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26 mo old son at same daycare since 3 mo old, new room every 6 mo. Teacher says he doesn't talk. He's talkative at home. Problem? Suggestion?
Normal,Probably: Toddlers are often overwhelmed in what is to them new or strange situations.The changes may bother him. Thus they are quiet, withdrawn or very quiet. Once they warm up and are comfortable, they then become more outgoing. This is very normal and no cause for worry. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Agree with Dr.Beresh: I'm sure the exact number may be difficult to find but i'm sure the number has increased and will continue to increase as the "baby boomers" are aging and the number of geriatric population will increase. I would expect the number of people in asssited living facilities, skilled nursing facilities, nursing homes and independent living facilities to increase. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Needs to be seen: There sare numerous reasons to stop menstruating. Can be normal. If she is an athlete with low body fat, that can also stop it. Poor nutrition or disordered eating can also cause it as can stress. I also suggest acupuncture and chinese medicine as an addiition - I have wonderful success with hormone imbalances with acupuncture. ...Read more
Life expectancy of previously never sick, active healthy 67 year old after colon cancer surgery +12 rounds chemo, 6 months later spread to liver&lung?
Your best bet: Is to review a question like this with your medical oncologist. There are many different factors that contribute to survival statistics and you want to make sure you're being provided with accurate information. This requires a more complete understanding of your medical/oncologic history. ...Read more
Emphysemia mother is 75 yrs old -has had several pneumonia attacks each winter hospitalized non smoker , breathless after a few steps, life expectancy?
Emphysema : Not really enough evidence to predict, but it doesn't sound good. ...Read more
5 cases chickenpox @ 7 mo. Baby's daycare. Should we yank from daycare until the incubation period ends so she doesn't keep getting exposed?
Probably too late: The difficult thing about controlling chickenpox is its contageous period. Kids are often most contagious 1-2 days before they break out & may have no other symptoms. You may get lucky & avoid it, but 10-21 days after first true exposure your infant may or may not develop the illness. ...Read more
Sorry, don't get it: I'm afraid your question makes no sense. Please ask again in a clear manner. ...Read more
Trying for child #2. 1st one conceived naturally after trying 4 yrs. Two yrs in this time, 3unsuccessful IUIs. 36yrs old/healthy. Can't afford IVF. ?
Be patient: Just because it took you longer to conceive the natural way first time, doesn't necessary mean it needs to take that long the second time. There are no set rules. There are check lists for trying to conceive in the blog for which a link has been provided for your review. Good luck:) ...Read more
Developmental mile-: Stones. Here is a cdc article about developmental milestones from birth to 12 months: http://www.Cdc.Gov/ncbddd/childdevelopment/positiveparenting/infants.Html. ...Read more
Have you seen a dr?: If you have regular intercourse during the time of the month when your wife is ovulating for one year without conceiving, that is considered a fertility problem. I recommend you see a fertility specialist if possible. The problem could just be with the timing and frequency of sex, but if that is not a problem, then there could be an issue with either or both of you. Sometimes it is simple. ...Read more
Blood pressure: is a little high, but not dangerously so, especially in light of critical illness. ...Read more
Yes: The baby will travel quite well at this age. The obvious issues involve more than just travel. It is important to limit babies contact with sources of infection/flu/colds & the like. Traveling with the baby on the inside, telling the curious that babies trying to nap, etc. Can help limit chance of illness. Try to maintain a feed/sleep pattern similar to the one you have at home. ...Read more
What is the life expectancy after open surgery for AAA. 35 year old female Healthy non-smoker. 5'7 145 pounds.
Cr 1.5 bun 16 three mo ago. Cr 1.3 bun 26 one mo ago. White f 53 yo. Sle. 160lb waiting for another kidney fx lab. Is it safe to use diuretic?
Depends: It is better to check with your doctor. BUN and creat. Do not always tell the whole story! ...Read more