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Why Is Senior Daughter Condescending To Elderly Mother
Many reasons: This is hard question to answer as there could be any number of reasons ranging from her childhood experience to how you treated her as a child. She could be coming to terms with her own helplessness with aging. There is a saying in india 'a mother takes care of all her children but its burdensome for all her children together to take care of that one mother'. ...Read more
88 yr old mother is confused and barely mobile. Brother who is caregiver plans to take her on family's winter vacation. Isn't she too vulnerable?
Comic Answer: Bwaaa! i had my son at 39, he is now 15, I am 54. Remember late parenting= teen in puberty while you will be in menopause. Dueling hormones can be an experience. And yes you might be more patient because you will be tired. No worries having my son later has been my best experience ever- really:) I have friends who parented at 42-47- happy parents amazing kids. ...Read moreSee 6 more doctor answers
Can this be munchausen by proxy syndrome? If a child who is 14 1/2 years old whos doctor says she is in excellent health both physically and mentally with the mother and custody change and now father says in his custody the child is stress, depress, bulim
As : As I have reviewed questions that are posted, it looks like there are a number of questions from bothell, wa with the same theme. If you are the author, it is clear that you are feeling very worried and upset by the situation. Child custody situations can become very messy. One parent may accuse the other parent of misdeeds and vice versa. Frankly, it is very difficult to make a diagnosis of munchausen by proxy. In this condition which is not-common, the issues usually center on a medical condition or conditions. On the other hand, it is quite common in the context of child custody battles for parents to make accusations about bad parenting. I recommend that you speak with your lawyer about how best to approach this complicated issue since you feel that the jdge and the counselor do not understand the situation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes but . . .: Some 16 years olds are mature enough to make this decision. Medically the other kidney will compensate and should be good for a lifetime. It is best to clear this with the ethics committee of the hospital where this is being considered to avoid issues of guilt and pressure which might be impacting your 16 year old's decision. ...Read more
His wife is actually close relative to him
She is a first cousin of his mother
Even though she is five years younger than him
What r their baby risks?
What can I do if my son is a 16-year old boy wants to donate one of his kidneys to his friend who is suffering from esrd (end stage renal disorder)?
DNR is compassionate: Because resuscitation efforts cause severe physical and emotional pain and suffering even in a patient with relatively healthy and young body, in the elderly it causes bony and underlying organ injury very easily, with severely attenuated chances of meaningful survival and possibility of hospital discharge secondary to additional comorbidities in the old age. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mom is caregiver for elders in the family. Now she has a problem. What does it mean to have narcotic abuse?
Confused: Sorry i'm confused. Are the parents spoiling the daughter? And who is abusing who? Please rephrase. ...Read more
15 year teenage girl & mother have close relationship then someone brainwashed daughter to hate her mother what would be damage to girl later in life?
Supporting teenagers: Teenagers are naturally learning new things, it is an important part of development, and sometimes relationships with parents can also change. It does not mean they don't need or love their parents. Parents will need to still guide their children. A good family therapist can help you learn more about what your daughter needs emotionally and how you can be of best support now. ...Read more
My dad 53 yrs old is now arguing for everything, acting like a kid, crying, who was the most respected person in our family. How to cure him?
Mom is caregiver for elders in the family. Now she has a problem. What does it mean to have ileal cancer?
Small bowel cancer: The ileum is what we call the second half of the small bowel- cancer here is rare and unfortunately aggressive. Typically treated with resection and chemotherapy depending on lymph node status and the presence of disease at distant sites (metastasis). Best treated at a cancer center with accreditation by the american college of surgery and/ or the national cancer institute. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it safe for my kids' nanny who is an Hiv positive to continue caring for my kids who are 7 and 6 years old?
Probably: Especially if the nanny is on anti-HIV drugs. HIV is usually transmitted through blood -to-blood contact and thus I'd not expect this to be an event happening in child care. On the other hand, if the nanny contracted HIV through illicit drug use via a contaminated needle. you will need to carefully evaluated this aspect. ...Read more
My sister is 14 years old ,she got her both kidney shrink to 6cm...! we have admitted her in hospital. what is solution for that..??
DiscussWithParents: You need to speak with your parents and they can tell you what your sister's doctors have told them if they feel it's appropriate. As internet doctors have no information about the specifics of your sister's illness we can't even speculate as to what is going on - and as she is a pediatric patient, it is only appropriate for us to address your parent's questions. Sorry. ...Read more
It depends on their: Mmse level , if it is 20 or less than i tell his family not to permit him to drive. Since this can change any time people, with diagnoses need to have ongoing follow up and their family need to pay attention to any changes. ...Read more
Mom is caregiver for elders in the family. Now she has a problem. What does it mean to have rhabdomyosarcoma?
Serious condition: Rhabdomyosarcoma is a serious medical illness that will require treatment. You mother will likely have to give up some or all of the role she has in the family to attend to her own situation. Depending on the extent, treatment may include surgery and possibly radiation and chemotherapy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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