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Is enuresis more common in boys or girls?

Is enuresis more common in boys or girls?

Boys: Night-time enuresis is somewhat more common boys for unknown reasons, until adulthood when, although uncommon, is more common in females. Boys also tend to train later than girls. Parents of either sex, who had nocturnal enuresis commonly pass this on to their children, approximately 25% for one parent, 50-80% if both parents wet. ...Read more

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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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Why is adhd/add more common in boys than girls?

Why is adhd/add more common in boys than girls?

Nobody knows: Twice as many boys than girls are diagnosed with add. Girls are more likely to present with inattentiveness rather than hyperactivity. In adults the ratio of men to women with add is 1.6. The reasons for the different prevalence is unknown, and is being investigated. ...Read more

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Why is Asperger's syndrome more common in males than in females?

Why is Asperger's syndrome more common in males than in females?

Unknown: It is not known why Asperger's disorder is more common in males. I have several female patients with Asperger's disorder ...Read more

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Is acute leukemia more common in males or females?

Is acute leukemia more common in males or females?

Males: Both ALL and AML are very slightly more common in men than in women. ...Read more

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Why is hemophilia usually seen more in males than females?

Why is hemophilia usually seen more in males than females?

X-linked recessive: Ordinary men and Turner women have only one X-chromosome. Ordinary women and Klinefelter men have two X-chromosomes. A person needs one normal X-chromosome to not have hemophilia. This is basic biology and I'm glad you're asking -- this should be essential knowledge to anyone living in the 21st century. ...Read more

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Is this common in teen boys?

Is this common in teen boys?

Imcomplete question: This site can provide valuable incite for many issues if you use it properly. When you submit a question, you must provide enough background information for site docs to review.You must also submit a concise question that reflects the info submitted. This is not a chat room, so any question must be complete,We do not have access to any previous question or data you use to sign up. ...Read more

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Is masturbation in girls common?

Is masturbation in girls common?

Masturbation: Masturbation in women is reported to be less common than in men. As an OB/GYN I can tell you it is rather common and normal. ...Read more

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Why is color blindness more frequent in boys than girls?

Why is color blindness more frequent in boys than girls?

Genes: The pigments responsible for sensing colors are encoded on the x chromosomes. Since females have 2 x chromosomes, they are twice as likely as males to have these pigments and not be color blind. ...Read more

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Parkinsons is more common to males or females?And what age?Thanks

Parkinsons is more common to males or females?And what age?Thanks

See below: About 1.5 million cases of parkinson's disease in us and 3 times as many men as women have it. Although can occur in 40's and 50's, more often is seen in older age groups like 60's and 70's. ...Read more

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While appendicitis can happen at any age, is it more common in children than adults?

While appendicitis can happen at any age, is it more common in children than adults?

Yes it is: Appendicitis is most common from the ages of around 6 or 7 to 21. You are correct, it is more common in kids. I have removed inflamed appendixes from a 10 month old and an 85 year old. It can happen any time. ...Read more

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Gynecomastia in adolescents. Is this becoming more common?

Gynecomastia in adolescents. Is this becoming more common?

Don't think so.: I am not aware of any evidence that demonstrates that the incidence of gynecomastia is increasing. It is possible that the increased incidence of obesity may be a factor. Also, adolescents may be becoming more aware of this “diagnosis” through readily available information online etc. Often, these young men present with concerns about their chest wall appearance, especially in tighter clothing…. ...Read more

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Are more boys or girls born in the U.S. each year?

Are more boys or girls born in the U.S. each year?

Slightly more boys: The current ratio is about 1.05 boys for every 1 girl. For more details, see "Human sex ratio" at Wikipedia or Births by Sex and Sex Ratio - Infoplease www.infoplease.com › United States › U.S. Statistics › Birth. ...Read more

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Is pid or cysts more common in adolescence?

Is pid or cysts more common in adolescence?

PID and cysts: two different things and risk is different for both and neither related to adolescence ...Read more

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Are boys more prone to colic than girls?

Are boys more prone to colic than girls?

No: I agree that most infants with colic symptoms have underlying conditions/circumstances that can explain some of the symptoms. However, given the agreed definition, and the studies that have been done using that definition, most studies have found no significant relationship to gender. ...Read more

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Why are boys most likely to have ADHD than girls?

Why are boys most likely to have ADHD than girls?

The ratio of boys:: Girls with adhd, historically 3:1, is probably skewed because the presentation differs. Boys are more likely to have adhd-primarily combined type, with 6/9 or > significant symptoms of both inattention & hyperactivity/impulsivity. Girls are more likely to have adhd-primarily inattentive type. Studies show that up to 75% of cases in girls may be missed. See chadd.Org for details on diagnosis. ...Read more

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Is chlamydia more common in men? Is chlamydia more often found in men instead of women? .

Chlamydia , women!: There is a higher rate of infection in single females than males! chlamydia is found in 25-28% of single females, and is two-three percent lower in males. This is a national tragedy, because of long term consequences! treatment is simple, but partner's must be simultaneously treated. Best advice; fewer sexual partners: know your partner; and always have the male wear a condom. ...Read more

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Which is the syndrome where boys usually grow more than average?

Which is the syndrome where boys usually grow more than average?

Marfan Syndrome: One such syndrome is marfan's characterized by above average height, with arm span longer than normal for height as well. Important to recognize because there may be complications such as dilation of aortic root as well as dislocation of lens of eye. ...Read more