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Why Does My Baby Tap Is Foot
I am diagnosed with OCD. My Doc advised me Clomipramine 150mg BD but it suddenly heightened my anxiety more.Foot tapping increases as well. Advise plz?
See MD: You're taking a hefty dose of clomipramine plus Risperidal (?dose) which have numerous side effects and some drug interactions. Please consider seeing a psychiatrist if you're not currently. These medications must be closely monitored for safety reasons and therapeutic effect. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
32 weeks pregnant. Babys movements feel like hiccups but have lasted for over an hour and are painful. Rappid tapping nonstop for more than an hour. ?
Not necessarily: When your baby is learning to walk some toe walking will be normal. Can your baby flatten the foot on the ground with ease or is it almost stuck in the tiptoe position? I would have your pediatrician evaluate further to make sure that there is no worry in this situation. ...Read more
It's important: It depends on the baby's age, a new walker can have a 'funny walk' But it can be related to some congenital foot problem what should be evaluated by some professional who specializes in young children's gait. If there is a problem, the earlier the treatment starts the faster the resolution. ...Read more
About 3% risk: The classical talopes equinovarus deformity is sporadic in the population eith a risk of about 1/1000 in the general population and 3% for subsequent siblings. Involved individuals have a 30% risk of having offspring with the deformity. ...Read more
I call a pedi ortho: The typical clubfoot may respond to a series of casts applied starting soon after birth to reshape the ankle & foot. The casts are removed & reapplied over days & weeks to bring the bones into better alignment.If the casts don't bring things into position surgery may be required. Often you can find this specialized service at one of the shrine hospitals. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
An eight and a half months old male baby does not puthis foot or ankle down when he tries to walk. What shouldi do?
Toe Walking: Toe walking to some extent is considered normal in a child with no other conditions. Conservative measures for the habitual or late toe walker include casting of the limb in the neutral position in a walking cast to encourage a normal gait and lengthen a shortened achilles tendon. A period of bracing follows. In the event that conservative measures fail, surgical lengthening would be indicated. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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