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One Year Old Rubbing Private Parts
Hello I am a african american 23 year old male with porokeratosis on my face. My first lesion happened at 8 years old. Help please! ?
Porokeratosis: There are a number of variants of this disorder but it is rare on the face and in darker skinned individuals. See a dermatologist as the treatment is long term. Topical 5-fluorouracil Topical 5-fluorouracil can induce remission in all forms of porokeratosis.[61, 62] Treatment must be continued until a brisk inflammatory reaction is obtained. EnhaTopical 5-fluorouracil can induce remission in all ...Read more
Mouth injury: Injuries in the mouth rarely get stitches. Only when bleeding doesn't stop after an hour or so. Otherwise, it should heal up quickly. ...Read more
Mild intermittent nerve sensations in outer thighs. Healthy 29 year old female . 11 month old baby. Weak knees. Had shingles 5 years ago.
Likely allergic: many people are sensitive to anti-bacterial soap, which has no benefit over regular soap. Another possibility is being sensitive to the detergent that the towels are washed in--you may switch to one which is perfume and additive-free. Eliminate possible causes one at a time. ...Read more
If a 7 alomst 8 year old boy touches a 4 almost 5 year old boys penis is it sexual abuse or normal kid stuff? Is the 7 old enough to know better?
I call abusive: Such interaction between age equivalent kids is "exploration" & i can accept as much as 2 years age difference into that idea. Beyond that and specifically for the 7-8 yo who is old enough to know right from wrong on these issues it is abuse & often reveals a past abuse of the older kid.Size & intimidation is also an issue when the 60 lb 7-8 yo is doing this with a 40+lb 4-5 yo. ...Read more
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
Possible: A good plastic surgeon will be able to do it. But the risk of scarring sometimes is not in the skill of the surgeon. Some people have tendency to have larger scars with small incisions (hypertrophic scar, keliods). That is a risk you will have to take. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are your values: •respect your teen's desire for privacy. •share "family values" about dating and love. •help your daughter develop decision-making, communication, and assertiveness skills. •continue to model appropriate behavior and share positive messages about sexuality-related issues. •continue to answer her questions & share messages about various topics and family values. Let her know she has support! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Please Clarify: That is not descriptive in any way to base an answer on. But, in general skin issues need 'eyes on' examination. Your son's doctor can examine him and determine the problem. ...Read more
I have two boys one 5 and my oldest is 7, I'm concerned since my 7 year old's penis and testicles are extremely smaller than my 4 year old. HELP
Testes: If he is otherwise healthy this probably is nothing to worry about.. His testis and penis will develop over time as he gets to puberty. Penile and testicular development can very between individuals. If you are very concerned have him examined to make sure he does not have any glandular or genetic problem. ...Read more