Growth Retardation

Growth retardation or intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR), or fetal growth restriction, is the restricted growth of the fetus while in the mother's womb. The fetus's growth is comparatively less than expected. IUGR is caused due to nutritional deficiency, smoking, alcoholism, viral infection, certain medications, hypertension, etc., in pregnant women. Early induced labor is mostly carried out in such conditions. Eating nutritious food, enough sleep, and avoiding tobacco and alcoholism may help.

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What are the possible future complications of early puberty?

Query: Hello doctor, This is regarding my younger daughter's health and I would like to get a second opinion before I take any decision. My younger daughter was 1 year 6 months old when she came to this new place. Last year, when she was 5 years old we had to do a physical examination for getting admiss...  Read Full »


Dr. Vera Zdravkovic

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I would agree with doctors that this is precocious puberty and signs of puberty and bone age progressed since recently (attachment removed to protect patient identity). I am confused with hormonal results, could it be mistaken that these are entered in a wrong spot...  Read Full »

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