Iq Damage

IQ is called intelligence quotient. It helps in assessing short time memory and long time memory. After a brain injury, there is a drop in IQ. Concussions can also affect IQ and cause memory loss. Premature birth, mental illness, and drug abuse also cause damage to IQ.

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Why is my daughter too lazy to do her daily activities?

Query: Hello doctor, My daughter is 16 years old. Three years back, she attended menarche. She is very sensitive, fear all things, and always cries in every incident. She is too lazy in daily activities, like bathing, brushing, etc. This laziness reflects in her studies also. I hope this will change as she...  Read Full »


Dr. Guruvamsee Krishna Avvaru

Psychologist Counsellor

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please reply to my queries, 1. How is her mood from the last three months? 2. In what activities she is more interested, encourage her to do that. 3. How is her progress in school? 4. Did you get any complaints about her academics from school? 5. What is your profe...  Read Full »

How can IQ and mental development of child be assessed?

Query: Hello doctor, Kindly help me to understand my elder daughter's behaviour. She was born 14 years back. At her childhood, she was very energetic and hyperactive. We had put her in pre-school at 2.5 years and now she is in class 9. She is 13.5 years old now. I am finding her maturity level is far belo...  Read Full »


Dr. Ruhi Satija

Psychiatrist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I am sorry to hear about your situation, I can understand how difficult it might be for you. What you are describing needs a physical examination as well as a mental status examination and IQ testing. You will have to consult a neurologist or a pediatrician. You can ...  Read Full »

Does a fall cause brain and IQ damage in a baby?

Query: Hi doctor, My daughter of 6 months old had a fall yesterday from 20 inches height. She had a hit on the backside of her head. She cried loudly and I immediately applied lot of water on the backside of her head. She became fine within a minute and she is totally fine now. Will it affect her intellig...  Read Full »


Dr. Alok Rathi

ENT Otolaryngologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Fall from height does cause injury, a known fact. Human body has protective mechanisms against such accidents. One is bony skull, which prevents force to hit brain inside. It is not that effective in children. Next is fluid inside the skull surrounding brain does prevent...  Read Full »

My NT scan report showed a thickness of 3 to 5 mm. Is this a case of high-risk pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 33 year old female, who has a 5 year old baby girl. I had two miscarriages, one two years back at 11 weeks, and one last year at nine weeks. Now, I am three months pregnant, and I had a NT scan, which showed a thickness of 3 to 5 mm. Is this a case of high-risk pregnancy? Doe...  Read Full »


Dr. R Balakrishnan Menon

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. How are you doing? Let me put forth few facts. Your age is in normal limits and not in high-risk for anomalies or genetic problem. Only after 37 to 40 years it is high-risk. You do not seem to have any medical complications. You have one 5 year old child, so the cha...  Read Full »

I am a 22 year old male, with a body structure of a 15 year old boy. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 22 year old male, who has a body structure of a 15 year old boy. I do not have a beard or a mustache. I have thin hands and legs, small face, low IQ level, and small rib cage. I have acidity problem and pass semi-solid stool.  Read Full »


Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Cardiologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is most likely a hormonal problem. It can be male hypogonadism which occurs due to low testosterone levels and has multiple reasons. You need to get your serum testosterone level tested. The standard range for adult men in most laboratories is around 300 to 800 ng/...  Read Full »

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