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degree of assurance.

confidence interval
a range of values about a sample statistic that has a specified probability of including the true value of the statistic.
confidence level
1 minus the type 1 error; the probability that the trial under consideration will show no significant difference when there is in fact no significant difference between the treatments.
confidence limits
the highest and lowest values in a confidence interval.

Patient discussion about confidence

Q. I am here with the confidence that you may help! I am here with the confidence that you may help! I have started supplementing two formula bottles a day for my 5 1/2 months old son.Since then he has been congested, sleeping more, spitting up more, and very constipated. Could these be signs of milk allergies? Would I need to try a soy based formula?

A. Nothing to worry much about your child. Those could definitely be a sign of just a simple formula intolerance or a milk allergy. Either way, it likely would be a good idea to not give him a milk based formula any longer. Since some infants tend to have a problem with milk based formulas, they can also have a problem with soy based formulas, one good option may be to just breastfeed more and not to supplement with formula at all. If stopping the supplements is not an option for you right now, then soy formula should be another good thing to try. Many Pediatricians recommend changing to a soy formula to treat infants who are slow-moving. Other common treatments can include offering some extra water or diluted apple/prune juice once or twice a day. If you have recently started your baby on solids, especially rice cereal that could also be a cause of his problems. Sometimes giving an oat-meal or barley cereal, which have fiber, can help constipated infants who are eating a rice cereal.

Q. I am losing on my confidence…….any luck with Chinese medicine? I am having acne problem for long …I think it may be around 2 years or a little long. These little bulges makes me ashamed of myself. I cannot face anyone. I am supposed to have my seminar by next month and I can’t tolerate. I am losing on my confidence…….any luck with Chinese medicine?

A. a friend of mine's wife tried homeopathic treatment against acne , it was for 2 years with no caffeine , alcohol and such and i must say it wasn't very helpful...
today the knowledge of how they are created is vast and there are conventional treatments that are very effective. try reading about it in the "American Academy of Dermatology" site:

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