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Nt scan and gender determination, how is this done?

Nt scan and gender determination, how is this done?

Nt scan and sex: NT is the ultrasound appearance of neck tissue in the first 3 months of a pregnancy. In a study of 56,000 pts, for an unknown reason, the neck in females is about 10% thinner. http://s3.amazonaws.com/publicationslist.org/data/kevinspencer1/ref-184/pnd2009_29_578_581.pdf The measurement is to exclude Down's, not for sexing. Most reliable is to wait until you can see a penis later in the pregnancy. ...Read more

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Will determination alone able to overcome fears? What are the common steps of the process of overcoming fears?

Will determination alone able to overcome fears? What are the common steps of the process of overcoming fears?

Good start: Determination is an important part in overcoming fears. But as important is the right "game plan". Talking with a therapist, counselor, or psychiatrist can help you understand your fears and then possibly to create a hierarchy of fears from least fearful to most. Then you work your way up the hierarchy. They will help you create this graded plan as it involves some creativity. ...Read more

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I just want to say thank you to all the doctors who have the determination, courage,compassion to assist their patients get well and feel better :)?

I just want to say thank you to all the doctors who have the determination, courage,compassion to assist their patients get well and feel better :)?

You're welcome!: "Time, sympathy and understanding must be lavishly dispensed, but the reward is to be found in that personal bond which forms the greatest satisfaction of the practice of medicine. One of the essential qualities of the clinician is interest in humanity, for the secret of the care of the patient is in caring for the patient." --Dr. Francis W. Peabody, 21 October 1926, to Harvard medical students. ...Read more

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Do leg length discrepancies increase/decrease over time? I'm 47; at 25 yrs I had x-ray determination of 0.66 discrepancy. In 22 yrs. could it change?

Do leg length discrepancies increase/decrease over time? I'm 47; at 25 yrs I had x-ray determination of 0.66 discrepancy. In 22 yrs. could it change?

Not usually: Once longitudinal growth has ended usually no change in lengths of legs unless intervening issue such as complicated fracture, arthritis with joint space narrowing, infection with bone and joint destruction, etc. ...Read more

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What's the doctor's recommendation to increase my power of concentration and my determination to study?

What's the doctor's recommendation to increase my power of concentration and my determination to study?

EVALUATION: Get a psychological/psychiatric evaluation for adhd, tbi, etc. As well as stress in life, depression, anxiety - all sorts of things that get considered in a good evaluation. Then you will probably have a real answer to that question. ...Read more

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How accurate is ultrasound done at 20 weeks for gender determination of fetus. Is obstretics ultrasound with same accuracy. Same question for 22 wks?

How accurate is ultrasound done at 20 weeks for gender determination of fetus. Is obstretics ultrasound with same accuracy. Same question for 22 wks?

Depends.: My rule has always been: don't guess! if the fetus is in a poor position for viewing the genitals then no determination can be made. At 20 weeks, if the genital region is visible there is a very high level of accuracy for gender determination. It all depends on the skill of the person doing the scan. ...Read more

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Hello Dr The health issues of my son are numerous though he is such a courageous young man that if a football team had his determination they would?

Hello Dr 
The health issues of my son are numerous though he is such a courageous young man that if a football team had his determination they would?

Please be specific: With > 100 specialties represented on healthtap, there is seldom any health issue that is not within our areas of study. But you must ask a question. Nonspecific ramblings represented by your question go no where.It is also not a chat room, so your questions are not linked.Please start over and give basic info followed by a clear question. ...Read more

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