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Dr. Tim Kilkenny

Pediatrics
Canton, OH
28 years experience male

Locations

Office

Canton, OH

Address

Aultman Hospital, 2600 6th St SW, Canton, OH
Directions

Insurances accepted

AultCare Corporation

About

Bio

Pediatric Hospitalist since 1998. Specializing in the care of ill and injured children who require hospitalization. Also interested in the issues of childhood obesity and asthma.

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Pediatrics

Doctor Q&A

31 Answers
28 Agrees
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A member asked:
Dr. Tim Kilkenny
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Crypts: These sound like tonsillar crypts-like little caves. The accretions that accumulate there will not cause any issues. Eventually they will go away.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tim Kilkenny
Pediatrics 28 years experience
No help: Potential sedation and no benefit likely. There are otc anesthetics that may help, or an occasional dose of tylenol (acetaminophen).
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tim Kilkenny
Pediatrics 28 years experience
It depends...: Estimates based on mid parental height are predictors, but not perfect. (mom+5 inches + dad) /2 at this point the most important thing is his sta... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tim Kilkenny
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Probably safe, but..: There's no literature on the early administration of Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) for contraception, though it is used for other conditions. You... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Kilkenny
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Urine tox screen: Urine toxicology is the most common screen for drugs of abuse, though meconium can also be good screen for exposure to in utero illicit drugs.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Kilkenny
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Up to 3 weeks: Rotavirus, the most common cause of gastroenteritis, is shed in the stool for up to 21 days. Obviously most kids are not excluded from daycare that lo... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Kilkenny
Pediatrics 28 years experience
CAGE: Two "yes" responses indicate that the possibility of alcoholism should be investigated further. The questionnaire asks the following questions: have y... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tim Kilkenny
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Insulin: Type 1 diabetes indicates destruction of the cells that make Insulin whereas type 2 is unresponsiveness of Insulin receptors. Type 1 always requires I... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Kilkenny
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Cheap WhiteUnscented: Try an unscented, undyed moisturizer that's inexpensive. Apply when your skin is still moist (pat dry after washing).
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tim Kilkenny
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Wouldn't advise it: BUT if she doesn't have any apparent ill effects, I wouldn't worry.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Kilkenny
Pediatrics 28 years experience
No, thank you: While it seems like you need to do something! to slow down the diarrhea, these "anti-diarrheal" drugs are not recommended. They are less effective tha... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tim Kilkenny
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Medical Student??: If you are a healthcare student being asked to generate a differential diagnosis list for rds you could absolutely include ductal dependent congenital... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tim Kilkenny
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Go see pediatrician.: Upper respiratory infections lasting this long in an infant should be checked by an expert. The fact that it's moved into his chest could indicate its... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tim Kilkenny
Pediatrics 28 years experience
No: You should not purposefully raise your body temperature significantly, hence the recommendation against hot tubs. This brief local exposure with hot s... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Tim Kilkenny
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Needs to see peds: Could be friction, but needs to be checked out by pediatrician.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tim Kilkenny
Pediatrics 28 years experience
May be normal, but: would definitely be interested in evaluation by her Pediatric Urologist. Many kids have intermittent "accidents" after toilet training, however with h... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tim Kilkenny
Pediatrics 28 years experience
In Children, Yes: Often kids don't localize abdominal pain well and may identify as periumbilical or "belly button" pain. Constipation is a fairly common cause of pedia... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tim Kilkenny
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Time to see your Dr!: Fever and severe headache can be signs of a serious illness. He should be evaluated today by a pediatrician or emergency physician. It could just be a... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tim Kilkenny
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Colds are common...: Especially in young kids. You can expect kids less than 5 to geta cold or cough every one to two months. If cough lasts for several days or interferes... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tim Kilkenny
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Facts of life: While breast feeding can be protective for some respiratory infections it does not prevent them all . Most kids seem to acquire a cold every month or ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tim Kilkenny
Pediatrics 28 years experience
See your doctor : Or health dept. A prescription medicine (lindane)may help if not resolved, but must be used correctly bc of risk of seizures.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tim Kilkenny
Pediatrics 28 years experience
No: Though we call seasonal allergies, "hayfever", fever is not caused by allergies.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tim Kilkenny
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Not really : Most 7 year olds will not describe dizziness as adults tend to describe it. This would be a red flag for me and would want further information and exa... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Kilkenny
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Rescue and Control: We use a combination of rescue meds (albuterol) for acute (right now) symptoms AND controllers (inhaled steroids or leukotriene modifiers)for everyday... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Kilkenny
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Usually >1 year old: Because many young infants develop wheeze and cough with respiratory viruses, experts reserve the label of asthma for kids who have recurrent episodes... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Kilkenny
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Yes: Tums (calcium carbonate) will be safe for her to try.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Kilkenny
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Help with breathing : An endotracheal tube can help protect the airway as well as allow easier mechanical ventilation for a premature infant. The medical staff may also use... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Kilkenny
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Could it be asthma?: I agree with my colleagues' answers that this needs further evaluation by a pediatrician. Problems with the immune system, abnormal anatomy, and even ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Tim Kilkenny
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Weird Sleep behavior: Sleep related behaviors are fairly common in children. Some children may arise and engage in complex and unexpected behaviors without any recollection... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Kilkenny
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Depends on How Bad: In the past, splenectomy was near universally recommended for ruptured spleens. Recovery from splenectomy is usually fairly rapid, a matter of 3-4 day... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tim Kilkenny
Pediatrics 28 years experience
See yr pediatrician: It may be helpful to video some of these behaviors to show your pediatrician. Most of the time little twitches and jerks are benign infant myoclonus, ... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Kilkenny is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Kilkenny is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Same drug as PO Cipro? If so, non-allergic. Thanks for reply. Will follow-up with pulmo & insurance CM.
HealthTap member
Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thanks! Urologist just said he wasn't concerned :-/
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Thank you. I have thought about doing that. I am worried about CP.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Kentucky College of Medicine, KY
Graduated 1994MD

Affiliations

American Academy of Pediatrics
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