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Pubs Rh (Overview)

PUBS Rh is the percutaneous umbilical blood sample (PUBS) Rh test, which is performed on a sample of blood from the baby's umbilical cord.


Pubs Rh (Overview)

PUBS Rh is the percutaneous umbilical blood sample (PUBS) Rh test, which is performed on a sample of blood from the baby's umbilical cord.


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What exactly happens to a boy during puberty and when does it start and end?

What exactly happens to a boy during puberty and when does it start and end?

Hard to define: The classical beginning starts with enlargement of the testis as it begins to make more male hormones.Since no-one sits around measuring these daily, gradual changes in growth, muscularity, skin eruptions etc appear and people notice.Some consider the end of bony growth as one end of puberty.Many consider the brain changes that finish about 25 as the true end. ...Read more

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Describe what seconday sex characteristics the sexes go thru during puberty?

Describe what seconday sex characteristics the sexes go thru during puberty?

Pubertal changes: Bothe boys&girl undergo puberty at diff. Ages. Girls usually start with breast budding & then have axillary& pubic hair develop&then will go on to have menses.Boys will have pubic hair, axillary hair, deepening of their voice & adam's apple develop & penile gowth along with testicular size increase. The boys also start to get more muscular.Both boys & girls develop oiliness of skin and acne. ...Read more

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Can you tell me is it safe to go to a pub with a nut allergy?

Can you tell me is it safe to go to a pub with a nut allergy?

It depends: If you have lief-threatening even to a little dust of nuts in the air, you should not go. If you can be near other people who eat nuts and peanuts (peanuts are not nuts, they are legumes), you are probably going to be fine as long as you don't eat them. Still, have self-injectable epinephrine and an antihistamine with you IF you had severe reactions in the past. ...Read more

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Have i really not went through puberty at the age of 20 and with the following information? I am a 20 year old male and my penis is 2 inches long (non erect), my voice is not deep, my testicals have not dropped or look bigger from years ago, and I do not

Have i really not went through puberty at the age of 20 and with the following information? I am a 20 year old male and my penis is 2 inches long (non erect), my voice is not deep, my testicals have not dropped or look bigger from years ago, and I do not

Totally possible: If you haven't developed the characteristics of an adult male, eapecially when it comes to your genitals, it is possible that your testosterone never did its job. You should consult with a hormone specialist (endocrinologist) for a good work up after talking to your primary doc. ...Read more

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What is the evolutionary purpose of pubic hair?

What is the evolutionary purpose of pubic hair?

Pubic hair: It is believed that the functions of pubic hair include the dissemination of pheromones and protection from the friction of sexual intercourse. Natural selection may also have sustained it because it can show a potential sexual partner that the other person is sexually mature and can reproduce. ...Read more

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One in a while I shave my pubic hair is it dangerous?

One in a while I shave my pubic hair is it dangerous?

No: It is not dangerous to shave the pubic hairs. Be careful not to accidentally cut sensitive areas. Do not store the shaving blade in the shower that is constantly moist. And, do not reuse the shaving blade without adequately cleaning its surface. ...Read more

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What are the medical benefits of pubic hair?

What are the medical benefits of pubic hair?

Germ protection: The coarse texture is meant to trap dirt and bacteria, and keep it out of inner genitalia. It has also been said that pubic hair forms an air pocket to keep the area cool. Another purpose of pubic hair is to give off pheromones, which are supposed to help attract a mate. ...Read more

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Can you please specifically list all conditions or diseases that can result or bring on added inches of growth in height in adults years past puberty?

Can you please specifically list all conditions or diseases that can result or bring on added inches of growth in height in adults years past puberty?

Growth: I am not aware of any. Once the growth plates in the bones have fused, you're done. Keep in mind that there are variations between AM and PM based on separation of your vertebrae, and of course there can be errors in measurement. ...Read more

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If someone begins puberty early, will this mean that they will be shorter in the end?

If someone begins puberty early, will this mean that they will be shorter in the end?

Possibly: The earlier one starts puberty, the sooner the growth plates close. However, this doesn't necessarily imply that the person will be short. It only means that the individual will stop growing sooner. ...Read more

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Does having early puberty and facial hair means you stop growing earlier?

Does having early puberty and facial hair means you stop growing earlier?

Not necessarily: Puberty is a complex process involving multiple hormones and structural changes.In males the process may span from 2 to 5 years with a kids eventual height dependent more on how the bones are affected than other structures. As long as the bones have open growth plates there is room for a kid to grow taller. A bone age assessment (xray) can help gage potential for more growth. Discuss this with doc. ...Read more

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My son is 13 grew about 1-2 inches this year but his voice is still high is he going through puberty?

My son is 13 grew about 1-2  inches this year but his voice is still high is he going through puberty?

Don't know: First sign of puberty is testicular enlargement in boys. Sometimes boys start to develop body odor and acne beforehand. Growth rate of 1-2" in a year doesn't sound like a pubertal growth rate. Pubertal delays in boys are diagnosed when puberty hasn't started by age 14. ...Read more

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What are normal physical changes in boys during puberty?

What are normal physical changes in boys during puberty?

Puberty in boys: The primary sign is testicular enlargement. This could precede secondary characteristics like pubic hair, body odor, acne, oily skin, growth spurt, moodiness, by at least a year. ...Read more

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When is puberty?

Puberty: Girls: breast budding indicates the initiation of pituitary pubertal hormones activating the ovaries. In boys, the same pituitary hormones will lead to testicular enlargement. Girls usually start b/w 8-12/13 years old. Boys start b/w 9-13/14 years old. ...Read more

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What is late puberty?

Delayed puberty: The typical adolescent, endowed with the impatience and insecurities of youth, would probably insist that any nanosecond that doesn’t bring an increase in height, breast size or beard growth qualifies as delayed puberty. Medicine has its own definitions: for boys, no testicular enlargement by the age of thirteen; and for girls, no breast development by thirteen or no menarche by sixteen. ...Read more

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What happens during puberty?

What happens during puberty?

Changes of puberty: Puberty or sexual maturation is a period of many changes for both males and females. Hormonal changes cause changes within the sexual organs - ovaries, testicles, penis - and secondary changes such as pubic hair and axillary hair growth. Mood changes may be associated as well. Many adolescents develop acne as well. ...Read more