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Dr. Gary Sandler
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Osteoporosis (Definition)

Currently it is better to think of osteoporosis as a condition where the bone is weakened, and can be managed or treated rather than cured. This is usually performed by dietary modifications, ingestion of supplemental calcium, vitamin d and a class of agents notice the bisphosphonates. These are usually delivered via oral or intramuscular injection on a weekly or monthly ...Read more


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Can 13 year old boy be with a 5 year old girl sexually?

Can 13 year old boy be with a 5 year old girl sexually?

Define sex: There are many instances where teens or adults have used children of either gender as sexual objects. The methods and activities varied, but all are sexual abuse and exploitation. As sick as this is, it does happen in cultures around the world.Often the perpitrators were victims of such abuse in some form as kids. ...Read more

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A 21 yr old adult experiencing bed-wetting for 5-6 years.

A 21 yr old adult experiencing bed-wetting for 5-6 years.

Enuresis- nocturnal: Male or female? If female, how many pregnancies and how many babies? ...Read more

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What is ideal weight for 22 year old female (170cm)? and 22 year old male? please in kg

What is ideal weight for 22 year old female (170cm)? and 22 year old male? please in kg

BMI: A BMI (Body Mass Index) of 18.5-24.9 is normal. For the 1.7m female the ideal weight would be between 54kg to 72kg. You would need the height of the male to calculate it. Use the following link from the CDC to see for yourself. http://www.cdc.gov/healthyweight/assessing/bmi/adult_bmi/metric_bmi_calculator/bmi_calculator.html ...Read more

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Can a 13 year old get diagnosed with bipolar?

Can a 13 year old get diagnosed with bipolar?

Yes: Bipolar disorder typically manifests when people are in their late teens or early 20s. However, there are certainly children that have bipolar disorder and are diagnosed with it. ...Read more

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I am a 64 year old female with osteoporosis. How much supplemental calcium should I take?

I am a 64 year old female with osteoporosis. How much  supplemental calcium should I take?

1000-1200mg: recommended total dietary calcium intake(combination from the diet plus supplements) for patient's less than 65 years old is 1000 mgs.
For patient's more than 65 years, total daily calcium intake recommended is 1200 mgs ...Read more

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Can 24 year old girl who is normal weight have diabetes?

Can 24 year old girl who is normal weight have diabetes?

Yes: Type 1diabetes is very common in that age group and is not related to one's weight. Type 2 diabetes would be unlikely since it usually happens to people who are overweight or obese, however since it is genetically transmitted to most people it is possible to have normal weight and get type two diabetes it's just not very common. It's always best to see your doctor to do proper testing to distinguish between the two types. ...Read more

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Decrease in hight with old age?

Decrease in hight with old age?

Naturally : Getting shorter occurs among all races and both sexes. Height loss is related to changes in the bones, muscles, and joints, especially the spine. People typically lose about 1 cm every 10 years after age 40. Height loss is even more rapid after age 70. You may lose a total of 1 to 3 inches in height as you age. You can help prevent loss of height by following a healthy diet and staying active. ...Read more

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Average weight be for a 22 year old Male?

Average weight be for a 22 year old  Male?

Depends on height: google BMI calculator and input your height and weight. Ideally your BMI should be 25. ...Read more

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Can an eight year old have bosums?

Can an eight year old have bosums?

Yes: Breast development is the first sign of puberty in girls. Breast development before age 8 has been considered precocious. However, breast development has been observed not infrequently at age 7, especially in ethnic minority. ...Read more

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Smoking 66 year old with a cough for two months?

Smoking 66 year old with a cough for two months?

Possibilities...: Possibilities include chronic bronchitis, a form of COPD which has no cure, as well as bronchospasm from any cause, post-nasal drip, gerd. It is imperative to be evaluated by a doctor so the diagnosis can be made and treatment given. It is also imperative that you quit smoking in order to stop the ongoing inflammation in your lungs. You are also at risk for various cancers so please quit! ...Read more

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53 year old male with left breast pain.

53 year old male with left breast pain.

See a Doctor: Any male with breast pain must see a doctor. Some times, one can have rib tenderness in the location of the breast and not worrisome at all. Even though male breast cancer is rare, it does occur. So, it is best to see a doctor. ...Read more

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Can a 20 year old girl date 15 year old boy without getting in trouble?

Can a 20 year old girl date 15 year old boy without getting in trouble?

Depends on state: The answer to your question involves relies a little more on what goes on in the relationship. In some stated the 20yo would be considered a child predator & subject to permanent listing on a predator website. Some may not. It is best to check with local statutes. Flip the roles to 20y male & 15yo female. Many state laws don't care who's who. ...Read more

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How many kilograms should a 22 year old lady be?

How many kilograms should a 22 year old lady be?

See chart: you can use the chart in the attached link to check your BMI and see what a healthy weight for your height shoulde roughly be. http://www.whathealth.com/bmi/chart-metric.html Hope this helps. Good luck. ...Read more

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How much should a seventeen year old female weigh?

How much should a seventeen year old female weigh?

Wide range/height: The average 17yo female at an average height of 64in, weighs 120lb (55kg) in the us. With a height range of 4'11" to 5'9 the weight range of normal parallels the height and ranges from 95 lb on the short end &185.Lb. For the tall. ...Read more

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Average weight and height for a 14 year old female.

Average weight and height for a 14 year old female.

Here's a range: Av.Weight 110 lbs -Range 90 to 150 lbs Av Height 63 inches-Range 60-68 inches. One must appreciate that the level of puberty, termed Sexual Maturity Rating determined actual wt/ht for an individual in that age range. So one number may not be appropriate for all 14 year olds. ...Read more

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A 30 year old with osteoporosis and underweight dueto GI disease was only given one pill to solve the issue.Should there have been more?

A 30 year old with osteoporosis and underweight dueto GI disease was only given one pill to solve the issue.Should there have been more?

?gluten sensitivity: I would check a blood test screening for celiac sprue aka gluten sensitivity. This disease presents with diarrhea and malnutrition and osteoporosis can be part of the picture. The treatment is a gluten free diet. ...Read more

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Dr. PHILIP WALLER
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Osteoporosis (Definition)

A condition in which bones ...Read more