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Dr. Ruben Nazario

Pediatrics
Falls Church, VA

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Falls Church, VA

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Inova Fairfax Hospital for Children Department of Pediatrics, 3300 Gallows Rd., Falls Church, VA
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Pediatrics

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English

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Maybe: A lump in your baby's scrotum could be related to a hernia, which is a piece of the intestine that finds it way to the scrotal sac. Or the swelling in... Read More
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No: Aspirin was used for a long time to reduce fever in children, that is until doctors found an association between the use of Aspirin and reye syndrome.... Read More
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Clean with water: The area around the circumcision can be quite red and inflamed after this procedure. It can also be tender, so be gentle when changing diapers. Some p... Read More
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Rapid breathing : Bronchiolitis is an infection of the lungs caused by several viruses, including RSV and the flu. Most cases start with mild symptoms of runny nose and... Read More
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A skin infection: Impetigo is a common bacterial skin infection of infants and babies. It causes blisters or sores on the face, mostly around the mouth and the nose. Th... Read More
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No: No, not all children attain developmental milestones at the same time. Don't worry if your child takes an extra month or two to babble his first words... Read More
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Yes: The flu is spread from person to person through microscopic droplets expelled during coughing or sneezing, or if you inadvertently touch a surface or ... Read More
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White patches & rash: Babies commonly can have two types of yeast infections: thrush and diaper dermatitis. Thrush is a yeast infection in the mouth, and appears as white p... Read More
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No: It is generally not recommended for pregnant or nursing mothers to take tamiflu, (oseltamivir) as its effects on breast-feeding babies are not known. ... Read More
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Sitting, walking: The most common questions about a baby's development have to do with their motor development and expressive abilities. Parents want to know when a bab... Read More
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Yes: Depending on the age of your child your doctor may do a renal ultrasound to identify any anatomical problems that could have predisposed to the uti. Y... Read More
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Call your doctor now: If your baby is throwing up green stuff, it could be a sign of intestinal obstruction. Some babies have a condition called volvulus, in which the inte... Read More
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Yes: The nose is connected to the lungs by the trachea, so there is a risk of aspirating a foreign body from the nose into the lungs. Signs of foreign body... Read More
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Spreading redness: Bug bites are very common in babies, and most of the time they go away on their own. Sometimes these bug bites can become infected, causing cellulitis... Read More
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Redness and swelling: The side effects of the MMR vaccine are similar to those of other vaccines. These include fever; redness, swelling and pain at the injection site; ras... Read More
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Get it checked: Most rashes on a baby's abdomen are benign, and are caused by common skin conditions, such as eczema, or by common viruses. Signs that a rash may be m... Read More
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Crying unconsolably: A common definition of colic is an infant who cries for more than 3 hours a day, 3 days of the week, for more than 3 weeks. Although no one knows for ... Read More
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Thrush: Those white spots in your baby's mouth can be thrush. This is an infection with a fungus called candida that is common in babies. It causes white plaq... Read More
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Direct contact: Ringworm is a skin infection caused by a fungus. The typical skin lesion of ringworm is round and scaly, and it is itchy. Your baby can get ringworm i... Read More
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Not necessarily: Babies tug their ears for many reasons, mostly because they are there and are easy to reach! but if the baby pulls her ears at the same time she has ... Read More
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Fever control, fluids: The symptoms of the flu can range from mild to serious. If your baby has the flu, make sure he or she is taking fluids well and that you can control h... Read More
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A serious condition: Reye syndrome is a condition that causes liver and brain damage. The cause is not clear, but it usually occurs in children with chicken pox or the flu... Read More
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A severe infection: Sepsis is the term used by doctors to describe a severe, life-threatening bloodstream infection. Sepsis can cause your baby's organs to fail. If untre... Read More
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Fever control: Slapped cheek disease is also known as fifth disease. It is caused by parvovirus b19, a common virus that causes sore throat, fever, headache, and the... Read More
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Inflammation: Croup causes inflammation around the vocal cords, resulting in narrowing of the airway, a characteristic barking cough and respiratory distress. At ni... Read More
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Fever, aches, rash: Slapped cheek disease is also known as fifth disease, or erythema infectiosum. It is caused by parvovirus b19, a common virus of childhood. The main s... Read More
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Several: There are several types of heart defects, but doctors usually classify them into several broad categories. Cyanotic defects cause your baby to turn cy... Read More
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No: Like many drugs, Prozac (fluoxetine) appears in breast milk in low concentrations. Its effect on the nursing infant is unknown, but the american acade... Read More
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Yes: Yes, thrush is an infection of the mouth and tongue caused by candida, a type of fungus. Yeast are also fungi, but thrush specifically refers to the w... Read More
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No: Although there was a lot of information floating around the web about a link between the MMR vaccine and autism, there are no credible studies to esta... Read More
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No: Febrile seizures are common in children between 6 months and 6 years of age. They occur when your child's temperature raises rapidly. So, no, not all ... Read More
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Close contact: The flu is passed on from person to person in tiny droplets expelled during coughing and sneezing. Your baby can get the flu if they are in close prox... Read More
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Yes: It could be. A bulging soft spot can indicate increased pressure in the brain, which can happen with meningitis and other serious conditions. But the ... Read More
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Urinary infection: If your child cries every time he or she pees, it could be a sign of an urinary tract infection. The rate of urinary tract infections in babies is hig... Read More
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Fever control/fluids: Measles is a viral illness easily preventible with vaccination. There has been an increase in the number of cases of measles in the U.S. Among childre... Read More
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Yes: The use of Proactiv is safe for breastfeeding women. Its active ingredient, benzoyl peroxide, does not appear to concentrate in noticeable amounts in ... Read More
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Not much: Febrile seizures are convulsions that happen in babies between the ages of 6 months to 6 years of age. A sudden rise in the body's temperature trigger... Read More
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Breathing treatments: Wheezing is a high-pitched noise that signals inflammation in your baby's lungs. This inflammation narrows the baby's airway. The noise is similar to ... Read More
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Shaking: There are several types of seizures in babies. In infants, seizures appear in subtle ways, like lips smacking, eye twitching, and tongue thrusting. Ol... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Nazario is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Nazario is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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We have an appointment with urologist next friday. Thanks
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University of Louisville School of Medicine, KY
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