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Is bedwetting such a big deal? Depends seem pretty good.

Is bedwetting such a big deal? Depends seem pretty good.

To each their own: They are ok if depends are ok with you. Good luck. ...Read more

Dr. George Klauber
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Bedwetting (Definition)

Children that urinate involuntarily during the nighttime have bedwetting, this is something that 15% of children >5yo can still do. By 10yo 95% of children are dry at night. Less than 1% ...Read more


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I've got a good grasp on fevers in a toddler. But is there such thing as being too cold? If so, what is considered "too cold"?

I've got a good grasp on fevers in a toddler. But is there such thing as being too cold? If so, what is considered "too cold"?

Normal body temp: In normal circumstances, human body maintains the body temperature as a protective mechanism. We feel cold to make us wear clothes to maintain the temperature. Amount of body fat helps to regulate it and those with less will complain of cold. ...Read more

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How come most people make such a big deal about stds?

How come most people make such a big deal about stds?

Because: They can have a devastating effect on one's life (both emotionally & physically). ...Read more

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Is authoritarian parenting associated with what many would consider "old fashioned parenting" if this parenting is bad why do so many favor it?

Is authoritarian parenting associated with what many would consider "old fashioned parenting" if this parenting is bad why do so many favor it?

Parenting styles: Parenting is a very difficult job and there is no formal training. Generally, people learn to parent as they were parented- since they are the only roll models around. So, many parents either copy their parents techniques or go the other way. Authoritarian parenting may be the model for many people and they have no idea how to change their style. ...Read more

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Is there such thing as a psychologist just for babies?

Is there such thing as a psychologist just for babies?

Babies and mommies: A friend/colleague of mine (dr. Milentijevic) did her post doc training in parent-infant therapy at columbia university in new york city, couple decades ago... Half her clientèle is under 2y/o with their mommies (&daddies in some cases) working on attachment/parenting issues. Very important work! ...Read more

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What is anaphylaxis? Why is it such a big deal?

What is anaphylaxis? Why is it such a big deal?

You can die.: Anaphylaxis is a severe allergic reaction affecting many organs at once. Most serious is swelling shutting off movement of air through the windpipe & leakage of plasma out of the bloodstream leading to catastrophic loss of blood pressure, shock & heart stoppage. Death occurs in 1% of all episodes of anaphylaxis. Its victims are often children and young adults in the prime of life. ...Read more

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A 4 yr relationship there is unconditional love however there are lots of arguing and disrespect is this relationship worth working on or let it go?

A 4 yr relationship there is unconditional love however there are lots of arguing and disrespect is this relationship worth working on or let it go?

Tried: Counseling? Generally things don't get much better, but if you have not tried counseling, and both of you put your heart in it, that is the only chance otherwise you will live wih what you have or worse. ...Read more

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How to overcome sleep problems ? I work in a job where timing shifts happen pretty often. So finding a rhythm is pretty difficult .

How to overcome sleep problems ? I work in a job where timing shifts happen pretty often.  So finding a rhythm is pretty difficult .

You are so correct.: When you can't go to bed at a regular time each night, your sleep is thrown off. You will need to do a lot of relaxation exercises to help. All the best. ...Read more

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Dealing with grief is there an over-the-counter medicine. I have a hard time crying too much. ?

Dealing with grief is there an over-the-counter medicine.  I have a hard time crying too much.
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See a Psychiatrist: Grief is a normal response to loss. If it is disrupting your life or it is protracted you may benefit from treatment - psychotherapy and or medication. ...Read more

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My 53yr old husband is very active.. Works our regularly, runs, plays hockey, etc. He looks like he's in great shape, but has a VERY poor heart rate recovery. Is this cause for concern?

My 53yr old husband is very active.. Works our regularly, runs, plays hockey, etc. He looks like he's in great shape, but has a VERY poor heart rate recovery.  Is this cause for concern?

Signal: It's a signal that something is not as it should be. He needs a stress test if he hasn't already had one. Not only will this confirm (or refute) his true heart rate recovery quantatively, it will reveal if he has significant coronary artery disease. He also needs an echocardiogram to be sure his heart muscle is strong (or if not, that he's receiving treatment to help it). ...Read more

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Is there such a thing as a chocolate addiction, and would that be bad for one's health?

Is there such a thing as a chocolate addiction, and would that be bad for one's health?

Yes: People can become addicted to almost anything. Eating sweets such as chocolate is immediately soothing which is often seen in people with food addictions. The question you should ask yourself is,whether it is interfering with your life or,your health. Is your weight and blood sugar ok? Do you miss work because of binge eating,chocolate the night,before. If so, talk with someone. ...Read more

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Is CMV (cytomegalovirus) really that big a deal? Or is it only a big deal if you're pregnant?

Is CMV (cytomegalovirus) really that big a deal? Or is it only a big deal if you're pregnant?

Depends: Most have this as a benign viral illness in childhood. They develop antibodies to it and if normal, never need to worry about it. If you get it for the FIRST time while pregnant, it can pass to the fetus and cause a variety of problems from deafness to brain damage. It is from a family of viruses that hibernate in your body and can make you sick later if you are ever immune suppressed. ...Read more

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I'm over 70, and i'm seriously considering a hair transplant to cover my bald spot, but am i too old? Does age play a part in whether a hair transplant is successful? Is there a certain age group that make the best candidates or does it work well at any a

I'm over 70, and i'm seriously considering a hair transplant to cover my bald spot, but am i too old? Does age play a part in whether a hair transplant is successful? Is there a certain age group that make the best candidates or does it work well at any a

I : I agree, as long as you have an otherwise healthy scalp with good circulation and no growths or significant sun damage that would make the grafts not "take". It is also important to have a good consultation to determine your options, to discuss your goals, and pricing. ...Read more

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How come most people make such a big deal out of chlamydia?

How come most people make such a big deal out of chlamydia?

Chlamydia: Chlamydia complications in women can include pelvic inflammatory disease, infertility, ectopic pregnancy. Chronic pelvic pain. Men may develop epididymitis ; rarely infertility. Reiter's syndrome can occur (arthritis ; inflammation of eye ; urethra w skin lesions). Untreated chlamydia of the mother can be passed to a newborn during delivery. Infants can develop neonatal conjunctivitis ; pneumonia. ...Read more

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Is there hope for depression? I'm so sick of feeling this way. I feel like I'm only existing and not living. Is there hope of a better day? Honestly..

Is there hope for depression? I'm so sick of feeling this way. I feel like I'm only existing and not living. Is there hope of a better day? Honestly..

There is a lot of: research available on cognitive behavioral therapy and its effectiveness. The symptoms you have can help determine the appropriate type of therapy for you. Peace and good health. CBT focuses on changing our habitual thought patterns which result in changes in mood and attitude. ...Read more

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What is dislocated shoulder? Why is it such a big deal?

What is dislocated shoulder? Why is it such a big deal?

Instability: Shoulder dislocations are really only a problem when they become recurrent. Many individuals experiencing dislocation for the 1st time can recover fully after this event with restoration of strength and motion. However the younger the individual the more likely this will become a recurrent problem requiring surgical stabilization, especially in the young athlete involved in collision sports. ...Read more

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What is constrictive pericarditis? Why is it such a big deal?

What is constrictive pericarditis? Why is it such a big deal?

Limited treatment: Constrictive pericarditis describes a situation in which the sac around the heart has gotten very stiff - usually as a result of prior inflammation from either infection or maybe open heart surgery - and as a result does not allow the heart muscle to expand whenever it needs to in order to accept more blood returning from the body or the lung. Surgery is the only effective treatment once symptoms. ...Read more