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Dr. Francisco Rivera

Pediatrics
Pasadena, CA
male

Locations

Huntington Plaza Pediatric Group

Pasadena, CA

Address

800 S. Fairmount Ave #110, Pasadena, CA
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My office hours

Thursday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
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About

Bio

I am a Board Certified general Pediatrician practicing at Huntington Plaza Pediatric Group in Pasadena, CA.

Specialties
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Pediatrics

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

29 Answers
15 Agrees
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Francisco Rivera
Specializes in Pediatrics
Over-the-Counter: Up to 10% is available over-the-counter and it is also the active ingredient in the ever-popular "proactiv", although keep in mind it may be difficult to cancel your subscription to Proactiv if you start. If there is poor response, you should see a doctor or practioner.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Francisco Rivera
Specializes in Pediatrics
It can be...: Most likely, it's normal. Non-ovulatory periods are common in teens and can lead to irregularity. But if there is any risk of pregnancy, you should get an over-the-counter pregnancy test, at the very least. If sperm gets anywhere near a vagina, it can cause a pregnancy, no matter how unlikely.

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Rivera is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Rivera is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

UC San Diego School of Medicine, CA
MD

Residency

Children's Hospital of Orange County
Completed 2002

Awards

Pasadena Magazine Top Docs 2011
Pasadena Magazine Top Docs 2012
Pasadena Magazine Top Docs 2013

Affiliations

Huntington Hospital
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