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Why does my son walk like a penguin?

Why does my son walk like a penguin?

Penguin?: I assume you mean he toes-out. Why not go see an orthopedic surgeon and a pediatrician for examination and advice. ...Read more

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Why do I walk weird? Many people have commented this to me and I do sort of walk like a penguin. Kind of developed over last couple years

Why do I walk weird? Many people have commented this to me and I do sort of walk like a penguin. Kind of developed over last couple years

Change in Gait.: This may be normal. It also may require evaluation by MD. Has your weight increased? Recent growth spurt? Recent injury? If people are commenting, and you are posting here, then it is bothersome. A good place to start is evaluation by an MD. ...Read more

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I've aleg which a bit longer than the other one,the longer one hurts me as it carries my wight while standing,i walk like a penguin ( limping) ,help?

I've  aleg which a bit longer than the other one,the longer one hurts me as it carries my wight while standing,i walk like a penguin ( limping) ,help?

Short Leg Syndrome: It is a serious orthopedic condition. If uncorrected, may set off a chain reaction of complications throughout the body.. See your doctor for consultation, CT scanogram and possible referral to the Center for Orthopedic Medicine. ...Read more

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If my baby's feet are facing outward like a penguin's, is that abnormal?

If my baby's feet are facing outward like a penguin's, is that abnormal?

Toeing out: You did not mention how old your baby is. Toeing out or in are common in infants before they are a year old. When they start walking, these problems usually go away. If the problem persists by or after the age of 18 months, an orthopedic evaluation maybe warranted. ...Read more

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Does the penguin cold cap therapy work ...To keep hair from falling out due to chemotherapy for breast cancer?

Does the penguin cold cap therapy work ...To keep hair from falling out due to chemotherapy for breast cancer?

Sometimes: It is very uncomfortable and cumbersome but works in some patients. The hair loss during chemotherpay is completely reversible and usually 100 days after end of all chemotherapy your hair will grow back. ...Read more

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4 yr old fell hard on stomach before putting hands down (pretending to be penguin, 2 legs in 1pyjama leg). Said stomach hurt. Risk of internal prob?

4 yr old fell hard on stomach before putting hands down (pretending to be penguin, 2 legs in 1pyjama leg). Said stomach hurt. Risk of internal prob?

Very, very small.: Thankfully 4-yr. Olds are resilient. They are not very tall; therefore, the velocity generated by a fall, if standing on their own feet, is almost impossible to cause internal injury. Nonetheless, there are oddities such as a swollen spleen or kidney that might be of concern. Children jumping off tabletops or trampolines are much more worrisome because the added height increases the impact force. ...Read more

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How should I eat?

How should I eat?

Follow the following: Exercise most days of the week (aerobic work), eat fruits and vegetables liberally, limit saturated fats, increase fish and fish oil intake, have fiber with each meal, keep your weight in check, don't smoke at all or drink excessively (one or two drinks weekly). The lower the better on LDL and the higher the better on HDL. You have to eat, just keep it healthy and you'll be fine. ...Read more

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What should I eat?

What should I eat?

See below: Fruits, veggies, whole grains, nuts, beans/legumes, water. Avoid meats (including poultry), eggs, dairy, added fats, and added salt as much as possible. ...Read more

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What to.Eat for breackfist?

Whatever you want: There isn't any medical reason to restrict certain foods for only breakfast. ...Read more