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What Is The Best Treatment For Small Head Circumference
Depends on gender ;: Velocity of growth. Has the head circumference grown normally along a single curve between 5th-95th%ile or increased too rapidly, e.g., jumping from 25th to 95th %ile (as may be seen in autism or hydrocephalus), or too slowly, e.g., dropping from 25th to 5th%ile, (indicating insufficient brain growth)?Girls' range at 9 months is 41.6-46.6 cm; avg. Is 44 cm. Boys, 43-47.4 cm; avg. Is 45.4 cm. ...Read more
I have a small head circumference 21,5 inches the doctors tell me i have a lot growing to do will my head grow aswell? im 18
Depends: By definition, at least 3% of the normal population will grow along the smallest portion of the regular growth scales. Consistent growth along that or any percentile is not necessarily a failure to thrive. However;infants starting at the 25% & moving down to the 10% months later & heading toward the 5% in such measurements would be considered ftt because if the drop in growth rate. ...Read more
What Factors make a Cranium Smaller than Avarage Head Size ? besides Genetics i have a Small Head Circumference
Unlikely the issue: Head size is usually determined by genetic factors from one or both parents..In some, brain abnormalities or syndromes that result in poor development of the brain structures will result in less natural push to create a larger skull.These patients are significantly impaired. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What Stops the Skull/Brain and Jaw from Growing in Childhood Years ? im insecure about my Small Head Circumference im 6'2 tall
Genetics: Head size in general is determined by genetics, with 90% or more accomplished by age 9. Some medical conditions can increase or decrease head growth, but these lead to obvious changes in intellectual performance. There is a wide range of normal adult head size and your doc could review your concerns and investigate other issues if needed. ...Read more
Me and my husband both have small head but my 2 month old baby have 85 percentile head circumference is that normal?
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