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Dr. Douglas Curtiss

Pediatrics
Ansonia, CT
28 years experience

Locations

Office

Ansonia, CT

Address

Pediatric & Adolescent Healthcare, 400 Main Street, Ansonia, CT
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Pediatrics

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

15 Answers
9 Agrees
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Curtiss
Pediatrics 28 years experience
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Curtiss
Pediatrics 28 years experience
May not be necessary: If your baby is breastfed and feeding well, urinating normally, and acting well, it can be normal to skip a few days before stooling. If your baby is... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Curtiss
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Cool mist humidifier: In the average healthy child with a cold, the best treatment is to use a cool mist humidifier and encouraging liquids to thin the mucus. You can run ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Curtiss
Pediatrics 28 years experience
No: Since dyslexia is not a disease, there is no "cure" for it. It is a developmental disorder that requires specific, generally phonics-based training,... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Curtiss
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Same as an adult: Signs of a UTI include: burning and or pain with urination, frequent urination, urgent need to go, and difficult to start urinating. Also can includ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Curtiss
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Parent: Up until 18 y/o the parent generally is the one to grant consent.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Curtiss
Pediatrics 28 years experience
In a word, no.: Dyslexia is something one is born with. It is possible, thtough various compensations, to get through school and not realize you have it until later,... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Curtiss
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Doubt it: I cannot see how your posture could affect your sinuses.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Curtiss
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Depends oantibiotic: Different antibiotics need to be taken for different lengths of time. Follow the directions on the bottle or ask your doctor.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Curtiss
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Depends: Certainly if you are coughing a lot you can have muscle strain in your back and shoulder. However these symptoms can also come from pneumonia. You sh... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Curtiss
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Try some uice first: Usually we would recommend dietary changes. For the picky eater there are other possibilities. Most fruit juices should help. If they do not, polye... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Curtiss
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Depends : It depends on the cause. Some causes of bowed legs such as tibial torsion get better with age. Others such as ricketts and blount's dis need to be tre... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Curtiss
Pediatrics 28 years experience
?really ringworm: It would be unusual for a 3 month old to have "ringworm". Are you sure of the diagnosis? Has a skin scraping been done?
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Curtiss
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Varies with height: Here is a link for you http://www.Cdc.Gov/growthcharts/data/set1clinical/cj41c022.Pdf.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Curtiss
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Possibly: Usually short seizures do not cause any long term effects. However if a seizure is prolonged, especially if associated with hypoxia (a drop in oxygen ... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Curtiss is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Curtiss is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Thanks for your quick reply! No scraping was not done. His pmd only diagnosed him by looking at his leg.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Hahnemann Medical College, PA
Graduated 1994MD
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