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For pediatric oncologist: i guess my question is what is the common alk pho level with children w/ bone disease?

For pediatric oncologist: i guess my question is what is the common alk pho level with children w/ bone disease?

See beloe: It depends what type of bone disease is present. Contacting a local medical university for an orthopedic oncologist as these physicians are usually affiliated with tertiary care centers such as a university for appropriate diagnosis treatment and follow-up good luck thank you. ...Read more

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What are common general anasthetics used in pediatric medicine?

What are common general anasthetics used in pediatric medicine?

Sevoflurane and more: For inhalation Sevo is most common quickly followed by Isoflurane and Desflurane. Alternatively, the use of many IV anesthetics are commonly used in pediatrics to include: propofol, ketamine, fentanyl, morphine, hydromorphone, Midazolam. Somewhat less commonly: dexmedetomidine, sufentanil, alfentanil, and diazepam. There are more but these are the ones you are most likely to encounter in the U.S. ...Read more

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What are some pediatric congenital diseases?

What are some pediatric congenital diseases?

A long list: congenital diseases exist in basically every organ system in the body. They can be diagnosed based on appearance starting with blood work in a pregnant mother and ultrasounds of the fetus and then any time after birth. The severity can range from incompatible with life, to severe and life-threatening, and there even are some congenital diseases that aren't diagnosed until adulthood if ever. ...Read more

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My son is 7 mnths old. At his pediatric appt. last week his dr.heard a "flow murmur"said its common in young babies. Is this true? I'm very concerned!

My son is 7 mnths old. At his pediatric appt. last week his dr.heard a "flow murmur"said its common in young babies. Is this true? I'm very concerned!

Flow murmur: Flow murmurs are very common and do not represent a health concern. In a large percentage of kids, we can hear the sound of blood being pumped through the heart, which creates the flow murmur. Your pediatrician will listen at each visit and in most kids, it goes away as they get older. ...Read more

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Why did pediatric infectious diseases call my house?

Hard to say: It is impossible to say. You would have to call the doctor and find out what they wanted. It is possible that they called the wrong phone number. ...Read more

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How do infectious disease states in the pediatric patient differ from adult disease states?

How do infectious disease states in the pediatric patient differ from adult disease states?

Less tolerance: The pediatric patient has less reserve and tolerance for any disease or medical problem that their adult relations. The pediatric immune system is also less well developed, making them more susceptible to some problems. ...Read more

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Why did pediatric infectious diseases call my daughter louse?

Why did pediatric infectious diseases call my daughter louse?

More info: Louse is the singular for lice. Does your daughter have lice? I can't imagine anyone calling your daughter a louse. If you misheard then perhaps speaking to the doc again would really help. ...Read more

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What are the signs of pediatric graves disease?

What are the signs of pediatric graves disease?

Graves' disease: Graves' disease is a common cause of an overactive thyroid. Some symptoms include: feeling hot when nobody else does, having moist or sweaty skin, diarrhea, feeling nervous or restless, having trouble falling or staying asleep, short attention span, normal or increased growth rate but decreased weight, increased appetite, rapid heart beat, muscle weakness or tremors, irritability. ...Read more

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What foods should I avoid if I have pediatric graves disease?

What foods should I avoid if I have pediatric graves disease?

Look at diet: Graves is an autoimmune disease. There are new studies that suggest that people with graves are at higher risk for developing celiac disease or gluten intolerance. First, you should be screened by your doctor for celiac but even if it is negative it might be worth considering going gluten free. You might also want to see an integrative doctor who can work with you to improve your immune system. ...Read more

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