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Dr. Jeffrey Min

Pediatrics
Los Gatos, CA
male

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Los Gatos

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14880 Los Gatos Blvd, Los Gatos
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Pediatrics

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English

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Dr. Jeffrey Min
Specializes in Pediatrics
Vitamin D deficiency: Newborns need to be supplemented with vitamin d (400 iu/day) if they are solely breastfed. The vitamin d is to prevent a deficiency that can lead to ... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Min
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Respiratory Distress: Respiratory distress (shortness of breath) can be a sign that your babies bronchiolitis has gotten more serious. Typically this means that they are b... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Min
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No: Their have been studies done where they compared babies who watched multimedia educational materials (baby einstein) and babies who interacted with pe... Read More
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Avoid sick people: Bronchiolitis is a wheezing/runny nose/congestion illness caused by a virus called rsv. It is contracted from another person who has RSV (usually you... Read More
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Yes: Most 1 year olds are babbling and have a few words sometime (mama, dada, and a few others). In my experience, it is very common for babies not to be ... Read More
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Yes: Yes, the ways that you can prevent your child from spitting up is to keep them upright for 30 minutes after eating, burp them a few times while feedin... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Min
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Yes: Yes, most of the time, one of the two bottom central incisors come in first. This is not a rule, however, and teeth sometimes have a mind of their ow... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Min
Specializes in Pediatrics
Breast milk: The best milk to give to baby from birth to 1 year is breast milk. After 1 year, your baby can get whole fat cow's milk.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Min
Specializes in Pediatrics
No: If your baby is fully formula fed, they should be getting enough vitamin d (400 iu/day) and should not need a supplement. If they are both formula an... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
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Possibly: Since doctors are not sure what exactly causes kawasaki disease, the answer is not known exactly. There are theories about possible infectious causes... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Min
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Yes: Yes, it is perfectly fine to switch from ready-to-feed to powdered formula since they have the same nutrition. I do have some patients who prefer one... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Min
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No: No, there is no medical evidence or research showing any increased risk of developing add/adhd after vaccinations. Vaccinations are very safe and you... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Min
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Yes: During breastfeeding, your baby takes all sort of nutrition out of you body and iron is one of them. To keep your iron stores good for your baby and ... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Min
Specializes in Pediatrics
Yes: Whole milk is totally fine for most moms to drink while breastfeeding. You do need to look out for blood or mucus in the stool, extreme fussiness or ... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Min
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Yes: Yes, too much juice (and the sugar in juice) can cause babies and children to have something called toddler's diarrhea. Therefore, i discourage givin... Read More
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Vaccinate caregivers: If your baby is too young (under 6 months) when flu shots are available, the next best thing is that all caregivers (parents, nannies, baby sitters) s... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Min
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Sucking: The concern with babies flying is that they are unable to easily equalize the pressure in their ears with the surrounding air pressure, and this can l... Read More
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Rarely if ever: I am not a big fan of giving any juice to babies or children since most juices are just sugar and water. Babies should drink breast milk/formula unti... Read More
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No: Not necessarily. It depends how flat the head is. There are specialists that will measure your babies head and tell you if it is flat enough to need... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Min
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Yes: Yes, vaccines are very safe for babies. Vaccines are very well studied before they are released and continue to be evaluated for safety after their r... Read More
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Yes: It can be very common for babies around one month old to develop pimples signifying baby acne. The can be on the face, chin, and chest. At other tim... Read More
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No: No, normally just sleeping on their back does not cause a flat head. If the head stays in the same position or turned to the same side all the time, ... Read More
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Yes: Yes, it is totally safe to give babies liquids in plastic bottles these days. Almost all plastic bottles are bpa free these days, so you shouldn't be... Read More
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See your doctor: If your baby has a bead in his nose, i would bring them to your doctor's office to take it out. The concern if you try to take it out at home is that... Read More
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Hats and sunblock: We actually tell parents to try to have babies avoid the sun as much as possible for at least the first 6 months (due to sunburn increasing the risk o... Read More
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No: Most of the time i prefer not give babies many medicines, but if they do seem bothered by their throats i would rather use tylenol (acetaminophen) or ... Read More
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Depends on duration: Prednisone is a type of steroid used to treat a diverse number of conditions. When used for short courses (up to a few weeks) for conditions such as ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
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Depends on weight: The dosage of tylenol/acetaminophen would depend on the weight of your child in kg. The dosage is usually 15 mg/kg given every 4 hours for pain or fe... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
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Could be serious: Kawasaki's disease is a very serious condition that can cause some serious complications such as a coronary artery aneurysm. These aneurysms can clot... Read More
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Call the doctor: Smelly or mucousy poop may not mean anything at all. I had one parent that said their baby's poop smelled, but i smelled it and it was fine. The one... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Min
Specializes in Pediatrics
No: No, not typically. The virus that causes genital herpes is usually herpes simplex virus type II while the virus that causes cold sores is usually her... Read More
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Lactation consult: There are many breast feeding problems that a lactation consultant can fix if if you baby doesn't want to breastfeed. This can include a nipple shiel... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
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Specializes in Pediatrics
No: When starting solids, i typically tell parents to start with whole grain rice cereal (which is very hypoallergenic), then other cereals (oatmeal/mixed... Read More
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Irritation/allergies: Many things cause redness around the nose. Could be irritation from rubbing the nose or eyes constantly due to a cold or allergies. This could also ... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Min
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No: Pediatricians do recommend co-sleeping (sleeping in the same bed) due to the increased risk of sids and suffocation (from rolling over a baby). Sleep... Read More
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Knob covers/latches: A great way to baby proof the kitchen is to get down on your hands and knees and look at what a baby can pull on, open, turn, or put in their mouth. O... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Min
Specializes in Pediatrics
Rice cereal: When starting solid foods, the best first food would be the most hypoallergenic, baby whole grain rice cereal. You can follow this up with other whol... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Min
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No: You should not warm formula in the microwave since the microwave can make hot spots inside the formula that you may not feel until it burns your baby'... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Min
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Call your doctor: It is actually very common to have some small amount of bleeding from the umbilical stump as your babies umbilical cord is falling off. Most of the t... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Min
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Yes: Yes, i recommend parents giving gardasil. Gardasil is a vaccine against hpv (human papilloma virus), the virus that causes genital warts and cervical... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Min
Specializes in Pediatrics
Fever, achy muscles: The swine flu is a new h1n1 strain of the influenza virus that became an epidemic in 2009. Symptoms include high fever, body aches, cough, sore throa... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Min
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Anaphylaxis/death: In severe cases of allergic reactions, a person can develop anaphylaxis which can include tightening of the airways/throat to cause problems breathing... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
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When less than 3 mos: It depends on the age of your child as well as other symptoms. For any baby under 3 months of age, a fever over 100.4 deg F taken rectally is consider... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Min is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Min is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

UC Irvine School of Medicine, CA
MD

Residency

LUCILE SALTER PACKARD CHILDREN'S HSP AT STANFORD

Awards

Alpha Omega Alpha
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