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Step son has a hard lump on the side of his head that grows and shrinks It effects his learning capability, pees his pants and behavior when it grows.
Urine is the product of the kidneys, which is produced to eliminate the waste products of metabolism, manage body fluid balance, &maintain acid-base balance. The blood is first filtered by the kidneys, and the composition of the resulting fluid is then altered depending on the body's needs. It is composed of mostly water, and breakdown products from blood cells impart ...Read more
We have some basic first aid questions for a health class project. Why is it important for everyone to learn basic first aid?
Accidents happen: Crisis and tragedy may be lurking just around the corner. Training sets you up to act calmly instead of "flipping out." the only thing you can do is to minimize the damage to a life when tragedy strikes. ...Read more
My 3.5 year old son is potty trained, but doesn't want to pee standing up. Is it important that he learns how to do this?
In time he'll change: In early childhood kids often want to do what they did yesterday rather than trying something new. Change can generate anxiety & its hard for adults to understand why it would. In time, dad can model the behavior or his friends at daycare will provide the peer pressure needed for him to change. Give it time and be comforting, he needs you to be an anchor even when he seems to hold back. ...Read more
Where do women pee from? Is it important for the average guy to know where women pee from, and all that anatomy?
Peeing: Anatomically speaking they have all the same structures internally that males have. The only differences there is no penis. This is basic "learn your body 101" should be learning this in school. ...Read more
Calcium is important in the neuronal process of learning. Then are consuming calcium and learning better/faster/more easily directly related?
Not exactly that way: The body has plenty of calcium and so keeps the blood level of calcium normal so that brain and nerve functions stay normal. The calcium comes out from the bones, if needed. All a person has to do is eat or drink plenty of calcium, and get a good amount of vitamin d. The bones will store up the calcium for whenever the body needs some. ...Read more
How important is what you learn in high school to become a doctor? I can graduate early but wouldn't taking more classes make me more knowledgeable?
Life Experience: The best thing you can do to prepare for a medical career it to have passion for things and to get life experience. It is not just about school. Explore the things that interest you; meet new people; learn to listen well; find people different than you and learn to hear their stories and their pain. Have goals and accomplish them. ...Read more
How important is it to have a clean catch in a 24 hour creatinine collection ? The lab didn't give me any instructions for how to collect the urine.
Two different things: Clean midstream catch is a term used for obtaining urine that is after the stream has started. It's usually a one time catch, or serial one time catches. The 24 hour urine sample requires you to collect all urine and 24 hours. That's used to determine how much of a substance has been peed out over 24 hours, and dividing it by the milligrams that was collected from what was ingested. ...Read more
For UTI, if urine test comes back positive, but symptoms already stopped before started taking antibiotics - still important to take antibiotics?
Yes: If you were diagnosed with urinary infection take your medicine ...Read more
Is it okay if i sleep 7-or less hours everyday when i don't learn anything new and don't exercise?
The amount of sleep: we need varies a bit from person to person. 7 hours or less is low, especially for a young male. How is the quality of your sleep? That is a major factor also. No exercising is not healthy. Consult w/your doc or a wellness expert to coordinate sleep, exercise, and food intake for best and safest results. Peace and good health. ...Read more
As children do we learn to be tickleish? Why is it that my armpits are tickleish but my mothers isn't?
I act like a little kid: i harrass, and i won't practice piano. How can I learn to act my age? 14 years old
Please: Consider having an adult or someone who is at least 16 years old ask this question for you. You need to be at least 16 years old to post questions on healthtap. Thanks. ...Read more
Why do they say kicking a drug addict out and turning your back on them is the worst thing ever? Won't that make them learn?
Addict: This is true to a certain extent - most drug addicts needs strong support while they try to kick the habit. They may also needs help treating some of the cravings and withdrawal while they "detoxify". Kicking them out usually results in them going right back to using the drugs again. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How fast can people learn? Most people take time to learn and master a new skill on their first try. I don't get why employers expect miracles so fast
It depends: It depends on the person. Not all people are equally intelligent or equally coordinated. ...Read more
My husband said TV's good for baby to learn n he won't disturb me when doing housework.He said my son isn't TV person, no harm to turn on. Is it true?
TV/ video viewing: has been shown in reputable studies to cause delays in language development of children under age 2. The American Academy of Pediatrics' http://www.healthychildren.org/English/Pages/default.aspx or its Healthy Children app has its recommendations for no TV/video/media viewing till age 2, after which all screen time should be limited to a maximum of 2 hours/day. I hope this convinces your hubby. ...Read more