Doctor Q&A for Dr. Justin Rich

A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Rich
18 years experience Pediatrics
No Dimetapp for baby: Dimetapp is not likely to help and could be dangerous to a child that young. The us food and drug administration recommends against the use of over-t ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Justin Rich
18 years experience Pediatrics
Anti-fungal medicine: Treatments for a yeast infection range from otc anti-fungal vaginal creams (monistat, lotrimin, (clotrimazole) etc) to prescription vaginal creams to ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Rich
18 years experience Pediatrics
Depends on weight: All liquid Acetaminophen products, regardless of brand, are now required to be the same concentration: 160mg/5ml. If your 4 month old ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Rich
18 years experience Pediatrics
Have him seen: The combination of rash and sore throat can be many things, most of which are caused by viruses and require only supportive care. However, sometimes ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Rich
18 years experience Pediatrics
Yes : Though there isn't much reliable research on whey (protein) powder in kids, it is generally accepted as safe. Because of this though, a proper daily ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Rich
18 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe: Allergic reactions to medicines come in many shapes and sizes, but loose stools are a very common side effect, not allergy, of many oral antibiotics. ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Justin Rich
18 years experience Pediatrics
No: Eggs are an excellent source of protein, vitamins, minerals, and even cholesterol (all of us need some cholesterol). But, like any food, moderation i ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Justin Rich
18 years experience Pediatrics
18-24 months: This depends upon whether or not the child still mouths objects. A bit of dirt/sand in the mouth won't be harmful, but handfuls could become a proble ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Justin Rich
18 years experience Pediatrics
Floor time: The most important thing for any parent-child relationship is time spent together. For playing with a 10 month old (and most ages), keep it simple. ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Justin Rich
18 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: If a child is < 6 months old, not much, and don't worry. If a child is > 6 months old, make sure the food they're eating is healthy. This means no j ... Read More
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