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Is It Normal Cat To Meow
Some handy facts...: Normal men, women, boys, and girls masturbate (it's universal). It isn't harmful, as the body goes through similar effects during regular sex with a partner (but too much of anything may become a problem). Masturbation does not stunt height, cause hair loss or gray hair, make you weak, create heart problems, lower testosterone, affect virginity, lower fertility, change your weight, or damage eyes. ...Read more
Yes: Sure, they probably have their minds on something funner. Children don't have a long attention span, and would rather listen to fun things than instructions, anyway. If you want their attention, get at their eye level, gently square their shoulders to yours, and speak to them eye to eye. They may not like it, but they will learn that when you talk they should listen...At least until teenage years. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it possible for an ultrasound that shows over 70% blockage to be wrong. When they did cath it was totally clear. Is it possible blockage moved?
Ultrasound of what: It is not clear from your question what was imaged. Ultrasound is very sensative to the person doing the study. The slightest pressure can "create" a stenosis or block. That is why a complimentary study is performed ...Read more
Maybe: I'd get a full physical exam and talk with your personal physician about this. At orgasm, different people have a huge range of different side-effects, from sneezing to headaches, to loss of backdoor control. If you're a female, your gynecologist probably knows a lot about this. Good luck. ...Read more
No: Today, the typical radiation dose from a non-contrast head ct is less than the ambient radiation exposure we are all exposed to from the sun, air, water and earth in any given year. In other words, a very low dose radiation. ...Read more
Is it possible to have an unremarkable normal brain MRI for an infant that endured a brain trauma? If it's normal does it rule out brain damage?
Yes and No: First question a definite YES....not only infant...ANYONE....people suffer traumatic brain injuries all the time clinically but have normal MRI's and certainly it is also true that a normal MRI does not rule out brain injury since we cannot see all the possible ways a brain can be injured using MRI. There are newer sequence acquisitions that are getting around that problem though but not right now ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: Masturbation is a normal and appropriate thing to do. In essence, even babies masturbate. Touching the genital to produce pleasure is masturbation. This is usually most prominent during the pubertal years and thereafter. If you find that it is all you think of, it interferes with your relationships, your dialy living and all, then you need to back away. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Unusual: This is an usual reaction the day after a physical workout. I would think of other causes such as food intolerance,irritable bowel syndrome,viral infection. Is this a one time occurrence or does it occur frequently? Do you eat or drink anything after the workout that could affect your bowel movements? ...Read more
Thyroid disease: Left untreated both hyperthyroidism (over active) and hypothyroidism (under active) can have severe consequences. Testing for thyroid disease is straight forward and simple. If you are concerned that you may have thyroid disease you should see your Health Care Provider. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My blood work every thing look normal but lymph is 49 is said high next to it...dr said not to worry is this some thing seriouse..
See below: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Having said that, your doctor is likely correct in that an isolated lymphocyte count of 49% is not to be concerned about. Do pay attention to your doctor's advice for follow up care. ...Read more
Sex in public?: Now, here is the question to give me pause. Can you imagine how many humans have masturbated in every imaginal situation? Not only in every room, but in every situation? The only health concern i would have is discovery and the work environment where one must be productive and professional. But, even the world's oldest literature describes the reality of the sexual experience for humans. ...Read more
Rarely if ever: Chickenpox will confer lifelong immunity with the first infection. There are few cases when this may not be permanent, like those with immune disorders or after bone marrow transplant . There are many rash producing illnesses that mimic chickenpox & these probably account for what many think as a first or repeat case. ...Read more
Yes: For some reason seperation anxiety is a normal part of development. It seems to be begin when the baby's motor development increases to the point where the baby is able to leave mom independently through walking and crawling. It is almost as if the baby is nervous about leaving mom's protection and reacts shyly. It does pass. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Thyroiditis: It is not clear what scan you had, but it sounds like you have thyroiditis. There are several forms. "Subacute" often follows a viral illness and usually recovers completely. Hashimoto's is autoimmune, and the outcome can sometimes be permanent hypothyroidism, with ups and downs along the way. Post-partum thyroiditis is another form. You may need an Endocrinologist but all this is very treatable. ...Read more
AST Rise: A rise in ast or alt indicates liver injury or hepatitis. You should have a formal evaluation by an internist or hepatologist to find out more. Causes include viral hepatitis, drug toxicity, and even cancer. However the most common cause is fatty liver: http://www.Laendo.Net/english/fatty-liver-75894941. ...Read more
Norovirus : Yes. Norovirus is the most common cause of acute gastroenteritis in the United States. According to the CDC Norovirus outbreaks peak during November to April in the United States. The best way to prevent Norovirus is to wash your hands with soap and water frequently, and wash your fruits and vegetables. More tips here from CDC: http://www.cdc.gov/norovirus/preventing-infection.html?s_cid=cs_074 ...Read more