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What is the recommended daily milk/dairy intake for a child that is 12 yrs old?

What is the recommended daily milk/dairy intake for a child that is 12 yrs old?

None: Cows give milk for their calves until they can eat grass. Why have we made it a staple for us? I know you have the impression that it is the only source of calcium but green vegetables, nuts and seeds from mother nature are good for this too. ...Read more

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Is cretanine 1.2 one which is a cause of worry for a 54yr old male who is 242lbs and is diabetic since 12 years.What range will it be serious for him.

Is cretanine 1.2 one which is a cause of worry for a 54yr old male who is 242lbs and is diabetic since 12 years.What range will it be serious for him.

Working with your MD: To put it shortly and nicely. Diabetes from age 12 - 54 (42yrs) and a creatinine of 1.2. Ideally creatinine should be less than 1. The weight does not modify expectations for creatinine, but it does concern me that weight loss may help reduce the load on kidneys that are at risk from Diabetes, Weight gain. Losing weight will help create a healthy plan for the years to come. ...Read more

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Can you please discuss the daily intake for a child that is 12 yrs old?

Can you please discuss the daily intake for a child that is 12 yrs old?

Depends: A twelve year old who weighs 70lb is going to have a very different calorie requirement than one who weights 150lbs. Additionally, it will be different for girls than for boys. In general, if the child is growing normally then the calorie intake is probably ok. A question frequently neglected in this age group is: are the calories being consumed by this child from good sources of nutrition? ...Read more

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What is the average weight for a 12 yr old girl that is 5'3?

What is the average weight for a 12 yr old girl that is 5'3?

Growth charts help: The CDC publishes charts that help with these questions. Please see https://www.cdc.gov/growthcharts/data/set1clinical/cj41l022.pdf for the right chart for your child. God made everyone a little bit different, so there could be some variability. Best to take this up with your pediatrician who can make helpful suggestions and guide your child's growth and development in the right way. ...Read more

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What is the best diet for a 59 year old woman(me) with only one kidney?

What is the best diet for a 59 year old woman(me) with only one kidney?

Here are some ...: Were you born with one kidney or did you have one kidney removed for some reasons? If kidney is healthy, ...Read more

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What is the appropriate dosage of amoxicillan for a 3 year old that is 40pounds?

What is the appropriate dosage of amoxicillan for a 3 year old that is 40pounds?

Depends on infection: For most infections these days, high dose Amoxicillin is prescribed which equates to 90 mg/ kg./day. For your 40 lb child, this would be a total of approxiamtely 1600 mg per day. So depending on the strength of your prescription--you could be prescribed a strength of 250/5 which would be ~2 tsp three times a day, or 400/5, which would be 2 tsp possibly given two times a day. It really can vary. ...Read more

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What is the solution if a one year old baby is found to have high lead level in his blood?

What is the solution if a one year old baby is found to have high lead level in his blood?

Depends.: Unless the level is very high, the first thing to do is to stop the ongoing exposure - usually clean up the contaminated housing. ...Read more

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Is it safe for a 10 year old to eat 1,100 calories a day? If not, how many should she eat? What is the best number of calories for a dieting 10yr.old?

Is it safe for a 10 year old to eat 1,100 calories a day? If not, how many should she eat? What is the best number of calories for a dieting 10yr.old?

Too few: An average 10 year old would need about 2000 to 2200 calories a day. For weight loss of one pound a week, I recommend 1500 calories. Anything less than that might lead to starvation and could actually prevent weight loss. ...Read more

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What is the ideal weight for a 15 year old female that has a height of 5'7?

What is the ideal weight for a 15 year old female that has a height of 5'7?

Around 136 lbs: For more information, check CDC website for growth charts for girls 2-20 years old ...Read more

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If a person is weighing 55kg and his age is 24 yearold, is it ok? Does any symptom of mal nutrition is presence? Pls. Help

If a person is weighing 55kg and his age is 24 yearold, is it ok? Does any symptom of mal nutrition is presence? Pls. Help

How tall?: It you are otherwise healthy, do not worry about being underweight. Have a mixed diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, nuts, low fat milk products; limit foods with saturated fats; no tobacco and no more than one alcoholic drink a day; exercise about 30 minutes/day for maintaining good health. ...Read more

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What is a normal hr for a man 53 years old and is metaprolol good for keeping it down?

What is a normal hr for a man 53 years old and is metaprolol good for keeping it down?

60-90 beats per min: Depending on the overall health of the individual or accompanying disease condition like fever or inflammation, an adult person's heart rate may vary as above. If it has been determined by physician that a person has tachycardia, or fast heart rate, medication like metoprolol can be used to keep it down. ...Read more

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My son has a bun/creatine ratio of 6--he is 24 years old and i wanted to know if this is acceptable range?

My son has a bun/creatine ratio of 6--he is 24 years old and i wanted to know if this is acceptable range?

Yes: Nothing to worry about in these numbers, rest assured. Let us know if there is anything else you are alarmed about! ...Read more

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What is the recommended daily water intake for a 12 kilogram 2 year old baby boy? What is regarded as too much water?

What is the recommended daily 
water intake for a 12 kilogram 2 year old baby boy? What is regarded as too much water?

1100 ml/day fluids: is considered maintenance fluid requirement for someone 12 kg when maintained on fluids only, although the body can tolerate morebut excessive may cause diarrhea. Many of the foods that one eats contain significant amounts of water, especially fruits, veggies and milk, so as the body metabolizes food, it provides essential fluid as well. If urine is light yellow, fluid intake is adequate. ...Read more

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My son is a 35.3 week born and is a month old now.At an average how much ml of expressed breast milk should he be fed daily?

My son is a 35.3 week born and is a month old now.At an average how much ml of expressed breast milk should he be fed daily?

Depends on weight: Caloric requirements depend on the weight of the infant. At this age he normally would require about 2.3 oz per pound or 5 oz per kilogram to achieve normal growth of an ounce a day. ...Read more

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Whats the average weight for a 12 year old feta that is 5'2?

Whats the average weight for a 12 year old feta that is 5'2?

For a 12-year-old: female, a height of 62" is 75th%ile; a weight of 75th%ile is 110 lbs. However, a BMI in the 25th-75th %ile range is normal. Calculate this at http://nccd.cdc.gov/dnpabmi/calculator.aspx. The result is accompanied by a statement that says whether her BMI is in the underweight, normal, overweight or obese range. Seek medical attention accordingly. ...Read more

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When a girl is 28 year old and a boy is 26 yoar old so is there any problem with child birth?

When a girl is 28 year old and a boy is 26 yoar old so is there any problem with child birth?

Good ages--more2ask: Here are some questions both people in any couple should ask: how healthy am i? What medications do I need? What drugs or toxins can i avoid? How stable is my life? How healthy is my financial state? How mature am i? How committed is our relationship? Do we both want a family now? Are we in a good place? If the answer is not optimal for all, a woman might visit an obgyn before trying to conceive. ...Read more

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