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Dr. Julia Stanford

Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Arlington, VA
24 years experience female

Locations

Office

Arlington, VA

Address

200 N Glebe Rd Ste 300, 200 N. Glebe Road, Suite 300, Arlington, VA
Directions

Insurances accepted

Aetna Life Insurance Company

Anthem BC Life & Health Insurance Company

CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield

Cigna

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Specialties
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Internal Medicine and Pediatrics

Doctor Q&A

117 Answers
54 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julia Stanford
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 24 years experience
No: Hib prevents against haemophilus influenzae which is a bacteria and unrelated to the influenza virus. To protect against the flu virus the actual flu... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julia Stanford
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 24 years experience
No: But the antibiotics used to treat utis can lead to vaginal yeast infections which would cause these symptoms.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julia Stanford
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 24 years experience
No: It is a safe and effective vaccine approved for men and women between the ages of 9 and 26.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julia Stanford
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 24 years experience
Many possible causes: Eating disorders, extreme physical activity, stress, hormonal abnormalities, polycystic ovarian syndrome, acute illness...To name a few.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julia Stanford
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 24 years experience
Do: Do not let the anxiety of others create anxiety in you.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julia Stanford
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 24 years experience
No clear association: Unlikely that there is an association. Just because something happens after a vaccine does not mean the vaccine caused it. Likely just a timing coin... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julia Stanford
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 24 years experience
Sleep: Sleep begets sleep - the more a child sleeps usually the better they sleep.
A member asked:
Dr. Julia Stanford
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 24 years experience
Forceful vomiting: Projectile vomiting is forceful vomiting that will often hit the wall or end up across the room. This can be a sign of a blockage or narrowing of the... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Julia Stanford
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 24 years experience
Yes: Yes. If a foreign body is in the nose, depending on its size, it may get into the lungs. If your child has a foreign body in their nose, they should ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julia Stanford
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 24 years experience
None: No research data has shown that a daily multivitamin in an otherwise healthy individual will reduce disease burden or prolong life. It is by far bes... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julia Stanford
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 24 years experience
Depends: There are prescription meds that can be used and sometimes over the counter pain reilevers work . However, it may also depend on the underlying cause ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julia Stanford
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 24 years experience
Read further...: To decrease the risk of future illnesses and to keep health care costs down for you as an individual and for society as a whole.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julia Stanford
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 24 years experience
See list...: Tdap, MMR (if you haven't had 2 doses already), varicella (if you have no history of having the disease as a child). Others if you are 60 or over.
A member asked:
Dr. Julia Stanford
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 24 years experience
Not regularly: Glycerin suppositories can be used in infants occasionally if they are constipated and seeming uncomfortable. However, I do not recommend using them ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julia Stanford
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 24 years experience
Depends: There is no cure for the common cold. However, some things can ease the symptoms while time is ultimately the healer. I recommend for my patients, t... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julia Stanford
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 24 years experience
Antibiotics: The only proven cure for a bacterial urinary tract infection is antibiotics
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julia Stanford
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 24 years experience
No data on this: Very little research has been done on the HCG diet and the risk for infertility. Because there is very little research on this diet i never recommend... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julia Stanford
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 24 years experience
Yes: Utis can cause these symptoms.
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julia Stanford
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 24 years experience
Yes: This can happen however, it should resolve within a few hours of being awake if it doesn't then he should be seen.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julia Stanford
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 24 years experience
Yes: There is no contraindication to drinking alcohol after the hpv vaccine.
A member asked:
Dr. Julia Stanford
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 24 years experience
See your MD: There is no vitamin that will help you to recover. Keep up with your efforts in your 12 step program and definitely follow up with your md regarding ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julia Stanford
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 24 years experience
Unlikely: At your age, your symptoms are unlikely to be due to colon cancer. However, you should be evaluated by an md because this is a situation that should ... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julia Stanford
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 24 years experience
Multiple influences: There is alot of genetics behind an individual's adult height. However, nutrition plays a very important role as well. An unhealthy diet can stunt g... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julia Stanford
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 24 years experience
Call for pricing: Call pharmacies, local community health clinics, and private md offices or travel clinics to compare prices. There can be alot of variation in prici... Read More
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julia Stanford
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 24 years experience
No: The four year old vaccines can be safely administered at the same time.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julia Stanford
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 24 years experience
Depends: I beileve this would depend on a few things such as the area being radiated and the risk of not getting the radioactive treatment. It is possible tha... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julia Stanford
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 24 years experience
Symptoms: A UTI (urinary tract infection) is a general term for any infection within the urinary system. Bladder infection is also known as cystitis. Kidney i... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Julia Stanford
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 24 years experience
Possibly: No birth control is 100% (except abstinence). Therefore, you could be pregnant since you had unprotected sex. Check a home pregnancy test now and if... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julia Stanford
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 24 years experience
UTI: Most likely this is a urinary tract infection and requires further evaluation by your md.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julia Stanford
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 24 years experience
Uti vs stone: This could have been a UTI but since it resolved on its own it also could have been related to a kidney stone. Definitely follow up with your md if i... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julia Stanford
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 24 years experience
Notify the MD: If your child was prescribed antibiotics for an infection and the associated fever does not resolve within 2-3 days, you should notify the prescribing... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julia Stanford
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 24 years experience
Unclear: Could be side effect of using the Cipro (ciprofloxacin) or may be that bladder infection not fully treated. Follow up with your md.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julia Stanford
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 24 years experience
Many organisms: E. Coli , proteus, enterococcus, klebsiella.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julia Stanford
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 24 years experience
Yes: It is not clear if she has had vaccines or not. If she has not had any vaccines yet then she most certainly should start to get them now. The poten... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julia Stanford
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 24 years experience
Successful: Successful weight loss includes tracking your food intake daily.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julia Stanford
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 24 years experience
Depends...: On the frequency and severity of your migraines. Typically, preventive meds are prescribed for people having more than 2 migraines/month. But other ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julia Stanford
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 24 years experience
Variety of symptoms: Heart attack symptoms in women can be very different from the classic symptoms more commonly seen in men - chest pain and difficulty breathing. Women... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julia Stanford
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 24 years experience
Possibly: Certainly could be a UTI but could be related to a kidney stone as well.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julia Stanford
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 24 years experience
Preservative: This is used as a preservative for some vaccines.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julia Stanford
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 24 years experience
No: But some patients who are HIV positive may be more prone to urinary infections.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julia Stanford
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 24 years experience
Read further: You should not need further immunization for hep b if you received your doses with the correct spacing between them. No vaccine is 100% which means i... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julia Stanford
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 24 years experience
Possibly: This may depend on the surgery but is possible. Some of these meds have levels that can be checked and you should speak with your md about checking y... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Julia Stanford
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 24 years experience
Depends: On how sick you were when treatment was started, what your underlying medical issues are, and if the bacteria in your urine is sensitive to the antibi... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julia Stanford
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 24 years experience
Gasx: You can try gasx, but if not improving, then see your md ultimately, don't do colonics - there is no health reason for doing a colonic and they can h... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Julia Stanford
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 24 years experience
Yes: Especially if you are breastfeeding the hormones in breastmilk often lead to breastbud development in infants. This will resolve eventually and is n... Read More
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julia Stanford
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 24 years experience
Not likely: I recommend you follow up with your md to repeat a urine dip in the office and a urine culture. Typically, urinary tract infections need antibiotics... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julia Stanford
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 24 years experience
24 hours: Arm soreness can occur with any vaccination but typically it resolves within 24 hours. Sometime the soreness may last for 2-3 days
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julia Stanford
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 24 years experience
Always: Always keep healthy snacks available so you don't go for the vending machine food.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julia Stanford
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 24 years experience
Do: Do eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince, and dinner like a pauper.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julia Stanford
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 24 years experience
Pain, fever: Most common symptoms after getting a vaccine are pain/redness at the site of the injection and fevers. Sometimes rashes can occur as well.

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Stanford is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Stanford is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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i have thought i may have an underactive thyroid as i have little to no energy to dp day to day task i will see gp thank you
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Had I&D after mastectomy d/t abscess oral abx then recur abscess vanco
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Thanks for your quick reply! He is seeing a physician but i wanted to know more about the illness!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Georgetown University School of Medicine, DC
Graduated 1998MD

Awards

Most Influential, Third Place, Arlington, VA - Winter
2013
Top Internist and Pediatrician, First Place, Virginia - Winter
2013
HealthTap Scholar
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