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Test with fun stuff: When toddlers have enough word understanding they are likely to respond in general. Try to avoid mixed messages. Parents use nurture speak "do this, ok" and parent speak "do this". If you slip up and use nurture speak you are asking a self invested todler for permission to parent.(ie is it ok with you if you pick up your toys) nurture speak is fine when asking them to try a new food. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Urologist: A urologist can teach you to self-cath, or his/her nurse. Please don't do it yourself w/out medical necessity or training. W/training it may be of help to you. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Living will: Absolutely yes. However you should talk to an estate planning attorney and your financial planner for more advice. ...Read more
I am 218 pounds and took 600 miligrams of caffiene friday is that an overdose? I followed the directions on the bottle. Will i be alright?
218 pounds: 218 pounds is quite a lot unless you are very tall! If you are not tall, please have your Primary doctor refer you to a nurse who will help ...Read more
Twice daily: Is the maximum dose, either scheduled or as needed. ...Read more
My dad's insulin directions say take 30 units +2 in the morning and take 15 +1 units in the evening. What does that mean? (+1 and +2)
Ask the prescriber: Best to check with the doctor who sent the prescription to clarify. ...Read more
I plucked my eyelashes lots for 4 years. Now they grow in wrong directions or curl wrong ways. I have left them for awhile. What should I do?
Eyelashes: Excessive scar tissue may have formed. I would leave them alone, and they might straighten out on their own in due time. The more instrumentation there is the more problems. ...Read more
I misread my directions and was taking amoxicillin two times a day instead of two time twice a day. I did this for a week. Will this mess me up ?
Amoxicillin xcess: Amoxicillin is one of the most prescribed antibiotics in medicine and dentistry. Double dosing is unlikely to cause any difficulties or problems. Taking too much of an antibiotic is no more effective against the infection than the appropriate dose but the excess is processed and eliminated in the urine. Taking too little of the drug can theoretically put you at risk of unresponsive infection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer