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Dr. Douglas Bey Dr. Bey
Psychiatry
53 years in practice
University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry
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What are the signs of OCD is teens?

What are the signs of OCD is teens?

Irrational: Thoughts &! behsvior you know are irrational but feel compelled to carry out. Takes longer to do things because of rituals etc

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Dr. Neil Liebowitz Dr. Liebowitz
Psychiatry
35 years in practice
State University of New York at Stony Brook School of Medicine
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What causes OCD in teens?

What causes OCD in teens?

OCD cause: Speculation is that it is a combination of genetic vulnerability and interaction with environment. In young people strep infections might lead to OCD symptoms, but antibiotic treatment has not been effective.

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Dr. Thomas Namey Dr. Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
44 years in practice
Washington University School of Medicine
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Teen (Tip)

Enjoy your adolescents! They will soon fly the coop! ...See more

Dr. James Ferguson Dr. Ferguson
Pediatrics
42 years in practice
University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine
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Is this common in teen boys?

Is this common in teen boys?

Imcomplete question: This site can provide valuable incite for many issues if you use it properly. When you submit a question, you must provide enough background information for site docs to review. You must also submit a concise question that reflects the info submitted. This is not a chat room, so any question must be complete, We do not have access to any previous question or data you use to sign up.

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Dr. Frances Ilozue Dr. Ilozue
Family Medicine
21 years in practice
Saint Petersburg State Medical Academy
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What is my world like as a teen guy?

What is my world like as a teen guy?

Not clear: Please, clarify your question. W e're here to help with questions related to your health.

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Dr. John Michalski Dr. Michalski
Orthopedic Surgery
32 years in practice
Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University
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Teen (Tip)

It's a myth that: adolescents are fully mature. ...See more

Dr. Yash Khanna Dr. Khanna
Family Medicine
53 years in practice
University of Lucknow, K. G. Medical College
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What is the teen fatality rate in the us?

What is the teen fatality rate in the us?

0.86%: The figures from 1999 to 2006 in us are 13100 deaths, that means 0.86%.

Dr. James Ferguson Dr. Ferguson
Pediatrics
42 years in practice
University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine
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In what ways is hunting dangerous for teen boys?

In what ways is hunting dangerous for teen boys?

Depends: I find the premise of your question silly. Any pastime from walking to swimming to camping to singing can be harmful, if done in a dangerous fashion. Teens with a gun freely available in a household, are more likely to use it for suicide, but that is an emotional issue. They can also hang themself in the closet. In rural America, hunting is part of life and those afraid of guns need to accept.

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Dr. Thomas Namey Dr. Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
44 years in practice
Washington University School of Medicine
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Teen (Tip)

Avoid young teen girls dating older teen males. Not healthy, if you get my drift! ...See more

Dr. Jovita Anyanwu Dr. Anyanwu
Internal Medicine
26 years in practice
Lyceum Northwestern, Dr. Francisco Q. Duque Medical Foundation
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Can a teen take biotin?

Can a teen take biotin?

Yes: It is indicated for biotin deficiency. Their is no standardized test for Biotin deficiency. Hence clinical signs like hair thinning, rash, depression, tingling of arms and legs. May be associated with Diabetics, pregnancy, rapid weight loss and malabsorption. Doses are adjusted for age

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Dr. Kevin Windisch Dr. Windisch
Pediatrics
21 years in practice
Keck School of Medicine of University of Southern California
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Dr. Marcie Castleberry Dr. Castleberry
Pediatrics
years in practice
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Teen (Tip)

Adolescents need 9 hours of sleep per night. ...See more

Dr. Carla Enriquez Dr. Enriquez
Pediatrics
46 years in practice
Boston University School of Medicine
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Bootcamp for teen need help!?

Bootcamp for teen need help!?

Several: Boot camp is usually the last resort for a recalcitrant teen, before partial foster care. It's best to work up through levels of intensity of care to get to this point. Start with pediatrician, then psychologist, psychiatrist, behavioral home care, then intensive outpatient therapy, then inpatient then boot camp if all previous fail. Rarely gets to that point. Good luck and stay calm.

Dr. Derrick Lonsdale Dr. Lonsdale
Preventive Medicine
69 years in practice
University of London, St Bartholomew's Hospital Medical College
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What are red flags in a teen?

Behavior: If he/she is completely impervious to correlating with family. We live in a day and age where family discipline is ignored in a thousand diffeent ways. It is hardly surprising that distortions of behavior occur.

Dr. James Bicos Dr. Bicos
Orthopedic Surgery
18 years in practice
Rush Medical College
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Teen (Tip)

Adolescent athletes need to concentrate on core strengthening. ...See more

Dr. Maureen Mays Dr. Mays
Clinical Lipidology
years in practice
University of Nevada School of Medicine
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Can a 13 year teen use tampon?

Can a 13 year teen use tampon?

Yes!!!: Yes, of course. Start with a small size. Read the directions - you may want to use a small mirror the first time. The first one or two will not be super comfortable, but don't worry, you'll get used to them very quickly and they're so much more convenient than pads.

Dr. Pamela Pappas Dr. Pappas
Psychiatry
38 years in practice
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
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Is nutrition to teens imporant?

Is nutrition to teens imporant?

Extremely: Nutrition is extremely important to teens. Their bodies and brains are still growing! In fact kids gain about 20% of adult height and 50% of adult weight during adolescence. Adolescent boys need 2, 500-2, 800 per day, while girls need around 2, 200 per day -- provided in the form of lean protein, low-fat dairy, whole grains, and fruits and veggies. Make junk food "alternatives" like baked fries.

Mike Moore Dr. Moore
Family Medicine
68 years in practice
Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences
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Teen (Tip)

Find a video game, sport, or other activity you can share with your teen. ...See more

Dr. Andrew Berry Dr. Berry
Clinical Psychology
10 years in practice
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
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Why do teens bully other teens?

Why do teens bully other teens?

Inferiority: Believe it or not, bullies tend to have inferiority complexes, often from having been bullied themselves. And yes, it can continue into adult life. Tell someone you know and trust about the bullying. Keeping it inside does no good.

Dr. Cornelia Franz Dr. Franz
Pediatrics
years in practice
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
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Does texting affect teen anger?

Does texting affect teen anger?

Perhaps: While I have no studies to prove it, I believe it does. Texting has replaced face to face communication and learning to problem solve with another person. We often say things in text we would not in person, so I believe it could affect anger in people not just teens. Promoting talking not texting is helpful. It needs to be balanced in this day of information technology.