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Why Are Babies Heads So Large In Proportion To Their Body Sizes
Is it normal for teenagers to compare their penis,testes size( by showing each other their penis,testes,etc when they are away from their families)?
Usually normal: It depends on the intent, the thoughts and feelings, and the actions of each person involved in the genital comparisons meeting. About 50% of the world's population have a penis, and presumably all of those penis owners have, at some time, wondered about how their genitals are, compared with other's genitals. It is not normal to touch another's genitals unless the other person says, "Yes." ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
We often carry babies upright, it's natural for our mouth to be very near to their ears and we talk to them regularly. Can that harm their hearings?
It's possible: Babies hearing is sensitive, it is possible to injure them from loud sounds close to their ears. Sound energy dissipates by the inverse square law, meaning that if you are 1/2 the distance, the sound energy is 4 times as much, so speak to them softly if you can. ...Read more
Self image: The simple answer is - you really shouldn't care that other people care. Just be yourself. The more important question is - what's going on that makes you feel you need to hide your body? Please look within yourself or get help from outside to discover what you need to do to build your self-confidence. ...Read more
Yes: By "cut up, " i assume you're referring to female "circumcision, " also referred to as "genital mutilation." this refers to removal of the clitoris and sometimes decreasing the size of the vaginal opening. It is practiced in some cultures, but has plenty of downsides without any benefits or medical justifcation. It's a practice that should be stopped. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
In babies when they are eight months old where thier soft spot is do u feel their brain activity meaning to ask is that normal ?
Soft spot: The soft spot begins to close around a year, giving the brain room to grow. ...Read more
In a breast reduction do they make the areolas smaller to be in proportion to the new breast size, and do they re-position it higher?
Are we meant to have flat stomachs? because all the diagrams of the human body show a very lean figure with the internal organs inside of? thin=ideal?
Body weight/physique: Being overweight or obese is not healthy. It raises the risk for diabetes, heart disease and even some cancers. Ideal body weight depends on your height, & you can find charts online called BMI charts to help you find your ideal weight range. We all need some fat on our bodies to keep warm and to allow our body systems to work properly. But too much fat especially around the abdomen is unhealthy. ...Read more
In breast reduction do they make your nipples smaller so they are in proportion, also can you still breast feed?
Breast reduction: Reductions will reposition the nipple arreolar complex and the arreola which is the outer colored portion around the true nipple can be reduced in size. This surgery can affect nursing so discuss with the plastic surgeon. We usually tell patients to wait until after childbearing is completed. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
No way: Just because people in rural america are near farms or have more land doesn't mean they grow their own food. Plus, the problem is convenience and eating out. The service, convenience, and fast food industries in america are horrible - every chain restaurant and most single-location restaurants serve high-fat, high-cholesterol, high-salt, low nutrition foods for cost and speed. ...Read more
How come it that these new school doctors are telling the young girls not to give the babies water ?
Misinformation: Breast milk is 75% water and formula is 50% water so somehow the notion that infants do not need extra water got born. They do not need much- 1-2 oz a day to flush the system. Too much water is empty calories and can fill them up and reduce their milk intake...So a little water is fine. ...Read more
When people have liposuction, is it true that they tend to accumulate fat again in the same areas if they are predisposed to doing so?
Just saw stats on the Internet that a small percentage of people grow in height until age 40. What would cause that to occur in those individuals?
Untrue: Don't believe everything on the internet. Boys are generally 'done' growing @ age 19-20, and girls by 15-17. ...Read more
If women get a procedure to take their fat from different places and put it in their butt, does that make their butt fake??
No : It is their own fat and very natural looking if done by a reputable plastic surgeon experienced in fat grafting to the buttocks ...Read more
Intertrigo: Intertrigo is an inflammatory condition of skin folds, induced or aggravated by heat, moisture, maceration, friction, and lack of air circulation. Intertrigo frequently is worsened or colonized by infection, which most commonly is candidal but also may be bacterial, fungal, or viral. Intertrigo commonly affects the axilla, perineum, inframammary creases, and abdominal folds. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If the human head stops growing in size at the age of 10. Why do adults have bigger heads than teenagers? Or kids for that matter
Head growth is: Related to brain growth. Brain growth continues till young adulthood, about age 25. ...Read more
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