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Flaky brown skin in my cheeks. ..possible causes? (I have seborrheic dermatitis, but flaky skin is normally white) Harm or affect facial hair grow?

Flaky brown skin in my cheeks. ..possible causes? (I have seborrheic dermatitis, but flaky skin is normally white) Harm or affect facial hair grow?

Flaky brown skin: May be eczema (especially since you have seborrheic dermatitis) or fungal. Consider miosturizing with coconut oil, or may need prescription treatment with lotrisone antifungal/ steroid. Short term should not have effects but if scarring may have effects f/u/ w/ doc ...Read more

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I'm 27 (male) and I think I am growing, at least 2-3 inches is this normal?

I'm 27 (male) and I think I am growing, at least 2-3 inches is this normal?

Not at all normal: Men generally stop growing between ages 18-21 when the growth plates on their bones close. Growing at age 27 is very rare and highly suggestive of an overactive pituitary gland, usually caused by a benign pituitary tumor. This is readily treatable but should be diagnosed and treated as soon as possible. See your family doctor or internist. ...Read more

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Are adult growing pains normal?

Are adult growing pains normal?

No: "growing pains" is a misnomer since it is not caused by growing--it is a benign non-inflammatory, non-injury-related musculoskeletal pain that affects children. You can get non-inflammatory musculoskeletal pain as an adult but it's never referred to as growing pains. Joint hypermobility syndrome is a major cause of benign joint pain in kids and is likely present in adults also. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Is it normal to get growing pains at 18?

Is it normal to get growing pains at 18?

Yes: Most men and woman are still growing at 18, so growing pains are possible. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have stretch marks because of growing?

Is it normal to have stretch marks because of growing?

Growing fat?: The layer of skin called the dermis looses elastin and collagen when there is a rapid accumulation of fat in the breasts, upper arms, thighs, abdomen, due to hormones. Weight gain, pregnancy, or other stressors on the skin where you accumulate fat. The dermis tears and it causes discoloration to the skin. You are no longer growing at age 31. ...Read more

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Please advise if it's normal to get growing pains in your shins?

Yes: It's possible to get growing pains anywhere, including your shins. However, if the symptoms are severe/persistent, then I would recommend evaluation with a physician to rule out any significant underlying pathology. ...Read more

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Is it normal that your pelvic bone keeps growing?

Is it normal that your pelvic bone keeps growing?

It does not keep gro: You are not crazy, but at your age pelvic bone is not really a single bone. Pelvic skeleton is formed in back by sacrum and coccyx, in front and left and right by two hip bones which connect the spine with the lower limbs. They are attached to the sacrum in the back and each other in front and joined to two femurs at the hip joint. So here you have your pelvic bones. If you feel some growth see md. ...Read more

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Is it normal that my babys hair fall and thins as she grow, my babys 4 mnths?

Is it normal that my babys hair fall and thins as she grow, my babys 4 mnths?

Hair loss in infants: It can be normal for the infant to shed hair for the first 3-4 months after birth, however, you want to make sure there are no medical reasons for why the baby is shedding hair. Check with your pediatrician about the baby's nutritional status and developmental stages to make sure those are normal. Also, I noticed that you have joint aches and skin rash. Some diseases in mom can affect baby as well. ...Read more

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I'm growing fatter, but my wieght remains the same. Is that normal?

I'm growing fatter, but my wieght remains the same. Is that normal?

Normal, not healthy: The most likely explanation is that you are replacing lean muscle with fat. The only solution to this is exercise which improves your health in so many ways that I defy anyone to identify a disease whose incidence and/or prognosis isn't improved with regular exercise. Ideally exercise during which you have sustained heavy breathing for a minimum of 20 minutes, three times/week. ...Read more

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Hi I am 22 and still growing is this unorthodox or completely normal?

Hi I am 22 and still growing is this unorthodox or completely normal?

Not common: Final height in males can be reached in early 20's, usually 21, but to be growing still at 22 is less common. How tall is the rest of your family. Did you have a long period of illness or lack of nutrition? Get a checkup to see if all is well. There are diseases that result in abnormal growth, so do get checked to be sure that is or is not the case with you. ...Read more

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Can autistic children grow up living like normal people?

Can autistic children grow up living like normal people?

Prognosis for kids: With autistic spectrum disorder depends on level of cognition, degree of ASD & early response to therapy. Studies show 14-44% favorable outcomes. (http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pmc/articles/pmc3619174/). Having had early communication & iq > 70 (stable from ~ age 7) are good signs. Social/adaptive skills remain. ...Read more

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Gum receding in children, do they grow back to normal over time?

Gum receding in children, do they grow back to normal over time?

See a dentist: Gum recession is the process in which the margin of the gum tissue that surrounds the teeth wears away, or pulls back, exposing more of the tooth, or the tooth's root. Receding gums may be one of the first signs of gum disease. Gum recession is not something you want to ignore. If you think your child's gums are receding, make an appointment with your dentist. ...Read more

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Treating for 2 weeks with Lotrimon -now itchy and flaky, is it normal?

Treating for 2 weeks with Lotrimon -now itchy and flaky, is it normal?

No: If you have a fungal skin infection, Lotrimin (clotrimazole) should make it clear up. Two weeks was enough time to see improvement. See your doctor for visual inspection and maybe a scraping to examine under a microscope. Consider seeing a dermatologist if you primary care doctor is unable to help. ...Read more

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My friends clit is growing and she is a women how does she get it to normal size?

My friends clit is growing and she is a women how does she get it to normal size?

Get seen: This often indicates a serious hormonal disturbance is she is a grown woman. A physician's office visit is in order. ...Read more

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What to do if I think im a late bloomer (boy), will I still grow to a normal person?

What to do if I think im a late bloomer (boy), will I still grow to a normal person?

Likely: If you are truly a late bloomer, you are very likely to reach your potential height, e.g. Mid-parental height, at age 18. ...Read more

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Growing up I would feel sexually arroused and completely disgusted by some things at the same time. Is this normal?

Growing up I would feel sexually arroused and completely disgusted by some things at the same time. Is this normal?

Perfectly normal: Since you have a dissociative disorder this is perfectly normal. Your body can't tell the difference between good and bad touch as a child and you experience arousal. Yet other senses are experiencing nausea, disgust, distaste. When these are experienced simultaneously they get linked together in your mind when you experience the same or a similar experience in adulthood or recollect in your mind. ...Read more

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Hi im 23 years old and my pennis is about 3 inches I don't kno y and I would like to kno how can I grow my pennis to a normal size?

Hi im 23 years old and my pennis is about 3 inches I don't kno y and I would like to kno how can I grow my pennis to a normal size?

Cant "grow" penis: There are no magic pills that will grow a penis. You need to have a phyiscian evaluate to see if maybe if you have a partially concealed penis and other potential abnormalities. ...Read more

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Late bloomers mean u keep growing till 21 and what about others and normally puberty hits in 14 and it happen me also so will I grow till 21?

Late bloomers mean u keep growing till 21 and what about others and normally puberty hits in 14 and it happen me also so will I grow till 21?

See below: Puberty in boys starts with enlargement of testicles & penis followed by pubic hair at age 9-11, hit growth spurt at average age13.8 years. Growth generally stops by age 18. Late bloomer whose puberty does not start until age 14 or later may grow even after age 18. ...Read more

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My daughte is 3mnth and 10dys. She was born 3.6 kg/ 50cm. Today she is 6.1kg/63cm is her wieght snd hight normal? How much should she grow every mnth?

My daughte is 3mnth and 10dys. She was born 3.6 kg/ 50cm. Today she is 6.1kg/63cm is her wieght snd hight normal? How much should she grow every mnth?

Check growth chart: I know you don't live in the USA, but you can use the growth charts at CDC. Gov to check and follow your child's growth. These are actually worldwide growth charts. There are also many great apps for your phone that track infant growth. Sounds like she is doing fine so far - usually should double birth weight by 6 months and triple birth weight by first birthday. ...Read more

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At 21 I was 5'4, and keep that height. Sudenly, at 34, I notice that, I grow 2 inches more. Is this normal? Even without any stretching exercise, etc?

At 21 I was 5'4, and keep that height. Sudenly, at 34, I notice that, I grow 2 inches more. Is this normal? Even without any stretching exercise, etc?

It could be genetics: Or other unknown environmental factors that can cause this late growth spurt. Follow up with your dr for any concerns. Take care! Http://en. M.Wikipedia. Org/wiki/puberty. ...Read more

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Is it normal to grow taller at age of 22?

Is it normal to grow taller at age of 22?

No: Most males finish growing at 17-18.If they entered puberty late, and have open growth centers are still open later, you can grow into your early 20's. If you have not grown or not more than 1/2 inch in the past year, consider yourself done. ...Read more