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Is it normal to have birthmarks?

Is it normal to have birthmarks?

Yes: Many babies have birth marks and some, consisting of vascular lesions regress with time. As long as the birthmark is stable and not bleeding, there is no cause for alarm. ...Read more

Dr. M. Hytham Beck
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Galactosemia (Definition)

It is a rare genetic metabolic disorder that affects an individual's ability to metabolize the sugar galactose properly. If it is a newborn he cannot be on breast milk of cow's milk based formula, he should be switched to soy formula and ...Read more


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Is it normal to masturbate?

Is it normal to masturbate?

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

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Is it normal to get chickenpox twice? Is it common for this to happen?

Is it normal to get chickenpox twice? Is it common for this to happen?

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

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Is it normal to be late?

Is it normal to be late?

Periods might be a: little irregular. Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems (i.e. PCOS). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is it normal for a woman who is not pregnant to lactate?

Is it normal for a woman who is not pregnant to lactate?

No: There are several causes for non pregnant lactation and the first step is to see if your blood Prolactin level is elevated or not by your MD. ...Read more

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Is it normal for my 1-year-old to be shy?

Is it normal for my 1-year-old to be shy?

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 more

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Is it normal to ejaculate fast?

Is it normal to ejaculate fast?

Difficult question: Ejaculation time varies man to man and event to event. Depends on energy level, stimulation pace, time between events, drugs/meds on board, fatigue, health, etc. Broad range is about 2-15 minutes, with tighter average being 4-6 minutes. Best to do your own research...be safe! ...Read more

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Is it normal to twitch with suboxone?

Not really: It's not one of common side effects listed review if you taking any other medications . Make sure you drink water few minutes before taking not to smoke or drink coffee 10 minutes before or after taking medication ...Read more

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Is it normal for babies to tiptoe?

Is it normal for babies to tiptoe?

Yes: It is common for infants to tiptoe. It is a sign that they are developing advanced balance. However, if you toddler cannot walk flat-footed and always tiptoes, that may indicate a problem. It may mean that your child has tight heel cords. Your provider can easily check for this at a routine examination. ...Read more

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Is it normal for women to "play with themselves" and is it healthy?

Is it normal for women to "play with themselves" and is it healthy?

Masturbation...: ...is entirely normal both in women and men. It is perfectly healthy and no harm will come, as long as it isn't so forceful that it might cause injury. ...Read more

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Is it normal to need a keratotomy?

Is it normal to need a keratotomy?

No: Keratotomy means incision into the cornea. The most common form is lasik or prk, in which a laser enters the cornea and reshapes it. Astigmatism can be corrected with astigmatic keratotomy (ak). These are elective procedures and do not need to be performed. Certain conditions of the cornea can be treated with a keratectomy - removal of some or all of the cornea (corneal transplant). ...Read more

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Is it normal to have mastitis after weaning?

Is it normal to have mastitis after weaning?

Yes: Anytime you have milk sitting in the breast, you can end up with mastitis. Your doctor can give you antibiotics for the infection and using cold or heat packs (or cabbage leaves) can help with the pain. You may want to express some milk to help with the pain and give it by bottle or cup, but the more stimulation you give your breasts the more milk and the longer you'll produce. ...Read more

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Is it normal for males to want to cry?

Is it normal for males to want to cry?

Absolutely: Men often cry. It is a normal response to sadness. Although, us men, try to hold it in. It's okay to cry. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have cyclic neutropenia?

Is it normal to have cyclic neutropenia?

It is not: It is normal for the neutrophil number to wax and wane, but when this is in the very low, ie neutropenic, range it is potentially serious. Additional warning signs would be chronic mouth sores or recurrent bacterial infections. ...Read more

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Is it normal for babies to sweat?

Is it normal for babies to sweat?

Yes: Some babies sweat a lot more than others. Younger babies are often overdressed, so they work up a sweat during feedings. Young babies also can't kick their blankets off, so sometimes they sweat a lot during sleep. If a baby seems to change colors (turn bluish, dusky, or pale), has trouble breathing (breathing very fast when not doing much), or has other odd symptoms, a doctor should evaluate. ...Read more

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Is it normal to get hypokalemia for it to change into hyperkalemia?

Is it normal to get hypokalemia for it to change into hyperkalemia?

Nephrologist: Potassium balance is tightly regulated by the kidneys, so any potassium disorder implies some derangement in potassium handling. It is unusual to have low potassium(hypokalemia) if the food intake is normal and it is unusual to have hyperkalemia(high potassium) if you have normal kidney function.So if you have any of these problems, you must consult nephrologist. ...Read more

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Is it normal to not have hangovers?

Is it normal to not have hangovers?

Yes: Especially since drinking is not natural. However, if you are drinking heavily and not getting sick, this is nota sign that your drinking is healthy. ...Read more

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Is it harmful to have liquor if once sgot level returns to normal?

Is it harmful to have liquor if once sgot level returns to normal?

How much?: You should not have more than one drink a day, and that is just one drink a day, not seven drinks on one day of the week! if that level of drinking causes elevation of sgot, then refrain from drinking entirely. ...Read more