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About my body and being a teen guy?

About my body and being a teen guy?

Too vague: Please provide us with a more specific question so that we can be of assistance. Can re-ask. ...Read more

Male (Definition)

Male refers to the masculine gender, those people ...Read more


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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. ...Read more

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What does sleep have on me as a teen guy?

What does sleep have on me as a teen guy?

????????????????????: Your question provides no background information or problem from which to base an answer. ...Read more

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What effect does sleep have on my height as a teen guy?

What effect does sleep have on my height as a teen guy?

Helps: Growth hormone is excreted from the pituitary gland after a period of sleep.If you do not get enough effective sleep you can interfere with the pattern and possibly delay or impair eventual height. ...Read more

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What is the average height, and how tall should I be for a 17 year old teen guy

What is the average height, and how tall should I be for a 17 year old teen guy

Depends: Average height depends on genetics. Certain peoples are taller than others (Scandinavians vs Asians) for example. If you had regular exams through childhood, your doc will have charted your growth and noted where it ranges in comparison with other guys. Final height depends on the height of your parents, and your nutrition during childhood. ...Read more

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Why do I feel insecure about my body as a teen guy and how can I solve this insecurity?

Why do I feel insecure about my body as a teen guy and how can I solve this insecurity?

Insecurity about: One's body as a teen age boy is very common. If you have good health focus on that. If the insecurity keeps you from going to school, interferes w/sleep, etc. Please see your doc to make sure all is well w/your body and then a mental health professional for anxiety support. Stay neat and clean and treat others the way you would like to be treated. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Hi I would like to know what is the age range for teen guy voice to change and I'm 17 and I don't want it to change so would it anyway?

Hi I would like to know what is the age range for teen guy voice to change and I'm 17 and I don't want it to change so would it anyway?

Get Ready To Mutate: "Adolescent boys' voices often begin to mutate at 12-13 years of age and taper between 15-18. During this time, lower pitches tend to be more stable than upper pitch ranges, and most of the active changes tend to occur within one year."
source: http://www. Ncvs. Org ...Read more

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How many calories should I as a teen guy be taking?

How many calories should I as a teen guy be taking?

Healthy and active: It depends on your weight, your activity level and whether you are seeking to change your weight. Best to think in terms of healthy nutrients - protein, calcium, fiber. Calorie counting is not a fun or productive way to manage your diet.

Look at choosemyplate. Gov/about for some ideas. ...Read more

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How can sleep affect as a teen guy eg can it affect my concentration or height ect?

How can sleep affect as a teen guy eg can it affect my concentration or height ect?

Decrease cortisol: Cortisol and Inflammatory cytokines are secreted in your body naturally. These can cause increased arousal, sleep disruption, and organ function disruption if they are not decreased. A normal 6 1/2 hours of untiterrupted sleep decrases their level in the body. Their concentration drop through sleep will increase alertness, performance, and give your body and mind a better shot of feeling better. ...Read more

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I m an Asian guy and 5' 4" tall. A I was taking supplement 'mega teen '.And I go to gym everyday. If there any other way to gain weight and taller?

Wt mayby, taller-not: At 18 most males have finished their linear growth and the growth centers in the long bones have closed. If they remain open, a balanced diet /rest & regular exercise will let you grow to your potential. Supplements do not increase height or height potential. Weight can be added with careful use of weight training & diet. ...Read more

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How can I take care of my body and Or myself as a teen guy?

How can I take care of my body and Or myself as a teen guy?

Eat, be merry, peace: Young men's highest cause of death is violence or accidents. So think peace, man! Wear helmets, seat-belts, & avoid risky behaviors, especially if due to peer-pressure, Eat a healthy diet, optimize weight, be active and fit. Avoid ads for junk food, or junk meds, or junk, treatments. Safer sex. Respect others. Educate yourself to avoid things that increase risk of cancer, heart disease. Smile! ...Read more

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What make a teen guy successful over the teenage years or during the teenage years

What make a teen guy successful over the teenage years or during the teenage years

Confidence: Having a skill or a hobby that you enjoy and that makes you feel competent is important. It gives you a topic to talk about, an interest to research, a way to connect with people. ...Read more

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Do taller guys have larger penises then shorter and when can a teen expect there's to grow the most?

Do taller guys have larger penises then shorter and when can a teen expect there's to grow the most?

Penis size: Supposedly a valid "rule of thumb" is one's (erect) penis is three times the length of one's thumb. Penis length & girth respond to the male hormones. Most of human penis growth happens between infancy and the age of five and in the five years after the onset of puberty. ...Read more

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What am I doing tnow as a teen that can stunt my growth and how can I avoid they factor that stunt my growth and when will I as a teen guy stop growin?

Positives are easier: The factors that support the best possible growth are good health, proper nutrition and exercise and proper sleep.If you are not doing these, it hurts. Males generally stop growing about 17, when there growth centers close. An x-ray of your wrist/hand can be analysed for chance of more growth. If the growth centers are closed, you are done. ...Read more

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Hello doctors. I'm a 22 year guy from India. I'm 15 kgs overweight. Is there a good website that guides me for a good diet and exercise???

Hello doctors. I'm a 22 year guy from India. I'm 15 kgs overweight. Is there a good website that guides me for a good diet and exercise???

Atkin: You can try weight-watcher website or Atkin.
The main thing is to decrease Calorie intake, adjust diet to get more calorie from Protein rather than Carbohydrates, increase fiber intake, drink enough water and also exercise 3-4 times a week for at least 60 minutes a day. ...Read more

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Can lack of sleep have an effect on my height for me as a teen guy?

Can lack of sleep have an effect on my height for me as a teen guy?

Lack of sleep will: Not impact your height. It will effect your mood and overall health however. Responsibilities make it difficult for us to find time to sleep but please try to do so. If necessary, use the computer less. Focus more or who you are rather than how tall you are. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Friend his teens years got 0-3 hours of sleep every night and is average guy height- 5'7 to 5'8 how is this possible don't you only grow when asleep?

You grow when U grow: The average growing teenager requires 9 hours of sleep to achieve potential height.If your friend got by without, he may have sacrificed some final height due to overall sleep deprivation. Growth hormone does come out in higher quantity during periods of sleep, but it is not continuous over the total sleep period. The growth effect occurs around the clock. ...Read more

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What does delayed puberty mean for a 16 or 17 year old teen guy?

What does delayed puberty mean for a 16 or 17 year old teen guy?

Late bloomer: One can define delayed puberty as absence of the onset of sexual maturation at the expected time. Some causes of delayed puberty include disorders, radiation therapy or chemotherapy, excessive dieting or exercise, genetic disorders, tumors, and certain infections ...Read more

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Imasking this question for my paper and ani trust you guys answers the most:at what age do schizophrenic patient hear voices? 20s or mostly teen years

Imasking this question for my paper and ani trust you guys answers the most:at what age do schizophrenic patient hear voices? 20s or mostly teen years

20s: Schizophrenia tends to present in the 20s. This is one reason that the story of people going crazy after military service is so common. The years of military service also happen to be the most common years for presentation of scizophrenia. ...Read more

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Hi, I am a 16 year old teen, and I'm about 180 cm and 68/70 kg. I've been worried about my breast which are bigger and softer than most guys my age.

Hi, I am a 16 year old teen, and I'm about 180 cm and 68/70 kg. I've been worried about my breast which are bigger and softer than most guys my age.

Gynecomastia: Commonly seen due to imbalance between estrogen and androgen happening during puberty
usually this physiologic event goes away I 18 months
if persists and is bothersome you need to see your endocrinologist that can diagnose pathologic gynecomastia
there is surgical treatment available if desired ...Read more

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Are there other guy teens like me who stunted their growth from sleep apnea, chronic stress, low t, etc? I feel like an outsider, I'm only 5'8 and 18

Are there other guy teens like me who stunted their growth from sleep apnea, chronic stress, low t, etc? I feel like an outsider, I'm only 5'8 and 18

Height: Please check this site: http://growth-chart. Findthedata. Org/q/33/703/what-is-the-average-height-for-a-18-years-old-male-youth-in-the-us/. At 68 inches, your height is fine for an 18 year old american male. Please don't be so hard on yourself. ...Read more

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Ahm doc, what daily calorie intake do you recommend for an 18 year old teen guy?

Ahm doc, what daily calorie intake do you recommend for an 18 year old teen guy?

Balanced Diet: Calorie requirements should be based on age, ht/wt, activity level, and your goals. In addition to total calories, also need to consider nutrient sources and timing of meals. Regardless diet should be rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, and lean protein sources. Mayo offers basic calorie calculator @ http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/calorie-calculator/nu00598. ...Read more

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I'm a 19 year old guy with very hairy arms, none of the guys of my age have such hairy arms! So Can you develop all your arm hair in your late teens?

Hairy Arms: Development of arm (androgen) hair in late adolescents is a sign of secondary sexual character and is due to increased levels of male sex hormone or androgen. Such a character may be familial. Before u get used to the hair on your arms, u may consider wearing longer sleeves! No need to be ashamed of your natural body, as many men are naturally hairy than others. There r treatment options to remove ...Read more

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What are the odds of survival with pneumonia?

What are the odds of survival with pneumonia?

Depends on situation: Pneumonia is a very diverse group of diseases, and the prognosis depends greatly on the underlying health of the patient and the kind of pneumonia. ...Read more

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If I get smallpox what is the chance of survival?

If I get smallpox what is the chance of survival?

Smallpox infection: Historically the survival rate of smallpox varied, but in most communities there was a fatality rate (chance of death) of about 30-35%. The last natural case in the world was in 1975 or 1977 depending on which form you are talking about, and the last case of an infected individual was in 1978 in a laboratory, so you are unlikely to have to worry about getting infected by this. ...Read more

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What is the rate of survival for a fibrosarcoma in adult?

What is the rate of survival for a fibrosarcoma in adult?

It depends: The size, grade, location and treatment are all factors to be considered.... Age....These factors also determine the treatment approach. The exact reading of pathology report is vital. Consult with your cancer doctor. ...Read more

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If my child gets smallpox what is the chance for survival?

If my child gets smallpox what is the chance for survival?

Depends: The case fatality rate back 30+ years ago when smallpox was last seen was around 30%. Some individuals had more dramatic presentations with higher fatality rates & children & people >30 were more likely to die. Given that a return of smallpox is unlikely, I would not spend a lot of time worrying about it. ...Read more

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What is the survival rate for ibc?

Overall?: Inflammatory breast cancer, correct? In the past, it's been difficult to find statistics specific to inflammatory breast cancer, which is a relatively locally advanced stage and thus more ominous. The most recent statistic I could find is 35% 5-year survival, worse than other breast cancers but far from hopeless. Many other factors also contribute to prognosis. Be brave and cherish your life. ...Read more

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What is the survival rate of liposarcomas?

What is the survival rate of liposarcomas?

Depends: Depends on the stage. More advanced stages have shorter life expectancy. Also, remember that these are statistics, and predictable for a group of individuals, not a single individual. Talk to your health care team about your specific case. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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What is the survival rate of neuroblastoma?

What is the survival rate of neuroblastoma?

58: Overall survival rate is 58%; but it varies with stage of disease. Stage 1 about 100%; stage 2- 75%; stage 3- 43%; stage 4-15%; stage 4s 70-80%. ...Read more

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What's the survival rate if I go through chemo?

What's the survival rate if I go through chemo?

???: Friend, the answer to that question depends on the type of cancer, stage, and your general physical condition (for starters). If you are dealing with cancer and are facing chemo, you have the right to get all the answers you need from your doctor. Most oncologists will go the extra mile to answer your questions to the best of their abilities. Best to you. ...Read more

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What is the % chance of survival from measles if you're unvaccinated?

What is the % chance of survival from measles if you're unvaccinated?

100%: Measles used to be a common childhood illness and most children got it and did fine like all illnesses there are some who get a more severe case and have complications which can be life threatening. If you are in poor health or immunocompromised then you are at risk for problems. Healthy people often do fine. Cod liver oil can be very helpful as can some chinese herbs that support the immune syst. ...Read more

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What are the survival rates for richter's syndrome after treatment? What is the treatment?

What are the survival rates for richter's syndrome after treatment? What is the treatment?

Prognosis is poor: The prognosis is based on Richter Syndrome Score based on patient's performance status, LDH, Platlet Count, The Size of the Lymphoma Tumor and number of prior therapies already received. Overall the median survival is between five and eight months with treatment. Untreated RS is invariable fatal ...Read more

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What cancer has the lowest survival rate?

What cancer has the lowest survival rate?

Lowest survival CA: When you look at the data you find that pancreatic cancer comes up first (? or last). There are two other cancers that have a worse prognosis...Glioblastoma (a high grade brain tumor) and CNS lymphoma (lymphoma that starts in the central nervous system or brain). Both of these are even deadlier than pancreatic cancer. ...Read more

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What is the survival rate of premature babies?

What is the survival rate of premature babies?

10-99 %: It really depends on how premature they are. With every week they stay inside the mom, their stay in the intensive care unit goes down by several weeks and their survival rates rise significantly. ...Read more