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Do teen pregnancy statistics mix the 18-19 yr old adults with the 16-17 year olds?

Do teen pregnancy statistics mix the 18-19 yr old adults with the 16-17 year olds?

Good question: It depends which studies you are looking at. Most will define it as less than 19 years old. By changing the definition though to an earlier age the statistics will obviously change. Most news stories do not usually clarify that. For accurate numbers go to the national campaign to prevent teen pregnancy website. They are a well funded nonpartisan group with accurate information. ...Read more

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What is the average weight for 19 year old female 5'2 large frame?

What is the average weight for 19 year old female 5'2 large frame?

110: 105-115 pounds is fairly average weight for that height.Large frame, whatever that really is, may add 5-10 pounds. ...Read more

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What's the ideal weight for 20 year old male who is 5"8 in height?

What's the ideal weight for 20 year old male who is 5"8 in height?

Bmi 18-25: There is no ideal weight. A lot depends on your body frame and muscle mass. The more muscle, the more you will weigh. A normal bmi (body mass index) for a typical male 5 ft 8 in, is between 120 and 165 lbs. ...Read more

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How can kids be affected by divorce? Kids ages are 4 years old...Boy...And one year and 3 months girl...

How can kids be affected by divorce? Kids ages are 4 years old...Boy...And one year and 3 months girl...

It depends: Divorce is never good, but a well done one can be better for a child than a bad marriage. Being respectful and gentle in acts ; words with each family member can help. Change can be more or less hard. How it's handled is important. If they are okay now ; it's done carefully, it can be alright. Expect some signs of distress - you'll all hurt awhile - be patient , honest ; open, but discreet. Best! ...Read more

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How common is depression in children under age 13 years?

How common is depression in children under age 13 years?

Depression: Affects 2% of prepubertal children, a very sad statistic. ...Read more

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What to do forvariable incontinence in 26 year old male?

What to do forvariable incontinence in 26 year old male?

Visit your doctor!: There are multiple reasons for the symptoms you are experiencing. There could be anatomical abnormalities or neurological reasons for your symptoms. A visit to a urologist is warranted. ...Read more

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A 21 years old boy can remember his childhood i mean his first 2-3 years old in his life???

A 21 years old boy can remember his childhood i mean his first 2-3 years old in his life???

Normal : Some people do remember early childhood happenings particularly big ones , which leave an impact . I would not worry . ...Read more

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I'm 5'6" in height female , 40 yrs old. When at 14-year-old, I was 5'2" and 111 lbs.. Should I only be 5'3", 20-40 yrs old by CDC.gov growth charts?

I'm 5'6" in height  female , 40 yrs old.  When at 14-year-old, I was 5'2" and 111 lbs.. Should I only be 5'3", 20-40 yrs old by CDC.gov growth charts?

Height: Most women stop growing in height at age 16 years or 2 years after their first menses. Men by age 18. Most accurate assessment is by getting a bone age (an x-ray exam of hand and wrist. Then there is your posture and the height of your heels. ...Read more

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Please tell alternate sollution for my problem of gynomasty other than surgery. I m 19 years old thin boy living in india in punjab state.?

Please tell alternate sollution for my problem of gynomasty other than surgery. I m 19 years old thin boy living in india in punjab state.?

Cause?: Before any treatment it is very important to understand the reason. Is this because of a hormonal abnormality? Medications you may be taking? Syndrome related? In the us there really aren't well-studied options aside from surgery when there is no identifiable cause. Surgical techniques may be different. Some may consider anti-estrogen medication, but this hasn't been well studied. ...Read more

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What is the average weight and height for a 9 year 7 month old girl in the United States?

What is the average weight and height for a 9 year 7 month old girl in the United States?

Child growth : The average weight and height of a child can be discerned from the CDC growth chart for girls and boys . The average values are the ones around the 50th percentile curve . It is also important that the weight be proportionate to the height, hence looking at the BMI for the child is crucial . The growth charts also helps your Doctor assess growth changes over time with regular follow ups . ...Read more

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How is tbi treated in older children like at the age of 6yrs old?

How is tbi treated in older children like at the age of 6yrs old?

TBI: Treatment of tbi is really based on the sequelae of the brain injury and focused on the problems whether they be speech, motor function, etc. ...Read more

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What is estimated adult height for 16 yr old girl, period at 15 yr 0 months, dad 5'5 mom 5'4.5 .. currently 5'2.5. stageV tanner scale US size6.5 shoe?

What is estimated adult height for 16 yr old girl, period at 15 yr 0 months, dad 5'5 mom 5'4.5 .. currently 5'2.5. stageV tanner scale US size6.5 shoe?

Target height: Target height range for female with parent heights dad: 5'5" mom: 5.4.5" Target height would be 4ft 11in to 5ft 5in - Since already 5'2.5", start there... At age 16y; and tanner stage V may not be much more room for growth. Bone age assessments can also determine if more height growth is expected, but this is not done routinely unless there is concern for an underlying endocrine issue. ...Read more

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My cousin is 6 years old and weighs 70 pounds.Is that ok?

My cousin is 6 years old and weighs 70 pounds.Is that ok?

Depends on situation: If your cousin is 57"tall s/he is a good weight for height. If your cousin is average @ 45.5inches s/he is considered in the top 3% of the population for weight/height or obese. If tall @ 6 and 50 " s/he would be considered overweight. ...Read more

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Is melanoma common in 26 year old male?

Is melanoma common in 26 year old male?

Males and Melanoma: The incidence is slightly lower in men (probably due to the fact that men don't sunbathe or use tanning beds as frequently as women), but the risk of death is higher for men than women. There appears to be a biological difference in men vs. Women in our ability to deal with this type of tumor. For more details see this link; http://www.Livescience.Com/37778-melanoma-gender-disparity.Html. ...Read more

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Parents are 5'5 and 5'4 1/2, adult daughter is 5'2. 16 year old youngest daughter is 5'2 1/2. period at 15 like other daughter. how tall will she be?

Parents are 5'5 and 5'4 1/2,  adult daughter is 5'2. 16 year old youngest daughter is 5'2 1/2. period at 15 like other daughter. how tall will she be?

Height: Most children have their height and weight measured several times in the first year or so and then at annual physical exams. That information should be documented on a height and weight program. Ask for a copy and then see how she fits with the family height. Very likely to be the same but one never knows without clear information. ...Read more