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Please What are the symptoms in details for hydrocephalus in 10 months due to IVH grade 2-3. Head is always 95%+ .
Hydrocephalus : The signs and symptoms of hydrocephalus in a child in the first year of life is a failure to meet developmental milestones (sitting up, crawling, rolling over, or pulling up to a standing position) and head growth that is increasing faster than the normal percentile curve. 95% is ok if the head-size is consistently that percentile at 3-6-9-12 months. Discuss with a neurosurgeon. ...Read more
Cerebral palsy: Ivh occurs in prematures, then resolves. Pvl is the result of changes in the brain due to prematurity. Cerebral palsy is a clinical diagnosis which includes spasticity and the ability to elicit clonus. This is often the result of events associated with prematurity. Clonus is a clinical finding that can be seen in normal children, but is more common in children with cerebral palsy. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
IVH grade-2: Usually not much. Early intervention ( with physical therapy) helps. However, long term consequences are not definitely clear. Some research links them to later on behavioral problems ( add etc) or learning disability ( dyslexia) however most importantly, every child is different and we cannot predict. ...Read more
Yes: Neurodevelopmental problems like cerebral palsy (mild, moderate or severe), delay in cognitive, speech, fine motor and gross motor areas, mental challenge etc, can result with 35 to 66 % of infants that had grade iii ivh and 90% of grade IV ivh. 10% of infants with birth weight of less than 3 lbs can have problems with co-ordination, muscle stiffness etc because of bleeding into the cerebellum. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My niece weighs 163 pounds and she is 11 years old she is in the 5th grade about to pass and she is 5'6. Is she at a normal weight?
No: Both her height and weight are way above 95th per centile for an 11 year old girl, weight more so than height. Please visit website, http://chartsgraphsdiagrams.Com/ and click on the heading "health chart". This website also has caloric requirment chart for both adults and children. You may consult her doctor to see if there is any endocrinological reason for her large physique. ...Read more
I have 4 discs with multiple grade 4 tears, they said they can inly help with my pain. Is there any other way to help me?
How to Bear a Tear: A tear of the disc lining (or annulus fibrosis) may result in herniation of disc material and nerve compression. Pain can be controlled in many ways and the disc can be rehabilitated. A discussion with a therapist or chiropractor can be helpful. Surgery is often a last resort. Newer laser therapies and micro-discectomies have also done wonders to encourage healing and improve pain. ...Read more
Cannabis: Single use marijuana may be found in blood for 12 to 24 hours. Regular use marijuana may be found in blood for 2 to 7 days. Single use marijuana might be detected in urine for 1 to 7 days (or more) and regular marijuana use can be detected in urine for 7 to 100 days (longer periods have been reported though). ...Read more
My sons are in 12th grade and are on the short side. They haven't grown in a while and it upsets them very much. Is there anything they can do?
My older sister gets mad really easy and is a stickler about everything. She gets good grades but when things don't go her way she cries. Mental ill?
Fine line: Sometimes there's a fine line between "faults" that are personality traits vs. Mental illnesses. Two practical ways of distinguishing would be whether or not the trait appears to be causing harm in her day to day functioning, or whether she herself perceives a problem for which she needs help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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