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What Would Cause A 17 Year Old Pregnant Girl To Have A Convulsion
17 pregnant girl: My first concern would be eclampsia a condition during pregnancy with high blood pressure and seizures- this is life threatening. Other concerns would be alcohol/drug use as well as seizures due to non pregnancy related issues. Important to consult with a physician about the particulars. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
Febrile seizures: Febrile seizures are fairly common in children 1/25 and often run in families. There is often a specific virus involved. Treat fever with Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin with the appropriate dose. It is often good to have Tylenol (acetaminophen) suppositories in the home. Protect the airway and wipe away any mucus and place on her side. Do not place fingers in her mouth. If more than a brief seizure or otherwise sick call 911. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Mostly demyelinating: There are multiple possible causes. While almost always demyelinating, other causes include lyme's disease, sle, sarcoidosis, and pseudotumor cerebrii. There are an number of causes for demyelination including post-infectious (adem) and multiple sclerosis. There are also some nutritional causes. The best way to determine the cause in a healthy young woman is to see a neuro-ophthalmologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What causes a 17 year old girl to experience pain and also a feeling of bubbles popping above the navel area?
Hernia possible: The area around the umbilicus, fancy term for belly button, is a weak point on our bellies given that the cord had the go there in between the abdominal muscles. If you are experiencing pain and some bubble pop sensation you may have a little tear here and your intestine or inner abdominal contents may be peeking through your muscle. You should definitely get examined. Good luck! ...Read more
17yo spider veins: Genetics, environmental, life stye, vascular issues, endocrine issues or all. Best to see doctor to evaluate ...Read more
Acute strain is most: common, and can occur with sudden twisting movement or lifting, but it is also possible to get a herniated disc or spondilothithesis (slippage of the vertebrae.) Occasionally there is referred pain from internal organs, such as menstrual cramps, bladder infection or even viral infections. For Rx, start with cold packs to the area 20 min on/off and take oral pain meds. Get checked if not better ...Read more
Severe headache (front right) when laying, jumping, leaning forward, coughing. Also slight droop of right eyelid and eyebrow. 17 year old girl. Cause?
What would cause yellow foamy stool and a kind of stabbing pain between the ribs and hips on the left side. Im a 17 year old girl. This is scaring me?
See Dr if no improv.: If yellow diarrhea shows up suddenly, the most common cause is a bacterial or parasite infection (salmonella, E. coli and Giardia lamblia) Pain under the left side suggests pancreas or spleen trouble. The color of feces is directly related to the amount of bile salts excreted from the liver. If the process is inhibited eg. by a gallstone, feces gradually will change color and become yellow. ...Read more
What could cause softening of hair texture and thinner individual strands in 17 year old girl? Normal thyroid, no diseases. On birth control and zolof
Depends: If the convulsion was a result of toxemia or eclampsia ( high blood pressure of pregnancy) then it is not likely that you have epilepsy. If you have had a spontaneous convulsion you will need to be evaluated by a neurologist in order to find the diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am 17 years old and have not had a period in 7 months i know im not pregnant but what could the cause be?
Amenorrhea: This is very normal when you first start having periods until you body establishes a normal rhythm. In addition if you are dieting,taking medication or heavily into sports your period may be delayed ...Read more
Hard to say!: Do you take any over-the-counter meds or supplements, or drink a lot of caffeine? If so stop and see if that helps. If it doesn't, see your doc soon to make sure you don't have a thyroid hormone problem, or any other cause for you symptoms. Check your temp too, if you have a fever, get seen sooner. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not advised.: At 5"5", most average girls weight 125 pounds and are still in what is considered healthy weight at 135 or more pounds, while under 112 would be considered under weight. If you weigh 117 and feel you need to lose weight, please talk to a counselor about your body image. Severe weight loss can have many long term complications. ...Read more
About 150 lbs: This pt's height in inches is about 5'10''. Obviously weight can vary from person to person and what is "good weight" can be different for different people. In general an average weight for women depending on height is 100 lbs for 5 feet and then add about 5 lbs per inch. So about 150 lbs +/- 10 lbs or so. ...Read more
Subscience: The "ideal weights" and so forth are entertainment, not science. Even the body mass index was never intended by quetlet for individuals. A person's best weight is whatever looks and feels right to him/her while taking part effectively in the fitness activities that they enjoy. A 17 year old male sprinter is likely to be "undreweight", a massively-muscled linebacker "obese". Common sense. ...Read more
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