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When Can You Know If A Child Is Right Or Left Handed
At what age can you know whether or not a child will be left or right handed? My child is 1 and so far he uses both hands equally for everything.
Variable: Some researchers think you can spot signs that early but i seldom see it before 2-4y. Early on most kids show equal dexterity with both hands & i worry if a kid shows too much hand preference at 1 or younger as it can be a sign of mild cerebral palsy and associated limits on the affected side. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My child is 12 months old and can crawl properly and stand up with support. However, she favors one hand/leg(left) over other. Is it curable?
Maybe: This may be a transitional (temporary) pattern as baby moves into this stage of mobility.However, preference of one hand/foot over another at this early age may reflect an injury to the developing nervous system some time in the past. Assessment by a developmental pediatrician, physical or occupational therapist may provide more answers and a plan for treatment. ...Read more
My mom is 85 years old, she is slurring her words but can raise her hands over her head and the left side of her face droops little when she smiles. She can answers questions with clarity, knows the day and date. She says she feels fine but I am concern
Symptoms ongoing for a year. Chest pain, left arm pain, left calf and thigh pain. Sometimes numbness in hand. No one knows. Been to many drs.
Mystery: Your year long syndrome deserves better than a 2 line description (your part) and wild guessing (our part). A thorough evaluation is necessary. If the UK system allows you to go to a university for a comprehensive evaluation, I would recommend that. ...Read more
Because you do: Your child is not born with an innate understanding of what you or anyone else will expect from him/her. You have to teach them. Communicating with your child is the only way they will understand what you expect. Children are like blank slates, they learn everything about the world by watching their parents. Wash your own hands before visiting grandma and they may start to do it more too. ...Read more
Soak in : Water first preferably hot, this will soften the skin and expand the splinter, use a tweezer like tool to try and pull out. ...Read more
Aromatherapy: depends on the essential oil that you purchased as essential oils are highly concentrated they can cause skin irritation however they are usually diluted to reduce such irritationpjototoxic can occur with citrus peels , lavender and tree tea have been implicated in causing breast enlargement however this study only had 3 children so do not worry it seems it can cause skin irritation for the most ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Numbness?: Have u child see her. Physician for evaluation. ...Read more
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