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Dr. Cornelia Franz

Pediatrics
Orlando , FL, Luxembourg
female

Locations

Office

Orlando , FL

Address

The Franz Center, 3160 Southgate Commerce Blvd. #64, Orlando , FL
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Orlando, FL

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Specialties
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Pediatrics

Languages spoken

English

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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Yes: Rsv can be one of th causes of croup. The nebulizer is beneficial. Homeopathic spongia can also help with that barky cough...As can a cough medicine c... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
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Be seen: Prolactin is the hormone that stimulates lactation. Typically women do not lactate after stopping nursing. Some medication s can cause it ....You need... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Drawing salve: For an insect bite slice an onion and rub the onion on the area...It definitely works when the bite is fresh. It can also draw out the stinger. If th... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Yes: The obvious answer is when bleeding starts...You know it has come. But many women get a vague sense of cramping or mood change1-2 days before their p... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Dont know exactly: "stuttering is a disruption in the fluency of verbal expression characterized by involuntary, audible or silent, repetitions or prolongations of sound... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
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I do not know: It would be best to ask an ayurvedic practitioner what kind of success they have had. I am sure it would help in recovery if surgery were needed. I wo... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Not necessarily: Children are very reislient and adaptive. Pretend play will simply be more nonverbal in this case. Pretend play can also be an outlet for frustration.... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
See below: Edwin klebs (1834-1913), a swiss-german pathologist, identified and described the bacterium that causes diphtheria in 1883. (just to point out the dev... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
See dosing: http://www.getreliefresponsibly.com/acetaminophen-dosage/infants-and-children this website is very helpful for dosing. Why does she need tylenol? Do... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Yes: Homeopathic CINA helps. I have better luck with over the counter Pin-X.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Not the only symptom: Bacterial meningitis causes a severe headache and neck ache- not just general malaise and nausea....That sounds more like flu. Viral meningitis can be... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Probably pinworms: You can see your doctor and give a stool sample to identify them. Or send a picture to your doctor of them. You could also take pin-x over the counter... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Lots going on: You might benefit from being seen. I can also assure you that acupuncture can help with the cramping, constipation and back pain. I do not know what ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Depends: On the ocular condition. If an ophthalmologist prescribes a steroid drop then it would be fine. In general, I do not as a pediatrician, prescribe ster... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Yes: Consider seeing a physical therapist who has experience with pelvic floor weakness...That will help as will kegels. Also consider consulting with a ch... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Chronic problem: Is the doctor a specialist- hematologist? He/she is hopefully explaining this as you go. Your child will have chronic anemia and may need transfusion... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Yes: You may find counseling helps. You may find eft (emotional freedom technique) helps. A homeopathic practitioner and/or a chinese medicine practitioner... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
No: If the rash is getting worse or is raised like hives it is a reaction to the medication and it should be stopped. If he had a fever for 3 days prior t... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
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Have her seen: She could have an earache that bothers her only at night with the fever. Fever can also cause headache. Try homeopathic belladonna...And if happens ag... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Do you mean: Herbal ingredients for a vaporizer? Aromatherapy oils can be very helpful. Eucalyptus or thyme are helpful. Doterra makes one called onguard which is ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Maybe nothing: If a child had a barium study then the white is the barium. It is called an acholic stool and occasionally someone may have one. If they continue to b... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Abnormal position: You may have a pulled muscle or be out of alignment. Your back may even be out. You may find that a massage and /or seeing a chiropractor helps realig... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Please be seen: You are having total body involvement...Could be the flu or some virus like that...But soaking yourseljf, headaches, and pain...You need to be seen. P... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Depends: He will get IV fluids if he is dehydrated. If he has an infection he may get antibiotics and they will see how best to get him to eat and drink.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
No: Not unless i continues. Some vitamins and iron can turn stool black as can pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) (or any product with bismuth in it). I... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Doxy can help.: You may want to be seen....Big purple pimples under the arms can become a concern. Doxycycline can help...I suggest you bee seen and discuss further w... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Not sure: You need to have it looked at. It could be a simple skin infection. You may need topical and or medication. Have someone look at it.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Yes: She could be lactose intolerant or milk protein intolerant. Homeopathic cocyntal may help her pass the wind.. Pumping her ;legs in a bicycle fashion m... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Internet search: Web search may help. Or you can talk to a geneticist and describe symptoms and see if they recognize a specific syndrome. You can also be seen which i... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Diet: Consider getting him off dairy and adding probiotics. If it continues, then please see your pediatrician and discuss it with him/her.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Yes it is: And it best not to breast feed lying down flat...Should be propped up a little. The position allows the fluid to run into the middle ear and can caus... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
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Specializes in Pediatrics
Not to worry: I advise not being worried until you have all the information. The paleness may be anemia. We always want to make sure a patient not having a brain ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
RELAX: If everything is physically ok, then relax. Sometimes parents get so intent on getting pregnant that it doesn't happen. You can also see an acupunctur... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Interesting question: I have not heard that term before... 2 references i found say: the following diseases are commonly referred to as childhood cluster diseases: pertussi... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
It is ok: Morning sickness does not last forever...And many women do not have it at all. You may just be having a marvelous pregnancy. When you are scared it i... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
No worries: Some people are very thin and lean and some eat only small amounts but also eat frequently. If she is growing on her growth curve and developing norma... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Sleep: Different people need different amounts of sleep. His mind may race and he cannt shut it off. Visual imagery may hekp him (m. Garth starbrite is a gre... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Find the reason : Babie cry for a number of reasons: hungry, wet, tired. All the time though sounds more like a digestive problem (colicky). If breastfeeding- stop all... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Muscle spasm: A stitch or muscle spasm is the most common reason. Do you run often? Is it every time you run? Where on your side? How long does it last? An infreq... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Depends: Depends on how vigorous the cleanse is. It is best to have some direction from a practitioner who does that and has experience. ..especially if you wa... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Two sides: If you are very "smitten" and really like this girl your appetite may be suppressed from "butterflies" and wanting to impress her. The flip side is wh... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Alcohol: Potentates the anticoagulants...Meaning it makes them more effective and you will bleed more easily from small injury or cuts.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Ask around: Try lands end or osh kosh. Walmart/wrangler i know has pants for husky kids. Try an internet search and see what companies come up that may suit you. ... Read More
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
No: It is normal to begin having some white discharge at her age. Also depends on her stage of development. Either way it is not a concern.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Maybe: Depends on what you mean kinda fast....An acupressure technique is to press with thumb and forefinger the meaty part of your left hand between the th... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Not usually: I have not seen constipation as a result of almond milk. Dairy can be constipating as can apples or apple juice in some. Not drinking enough fluid def... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Between 3 and 7: Usually by age 5 they stop with their imaginary friends. Some may go a little longer. Imaginary friends can be very helpful to children...They help th... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Cold sores: Hsv ! is the name for cold sores that commonly occur on the lips.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Not bad: Low blood pressure is better than high blood pressure. If it is causing you to be symptomatic, you may need more salt in your diet and/ or more protei... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Yes: Bulimia usually binges and purges. If more starving it is more anorexia. Either way it is an eating disorder and this person needs help.....Asap.... I... Read More
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Aug 9, 2013
Dr. Franz is a well-rounded physician who offers practical, helpful suggestions. She is knowledgeable in both conventional and integrative treatments, and is a real boon to HealthTap. Thank you, Dr....Read More
Mar 18, 2013
Dr Franz provides an exceptional public service on HealthTap. She clearly has both breath and depth of knowledge in pediatrics and many other areas in medicine. I recommend Dr. Franz.
Jul 18, 2013
Wonderful physician! Great to have such a knowledgeable and open minded voice in the field of pediatrics.
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You're fantastic, thanks for a good alternative answer!!!! I will look it up. Also, do u know why my cupping his ears and taking my mouth up to his ear and sucking in may have helped remove all fluid...Read More
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thank u for your feedback...our paedratician is out of town waitung for him.....well he is having his milk nd eating less...no vomitting no fever and his stool is normally yellow nd loose nd does 4 to...Read More
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We did it with my son and his # of sensitivities have been reduced from 20 something to just 2. I guess you could say we have had greAt success. I was asking because it seems no one has heard of it an...Read More

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Wake Forest University School of Medicine, NC
MD

Awards

Top Doctor, Third Place, Orlando, FL - Winter
2013
Most Influential, First Place, Orlando, FL - Winter
2013
Top Pediatrician, First Place, Florida - Winter
2013

Publications

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