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Young Adult With Hypopituitarism Looks Like A Child
Is it strange for people with Williams syndrome to have a fascination with children's cartoons? As a grown adult, or teenager.
Probably no: Williams syndrome is a disorder where the personality is called cock-tail personality. Very outgoing personality without inhibitions. Although they are outgoing they do have developmental delays and can have low normal IQ. I do not believe it is strange to have a fascination with children's cartoons. Would be based on this person's IQ. ...Read more
Virus yes, Sx no: The croup is a description of a group of similar respiratory illnesses that come to a common symptom.The deep cough of the 6m to 8yo sounds like a seal bark.The process is triggered by a variety of viruses that commonly cause uri's or laryngitis in adults.The reason for the barking noise is the vibrations made by the kids rubbery airway during a cough.The adult airway is to stiff to vibrate. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See below: The exact answer to your question has many factors. It may depend on your child's age, the reason for the death, your relationship with your child, etc. The best thing is to answer your child's questions on their level. Let them direct the conversation. Sometimes, they only want simple answers. I would ask family members for help. And discuss your concerns with the doctor. Also check aap web site. ...Read more
Unwell: A child with Kawasaki disease is irritable, miserable, "measley" looking although most people don't know measles. The conjunctivitis is bright angry red, the lips are bright, beefy red in color, and there may be rash. High fever for at least five consecutive days is required. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possibly: Patients with type 2 diabetes are at high risk for cardiovascular disease, kidney disease, nerve damage, and vision loss, among other things. It's essential that all patients with diabetes take their medication as directed, eat a healthy diet, and get exercise. Taking good care of diabetes will help the body stay healthier longer. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
It is possible: It is possible. Many children that young have some behaviors that might be called ocd...They like to line up their toys etc...It is hard to label it true OCD that lung. If you are concerned about this then being seen by your physician to discuss it further is warranted. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: An estimated 90% of cases represent new mutations & the child is born to normal parents. ...Read more
No: Yoga is excellent for core strength and flexibility. However, the aging process includes wrinkling and sagging of the skin of even the most fit people. At 90, the focus should be on maintaining health and indepdendence through good diet and exercise. Of course, good health and health practices will certainly reflect on one's appearance as well. ...Read more
Getting Pregnant: Of course. If you are healthy and still ovulating any sperm that is fresh can cause a pregnancy, regardless of the age of the man who produced the sperm. Now, many men who are above a certain age will have diminished sperm production and may find it harder to father a child if they wan to. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Should someone with a history of hemolytic uremic syndrome as a child follow up with a nephrologist as a adult? Even if they're not having problems
Not necessarily: If your primary care doctor has checked your kidney function and it is normal then you probably do not need to see a nephrologist. If there is any residual kidney damage from the HUS then it would be good to see a nephrologist. Many people recover fully from HUS and do not need ongoing care by a kidney specialist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Do people who had meningitis as a child usually end up suffering from learning disabilities as an adult?
Asthma: The diagnosis of asthma at any age is potentially dangerous if not managed correctly but with proper guidance and correct use of medication it is controllable. Do not smoke or be around anyone who smokes, and ask your doctor about other triggers like animal dander, excercise, etc. ...Read more
Yes: You can develop an allergy at any time in your life. ...Read more
Would a 2 y.O a with a severe metabolic disorder show symptoms usually by that age? He had newborn screening normal and genetic testic that normal.
It can be: More frequently, there may be a concern that the parents are not adequately supervising the children and may be charged with neglect. It is the parent's responsibility to make sure that the children are in a safe environment. The older child may need some behavior therapy to change his behavior, but the parents bear the responsibility. ...Read more
My friend has a condition called 'addison's disease' which is a fault with his adrenal glands. If I'm a match, can I donate?
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