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What to do if I have osteochondromatosis and live in a first floor flat, need to move as the I can't manage the stairs?
Ask your orthopedic: Your orthopedic doctor can advice you best. ...Read more
My 14yr old daughter has osteochondromatosis, active in sports, hard time stretching legs, lumps side of knees, do u suggest therapy?
No such thing: Life cycles in biology refer to organisms that have different appearances and abilities in different generations. Leprosy bacteria grow best at cooler temperatures inside cells, and you will probably find them interesting; I have the idea that they are a modified tubercle bacillus that has lost much of its genome. But in spite of anything else you may read, all generations are the same, no cycle. ...Read more
Hard to tell: Some people will get pelvic pain on one side or the other when they ovulate. This is called mittleschmertz; funny german name for pain in the middle of the month. If you are checking basal body temperatures (temperature when you first wake up before getting out of bed), your temperature will go up right after ovulation. The other thing you can do is use an ovulation kit from the store. ...Read more
Not quite yet: Most months have 4 weeks in them, so you are a little over 2 months pregnant. I always use that old poem: "Thirty days hath September, April, June, & November. All the rest have 31, except February, etc." If all goes well, & it often does, you'll get there in a couple of weeks.Remember, dating the age of an unborn baby is approximate and not written in stone.Good luck, eat smart, happy thoughts! ...Read more
Cults: Cults try to dictate how members think, feel, and behave. There is unquestioning loyalty to the leader. The group claims elitist status for itself. Leader is considered a special being, a messiah. Members are encouraged to devote huge amounts of time to the group & its activities. Members are discouraged from having relationships with those outside the cult. Does any of this sound familiar? ...Read more