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Dr. Nicholas D'Avanzo

Pediatrics
Raleigh, NC
36 years experience

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Office

Raleigh, NC

Address

3124 Blue Ridge Road, Suite 102, Raleigh, NC
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Pediatrics

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

8 Answers
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nicholas D'Avanzo
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Yes: Sometimes the change in pressure in an airplane can cause ear discomfort, just like in adults, but it is certainly safe to do. It is generally as sa... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Nicholas D'Avanzo
Pediatrics 36 years experience
24 months: Allergists disagree about this, but if there is a family history of shellfish allergy, all would probably delay introducing it until 2 years old. If ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Nicholas D'Avanzo
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Yes: It can be painful, if severe, but mostly it is just discomfort. When babies suck, they do so vigorously, and if they suck in air while feeding, that ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Nicholas D'Avanzo
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Yes: Rarely, there can be a local skin reaction to the wipes, and if this occurs, they should be discontinued, but the wipes are generally safe, and oh so ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nicholas D'Avanzo
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Yes, in length: In general, the longer the tube used, the longer they will stay in before naturally working themselves out, and the longer the child benefits from the... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nicholas D'Avanzo
Pediatrics 36 years experience
She is constipated: It is unusual to go 3 days or more without a bowel movement (bm). Vomit and stomachache without fever makes constipation the most likely reason. Thi... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Nicholas D'Avanzo
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Thick mustard: After the initial black meconium thick tar-like stools, stools transition to soft, seedy, and brownish to greenish, after feeding is established, usu... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Nicholas D'Avanzo
Pediatrics 36 years experience
4-6 months: All babies should sleep at least 8 hours without eating by 6 months of age. Some can do it at 4 months, some earlier, but at 6 months I would stop fee... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. D'Avanzo is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. D'Avanzo is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University at Buffalo, The State University of New York School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, NY
Graduated 1986MD
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