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What Is The Safest Type Of Car I Can Buy For My Family And Our New Baby
Many factors involv : I don't think there is one best car. As a child passenger safert tech for a decade i can give you some items to consider. You need a back seat big enough for a good safety seat installation.Avoid those with prominent middle humps or fold down arm rests.Take a seat with you when shopping and see how easy an installation would be. Look at the manuel for car seat info & check the # latch points. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My mom is on the verge of a break down.. Shes is stressed, she has to take care of the whole fam.. So how can I help or what are signs of a real break?
Reduce Mom's Stress: The family needs to come together to see what each member can do to reduce her stress. Work as a team. Use your imagination to plan something special for her. Surprise her with a special meal, send her out to be pampered at a local spa. Have each family member express their gratitude towards mom. If none of this helps and mom remains stressed, make an appointment with your family physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am obese and in my 20's. I'm thinking of getting the stomach operation. Which one is the safest and what can I do to keep the weight of for good?
Bariatric surgery : The lap band is the safest, though the bypass and sleeve are also safe if done by an experienced surgeon. There are a lot of factors that go into determining which procedure is the best for you. The operation you want to have may not be the best one for you. You will have to talk to a bariatric surgeon (that does all three procedures) to figure out which is the best for you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I will like to get advise on the best form of contraceptives. I'm in a new relationship; no plans for babies for the next year or two. ?
I travel a lot with no home base what is the best way to get a new prescription for rls, I am not always in the same area each year?
Establish: Anyone with a chronic medical problem that travels or moves frequently should establish with a physician when they move to new area. If not or one runs out of medication, would need to go to urgent care. Stay away from er because this is not a life-threatening problem and needs not be treated in this environment. As doctor for refills on medication or call doctor that wrote earlier rx. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What is the best type and or brand of scale to weigh yourself and get the closest correct weight that I am at?
Any Brand will do: We do not recommend the brands of weighing scales on this site. But as a rule you can get any digital good brand bathroom scale will work for weighing yourself at home without clothes. It is best to use the same scale for weighing at home. ...Read more
Hello, i want to know in brief that , is there any medicine or treatment by which i can kick the feeling of love out of my life permanently?
Doesn't work.: Love is a big part of human nature. Seems that it can't be removed. Not sure it would be a good thing anyway. We are all about health here....Might want to consult lovetap. Com. ...Read more
My daughter is taking fcats today. What various types of food will help with brain power for the test?
None: A good, balanced breakfast and plenty of rest would do more. ...Read more
The area I live in is expecting a bad mosquito season. What is the best way to protect my 3 year old and 12 month old. I'd like to avoid chemicals.?
Netting: You could build and encourage occupancy of purple martin houses. They eat their weight in skeeters daily. You could surround their beds with mosquito netting and keep them indoors, but using mosquito repellents is probably the best way to keep the little fellas away. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I sat on the couch of a relative who has bedbugs. What is my risk of getting bedbugs myself and what can I do to be extra safe?
Clean your clothes: right away.Get a more detailed answer ›
Hi docs a friend of mine as myelitis and she's paralyze from the waist down shes getting treatment little advances. Is there any natural way to help?
I'm caretaking for my mother and my worst fear is that something may happen while at the house. What precautions can I take and in emergencies?
Fall Prevention: Fall precaution for elderly is the most crucial care . Most falls of elderly can happen easily. Especially in the bathtub or slippery floor. Falls can have serious consequences including broken hip, head trauma, faint etc ... Prevention measures can be easily applied. Thanks ...Read more
Avoid trauma: The human reproductive system was designed to function properly despite challenges--so likely there will be no issue, except possibly right at delivery, but uncommon. If you are an "a", could be aa or ao, and mom must be "oo" to be type o, so have 50% chance baby will be type o, and non-issue. Talk to your OB to allay concerns. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If your son is 8yo and has encopresis, is there a type of diaper I can buy in order to prevent the smell?
Sure...: ...But it would be better to actually treat the encopresis. Cleaning out the bowel with several enemas in a row followed by taking mineral oil or MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) by mouth, and setting enforced toilet times in addition to as-needed toilet, should work wonders. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Iam having my 1st child in about an hour and I am super nervous what will they do can you explain and which part of the baby is hardest to push out?
Seriously?: All of it, but push the baby out is the fast part. It is the next hour that is the hardest. Congratulations! Oh, and the next 18 years are also the hardest..... ...Read more
I am an adult with adhd/add. What would be the best solution for me? It has effected all stages of my life and I hate going to the doctor:(
That's too bad: More medication options for adhd exist than when you were young. You may be missing out on meds that make your life much easier. If your daily function is impaired, you may qualify for ssi. Life coaches/ therapists can help you with organizational & social skills. Neuropsychogical evaluation defines your strengths & weaknesses & helps you make a game plan. Learn your rights at chadd.Org. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
What are the advantages of the nutralite products? My father is a distributor.we wanted to know how far they can help if we have a daily intake?
None: First we never endorse products on health tap. Second there are no scientific studies proving any real health benefits for most of these products. Sorry. ...Read more
Im a nanny and the baby has a bloody diaper rash! im assuming from food alergys. What is the best way to take care of that?
Bloody diaper rash : Does not necessarily mean food allergy. Commonly it is from sensitive skin, constant irritation from wet and dirty diapers, loose or diarrheal stools. Too much acid. Best thing to do is neutralize acid with an antacid like maalox applied to the diaper areas where it is excoriated and raw. You will see amazing results. If w other signs: symptoms, see pediatrician for treatment. ...Read more
If two family member wanted to get married with the same blood type, what is the chances of pregnancy and the baby for future? Does genetic test help
See below: Blood type is not needed to detect problems with conception and/or future health of child. Close family members should not get married as to avoid the increased chance of genetic abnormalities. Genetic testing can help rule out problems with two people. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My sister has 2 kids and wants to avoid pregnancy without having any surgery - what is the best form of prevention that has the least side effects?
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