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Dr. Umesh Patel
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Im Underweight and got a Small Head , im 6'1 and weight 135 lbs , Both my parents have normal sized heads , is my diet affecting my head size?

Im Underweight and got a Small Head , im 6'1 and weight 135 lbs , Both my parents have normal sized heads , is my diet affecting my head size?

No Necessarily: Your height and head size are all genetically determined. Neutrition does play some role. For your height you should weigh weigh close to 160-170 lbs. if you do not have developmental and Learning problems while growing up and if you are already High school graduate , then the small size of head is not a problem; just a normal variant. Eat balanced food . Breakfast Lunch and dinner. ...Read more

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Is there a part in brain responsible only of talking?Can vacum tool in delivery damage brain?Is head size 47cm normal for a 2,7 months boy height 90cm

Yes, no, don't know: The answer to your first question is yes. The answer to 2nd question is no. Head size has nothing whatsoever to do with talking or suction device. Why haven't you discussed head size with pediatrician? That what he's there for. You have a lot of erroneous & fanciful notions. Acquiring some real knowledge by educating yourself about the body in health & disease would help you a lot. ...Read more

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Since birth my daughter now 3 months is active she stretchs all day, forces herself up, holds her head up, and attempts to flip over is this normal ?

Since birth my daughter now 3 months is active she stretchs all day, forces herself up, holds her head up, and attempts to flip over is this normal ?

It's a bit unclear : From your description. Head up in prone is a 2-mo. Milestone; head & chest up in prone @ 4 mos. Arching when in your arms or rolling front-to-side because her head and legs are up when prone may indicate an imbalance between her extensor & flexor muscles, often seen in ex-preemies. Her pediatrician can tell you more after checking her muscle tone, strength, & reflexes & watching how she moves. ...Read more

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