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What is the definition or description of: Delayed menarche?

What is the definition or description of: Delayed menarche?

See below: The first sign of puberty in females is a breast bud, which occurs at a mean of 11years. Delayed puberty is defined as no breast development by 13 years, no periods 2.3 years after breast bud development (range 1-3 years)or no periods by 15 years of age ...Read more

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Delayed Menarche (Definition)

The first sign of puberty in females is a breast bud, which occurs at a mean of 11years. Delayed puberty is defined as no breast development by 13 years, no periods 2.3 years after breast bud development (range 1-3 years)or no periods by ...Read more


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What is the treatment for menarche?

What is the treatment for 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 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 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 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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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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Is it bad to delay treatment for arm injury?

Is it bad to delay treatment for arm injury?

Depends on injury?: Vascular injury could cause an amputation, a muscle tear will heal by itself. Joint fractures are ones that you do not want to neglect because reducing it and fixing it can decrease the incidence of arthritis. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for gross motor delay?

What is the treatment for gross motor delay?

Several: Many different treatments for motor delay. Physical and occupational therapy are both commonly used. Talk with your pediatrician for advice as to what would be best for you. ...Read more

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What is some treatment for delayed sleep phase syndrome?

What is some treatment for delayed sleep phase syndrome?

Hygiene, etc: Improve sleep hygiene, chrontherapy (moving hour of sleep back systematically), bright light therapy, or melatonin. See . ...Read more

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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?

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

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What if delayed ejaculation is due to psycological reason? Is there any treatment

What if delayed ejaculation is due to psycological reason? Is there any treatment

Yes: Unless it is caused by a physiological problem, like a drug effect, delayed ejaculation often responds to psychotherapeutic intervention. ...Read more

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What forms of treatment are available for delayed gastrict emptying?

What forms of treatment are available for delayed gastrict emptying?

Promotility Drugs: Metoclopramide is a common drug that helps with GI motility. An antiobiotic, erythromycin, has also been shown to help GI movement. See a doctor to get to the source of delayed gastric emptying and which med may be appropriate for you. ...Read more

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Need expert help here. What are the advantages of delaying HIV treatment?

Need expert help here. What are the advantages of delaying HIV treatment?

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

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What is the treatment for delayed puberty?

What is the treatment for delayed puberty?

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 more

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What is the treatment for developmental delay?

Depends: It really depends on the area of delay...Motor delay, learning differences etc. There is physical therapy and occupational therapy for motor problems. Speech therapy for speech problems etc. The treatment depends on the delay. ...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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How long can orthodontic treatment be delayed for financial reasons?

How long can orthodontic treatment be delayed for financial reasons?

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 more

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Can you please describe the health consequences of a 5-6 year delay in the treatment of chronic hep c?

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

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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?

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