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Can kids with kernicterus talk, read and write?

Can kids with kernicterus talk, read and write?

Kernicterus: Children with kernicterus usually have significant neurological, cognitive, learning and movement disorders, isolated hearing loss, and auditory dysfunction may be noted. They are likely to not be able to talk, read and write. ...Read more

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Kernicterus (Definition)

When severe jaundice is not treated, it can cause kernicterus. This is a type of brain damage that can result from high levels of bilirubin in a baby’s blood. It can cause athetoid cerebral palsy, hearing loss, ...Read more


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Can kids with kernicterus eventually talk, read or write?

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Can kids with kernicterus eventually talk, read or write?

Mostly not: Most of chidren who survived kernicterus-severe bilirubin toxicity-develop sensorineural hearing loss and athetoid type cerebral palsy which adversely affects coordination of fine movements. Neuronal damage in cerebral cortex often associated in kernicterus results in hampering of higher cognitive function. ...Read more

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What are some good books to read ( please read )?

What are some good books to read ( please read )?

Books to read: (Sorry - I can't view anything other than the question you have listed and that you are 35 years old). How about reading books that will stimulate your brain, coax your creativity and enhance your knowledge. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about drug test/background check/ hiring process question?

Can you tell me about drug test/background check/ hiring process question?

You are asking: for non-medical information best supplied by a human resource department manager. These processes are different for different companies and agencies. ...Read more

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How to read dad's medical report - copd?

How to read dad's medical report - copd?

Destruction of lung: This is destruction of lung tissue, most often from smoking. It can cause symptoms of cough, wheezing, and shortness of breath. It is diagnosed by imaging and lung function tests. This is one of the causes of COPD, which means Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. The main problem in COPD is inability to blow out all the air in the chest, which then causes many of the symptoms. ...Read more

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Help with unintentional benzodiazepine addiction? Can't find dr who knows anything about slow taper. The ashton manuel? Anyone?

Help with unintentional benzodiazepine addiction?  Can't find dr who knows anything about slow taper.  The ashton manuel? Anyone?

See below : Your best bet is to contact the american society of addiction medicine for a specialist near you. Beware, most addiction specialists do not have a lot of experience with this. ...Read more

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Statin use linked to cataracts! advice please!?

Statin use linked to cataracts!  advice please!?

Take the med: All medications known have adverse side effects. However, the benefits far out way the risks involved. You should ask your doctor what the likely hood of developing severe or life threatening heart disease is as opposed to cataracts, no one has ever died of cataracts! ...Read more

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Can you tell me about drug metabolism homework question!?

Can you tell me about drug metabolism homework question!?

Not sure: Questions usually need to be specific and clear for us to be able to provide useful feedback. Other options are to use a search engine or discuss with your pharmacist. ...Read more

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Explain about telemedicine use on reservations?

Telemedicine.: Is this for a school assignment ? Check: http://www.Telemedicineequipment.Com/articles/mobile-health-history.Html. It would be easiest to look up the reservation & the word telemedicine to find out specifics. Telemedicine is being used for remote indian reservations where there may not be other medical resorces or where they are minimal. ...Read more

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I'm Tudor, a PhD student at Stanford. I'd love to learn more about about your experience on the app; if interested please email me at tachim@stanford.

I'm Tudor, a PhD student at Stanford. I'd love to learn more about about your experience on the app; if interested please email me at tachim@stanford.

Your age?: Please post your age. You may be a minor and a child protege! We can not answer questions from minors. Thanks! ...Read more

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Please share knowledge about blepharitis?

Please share knowledge about blepharitis?

Too vague: Its like dandruff of the lids/lashes. Chronic. Needs constant care to keep the skin and lashes healthy. ...Read more

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Must a nanny read to your child, ask questions about what she read?

Must a nanny read to your child, ask questions about what she read?

See below: I am not sure why you would not want your nanny to read to your child. Reading to and with our children is one of the best things we can do. And as far as questions, what is the harm? ...Read more

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Read online about celebrity's kid with bulimia. Sounded serious. What is it?

Read online about celebrity's kid with bulimia. Sounded serious. What is it?

Bulimia is an eating: Disorder characterized by an obsession with body shape and image which involves alternately overeating with various attempts to not gain weight such as self induced vomiting or laxative abuse. And yes, it is very serious with wide ranging physical consequences. ...Read more

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Just got diagnosed with bipolar disorder. What are some good books to read to educate myself about this? I've read unquiet mind. I

Just got diagnosed with bipolar disorder.  What are some good books to read to educate myself about this?  I've read unquiet mind.  I

NAMI Resources: Now that you have received the diagnosis of bipolar disorder, a good place to start is your local nami chapter. You can locate this information at nami.Org. Support groups are a good resource as well. Check-out depression and bipolar support alliance at www.Dbsalliance.Org, and mental health america at www.Mentalhealthamerica.Net. Good luck and continue followup with your doctor. ...Read more

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Please can you give me name of website for learning medicine online?

Need actual training: If you are requesting information to learn the field of medicine, the study of medicine is intensive and requires the integration of basic sciences and clinical medicine. I know of no online medical schools, and if available, nor would this be accepted in the medical community. However, there are many resources to learn about specific topics. Though this will not qualify as a medical degree. ...Read more

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Please tell me what type of books should people with schizophrenia read?

Please tell me what type of books should people with schizophrenia read?

Depends: It depends a lot on what you are looking for. If you are able and interested in reading a long book about one persons struggles, "The Center Cannot Hold" by Elyn Saks is beautiful and inspirational. ...Read more

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Question about vaccinations? Who makes money off them?

Question about vaccinations? Who makes money off them?

Very few: Current reimbursements vary across the country, but for the most part, insurance companies only barely cover the direct costs of the immunizations. Calling vaccinations a "money maker" in a pediatric office is an oxymoron at it's truest form. ...Read more

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