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Dr. David Reddell

Pediatrics
Killeen, TX

Locations

Office

Killeen, TX

Address

King's Daughters Clinic, 401 W. Jasper, Killeen, TX
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About

Bio

Graduated from Hardin Simmons University in Abilene, Tx. Medical school at University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston. Internship and Residency in the U.S. Air Force. Married, 4 children and 5 grandchildren.

Specialties
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Pediatrics

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

22 Answers
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Reddell
Specializes in Pediatrics
No: I have had retinal detachment, and there was no pain. It usually causes an area of your vision to disappear. When you stand in front of a mirror, yo... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Reddell
Specializes in Pediatrics
Sleep patterns vary: Many babies have trouble sleeping all night if they are rocked to sleep. Try letting the baby fall asleep in his own bed. If he cries, wait a bit. ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Reddell
Specializes in Pediatrics
About 16 oz.: Most toddlers need about 16 oz a day of dairy products. Low fat milk is recommended once they turn 2 years old. Excessive milk usually results in a ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. David Reddell
Specializes in Pediatrics
Yellow: Stool color, frequency, and consistency will change over time, but still are usually lighter color than formula fed babies' stools.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Reddell
Specializes in Pediatrics
What can he do?: If your child can pull up, walk holding on, and stand without support, he is most likely normal. Some children are a little fearful of taking off on ... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Reddell
Specializes in Pediatrics
Unlikely to harm: Mold is basically everywhere. When you see the allergy report on local weather, there is hardly a day without mold in the air. A few types could be ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Reddell
Specializes in Pediatrics
Immunization: Tetanus is caused by an infection and used to be called lock-jaw. The spores of the germ can be found in soil, and may enter the body through a cut ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Reddell
Specializes in Pediatrics
Yes, but...: It is rare for anyone to have a severe reaction to vaccines. There will often be soreness or slight fever. Acetaminophen usually reduces the symptom... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Reddell
Specializes in Pediatrics
Syndactaly: This is a developmental flaw that occurs around the second month of pregnancy. Sometimes it is genetic, but there is no evidence that it is caused by... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Reddell
Specializes in Pediatrics
Yes!: As a pediatrician, I have encountered several moms who were still nursing a baby under 6 months, and were already pregnant again. Definitely discuss ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. David Reddell
Specializes in Pediatrics
Yes: Cleaning hands before holding a baby is always a good idea. If someone has a cough, they should also use a mask. Young children should be closely su... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. David Reddell
Specializes in Pediatrics
They usually fade.: Light colored birthmarks on the forehead usually fade. Larger birthmarks on the face and body may not. Strawberry birthmarks are not usually present... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Reddell
Specializes in Pediatrics
Probably medication: Salbutamol and theophylline are both asthma medications, and often help with cough, but irritability is a common side effect. It could mean that the ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. David Reddell
Specializes in Pediatrics
Yes: Swelling that is tense and round is usually a hydrocele. Hernias are more ill-defined, and may be very large, and sometimes painful. Either one may ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. David Reddell
Specializes in Pediatrics
Formula may help: At 3 weeks of age a full term baby should have gained about 12 oz over birth weight. Some mothers don't produce enough milk for a baby to grow. A la... Read More
A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Reddell
Specializes in Pediatrics
Sonogram: It is basically a sonogram of the head. Sound waves pass through the soft spot (fontanelle), and show the brain structure. It is used to check for b... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Reddell
Specializes in Pediatrics
Allergies: This time of year, we often see people with itchy, watery eyes due to allergies. Sometimes they are puffy in the mornings, but there shouldn't be cru... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Reddell
Specializes in Pediatrics
No.: Holding your breath is unlikely to lower your blood oxygen level enough to cause a problem. Don't hold it so long that you feel dizzy or light-headed... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Reddell
Specializes in Pediatrics
Probably normal: You may just be a late bloomer. A lot depends on what age you started having periods. If you have pubic hair, acne, and nipples which appear normal,... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Reddell
Specializes in Pediatrics
Might be fifth disea: Children frequently have a slight temperature elevation without illness. Normal temperature is up to 99.6 degrees. Thermometers are often not accura... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Reddell
Specializes in Pediatrics
Not usually.: Some babies are quiet feeders and don't swallow much air, so there isn't much to burp. The type of bottle may also make a difference. Breast feeding... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Reddell
Specializes in Pediatrics
Rattly cough: With bronchitis there is usually a productive cough, and coughing spasms. Sometimes children gag or even vomit. Often they don't appear ill, and usu... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Reddell is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Reddell is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you soooo much you have put my mind at ease. I have become very sensitive to smells and i have found myself holding my breath when i walk into a room that is being painted or when i have to use ...Read More
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine, TX
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