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Can a term baby get nec?

Can a term baby get nec?

NEC: Nec is more prevalent in premature infants, with incidence inversely related to birth weight and gestational age. Although specific numbers range from 4% to more than 50%, infants who weigh less than 1000 g at birth have the highest attack rates. This rate dramatically drops to 3.8 per 1000 live births for infants who weigh 1501-2500 g at birth. ...Read more

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I feel tire all the time?

I feel tire all the time?

Fatigue: You should see your doctor and get some blood work done to look for anemia, hypothyroidism, diabetes, or other systemic problems. Sometimes chronic environmental allergies can cause fatigue as well. Of course pregnancy should also be on the list. ...Read more

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Is tofu healthy or harmful?

Is tofu healthy or harmful?

Usually healthy if..: Tofu is made from soy; most soy is genetically-modified so unless tofu is organic i would not eat it! soy is also a common allergen. For most people organic tofu is a healthy choice in moderation. See http://www.Naturalchoice.Net/articles/tofuprocon.Htm for more on tofu and http://drrandybaker.Com/2013/04/22/organic-food-diet/ on why it is wise to avoid gmo's. ...Read more

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Is the french paradox true?

Is the french paradox true?

Controversial: The french paradox is the concept that french people eat a diet rich in saturated fats but surprisingly have a low incidence of coronary heart disease. It is controversial. One explanation may be that in france there is significant consumption of red wine which has been linked in some research to decreased risk for heart attacks. ...Read more

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Are pop tarts bad for health?

Are pop tarts bad for health?

Can be: They are high in unhealthy carbohydrates and some may be loaded with a lot of preservatives, dyes, etc.
I would avoid them or limit significantly, at least. ...Read more

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What food should eat for thyro?

What food should eat for  thyro?

No food identified: The only mineral needed is iodine typically found in iodized salt and seafood; otherwise, you should eat a healthy, normal diet low in fats and processesd foods. ...Read more

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Can too much tofu be bad for you?

Can too much tofu be bad for you?

Doubt it: Much of the Japanese food culture is based on tofu/soy and fish. It has thrived for thousands of years with no problems.There are occasional studies that warn men that the estrogen like property of some soy proteins may make them less fertile, but that doesn't seem to hamper those cultures where it is consumed daily. ...Read more

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What is the medical term for fat?

What is the medical term for fat?

Lipids: Lipids is the general term for fats in the body and cholesterol and triglycerides are both types of fats. ...Read more

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I never feel true happiness anymore?

I never feel true happiness anymore?

Psychotherapy: Can help you understand what is causing your lack of happiness ...Read more

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Is it true that diet affect injuries?

Is it true that diet affect injuries?

? your ?: Don't know exactly what you are asking. What you eat has a profound effect on many things. Healing injuries can heal faster and better if you are well nourished and not so good if your nutritional status is questionable. Get enough lean protein and a good multivitamin, at least. ...Read more

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What does the term turned baby mean ?

What does the term turned baby mean ?

Hard to tell: Some may use the term to mean a baby that is presenting butt down (breech) rather than head down during pregnancy. I suppose you might ask the person who used the term as it is not part of routine use in my part of the country. ...Read more

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What causes the body to tire quickly?

What causes the body to tire quickly?

Many things: Any chronic illness such as diabetes, heart, lungs, anemia etc. Also just poor conditioning or lack of sleep. If you really think there's a problem, but a medical evaluation. ...Read more

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When i work hardly, I am so tire.Why?

Depends: Easy fatigue is a non specific problem and can be a symptom of a large number of medical conditions, from anemia to depression, and more. This would need a visit to a doctor to sort out with a more detailed history, physical exam and other tests perhaps. ...Read more

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Is it true that time heals all wounds?

Is it true that time heals all wounds?

Wounds heal: No, that is not true. Some wounds become chronic. Some wounds worsen in patients who are failing and these also never heal; for example, pressure wounds in the lower back in ill patients. ...Read more

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What is a healthy baby weight at term?

What is a healthy baby weight at term?

3.25kg, 7 lbs: 3.25 kg is the average weight of a healthy full term baby- which is about 7 pounds. ...Read more

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Can i take 30 mg of duramine long term?

Can i take 30 mg of duramine long term?

See below: I suspect you mean phentermine..you should be under a physician care if you take this drug.It is not the answer to weight loss learning to eat correctly is. Check with your Doctor and ask for help in your weight management problem...Our web page has some helpful newsletters for free ..www.weighstation.net ...Read more

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Is it true that we all start out female?

Is it true that we all start out female?

No: Unless you redefine "female". I never had ovaries, a uterus, eggs or whatever-else. This is a silly, political, subscientific claim that's been propagated since I was a kid. ...Read more

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Is long term use of sucarfate (1g) safe?

Is long term use of sucarfate (1g) safe?

Yes: I know of no reasons that you cannot use this if it's helping for an indefinite time period...HOWEVER you should KNOW what you are treating! If the Diagnosis is clear...it's OK.....

Hope this helps!
Dr Z ...Read more

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What does the medical term bilobed mean?

What does the medical term bilobed mean?

Two lobes: It means it has two lobes. It is a termed used to describe anatomical structures, like a bilobed placenta or bilobed cyst, etc. ...Read more

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Is it true that it could electrocute you?

Is it true that it could electrocute you?

What could?: Sorry, this HealthTap forum does not permit an ongoing dialogue. What object are you questioning that may electrocute you? ...Read more

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What is meant by the term an orphan drug?

What is meant by the term an orphan drug?

Seldom needed: The term "orphan drug" is usually applied to products that have such a small market of potential consumers that it is unlikely the drug companies would invest in drug development. Getting a drug through the fda approval process takes hundreds of millions of dollars. By creating an orphan status, fda costs are less & a company could develop a drug quicker for the rare diseases & make a profit. ...Read more

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How important is long term follow-up care?

How important is long term follow-up care?

Very important in: Varying conditions. Indications for additional treatment and for types of rehabilitation are made by extended follow-up and results can definitely improve in many conditions where there is long-term follow-up. ...Read more

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