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Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
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Loss Of Developmental Skills (Overview)

Loss of developmental skills is a symptom in children in which a child stops being able to do something that he had already learned to do. One example is when a child who has already learned to speak phrases reverts back to just making sounds.


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What are some causes of teen's gross motor skill developmental delays?

What are some causes of teen's gross motor skill developmental delays?

Started when younger: Gross motor delay doesn't start as a teen. Such delays would've been noticed and diagnosed long before (hopefully). However, if there is a loss of gross motor skill then a neurologist must be consulted to look into new onset neurological/neurosurgical problems - sooner rather than later. ...Read more

Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
2 doctors shared insights

Loss Of Developmental Skills (Overview)

Loss of developmental skills is a symptom in children in which a child stops being able to do something that he had already learned to do. One example is when a child who has already learned to speak phrases reverts back to just making sounds.


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How do professionals gauge a childs motor skill developmental age?

How do professionals gauge a childs motor skill developmental age?

Comparison: These judgements are based upon reseach assessing thousands of kids patterns and generating statistical analysis. Then standard milestones are represented. Your pediatrician then compares your child's progresses to these patterns. ...Read more

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How to get rid of loose skin after wieght loss?

How to get rid of loose skin after wieght loss?

Loose skin can be ..: removed surgically in most areas of the body. Common procedures are arm and leg lifts breast lift and tummy tuck. Congratulations on you weight loss. A consultation with a Plastic Surgeon can help you decide if the trade off of a scar is worth removal of the extra skin., ...Read more

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How can I improve my memory skills and prevent future memory loss besides crosswords?

How can I improve my memory skills and prevent future memory loss besides crosswords?

Nurture your brain: With a healthy diet, adequate sleep, and exercise. When you exercise the body, you exercise the brain. Make time for friends and fun-countless studies show that a life that’s full of friends and fun comes with cognitive benefits. Engage in activities that are new, challenging, and also fun. The more interested and engaged you are, the better. A challenge, but not so unpleasant you dread it. ...Read more

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How do professionals gauge a childs motor skill developmental age?

Comparison: These judgements are based upon reseach assessing thousands of kids patterns and generating statistical analysis. Then standard milestones are represented. Your pediatrician then compares your child's progresses to these patterns. ...Read more

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What are some causes of teen's gross motor skill developmental delays?

Started when younger: Gross motor delay doesn't start as a teen. Such delays would've been noticed and diagnosed long before (hopefully). However, if there is a loss of gross motor skill then a neurologist must be consulted to look into new onset neurological/neurosurgical problems - sooner rather than later. ...Read more

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What kind of condition is social skills developmental delay?

What kind of condition is social skills developmental delay?

Later Than Expected: Studies have shown that most kids follow a pattern of advancing skills regarding use of various interactional skills..There is a tremendous range of time, so a child may smile at someone as early as 1-2 mos.And as late as 5-6 mosand still be in the "normal" range. When these advancements are delayed, longer than the expected latest normal time, we worry about problems. ...Read more

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Which skills are needed to be a developemental pediatrician?

Which skills are needed to be a developemental pediatrician?

Training: To become a developmental-behavioral pediatrician, you must complete four years of medical school, three years of a pediatric residency, and a three year fellowship after your pediatric or medicine-pediatric residency. ...Read more

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How does one get loss of fine motor skills?

How does one get loss of fine motor skills?

Depends: This depends on many factors. Most importantly, it depends on the age of the patient. If it is a baby or child, it could mean something completely different than if it were an elderly person. ...Read more

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Can addiction to technology causes a loss of social skills in the real world?

Can addiction to technology causes a loss of social skills in the real world?

Of course!: We humans needs lots of practice to do anything well. Being glued to our technology takes time away from practicing social skills and developing meaningful relationships. ...Read more

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Can loss of communication skills drug side effects be reversed?

More information: Need more specifics to answer this question. Please feel free to email me at askdrscottnow@gmail.Com. ...Read more

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Is there a loss of motor skills with high blood glucose levels?

Is there a loss of motor skills with high blood glucose levels?

NOT USUALLY: Unless you are in diabetic ketoacidosis and your sugars are so high and your Lactic Acid so high that your muscles can't function properly since they are being starved. ...Read more

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What would cause sudden slurring, loss of motor skills and loss of memory.?

What would cause sudden slurring, loss of motor skills and loss of memory.?

Stroke: First possibility is stroke. That is most likely and a medical emergency. Call 911. ...Read more

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How can I improve my memory skills and prevent future memory loss besides crosswords?

Nurture your brain: With a healthy diet, adequate sleep, and exercise. When you exercise the body, you exercise the brain. Make time for friends and fun-countless studies show that a life that’s full of friends and fun comes with cognitive benefits. Engage in activities that are new, challenging, and also fun. The more interested and engaged you are, the better. A challenge, but not so unpleasant you dread it. ...Read more