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Slower Than Normal Labor
Yes: Even though your child is a twin he or she has his or her unique personality and developmental trajectory. ...Read more
What arrhythmia would be characterized by much more elevated HR than normal?doesn't spike suddenly,just goes much higher doing activities than used to
Sinus tachycardia: Most likely inappropriate sinus tachycardia. Normal response of the heart has become exaggerated. ...Read more
My BP is 90/120. 21 years old. Feels breathless after smoking. Heart BPM goes more than 85 but less than 105 sometimes. Breathlessness not evrytme?
Several ideas: First, that is not a correct blood pressure. The first number needs to be higher than the second. If your second number is the 90, you have some blood pressure concerns. Second, think of what your body is telling you at even your young age - breathless after smoking. Not too late to give it up and let your lungs heal! ...Read more
Newborn heart rate: Most fetal heart rates before birth are normally more than 100. This helps to indicate fetal well being before birth. After birth, most newborn heart rates are less than 100 when you can verify the well being of the newborn in a cooler environment. Because the fetus inside the uterus has a slight elevation of temperature, this contributes to fetal heart rate more than 100. ...Read more
Dose menses begin later allow girls to grow stop growing tall slower? Dose borning in the end of the month baby grow slower than others do?
Exercise physiology: The heart rate normally accelerates with exercise, driven by faster sinus rhythm (indicated on an EKG by P waves.) There are occasionally P waves that come from other places than the sinus node (ectopic atrial rhythm.) It sounds like you've already had some testing. These little boxes aren't big enough for detailed analysis; consider an Inbox Consult with a cardiologist here. ...Read more
Many reasons: By definition, normal hair growth is an average of a large group of people. About half the popular will grow slower and half faster than average. Normal is within a certain range of normal (2 standard deviations). Anyone out side this range is abnormal for the population, but it may be normal for the individual. Some disease states can slow hair growth, so a good place to start is a check-up. ...Read more
Suspicious menopause: Hi DarrinH, to be honest, this is the first time a male has asked me about menopausal symptoms. Unless you are going through transgenderification, i would suggest you have never had a period. If you are asking for someone else, then the answer is yes, periods can become very erratic in the peri-menopausal stages as hormone levels wax and wane. Hope that was helpful. ...Read moreSee 9 more doctor answers
Can braxton hicks contractions cause effacement and dilation if they randomly occur multiple times per day? Not more than 4 in an hour though.
Yes: Any diet that makes you burn fat will draw more fluid out of your body. Fat burns into ketones which are filtered out by your kidneys. The ketones take water with them as they leave your body in the urine. If you are thirsty or your tongue is dry or white, then you need to drink more water. Your own liver and kidneys normally do a great job of detoxing your body. Good luck on your diet! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lost lot of blood three months ago from post-tonsillectomy bleeding. Now hb at 10.4 (7.5 before). Higher than normal resting pulse-92. Can I exercise?
24, no BC prescription. 3 periods in less than 45 days. lasts 8-10 days, starts again 15 days later. somewhat normal flow. very unusual, concerns?
Get GYN eval: Any period lasting over a week warrants medical evaluation. This amount of irregularity = medical assessment. Take care. ...Read more
38wks/4days preg. Totally thinned out/effaced but not one bit dilated. Whats the chances of going into labor sooner than later & having natural birth?
Resting heart rate is higher than usual (85-90bpm).experiencing profound fatigue after exertion over past months.high level athlete.well hydrated?
At what point in pregnant. Does mother feel softer movement? 32 wks, proper number of kicks as per ob but often softer than they were earlier in pregnant
Is it true that fluoride makes breasts grow faster than normal, accounting for early puberty in pre-teens?
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