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My 8 year old daughter feels the need to keep her body "even." how can we stop this habit? If she is touched on one side of her arm, then she needs to be touched on the other arm by the same person. Or if she bumps into something with her leg then she nee
If this behavior is upsetting to your child or the family, then it's time to take her to her doctor for an evaluation. This could be a sign of obsessive compulsive disorder (ocd) which affects 1% of kids or it could be tourettes, another tic disorder or anxiety disorder. It's important for your child to be thoroughly evaluated because other disorders such as depression and attention deficit disorder can also be underlying these behaviors and making the situation worse.
If she does have ocd, it's typically treated with medications and behavioral therapy. It's important to remember that this is not her fault - or anyone else's for that matter. Kids often feel anxious, alone, scared and "out of control" with ocd and the behaviors are not something she can stop just by "trying harder". It's an illness just like diabetes or asthma. This is why finding the proper diagnosis and treatment is key to helping her.
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For as long as I can remember I've had theese lumps on my feet there quite soft and the one on the side has a vein over it, they don't cause me pain (not that I know off) only one is hard, and the soft one moves when I move my toes. I do get pins and nee
Reassurance: This is good that you do not have any pain or any restrictions on movements of your feet. It' means that All this lumps around your bones are normal. Be well and happy. ...Read more
I go my wisdom teeth removed surgically in hospital about 5 days ago and one of my stitches fell off and their is a hole where the tooth was, do I nee?
Oral Surgeon: That's a decision for your specialist Oral Surgeon to make, not someone who does't know your case or the extent of your surgery. If surgeon used reservable sutures this may be part of his/her treatment plan. If not, suture may have to be replaced. Please call Oral Surgeon's office for appropriate instructions. ...Read more
No: Spiders don't burrow. They do bite, however, and this can lead to infection. If you have a red area with a black center, see your doctor to get proper treatment. Most spider bites are not dangerous, but it is best to get checked, just to be safe. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Are they related?: Do you have back pain that travels to the knee? Do you have separate symptoms in these two areas? If the two pains seem to always go together, then you could be having mechanical low back problems of the joints and/or muscles that refer symptoms down to the knee area. If a nerve is being pinched in the lumbar spine, then the pain can travel down the leg to the knee and sometimes past that. ...Read more
Many possiblities!: Patellar chrondromalacia. Patellar mistracking, inflammation, djd, tendonitis, meniscus problems. You have not focused on where you knee pain is and also if present at other times. Need that info for more than suggestions. Also try aleve (naproxen) briefly, to see if discomfort lessons. If you see a doctor for this, that info will help! ...Read more
Because of the sudden pain in your knee you should have someone take you to the nearest Emergency facility.
Either they will have all the work necessary to tell you what has happend and what needs to be done in the Emergency area or they will contact the specialist to look at knee and leg. ...Read more
Med eval: Ongoing fever with cough warrants medical eval. Mix hot water, 1 tsp. Lemon juice & 1 tsp. Honey in a mug, then add more lemon juice or honey to taste, if desired. Sip the mixture slowly and inhale the steam from the hot liquid to help reduce congestion in the chest. Or make tea with 2 tsp of marshmallow root bark per 1cup of hot water (steep in a covered pot for at least 5 minutes). ...Read more
Some1 hit the inner side of my nee it is swollen hurts 2 extend & bend hurts 2 put weight on it, it is tender it started hurting rite away what is it?
SEE ORTHOPEDIST: Outer knee: common causes include arthritis, knee-cap problems, lateral meniscal tear, itb syndrome, bursitis, lateral ligament complex injury, loose bodies, fracture and bone bruise. Rarely, popliteus tendinitis and peroneal nerve can cause lateral sided symptoms. Remember, the low back can also refer pain. ...Read more
I bangs my leg abouv my nee and they wer going 2 oparate coz blood was thre it went ok now it's swelling up and carnt bend it?
Pain on my left side from the middle of my back down my leg numbness in my leg like to my nee what can I do for the pain hard to get up and do things?
See below: These symptoms could be serious and need to be thoroughly evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more
I've been very imobile the last yr. My left leg hurts a lot and I've lost strength in it. Around nee area at the bak is weak. What scan or exam shud I do?
One leg weakness: First you have to see a neurologist to find out why 20 y o m is immobile, with strength loss and weakness in left leg. What are the neuromuscular problems? You need MRI of lsspine, left hip ; knee. Also the nerve conduction studies on left lower leg. Sooner the better. Thanks. ...Read more
Time & protecting...: The burned area from infection & further injury will allow the burn to heal, hopefully without scarring. Clean it gently, apply an antibiotic and fresh bandage twice a day until it heals. You might have some skin discoloration for a while but, if you care for it correctly, you should be fine. Dr. Anne ...Read more
Did you Do: Anything as a treatment? Did you try icing it and resting? Maybe try some mineral ice on it. How exactly did you bang it? Was it a hard bang? At the end of the day, if aft a couple of says of icing and your still in pain see an orthopedist. ...Read more
What can I do if my father is suffering from prostatomegaly what kind of medical treatment he should nee?
Depends on symptoms.: Treatment of an enlarged prostate depends on urinary symptoms. Drugs called alpha-blockers (e.g. Flomax) that relax the smooth muscle of the prostate and bladder neck, improving urine flow & symptoms. Another family of drugs for BPH are 5-alpha-reductase inhibitors, such as Finasteride & dutasteride. These shrink the prostate & reduce episodes of urine retention. A urologist can help guide him. ...Read more
I was wondering why I have braces on when I still nee to get 4 of my premolars taken out? Also can an orthodontist take them out?
Preference: Sequencing of treatment is up to your Orthodontic Specialist. Ask him/her why. Orthodontists like to talk about what we do and why. As to extractions, an Orthodontist does Orthodontics exclusively. If the practitioner who placed your braces also does fillings, cleanings, etc., he/she's not a qualified specialist. You will be referred to your Dentist or an Oral Surgeon for the extractions. ...Read more
I'm pregnant. The fetus has been diagnosed with 7q11.22 duplication. What are the percentages of Autism? Do we nee to consider abortion? Thanks,
Genetic Counseling: If you have had 22q11.22 duplication testing it is likely that you have access to genetic counseling. Important to raise questions with the genetic counselor or geneticist (doctor who specializes in genetics) about percentages with Autism and other developmental delays with this particular duplication. Decisions about whether to continue the pregnancy should be made after thorough discussion. ...Read more
What type of dr do I need to see as have rumodid arthrits nee is to the point meds for pain are not getting enough relief am alergic to aspirin rumotoligest said years ago can't do anything for me do I need nee surgy or new nee or what
I have been diagnosed with fibromylagia for over 15 years. I recently went back yo see a neurologist because my symptoms are getting worse I have all the symptoms of MS. The Dr. Ran alot of tests which all came back normal. She proceeded to tell me I nee
Neurological: Conditions are difficult to diagnose. (We didn't get the end of your question.) Stay w/a neurologist but consider taking a Micronutrient test from Spectracell. Com. Work w/docw/the results. Your Coenzyme Q 10 level may be low. This is can produce muscle pain and other syndromes. Peace and good health. ...Read more
I had 3 left nee surgery s 'i 've been noticing my left foot turns purple when stand to long I have other symptoms what and why is this still happen?
Foot purple: You really need an evaluation. There are many more things to look for related to this that are not in your description. Your knee doc can work with your podiatrist to develop a game plan for you. Good luck! ...Read more
Anything special we have to do to keep a space maintainer clean? Our five year old son had a tooth knocked out and the dentist is going to put a space maintainer in to make the adult tooth comes in fine. Is there anything in particular we are going to nee
Do the same thing you need to do to keep the rest of your child's mouth healthy:
1. Brush 2x/day for a full 2 minutes by the clock (most kids only brush about 30 seconds) using a pea-sized portion of fluoridated toothpaste.
2. Floss your child's teeth daily to clean the 25% of the tooth that a toothbrush cannot reach.
What you need is time, effort, and a good routine.
Good luck. ...Read more
Miscarriage 4 week ago now got hCG riding slowly 194 then 228 now 234 over 5 days got another test in 2 days there's chance nee pregnancy?
I am asthmatic, I have been taking salbutamol inhalor for the last two years, I have tremors now under stress. Please help, tell other medicine if nee?
Asthma: If you need to take the rescue treatment very frequent, that means your asthma is not under control and your physician may need to upgrade your treatment to include inhaled corticosteroids (like advair, flovent, symbicort (budesonide and formoterol)...Etc). A good alternative to salbutamol with less tachycardia and anxiety would be Levalbuterol (xopenex). ...Read more
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