Read more

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My 2 year old will go a whole day or two without food, whatever I put in front of him, how do I get him to eat more? I am worried about his health

My 2 year old will go a whole day or two without food, whatever I put in front of him, how do I get him to eat more? I am worried about his health

Picky eaters: Picky eating will drive most parents crazy.At 2-3y their growth rate has slowed to ~5lb/3inch/yr which is much slower than earlier.Feeding matches need. Most feed well 4days a month & nibble the rest.Single item days are common(breads,vegies, etc) & a balanced week is more common than a balanced meal. If you only offer nutritious choices, they will get what they need.Vitamins are seldom needed ...Read more

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