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Dr. Patricia Vuguin

Pediatrics
Bronx, NY
35 years experience

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Bronx, NY

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111 e 210th strees, Bronx, NY
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Pediatrics

Languages spoken

English

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154 Answers
51 Agrees
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricia Vuguin
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Yes: If the child receive the appropriate treatment.
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricia Vuguin
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Not long: Usually does not take long make sure that you use the smallest lancets and lancet device that will be adequate for your child age.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricia Vuguin
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Growth plate: Is all depends on the bone age of state of maturation that your child bones are if the growth plate is still open you can still use hgh.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricia Vuguin
Pediatrics 35 years experience
No: Only medication and it is really important fro a child with graves to be treated right.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
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No: At this point we do not know what makes you go through puberty early except for obesity so a healthy lifestyle may prevent the risk of going into pube... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricia Vuguin
Pediatrics 35 years experience
No: Not necessarily, family history is important is you mam had early menopause you may have chances to enter menopause at an earlier age.
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricia Vuguin
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Absolutly: Definitive the treatment may improve and the complications may lessen by improving yuor weight.
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A member asked:
Dr. Patricia Vuguin
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Yes: Make sure that a doctor sees your baby asap.
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No: It is not safe neither healthy for your baby, you or your spouse.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricia Vuguin
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Bath: First make sure that the temperature of the water right, if your baby is able to seat you can get a special seat to put inside the bathtub and never n... Read More
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Dr. Patricia Vuguin
Pediatrics 35 years experience
No: Need to check year that was made and seat belts there are some concerns that when the car seats are older than 3 to5 years old may not work well.
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Dr. Patricia Vuguin
Pediatrics 35 years experience
No: Make sure that your baby does not baby starts using your nipples to teethe on. Sometimes a mother's reaction to being bitten is enough to discourage a... Read More
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Dr. Patricia Vuguin
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Yes: Absolutely not only the materials also the products that you use to wash the baby clothes as well as the products that you use on the baby skin.
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Dr. Patricia Vuguin
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Yes: Absolutely, this rash may or may not represent an allergic reaction to the bite, but rather an actual skin infection.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricia Vuguin
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Yes: It is highly recommended to place your baby on his back to sleep to reduce the risk of sids. Sudden infant death.Please contact you pediatrician for ... Read More
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Dr. Patricia Vuguin
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Tantrums: You have to make sure that your baby learns how to be on his own let him cry a little won't hurt it all depends on you.
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Dr. Patricia Vuguin
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Yes: Being heavy is bad for you at this point is not clear if maternal weight may impact the quality of the milk.
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Dr. Patricia Vuguin
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Yes: You should if you do not have nough milk for the baby to growth, but i will encourage breast milk as the first option, the more you offer the more you... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricia Vuguin
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Not clear: I will discuss with your pediatrician the kind of reaction thta your baby had and decide from there. If you have any question try to contact an infect... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricia Vuguin
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Prolactine: If your breast are swollen with milk inside either you are pregnant or you are making extra hormone that produces milk and is called prolactin, you n... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricia Vuguin
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Depends: Hgh treatment has been shown to be adequate for other causes of growth failure independently of the gh levels.
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricia Vuguin
Pediatrics 35 years experience
No: Is the bone age is 17 i will not recommend HGH treatment.
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A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricia Vuguin
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Veggies fruit grain: Colorful vegetables, and fruits, whole grains. A healthy source of protein, such as fish, poultry, beans, or nuts, healthy oils, like olive and canol... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricia Vuguin
Pediatrics 35 years experience
No: Some boys may growth hair despite having hypogonadism.
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricia Vuguin
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Yes: Healthy lifestyle, diet and exercise and continue with the medication.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricia Vuguin
Pediatrics 35 years experience
No: Only if there receive Insulin treatment as their treatment modality.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricia Vuguin
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Pretty soon: Usually does not take long but we like to start the treatment slowly mimic normal pubertal development that in a boy can take 2-4 years.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricia Vuguin
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Depends:Cause & Rx: Depends if you require treatment forit is important that you take wgtaever is recommended by your doctor.
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A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricia Vuguin
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Stature: First you need to know if you still can growth if that so you can only reach your height potential there are no real treatment for height if you were ... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricia Vuguin
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Carbergoline: Not really carbergoline is better tolerated than broom is usually used once a week usually at the doses used for prolactinoma aide effects are minimal... Read More
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A 62-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricia Vuguin
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Not really: The medication per se should not cause itching, thyroid disease not controlled could cause itchiness, make sure that you have your thyroid leveled wit... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricia Vuguin
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Liquid retention: Could be fluid retention, low thyroid hormone on his system, i will consult a physician to make sure that he is not retaining liquid and the feet are ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricia Vuguin
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Nutritional suppl.: It seems to be a nutritional supplement that has mainly calcium, magnesium and zinc, not sure how that can help your thyroid work properly.
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Dr. Patricia Vuguin
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Autism: Early on may be difficulty so you have to see how your baby develops overtime specially his interactions with you and his surroundings.
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Dr. Patricia Vuguin
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Formula: That is not as good as breast milk.
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Pediatrics 35 years experience
No: You need to continue the same routine as before. It is important to create early a routine and stick to it.
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A 16-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricia Vuguin
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Sleeping patterns: Evaluate your baby's routine before she/he goes to sleep, make sure that you baby sleeps in a cool dark and comfortable place. Start routines such as ... Read More
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Dr. Patricia Vuguin
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Yes: Ideally at the beginning you should try to record the time and duration of each breastfeeding, and to determine whether the amount of urine and stoo... Read More
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Dr. Patricia Vuguin
Pediatrics 35 years experience
No: Absolutely not, no one knows what causes diseases such as multiple sclerosis, and other similar diseased such as rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, but all... Read More
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Dr. Patricia Vuguin
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Yes: Sure and it is a must even you may be interested in breast fed also.
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Pediatrics 35 years experience
Yeast infection: Simple way to do it is having at least a yogurt a day yogurt has plenty of lactbaciloous that are good in fighting yeast.
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Dr. Patricia Vuguin
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Yes: Tricky question, consult with your b ask about costs for maintenance and public free options you need to assess the chances that you will use that in ... Read More
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Dr. Patricia Vuguin
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Yes: Make sure that he/she gets seen by a doctor to figure out where the blood is coming from.
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Dr. Patricia Vuguin
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Yes: It can be a cultural as well a bounding issue, the baby should have a balance diet accompanied by the milk of your choice.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricia Vuguin
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Fasting less 125: The best diagnosis involve a sugar level after 8hours of fasting that needs to be less than 126mg/dl any random blood sugar needs to be greater than ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricia Vuguin
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Overactive thyroid: Make sure that you thyroid is working properly over active thyroid can cause those symptoms the diagnosis is pretty simple it will involve a simple bl... Read More
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricia Vuguin
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Diets: Gluten free means that the diet should not contain gluten a protein found in wheat is recommended for people that are allergic to wheat sugar free di... Read More
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A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricia Vuguin
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Drinking urinating: Drinking because you are very thirsty, urinating a lot, been hungry and weight loss despite a hugh appetite.
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Dr. Patricia Vuguin
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Dehydration: Make sure that your baby is well hydrated you can try with small amount of fluids every 15 minutes and if your baby does not tolerate please take him ... Read More
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Dr. Patricia Vuguin
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Sleep: It is important to understand your baby nap routine, if you put her to sleep to soon or too early your baby will have very short naps. Make sure that ... Read More
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Vuguin is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Vuguin is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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thank yoc Doc. i will continue to do so. i also experience discharge and foul order. ihad a culture done and nothing was wrong. my ph is normal and i dont have diabetes. ive been to just about every d...Read More
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Many thanks for your clear response. I don't need false hopes but I have hopes that someday a cure can be found
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Thank you for taking time out of your busy schedule to answer my question.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Buenos Aires Faculty of Medicine, Argentina
Graduated 1988MD

Awards

NIH Career developmental award
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