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What would cause a 17 year old pregnant girl to have a convulsion?

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 more

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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Pregnancy (Definition)

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


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Hi im a 17 year old girl and i discovered what i think to be a hemorrhoid. Is it common or dangerous?

Hi im a 17 year old girl and i discovered what i think to be a hemorrhoid. Is it common or dangerous?

Comoom yes: Dangerous no. Can be indication of chronic constipation and pushing too hard or chronic diarrhea or hereditary. If it bothers you or bleeds have it evaluated for peace of mind and treatment options. ...Read more

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What would cause a 17 year old to have memory loss? Football?

What would cause a 17 year old to have memory loss? Football?

Need More: Need much more information. Have there been injuries? Illness? Concussion? There are many causes. ...Read more

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Is it possible for a 4 year old girl to be raped?

Is it possible for a 4 year old girl to be raped?

Absolutely: A four year old does not have the intelligence or understanding or physical strength to deal with a potential rapist, but does have a vagina which can be used for this purpose. Unfortunately a lot of these rapes occur within family units with predatory family members involved. There are specialists in children's hospitals in large cities who are trained to deal with this possibility. ...Read more

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What would be the cause for a 21 yr old to have a seizure if he never had one before ?

What would be the cause for a 21 yr old to have a seizure if he never had one before ?

Many: Usually it is idiopathic, medial temporal lobe sclerosis, which could be microscopic, is a common causes. There are many other causes like tumor, venous malformation, medicine side effect or withdrawal including alcohol. ...Read more

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I know a female friend who is 27 years of age. She has had a chronic cough for 7 months to a year now. What can I do to help her?

I know a female friend who is 27 years of age. She has had a chronic cough for 7 months to a year now. What can I do to help her?

Find the cause first: She should see her doctor and obtain a chest x-ray first. This might provide the answer as to why she has cough. If the x-rays are normal then she does not have anything serious but it can be bronchitis or asthma which are medically treatable easily. ...Read more

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I was wondering what would cause a 23-year old boy to get blood poisoning?

I was wondering what would cause a 23-year old boy to get blood poisoning?

Infections!: Blood poisoning is really a term for blood stream infections by bacteria. Anyone can get a blood stream infection from a skin infection, pneumonia, urinary tract infection, or any route that bacteria are introduced into the blood stream. This can happen with simple tooth brushing or be as obvious as injecting drugs into the blood stream. ...Read more

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Is 17 weeks to early to find out if im having a boy or girl. This is my second child?

Is 17 weeks to early to find out if im having a boy or girl. This is my second child?

Not too early.: I can usually tell the fetal gender by looking at the external genitalia by 12 weeks, so 17 weeks should be fine. I hope you have a healthy baby no matter its gender/sex! ...Read more

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Is it normal for a 6 year old to have a headache?

Is it normal for a 6 year old to have a headache?

Yes 6 Years old can : 6 years old can get headache due to many reasons, like allergies, viral infection, meningitis, post head injury, eye problems, migraine, brain tumour, sinus infection most of the times the headaches are benign and do not recurr after the underlying condition has been treated. ...Read more

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What would cause a 22 year old male to have a heart arrythmia?

What would cause a 22 year old male to have a heart arrythmia?

Normal.: Without knowing the type of arrhythmia ( technically arrhythmia means no rhythm - i prefere dysrhythmia) i would have to guess that you have a normal heart with either a bradycardia or sinus arrhythmia both of which are normal. ...Read more

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Hi just asking if it would be possible for a girl 15 years old to be exact be pregnant she had her period late with a symptom of back pain ?

Hi just asking if it would be possible for a girl 15 years old to be exact be pregnant she had her period late with a symptom of back pain ?

It is possible.: Reasons for missed /late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight gain or loss, over-exercise such as in endurance athletes, breast-feeding, stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, medications (i.e., birth control) or med problem (polycystic ovary syndrome or Asherman’s syndrome. #1 reason for missed period is pregnancy. ...Read more

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What to do if I am an aide for a seven year old girl that has congenital mmd, do you have experience in this?

What to do if I am an aide for a seven year old girl that has congenital mmd, do you have experience in this?

Study: The 1st step is to become familiar with the disease. The MD foundation can help.Next be extremely patient with the child. Usually they are cognitively intact,so their needs and wants may be frustrated as they think "normally".And yes I do. ...Read more

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Is it possible for a 20 years old girl to have a fibroid?

Is it possible for a 20 years old girl to have a fibroid?

YES: If this 20 year old has a bulging belly or can feel a mass in there, she needs to see a gynecologist. She may have one fibroid, many fibroids and/or an ovarian mass. Most ovarian masses in 20 year olds are not cancer, but can be. The fibroid may be causing very heavy periods, perhaps because of it's location. ...Read more

Dr. William Singer
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Convulsion (Definition)

Convulsion = violent, involuntary contraction(s) of the muscles which may occur due ...Read more