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A 21 yr old adult experiencing bed-wetting for 5-6 years.

A 21 yr old adult experiencing bed-wetting for 5-6 years.

Enuresis- nocturnal: Male or female? If female, how many pregnancies and how many babies? ...Read more

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How tall should the average female 11 year old be?

How tall should the average female 11 year old be?

By the growth chart:: From 51' to 62'. May vary +- 1'. ...Read more

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4 year old girl with fever no other symptoms. Just over normal range.

4 year old girl with fever no other symptoms. Just over normal range.

I'm not sure what: your question is exactly...but will speak about fever in children in general. The answer depends on the child's medical history (generally healthy/specific medical problems), how long the fever has been there, is she eating and drinking well, any travel, exposure to others who are ill, weight loss/growth. I would recommend that you speak to her doctor, giving the answers to those questions. ...Read more

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What's the average age kids get diagnosed for asthma?

What's the average age kids get diagnosed for asthma?

Varies: depending on the child's family history and their individual allergy profile the age can vary from infancy to even adulthood. Most often ages 4-8 seem to be a well known range. Regardless, if you feel your child may have asthma have them tested and treated. Good luck. ...Read more

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Could a 15 yr old boy grow 1 inch per yr until age 21 yrs old?

Could a 15 yr old boy grow 1 inch per yr until age 21 yrs old?

Unlikely to happen: Most 15 yo are near the end of their linear growth and can expect about 2 more inches. If they entered puberty later than their friends, they may finish later, but most are done at 17.An xray of the wrist and hand can show if more growth is likely by showing open growth centers. ...Read more

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Im 28 year old male having symptoms of BPH is this normal?

Im 28 year old male  having symptoms of BPH is this normal?

Enlarged prostate: Hi the term BPH can cover a lot of issues in regards to the prostate. At your age i would assume first that this is a prostate infection and not a permanent condition. I would ask about your recent sexual activity; about your symptoms, other medications you are taking and how your bowels are moving. But, please do not ignore this or wait for it to get better on it's own. ...Read more

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What is average height of 15 years old boy?

What is average height of 15 years old boy?

Height: You can use the Center For Disease Control Growth Charts to check height, weight, BMI & head circumference for child’s age and gender. http://www.cdc.gov/growthcharts/clinical_charts.htm. ...Read more

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Signs and symptoms of brain tumor in a 13 year old girl?

Signs and symptoms of brain tumor in a 13 year old girl?

See below: Brain tumors present with different signs and symptoms depending on the type and location of tumor. General features are headache, vomiting, balance problems, seizures, visual problems etc. See this site for more info. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/brain-tumor/ds00281. ...Read more

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Is BP of 173/66 on 90 year old female ok?

Is BP of 173/66 on 90 year old female ok?

No: It needs to be treated gently to prevent further complications from developing high blood pressure. Also it is important to provide additional medical information on this person in order to treat appropriately. ...Read more

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What is the youngest age that schizophrenia symptoms can manifest? Like can a 3 year old show symptoms?

What is the youngest age that schizophrenia symptoms can manifest? Like can a 3 year old show symptoms?

At any time: Schizophrenia can develop at any time in life. It occurs most common in late adolescence and early adulthood. It is rare to have a young child diagnosed with schizophrenia, but it can happen. ...Read more

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Is creatinine 1.3 normal for female age 48 years?

Is creatinine 1.3 normal for female age 48 years?

Elevated: Speak with your doctor about this level. It is important to figure out if you were dehydrated when the labs were drawn. If this is so drink more water and reheck you level. Consider increasing the fluids without caffeine especially on days you exercise. Avoid all the protein drinks and supplements many athletes take. If no improvement consider seeing a nephrologist and control your diabetes. ...Read more

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What are some symptoms of child depression, aroung age 10-11 years?

What are some symptoms of child depression, aroung age 10-11 years?

Similar to Adults: The symptoms of depression in children are similar to those of adults. However, there is some evidence that depressed children may be more likely to display irritability than depressed adults. Also, there is a greater likelihood of behavioral difficulties, which will often show up in the school setting. ...Read more

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Which age start menopausal symptoms ?

Which age start menopausal symptoms ?

45-55: A woman usually goes through menopause between the ages of 45 and 55 but sometimes it can happen earlier such as early 30s. ...Read more

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What is normal oxygen reading for my age male 22 years old?

What is normal oxygen reading for my age male 22 years old?

Oxygen: Unfortunately, this is a hard question to answer. "normal" oxygen depends on a persons age, smoking history, lung and heart history, altitude of location and anemia. If you are short of breath and worried about oxygen levels, please see your local physician to see what is right for your situation. Hope that helps. ...Read more