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Traditional Nuclear Family Functionalist Perspective
On our street there are all kinds of families. Other places we have looked for jobs are nuclear family towns. What effect on a child growing up there?
Up to you: Of course we all want to live like the waltons, but for most that won't happen. How your children respond to people around you will depend much more on you than on them. Now if there are real social issues there, you might need to keep looking. However, if they are good people with loving families, it should be fine, even if there are one parent households, divorces, multigenerational houses, etc. ...Read more
Does a girls vagina change after the first time sex? I am curious and scared. I come from a traditional family which considers premarital sex a sin.
Sexuality: If you had a tight hymen ring, for instance, you never used tampon before, an intercourse could break the ring. You might have had pain or bleeding at the time. I hope you used condom to prevent pregnancy and infection. Part of the reasons for the traditional view was to protect girls from unwanted pregnancy and infection. I encourage you to broaden your knowledge of human physiology of sexuality. ...Read more
Every thanksgiving its traditional for me and my military family to go shooting. I'm 10 weeks pregnant. Is it ok for me to shoot?
Er nurse encouraged nuclear scan for positive d dimer in patient. Family member had declared dnr and said no heparin if positive. Why get the test?
Get Nuclear Scan : Before cardiac arrest, treat patient as this is not a hospice or "comfort care only" patient yet. Offcourse, goals of care need to be discussed with the patient and primary decision maker/proxy but pulmonary embolism is a high symptom burden disease, diagnosis will lead to treatment (which could be low dose coumadin), which will further prevent embolism extension, severe breathlessness and pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am concerned because for a year and a half now, i've had alump. There is history of breast cancer in my nuclear family. What should I do?
I have lots of chest pain and family history of heart attacks at young age. I've had EKG nuclear stress and echo.Should I still worry its continuing?
Dont worry: You should not worry but you should get it further evaluated to determine the cause. Common conditions would include costochondritis, chest wall muscle spasms, referred pain from gall bladder, and artery spasms. You should get a holter or other continous ekg device to make sure you perform an ekg during an episode of the pain. ...Read more
You can't: No one can replace your family. But you can surround yourself with positive people. Maybe going to a church or a community center or a support group in your community would help. Or you might want to consider talking to a counselor about how you are feeling. Being shunned hurts. You shouldn't be alone with those feelings. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Trigeminal neuralgia: Are you talking about trigeminal neuralgia? If so, this is where a specific nerve is irritated for any number of reasons, and is not necessarily related to any genetic factors. It can occur from a number of pathologies, most notable minor trauma. If this is not what you are referring to, I do apologize. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Family Home Evening: Family home evening is so beneficial for the family. It can help to address issues that require full family attention. It is a good time to address boundaries and morals. It can model democratic interactions. It can also be fun. ...Read more
24 hours in a day: Only 24 hours in a day unfortunately. Your priorities in life is a personal decision. Ask yourself what's most important and try to find time for that. Identify things in your life, that take up time and add little value. Use that time more effectively. It's not easy. Good luck, stay positive! ...Read more
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