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Doctor insights on: What Is The Best Treatment For Delayed Cognitive Development

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Dr. Felicia Knowles
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Delayed Cognitive Development (Definition)

Delayed cognitive development is a clinical finding in which a baby or child does not exhibit normal growth ...Read more


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What is best treatment for delayed motor development?

What is best treatment for delayed motor development?

Recognition & PT: Early recognition & supportive physical therapy are the standard for treating developmental delays.Therapy can work to suppress abnormal primitive reflexes that impairs progress & help the kid reach milestones.Regular reassessment & goal planning are part of this process. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for delayed closure of anterior fontanel soft spot?

What is the best treatment for delayed closure of anterior fontanel soft spot?

Patience: Most kids will have what feels to be closure of the anterior fontanel by 15-18 mo but some may persist. The separation between the bones will persist to some degree until about 9 when kids reach their adult head size. In examining thousands of kids over 3 decades, i never found one that didn't eventually close. ...Read more

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Whats the best treatment for delayed sleep pattern. ?

Whats the best treatment for delayed sleep pattern. ?

Delayed Sleep Phase: The best treatment for delayed sleep phase is the one that works for you. Treatment includes improving sleep hygiene by maintaining a regular sleep schedule, avoiding caffeine, alcohol and tobacco and stimulating activity close to bedtime. Chronotherapy, delaying bedtime in increments, light exposure in am, and melatonin supplements are additional treatment options. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for delayed motor development?

What is the treatment for delayed motor development?

Early intervention!: ...Though i would like there to be a specific cause for the delay in motor development identified. This is usually achieved through a combination of blood/urine studies and select neuroimaging (mri/ct) +/- eeg, genetic studies, etc. Whatever the reason, early intervention (ot/pt) may greatly improve these children's lives! ...Read more

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What is best treatment for delayed teeth eruption?

What is best treatment for delayed teeth eruption?

Patience: Dental eruption patterns are quite variable in healthy babies with no deficiencies or abnormalities. Some can have a tooth at birth, or not until 15mo. The average is 1/m starting at 4-6m. Those coming later often have multiple erupt @ the same time. ...Read more

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What is best treatment for delayed tooth eruption?

What is best treatment for delayed tooth eruption?

Depends: If you are asking about a baby, the best treatment is it wait. If you are asking about someone older, you should see a dentist to make sure the teeth are there and to make sure nothing is stopping them from erupting. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for delayed sleep phase that is best and has fewest side effects?

What is the treatment for delayed sleep phase that is best and has fewest side effects?

Melatonin + light: 1) choose an initial wake up time you can adhere to at the start, 2) upon awakening, get exposure to bright light, 3) later that evening, take melatonin 3mg about 3 hours before your sleep onset time the night before, 4) wake up 1/2 hour earlier the next day and get bright light, 5) repeat 3-4. Eventually, you will correct your sleep-wake schedule. ...Read more

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Hi doc, what's the treatment for delayed liquefaction? Result was 3 1/2 hrs liquifaction. Do we need surgery? Or meds would do?

Hi doc, what's the treatment  for delayed liquefaction? Result was 3 1/2 hrs liquifaction. Do we need surgery? Or meds would do?

Poss drug related?: Hi, there are several reasons this could be happening. You may need to see your PCP or a Urology doctor for further work up and evaluation , to determine the ultimate cause and for treatment to be initiated, if felt to be clinically indicated. Best wishes to you! ...Read more

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Delay starting urine stream&slow-weak urine flow-taking flomax; i feel having prostatic congestion. What is best treatment for that?Thanks

Delay starting urine stream&slow-weak urine flow-taking flomax; i feel having prostatic congestion. What is best treatment for that?Thanks

Prostate massage: Sometimes a prostate massage helps relieve the prostate congestion. It's best to have the urologist examine you for diagnosis and the best treatment. ...Read more

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