Doctor insights on:
Kids Crafts Fireman Puppet
My ortho dr. Says I have a 40 degree curve, a radiologist say 56 degree curve. The radiologist is stoping me from becoming a fireman who do I lisite?
Less difference: Measuring scoliosis depends on landmarks used to measure curvature. Interobserver variation should be about 5 degrees. The orthopedic physician usually determines curvature that is used for clinical decisions, surgery etc. The same curvature is on image viewed by both physicians. Agreement should be closer as to severity of curve. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pilot req: For requirements to become a pilot, I would start by looking at the www. Faa. Gov website. For sport pilot requirements, an excellent starting point is www. Sportpilot. Org. For requirements to be in an armed forces branch, each branch has its own website. Remember there are general armed forces medical requirements -http://usmilitary. About. Com/od/joiningthemilitary/a/intmedstandards. Htm. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is this still in my blood I inhaled very toxic vapors that caused me to pass out stopped my air intake and caused skin rash and more side effects these were heavy petroleum tank type vapors that a fireman said son you just got poisoned and I see your skin
What is a woman's sole purpose for becoming a mother? My mom has always treated me like a puppet. She is never happy when others do for her.
Emancipate: You can't assume responsibility for another adult's happiness. Many people, even older folks, persist in behaviors that guarantee everyone will be unhappy. If your description is substantially accurate, pretending to love her doesn't work, and you are no longer dependent on her, go on with your life without her. If this is difficult, a short course of psychotherapy may help. ...Read more
Hopefully: If you want to have children but are not trying presently, there are some tests that can help tell you more. But the only way to absolutely prove one way or another is to attempt pregnancy with your partner. See your gynecologist: they can help you with the available tests. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: Excess weight is a common problem in children. They frequently follow the example of their parents who are often overweight as well. Children can go on diets and should be encouraged to do so if they are obviously gaining weight. Enlist the aid of your pediatrician and a good nutritionist. ...Read more
Vertigo?: Many children get very dizzy at times without definite cause. Some are due to ear infections or ear fluid pressure. Other times it may happen because of spinning around. Episodic vertigo is a very dramatic event in some children when they look terrified and have to hold on for a few moments, then return to normal. This is usually benign but needs a good evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Maybe, maybe not: Many women are quite successful in their pregnancies at 40.There is some reduced fertility & increased risk of complications, but if your basic health is good & you understand the increased risk of down syndrome, I don't see any reason to say it's too late. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not many: Many, if not most people who need help getting pregnant only find this out once they start trying to have a child! There are a few obvious tipoffs, like irregular/absent periods, childhood hormonal and/or anatomical problems, and a few others that can be quite obvious. But otherwise, there aren't many "outward signs" of infertility. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
5 m/o diet: It is perfectly fine for a 5 month old to just eat breast milk or formula (breast is best!). If that really does not seem to be satisfying the infant, small amounts of infant rice or oatmeal cereal can be added, as can pureed fruits and vegetables. Leave 3-4 days in between introduction of new foods to monitor for food sensitivities. Remember, though, their milk is the priority for the diet still! ...Read more
A rule-of-thumb is: To put a tbsp. Of each nutritious food/ year-of-age on her plate & offer more if she's still hungry. Discontinue bottles. Limit milk & milk products to 16-21 oz./ day & juice to 0-4 oz./day, from a two-handled, open-mouthed cup. Have 3 sit-down family meals & 2 snacks/day. Model good eating habits. If she's healthy & developmentally normal, she'll eat what she needs if you don't push her. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pediatric cancer ctr: If your child has acute leukemia, the must be treated at a center which 1) has a major focus on pediatrics 2) which extends to pediatric oncology 3) and which participate in cooperative clinical trials. These are usually academic centers but there are a few community hospitals which have these specialties and participate in children's oncology group (cog) and nih sponsored trials. This is important. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer