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Hi , how can I increase semem count.I married for 10 year no kids doctor told less count. Il is 45 million n active 65%.

Hi , how can I increase semem count.I married for 10 year no kids doctor told less count. Il is 45 million n active 65%.

Fertility: If i understand your question, that count and motility is considered within normal range. There may be other possible causes. Has your wife undergone fertility evaluation? ...Read more

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If you had to choose all over, would you once again choose pediatrics as your specialty and be a primary care physician?

I would: I would because I have this great love of children and being able to help them. But it is different for every individual - it depends what you are in medicine for. If you want to get rich and not have much on call duty, primary care and pediatrics are not for you. But if your reward is hearing that first cry at birth, or a tiny little hug and smile, then pediatrics is your calling! ...Read more

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What kind of doctor should I become? I'm interested in pediatrics, the ER, and paramedics. Can I have some background on each of those?

What kind of doctor should I become? I'm interested in pediatrics, the ER, and paramedics. Can I have some background on each of those?

Depends: Well it really depends on whether you want to be a doctor (pediatrics and Emergency Medicine) or a health professional (paramedic) . As a physician/doctor you will have to complete college (4years) and med school (4years) and then residency after that (where you would specialize in either pediatrics or emergency medicine, etc). For paramedic there is MUCH less school/training required. ...Read more

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If my pediatrics doctor said i def don't have cancer? Is it safe to say i don't have it? I have really bad anxiety. Just making sure!

If my pediatrics doctor said i def don't have cancer? Is it safe to say i don't have it? I have really bad anxiety. Just making sure!

No Cancer: Please. Stop this obsession. Every smart person on here and at your family clinic tells you that you do not have cancer. You do not have cancer, \. If you cannot stop obsessing there is nothing more we can do here for you. I would advise your next stop be the mental health clinic. ...Read more

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What can cause someone like me to be asexual all their lives? im 56 and never married or had kids, doctors dont think i have hormone issues so why?

What can cause someone like me to be asexual all their lives? im 56 and never married or had kids, doctors dont think i have hormone issues so why?

Asexual: This is a very complicated question. First we need to know what you mean by asexual? Do you have body hair? Did you ever have menses? Did you develop breasts? If no to all of these then you have a hormone problem. If yes to all then need more details on what you are talking about. ...Read more

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I have ADHD and i visit a pediatrician once a month but people say pediatricians are kid doctors does that mean when im 20 i can't see a pediatrician?

I have ADHD and i visit a pediatrician once a month but people say pediatricians are kid doctors does that mean when im 20 i can't see a pediatrician?

Eventually, yes: Pediatricians usually have a range of patient ages, and often transfer their care to other physicians when they age out. Of course this depends on the individual physician, so you should ask yours about this. You can also see an adolescent (or eventually an adult) psychiatrist for help with adhd. ...Read more

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I love special needs kids!...What doctors specialize in autistic & special needs a children?

Child Psychiatrists: The best overall education and training for special needs children is the route offered by the training curricula for child psychiatrists. It takes an interest in biological, psychological and socialogical components to get the wholistic picture of the challenges facing special needs children. Down's syndrome, autism, tbi, as well as the more typical psychiatric disorders have come through my door. ...Read more

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I hardly urge for sex and I have been married for 8 yrs with 3 kids.My doctor told me I have hyperprolactinamia.Could it be the cause?

Yes, maybe. : Hyperprolactinemia can be a side effect of certain psychiatric medications, and we believe it contributes to loss of sexual interest in some patients. If you are not on those medications your doctor should pursue why you have it. There are many other reasons for loss of sexual interest, including being exhausted by the demands of daily living or harboring hard unspoken feelings about your spouse. ...Read more

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I think some of the buddy walks and mda events are exploiting the kids. What do doctors think?

I think some of the buddy walks and mda events are exploiting the kids. What do doctors think?

It is okay: As long the inttention are wright and the walk done with reason. Think of it as family event.Good luck. ...Read more

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Even if we haven't had unprotected sex for a year can we still see if we can have kids at the doctor?

Even if we haven't had unprotected sex for a year can we still see if we can have kids at the doctor?

Discuss with OB : Most fertility specialists do not get concerned if you have not given it some time. However, you could start with the obgyn & find some local sources.This area of health care is rarely covered by health insurance & if you decide to invest in the information & testing on your own i'm sure there are those out there that can help. ...Read more

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I took my kids to the doctor and gave them a sterdio med but I forgot and gave them NyQuil by accident cause she could sleep?

I took my kids to the doctor and gave them a sterdio med but I forgot and gave them NyQuil by accident cause she could sleep?

Take your meds!: The best of us forget things, but if your doctor wants your child to take a medicine, you should give it. Over the counter medicines are generally OK for kids over 6, but your have to pay attention to the dosing so that it doesn't harm them, and definitely don't combine 2 different medicines. NyQuil does help kids sleep, but if your child has asthma, watch their breathing pattern closely. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of heavy period every 14 days for 2 months? 25, no sex, kids or bc. Doctors apt in a week just want to know possibilities.

What could be the cause of heavy period every 14 days for 2 months? 25, no sex, kids or bc. Doctors apt in a week just want to know possibilities.

Endometriosis Fibroi: It can be due to many causes, but common causes are 1endometriosis 2fibroids 3cervical polyps 4hormonal imbalance 5dysfunction of the ovaries there are other rare causes which are not so common. ...Read more

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Should i take my kids to the doctor for the flu?

Should i take my kids to the doctor for the flu?

Depends on situation: In the first 48 hrs of symptoms there are medications that can be prescribed to help the kids not feel as sickly during the illness. If > 48hrs, the answer is more specific to each kids needs. If the kid has developed dehydration or signs of a secondary problem, a physicians help may be needed. If just mopey but taking fluids well & playing some, you might just ride it out. ...Read more

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Someone gave my family a puppy. My kids played with him alot. The vet said he had a lot of hookworms. Should i take my kids to the doctor over this?

Someone gave my family a puppy. My kids played with him alot. The vet said he had a lot of hookworms. Should i take my kids to the doctor over this?

Hook worms: Gotten by dogs eating or stepping in dog poop and then lich their feet. Aslong asu treat the dog first & pick up all the poop in ur yard, & your kids have no bowel trouble like diarrhea, should b ok. If ? Call ur pedi & u will have 2 take in a stool sample from each one, fresh, not frozen. Also beware of stray dogs ueing ur lawn 2 do their duty.Slao check for worm eggs in am on the kids rectum./am. ...Read more

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Do any doctors think kids are not born with autism? I'm starting to believe that myself.

Do any doctors think kids are not born with autism?  I'm starting to believe that myself.

Not researchers, who: Have found that autism, like asthma & diabetes type i, has many genetic "set-ups" or epigenetic factors that alter function, but not structure or sequence of fetal genes. These impact fetal brain development in ways that allow "triggers" to cause signs of ASD white matter development on MRI at 6 mos. Showed signs of ASD 6-18 mos. Later. ...Read more

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Me and my husband have been ttc for 7 months now i really don't think i can have kids what type of doctor do I need to see?

Me and my husband have been ttc for 7 months now i really don't think i can have kids what type of doctor do I need to see?

OB/Gynecologist...: You should see an ob/gynecologist and your husband should see a urologist. Also, if you have a good family practitioner, they can do the appropriate work up. Good luck. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor helps kids with cancer and or progeria(hgps)?

What kind of doctor helps kids with cancer and or progeria(hgps)?

Sub specialty : Pediatric cancers are treated by pediatric oncologists. Progeria patients may have their care coordinated by a geneticist but they see physiciams from different subspecialty areas also. ...Read more