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Dr. Zeda Amaya

Pediatrics
Foreman, TX

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Pediatrics

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English

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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zeda Amaya
Specializes in Pediatrics
Get down to earth: Before you can correct anything you should get a feel for what the alienation is all about and any potential trriggers. To do that, try and connect wi... Read More
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Dr. Zeda Amaya
Specializes in Pediatrics
He's communicating!: When children display recurrent abnormal symptoms, they are communicating to all that are tuned in that something is wrong. The next question then bec... Read More
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Dr. Zeda Amaya
Specializes in Pediatrics
3step Multi-approach: Scabies is a common skin infection and it's spread by direct contact with the scabies germ. #1the best treatment is prevention of contact when possibl... Read More
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Dr. Zeda Amaya
Specializes in Pediatrics
contact prevention: Keeping in mind the old saying "an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, " avoid areas known to be tick infested: grassy, wooded, leafy veget... Read More
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Dr. Zeda Amaya
Specializes in Pediatrics
Sporadically: Typically babies will experience approximately 5 growth spurts throughout the first year of life. These most commonly occur from 1-3 weeks old; 6-8 we... Read More
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Dr. Zeda Amaya
Specializes in Pediatrics
It varies: As one can imagine, babies have different internal rhythms just as we adults do. Having said that, the average baby can sleep 9-12 hours at a time at... Read More
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Dr. Zeda Amaya
Specializes in Pediatrics
Steps vary: Sponge bathing is typically recommended for babies until the umbilical cord falls off or until the infant boy's circumcision area has healed well. The... Read More
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Dr. Zeda Amaya
Specializes in Pediatrics
Seek Guidance: The first step is to have a wheezing baby's provider determine the cause of the "wheezing" keeping in mind what may sound like wheezing to a parent ma... Read More
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Dr. Zeda Amaya
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Risk is ever-present: As protective as we parents try to be, certain risks are ever-present. Since we don't have the proverbial crystal ball to determine all risks, prevent... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zeda Amaya
Specializes in Pediatrics
It takes refocus: The length of time it takes to wean off oxygen varies greatly from child to child. Sounds like your baby has already announced to those who are observ... Read More
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Dr. Zeda Amaya
Specializes in Pediatrics
See medical provider: Wheezing stems from several sources. We have a saying in medicine that "all that wheezes is not asthma." having said that, it is important to have a t... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zeda Amaya
Specializes in Pediatrics
No; confirm first!: Polio is nearly wiped out of the world but threats of resurgence still exist. Therefore, continued worldwide immunization practices are imperative. Be... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zeda Amaya
Specializes in Pediatrics
Oh so soon!: Puberty consists of a cascade of events that occur over several years. Boys typically begin around 12 but starting as early as 9 and as late as 14 ma... Read More
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Dr. Zeda Amaya
Specializes in Pediatrics
Piggyback schedule: Do you realize that from the time you conceived and carried your baby to its appointed miraculous birth, you are a superhero? In order to continue you... Read More
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Dr. Zeda Amaya
Specializes in Pediatrics
Carefully : Aside from cost issues(both can be relatively expensive)consider if you want your child to be raised by one additional person or by a staff; in your h... Read More
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Dr. Zeda Amaya
Specializes in Pediatrics
No,Worrying not good: First of all worrying is contraindicated--that's what your health team is available for. Use the team to discuss what happened so that appropriate ste... Read More
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Dr. Zeda Amaya
Specializes in Pediatrics
Yes: Babies are discharged a lot earlier than they used to be in times past, and now visits typically occur within a few days after discharge from the hosp... Read More
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Dr. Zeda Amaya
Specializes in Pediatrics
No not necessararily: All that itches is not allergies! although allergies are a common reason for itchy eyes, there are other potential reasons for the itchiness. When a c... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Amaya is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Amaya is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! I have a 10yo. (Only child)A Lil moody but see no signs yet as far as I read. Ty for docs like you and love their jobs to give people like me this info.
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of North Carolina School of Medicine, NC
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