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Doctor insights on: Kids Activities For Children 3 To 14 Yrs Old

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My friend is 14 yrs old and shes 4'9 she wants to know how to get taller?

My friend is 14 yrs old and shes 4'9 she wants to know how to get taller?

Hard to say: To determine if your friend has any potential for growth she should visit her pediatrician for a bone age x-ray. If the bone age is less than her actual age she may have a potential for growth. If there is any doubt an endocrinologist specialize in pediatrics should evaluate her. ...Read more

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How can I get fit and healthy as 14 yrs old.?

Please: Consider having an adult or someone who is at least 16 years old ask this question for you. You need to be at least 16 years old to post questions on Healthtap. Thanks. ...Read more

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What to do if my sister is 14 yrs old, she screams violently & then faints?

What to do if my sister is 14 yrs old, she screams violently & then faints?

Fainting: Take her to her doctor. While this could be psychological, it may also be a type of seizure. ...Read more

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My daughter is 14 yrs old. ive tried everything to help her gain past 109 pounds its not working its usually 109 or under. any advice?

My daughter is 14 yrs old. ive tried everything to help her gain past 109 pounds its not working its usually 109 or under. any advice?

Weight: Trying foods that have a little more calories can help, like avocados, cooking veggies in butter, sprinkling parmesan cheese on many things, etc. You can try Pediasure/Ensure for extra calories. If not helping, might not be a bad idea and see a nutritionist. ...Read more

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Since I was 14 yrs old until now I haven't had period on my own the only way is on birthcontrolpills and I am ttc now nothin happed please help?

Since I was 14 yrs old until now I haven't had period on my own the only way is on birthcontrolpills and I am ttc now  nothin happed  please help?

Probably anovulatory: Majority of women without spontaneous menses don't ovulate regularly either because of ovarian dysfunction or hypothalamic-pituitary dysfunction. A general ob-gyn or reproductive endocrinologist should be able to differentiate between the two and devise a treatment plan to assist with conception. ...Read more

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How can I get my son to stop ejaculating into socks? He is only 14 yrs old.

How can I get my son to stop ejaculating into socks? He is only 14 yrs old.

Offer options: As uncomfortable as the turmoil about this may be, a rational alternative may be a way to meet both parties needs. Give him a box of kleenex or a roll of toilet paper & instructions on disposing of his bounty or have him launder all the socks by hand. You wouldn't let him take a dump in your living room & you don't need to ignore this issue either, but be rational & solution minded. ...Read more

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How much should a girl 14 yrs old who is 5'1" tall weigh?

How much should a girl 14 yrs old who is 5'1" tall weigh?

Expected wt 96lb: According to the cdc growth charts a 5'1" 14yo should weigh about 96lb. You can download a growth chart and follow your progress from: www.Cdc.Gov/growthcharts find one for the proper gender & age range and plot the findings at the specific points. ...Read more

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What to do with a teenager 14 yrs old with chill and fever?

What to do with a teenager 14 yrs old with chill and fever?

Need more info: Make sure to take your daughter to the doctor to find out exactly what is causing the fever and chills. She may have strep, mono , sinus infection, a UTI , a stomach virus or just a plain viral cause. In the meantime , give supportive treatment . ...Read more

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