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Child in danger?: Are you asking about Child Protective Service investigation or something else? If so, if there is any concern of child abuse such as injury or neglect, CPS will get involved; in cases of child sexual abuse as well. If there is physical evidence such as poor weight gain without medical reason for it or a typical injury or fractures of various diff ages present, CPS will be called When in doubt call ...Read more
If you are old : enough and want her, they may if they remove her. In situations like this, they ask the parent and child and extended family who would be willing to take the child in question. Worrying about this is useless. Better to ask your mom/dad what is going on and get them help. Provide any therapy to your sister about the changes shes going thru. ...Read more
I have cps that leaves me in pain24/7. My dr.Put me on a good reg of meds 4pain, but has cut them in1/2 due 2 the dea.Wht 2 do now i'm back to point a?
Not clear: Dea? You should discuss your concerns with the doctor who prescribed the medicine. I am sure they will be happy to address your issues. ...Read more
Yes: This products is good for developing muscle mass. ...Read more
Depends on bone age: The potential additional length anyone can expect depends on areas in the long bones called growth plates. This is where growth occurs and an active open growth plate means more growth is possible. An xray of the hands ; wrists can be evaluated for bone maturity since there are many growth centers to see. If your bone maturity is =18yo you are done growing taller.Special diets won't help. ...Read more
What to do if I'm about to have a baby and I do not do drugs but I do smoke cigs, will cps take my baby for that?
Not quite.: Nobody will take your baby from you for smoking, but you'll be harming your baby by exposing it to cigarette smoke. ...Read more
No formula: Just ask! most hospitals have breastfeeding initiatives and want to do whatever they can to promote breastfeeding. Not sure what you have heard, but no one at the hospital is looking to give the baby formula unless you request it. You can also request that a pacifier or "binky" not be given. ...Read more
Diet, exercise, more: Chronic pain syndrome can have a number of potential causes. It may be important to understand the specific cause of your pain before recommending non-medication approaches to obtaining relief, though in my experience, many benefit from gentle, regular exercise, healthy diet, mindfulness training, vipassana meditation, healing touch, psychotherapy, and tapping therapy, among other approaches. ...Read more
I went through a very difficult tragedy and turned to heroin & meth to cope. I quit already, but am i going to lose my baby to cps if i stay clean now?
I don't know the : Situation well enough or how child protective services or legal system works in arizona. I would be candid with your obstetrician. If you haven't also been working with an addiction medicine specialist - this would be a step in the right direction. Take care. ...Read more
I have a CPs case and get swabbed often and it gets sent to a lab. How long after smoking marijuana will it for sure be a negative? ?
Varies: Depending on the type of weed and how much and how often you use the drug depends on how long. The test can stay pos for a month. ...Read more
Qntv.Hiv PCR nondetectable <50ml/cps & ELISA negative after 2wks of expouser and negative rapid test at one month , is that enough for final status ?
Depends on situation: Some states have laws that require any health, school or law enforcement official to report any situation where they believe a child or adult is at risk of physical harm or neglect. If yours is a personal one, where you simply have mental health issues, your personal situation is private. ...Read more
Could your doctor or psychiatrist call cps child protective services if you have a mental illness?
39y, m, needing an internist/pcp in birmingham/hoover, al. I'm a complex pt. history of 5 l4/s1surgeries, ddd, mctd, arf, hpb, nafls, a1ad, cps. Not avg young man. B, ham internist, can you help me plz? Ty
Cannot help: I do not know any internists in birmingham. ...Read more
I believe my fiancé's mother has munchausen syndrome by proxy. My 5 month old's leg was mysteriously injured in her care and was taken away by cps.
Serious problem: I am sorry your child was injured, and hope that s/he is okay. Determining how and why this happened is important -- and cps is concerned enough to remove your child from the care of you and your fiance's mother both. Physicians will need to investigate these concerns. I'm sure you want your child to have best chance of recovery and ongoing development possible, and will work with them. ...Read more
My daughter was born Aug 29 2014. I tested positive for amphetamine.. The test was a quick test and the doctor refused to retest the urine sample again.. The baby had no withdrawal symptoms etc. I was taking large doses of Zantac. Now CPS in evolved I hav
Need more informatio: You didn't finish your thoughts. Please complete the sentence and ask your question. ...Read more
I overdosed on cocaine and got sent to the emergency room. There i found out i was one month pregnant.Will cps take my baby?
Sobriety: It will be important to show that you are responsible. The first steps include getting regular prenatal care. Depending on your Cocaine use, your physician may assist with a detoxificant plan. Recommend involvement in narcotics anonymous right away. Your doctor may recommend some form of rehab & mental health care. I think if you kick the habit, it will show cps that you can be responsible. ...Read more
If you are pregnant and wish to get on methadone through pregnancy is the obgyn required to contact cps?
Discuss with your OB: Methadone can be used to treat patients during pregnancy. It is generally recommended to start treatment as early as possible for the best outcomes. Your provider may initiate treatment in an inpatient setting to monitor for side effects and how you respond to starting dosages before outpatient management. You may also connect with support staff to ensure you and baby get proper prenatal care ...Read more
If i smoked weed in my pregnancy an but im clean when i go into labor will cps still get involved if its not in mine or the babies system?
Had carpal tunnel release a year ago, having pain again now but its infrequent. Could it be because of the cold weather. Cps was mild b4 surgery.
How do I know if I'm on CPS watch list for cord blood testing. Can it detect one time xanex use at 23 weeks pregnant?
Hard to say: If they have ever investigated you or your family they will have a file. Recent contact (yr) would mean it is active. If you show up for delivery & have friends that smell of weed or act suspiciously they will test anyway & call it in. I don't test cord blood if I am looking. One time use at 23 weeks would be unlikely to show up but any later use of anything might. ...Read more
If cps is following a friends pregnancy due to a dirty ua for pot, will babies meconium be tested at birth? or just blood / urine?
Depends: In my state, if your friend is on the CPS watch list, every hospital in the region will be on notice and both urine and meconium would routinely be tested.Since meconium can retain any banned substance for months after use, the only way to stay out of trouble would be to abstain.You didn't identify the state, so I don't know if this applies. ...Read more
Quit smoking marijuana at 23 weeks pregnant. Will my baby test positive for thc? Will my baby suffer withdrawl ? Will. Cps take her from me?
Unlikely, no & no:
It is not routine in most places to test babies for THC but if you stop now & they test urine the test will be neg, but there are many false positives so if pos. ask for confirmation- see http://www.freedomisgreen.com/when-your-baby-tests-positive-for-marijuana/
If they test meconium it might be pos.; if so CPS will investigate but should not take her.
If any withdrawal it's mild & insignificant. ...Read more
Sudden increase in back pain after PT approx 24 hours ago. s/p lower pole patellar fx, CRPS II, CPS, L4-L5 S1 herniated disc. Using Advil (ibuprofen) for pain. ?
Pt: It is expected to have the pain exacerbated after first couple sessions of PT, just go through with it, it should get better ...Read more