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Roseola (Definition)

A viral infection with a few days of high fever and the appearance of a fine rash on the fifth day after the fever breaks--usually seen ...Read more


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Can adults catches roseola?

Can adults catches roseola?

Yes: When saying "catch", you would need to be more specific. As far as being a carrier, yes, they can, unless they had as a child. As far as having symptoms of it, much less likely, as it is common in children and adults have probably had it even if it was not diagnosed as such. ...Read more

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Preterm baby 29week gestational age his age know 25days corected age 32weekand4days his haemoglobin 11, 3gm can I start ferrous drops at this age?

Preterm baby 29week gestational age his age know 25days corected age 32weekand4days his haemoglobin 11, 3gm can I start ferrous drops at this age?

Sure!: Term babies have enough iron stores from mom that usually do not need iron supplementation. Premature babies, however, have much lower stores and need extra iron to prevent what is called 'anemia of prematurity.' this is also a common age to develop a normal drop in hemoglobin, which is usually not harmful. Talk to your doctor to find out how much iron should be added, since it is based on weight. ...Read more

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Immune to rubella, measles, mumps if you've had vaccines 2x before age six?

Immune to rubella, measles, mumps if you've had vaccines 2x before age six?

Mostly: Although vaccines are safe and effective, there is an occasional peron whose immune system does not respond well to the recommended series. Thus they are not immune. If needed, blood tests can measure this. Still worth immunizing to maximize protection. ...Read more

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Is baby measles contagious to children?

Is baby measles contagious to children?

??baby measles??: If you are asking about roseola, the illness is contagious to anyone not previously infected. Most kids get this virus in early childhood & are then immune for their lifetime. ...Read more

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At what age should one start adult immunization after the childhood immunization?

At what age should one start adult immunization after the childhood immunization?

Depends on situation: The rather routine adult immunizations include a yearly flu shot, a tetanus shot every 10 years and other specific vaccines based on age or situation. The preferred tetanus shot for a booster now boosts whooping cough & diphtheria & is known as the tdap. Some of my patients have their last tdap ar 17-19 so they would be do for a booster 10 yrs later. ...Read more

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Are you immune to rubella, measles, mumps if you received the MMR vaccine twice at age one and age six?

Vast majority are: This probably protects upwards of 95% of the population. However, due to the significance of rubella in pregnancy, OB's generally test for rubella immunity in all their prospective mothers so they can receive a booster if needed. ...Read more

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What age is average for puberty is teenage boys?

What age is average for puberty is teenage boys?

Range: male puberty: Boys can start any time after age 9 years old through about 13-14 years-old. On average, male puberty starts around age 11-12. ...Read more

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Does dieting at young age cause delayed puberty?

Does dieting at young age cause delayed puberty?

It can: Underweight from dieting, or just underweight, often delays the onset of puberty and slows growth. Weight management in children should really be medically supervised for these reasons and more. ...Read more

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What's the average age kids usually get asthma?

What's the average age kids usually get asthma?

Variable: It depends on many factors, for instance family history, history of RSV infection as an infant, prematurity, allergies, environment etc. ...Read more

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Can young girls (20-25 years of age) be affected by piles?

Can young girls (20-25 years of age) be affected by piles?

Piles or hemorrhoids: are normal veins that everyone has but can become symptomatic ant any age , any sex from constipation, diarrhea or straining of any kind. They are meant to last a lifetime so if they are symptomatic first determine the reason and correct that before rushing off for a hemorrhoid operation or procedure. ...Read more

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Does height for girls grow at age of 17?

Does height for girls grow at age of 17?

Varies some: Most will grow about 2.5 in or 5 cm after their first period.The growth centers of females close at this point, which varies from 15-17 in most.There are some that finish sooner or later. An x-ray of the hand can be assessed for bone maturity and likelihood of further growth. ...Read more

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Skin rash for 21 month old infant?

Skin rash for 21 month old infant?

Several, no many...: Eczema, psoriasis, keratosis pilaris, fungal infection: these are a few of the many! see your pediatrician or go to a dermatologist! ...Read more

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What age should children smile?

What age should children smile?

About 1 month old: Babies begin to smile spontaneously at about 1 month of age. They begin to smile in response to your smile, face or voice at about 2 months of age. ...Read more

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My daughter, age 9, has premature adrenarche since age 5. Hormones/bone xray, tsh, labs normal. Now she developed alopecia areata. Is it pcos?

My daughter, age 9, has premature adrenarche since age 5. Hormones/bone xray, tsh, labs normal. Now she developed alopecia areata. Is it pcos?

Not PCOS: Alopecia is not related to pcos or to premature puberty. Alopecia areata is an autoimmune disorder. I assume she is cared for by a pediatric endocrinologist. She may also need a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Boys grow until what age?

Boys grow until what age?

Varies: This depends on genetics. Some men can grow into their twenties but average is in the teens. ...Read more

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My 14 year old son's bone age was cited as 2 STD deviations above his chronological age. what does this mean in terms of his growth potential?

My 14 year old son's bone age was cited as 2 STD deviations above his chronological age. what does this mean in terms of his growth potential?

He's nearly finished: A bone age 2 sd above expected would place him at the end of his linear growth phase. Growth afterward would focus on muscle mass and other areas of growth. ...Read more

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Child 5years high fever?

Child 5years high fever?

Need more info: First priority is to make your child comfortable by bringing the fever down.In order to do this i need your child's weight and age to give you the right dosage. If sick looking go to the emergency room. ...Read more