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Baby vomiting through nose

Baby vomiting through nose or mouth is very common in small children. There may also be other symptoms which depend on what is the cause of this vomiting. A child may be having temperature, pain in the abdomen, an upset stomach or loose motions. Baby vomiting through nose or mouth …

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Baby big penis

There are many myths surrounding the size of the baby penis as there are baby big penis and baby small penis. There are many parents who take think that a baby big penis is abnormal and they take the baby to the doctor for advice. According to the doctors, having …

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Baby boy penis

Once the ultrasound reports say that it is a baby boy, most parents are faced with an important decision- Should we get the baby boy penis circumcised? Although there are many myths surrounding the circumcision of the baby boy penis, there are many parents who are in favor of circumcision. …

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Baby with big penis

As a baby is growing and developing his physical characteristics are determined by the genes. These genes contain hereditary factors that are passed down from the parents. There are many instances where the parents want to know if their baby with big penis is normal. According to the doctors, it …

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Breastfeeding my husband

There are many women who often ask “is breastfeeding my husband okay?” It is important to know that breastfeeding is for the newborn baby, and not for the adults. At the time of delivery, various hormones are released in the mother’s body that initiates the process of breastfeeding. The Breasts …

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Dentinogenesis imperfecta

Dentinogenesis imperfecta is a hereditary defect of dentin that involves both the primary as well as the permanent dentition. The disease occurs in several forms and the three most common among them are: Type I dentinogenesis imperfecta, Type II dentinogenesis imperfecta, and Type III dentinogenesis imperfecta. The type I Dentinogenesis …

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Amelogenesis imperfecta

Amelogenesis imperfecta is a hereditary defect of tooth and is not associated with any other generalized defects. Since it is absolutely an ectodermal disorder, the mesodermal structures of the tooth like; dentin and pulp, etc. are always normal in this disease. Generally amelogenesis imperfecta is of three types: Hypoplastic type …

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Enamel hypoplasia

During the process of enamel formation, the ameloblast cells are susceptible to many external factors, the effects of which are reflected on the erupted tooth surface in the later life. Quantitatively defective enamel having normal thickness is called Enamel hypoplasia, while qualitatively defective enamel having normal thickness is known as …

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Supernumerary Teeth

The presence of any extra tooth in the dental arch, in addition to the normal series of teeth is called the Supernumerary teeth. The Supernumerary teeth develops either from a third tooth bud in the dental lamina or it may develop due to the splitting of a normal tooth bud …

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Macrodontia

Macrodontia refers to teeth which are larger than the normal teeth when compared in size. In this type of developmental defect, the size of the tooth is very large when compared to a normal tooth. Sometimes people are mistaken in thinking that the size of the Jaw is smaller, hence …

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