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What Is The Best Treatment For Delayed Menarche
No treatment needed.: Menarche is the normal time when the first menstrual period occurs. If the periods are very heavy or crampy, then sometimes birth control pills are used to help this. Painful periods are called dysmenorrhea, maybe that is what you meant? Besides birth control, nsaid's like Motrin or advil (ibuprofen) can be used. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Delay starting urine stream&slow-weak urine flow-taking flomax; i feel having prostatic congestion. What is best treatment for that?Thanks
I had to delay my orthodontic appointment by 20 days. I had never delayed by such a large margin before. Will this affect my treatment by a lot?
What type of problems if any could come reading a webr b fx as a web a could this lead to it being given different treatment which may delay healing?
Ankle fracture: Weber a or b is a classification of the level of your fracture. Meaning below the level, at the level or above the level of your joint. What's important to know if there is displacement of the fracture fragment. That will tell you if you need surgery or just treated with a cast. ...Read more
None: Starting treatment early controls progress of disease and reduces the risk of transmitting it to others. See your doctor to plan your treatment asap. ...Read more
If a child with pneumonia is delayed in getting treatment can it cause any long-lasting problems?
If chagas disease goes untreated for over a year, will it be hard to treat, will it effect you later in life after delayed treatment ?
Rx delayed puberty : If a girl hasn't started breast development by 12-13 yo, a full endocrine work up is necessary first. Generally, estrogen would be started if necessary to induce puberty. Boys after age 14 yo may be eligible for testosterone induction of puberty following a full endocrine evaluation for a boy who is still prepubertal by age 14. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Indefinitely: Orthodontic treatment can be delayed indefinitely. Orthodontic treatment can be started at any time in a person's life assuming they have good oral health. As one of my dental school professors said, no one "needs" braces. No one ever died from crooked teeth. ...Read moreSee 9 more doctor answers
Can you please describe the health consequences of a 5-6 year delay in the treatment of chronic hep c?
Depends: The answer depends on the course of the disease. Hep c may be chronic, or active- chronic, and if it has been worsening over those 5-6 years, with an increasing viral load, damage may have occured to the liver, etc. Now that you are engaged (hopefully) in the disease awareness and management, continue to follow with the hepatitis specialist. Best wishes. ...Read more
Diagnosed with early onset dementia at 36, what is life expectancy like? Any promising treatment to be ready in the next 5 years to delay?
Talk to your doctor : I recommend evaluation and treatment by a doctor who specializes in dementia. If you were my patient or family member, I would want a second opinion to confirm the diagnosis. Also, I would have to know the underlying cause of the dementia. There are many causes: Alzheimers, Vascular, mixed, alcohol, Lewy Body, Pick's, etc. The type and cause determines treatment and prognosis. My best wishes to u! ...Read more
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