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Dr. Tammi Schlichtemeier

Pediatrics
COPPELL, TX
32 years experience female

Locations

Office

COPPELL, TX

Address

1705 EAST BELT LINE ROAD, COPPELL, TX
Directions

Fax

(972) 393-4975

Insurances accepted

UnitedHealthcare

About

Bio

I am a pediatrician in Coppell, Texas. I have been in private practice for 22 years. My practice sees children from extreme preemies up to 21 years old. I enjoy caring for children of all ages, and often see patients with asthma, allergies, eczema, skin problems, ADHD, depression, anxiety, autism and developmental delay.

Specialties
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Pediatrics

Licenses

United States: Texas

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

105 Answers
18 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tammi Schlichtemeier
Pediatrics 32 years experience
No : Strep pharyngitis a bacterial throat infection can cause pain or fever and both pain and fever can cause increase in heart rate.
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tammi Schlichtemeier
Pediatrics 32 years experience
May need testing: It would be advisable to have your wife evaluated for possible lack of ovulation, or possible fibroids in uterus, or early menopause, or other physica... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tammi Schlichtemeier
Pediatrics 32 years experience
LMP date could cause: You may have recalled your last period date (lmp)incorrectly and then your due date may not be accurately calculated. You may have gestational diabet... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tammi Schlichtemeier
Pediatrics 32 years experience
Vasovagal syncope: Sometimes children have fear/anxiety/ sudden pain, then their heart rate increases but the body inadvertently causes low blood pressure and they pass... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tammi Schlichtemeier
Pediatrics 32 years experience
Not really: You have received the correct dose of amoxil, maximum for adult and the correct duration at 10 days. If you still have sore throat and your throat cu... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tammi Schlichtemeier
Pediatrics 32 years experience
Breakthru bleeding: When using depoprovera as a form of birth control over several years, the amount of Progesterone can cause a thinner uterine lining. This can result i... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tammi Schlichtemeier
Pediatrics 32 years experience
Bacterial carrier: Group b strep is a type of bacterial found in the vaginal canal of about 30% of women. It is not a harmful bacteria to the carrier. However, it can be... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tammi Schlichtemeier
Pediatrics 32 years experience
NO magic!: Unfortunately you have discovered that eating whatever you want whenever you want from the college cafeteria is not a good idea. Get with your team nu... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tammi Schlichtemeier
Pediatrics 32 years experience
Try these: Vaporizer or humidifier at night with liquid vapor steam added to water. Vicks vaporub to chest up to 3 times a day. Nasal suction after putting in ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tammi Schlichtemeier
Pediatrics 32 years experience
Infected Insect Bite: Insect bites can cause redness, swelling and itching. In some people the amount of swelling can lead to bruising. However, if the area is more warm ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tammi Schlichtemeier
Pediatrics 32 years experience
Rupture blood vessel: Apoplexy is a medical term, which can be used to describe a rupture or bleeding of vessel in the brain--"bleeding" in a stroke (formerly described as ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tammi Schlichtemeier
Pediatrics 32 years experience
Allergy blood test: Your pedi can do blood testing for peanut allergy. Allergy symptoms can include itchy mouth, lip or tongue or facial swelling, difficulty breathing, ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tammi Schlichtemeier
Pediatrics 32 years experience
Varies by illness: Zithromax comes in different liquid concentrations and comes in different tablet concentrations. The dosage will vary based on the type of illness. ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tammi Schlichtemeier
Pediatrics 32 years experience
Every feeding: Bottles and nipples should be washed in hot soapy water and dipped in boiling water or use dishwasher after each use. After you open and use a bottle... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tammi Schlichtemeier
Pediatrics 32 years experience
Change the topic: May people are curious or trying to be helpful when they comment on your lack of wt loss post pregnancy. Just let them know you appreciate their conc... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tammi Schlichtemeier
Pediatrics 32 years experience
No, not genetic: Pvl or periventricular leukomalacia is an injury to the white matter of the brain. It usually occurs in preterm infants and occasionally in the fetus... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tammi Schlichtemeier
Pediatrics 32 years experience
Topical steroids: Eczema is a form of severe dry skin, often on knees, elbows, wrists and sometimes many areas of the body. Bathe every other day with moisturizer soap ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tammi Schlichtemeier
Pediatrics 32 years experience
Teething: The average age of teething onset is 4 to 7 months. However, some newborns are born with soft "natal teeth" which are often loose and must be removed... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tammi Schlichtemeier
Pediatrics 32 years experience
Re evaluation needed: Your child is on many medications, some of which are rescue meds and some are maintenance medications. Sounds like he/she needs an evaluation by a pe... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tammi Schlichtemeier
Pediatrics 32 years experience
8-9 years old: A child with diabetes needs some control over their new lifestyle. At age 4-5 years old, allow the child to "poke his own finger" for glucose check.... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tammi Schlichtemeier
Pediatrics 32 years experience
Increased risk: Herpes simplex from a cold sore is quite contagious. Kissing is a good way to pass the virus and infect your partner. If he then performs oral sex o... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tammi Schlichtemeier
Pediatrics 32 years experience
Formula Change First: Most babies have some reflux of stomach contents resultin in wet burps. It becomes gastroesophageal reflux disease when the baby is very fussy, refus... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tammi Schlichtemeier
Pediatrics 32 years experience
? eye infection: You may need to see your doctor. Eye infections often start in 1 eye with itching, gritty feelings, redness or discharge from the eye. When rubbing yo... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tammi Schlichtemeier
Pediatrics 32 years experience
About 45 minutes: Benadryl (diphenhydramine) can make some people drowsy. The maximum effect occurs in about 45 minutes or so. However, it can result in hyperalertnes... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tammi Schlichtemeier
Pediatrics 32 years experience
Mentholatum: Consider Vicks vaporub to chest. It has natural menthal smell in petroleum base. It causes decreased swelling in nasal passages and can decrease coug... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tammi Schlichtemeier
Pediatrics 32 years experience
Heart disease: Number of deaths for leading causes of death •heart disease: 599, 413 •cancer: 567, 628 •chronic lower respiratory diseases: 137, 353 •stroke (cer... Read More
A 92-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tammi Schlichtemeier
Pediatrics 32 years experience
Difficut to do: You might want to talk with your oldest child about how important it is for you to have family contact. Your eldest could bring his/her cell phone a... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tammi Schlichtemeier
Pediatrics 32 years experience
The amount of bile: Liver makes bile and secretes it to help us digest food stuffs. Some food needs more bile to digest than others. Stools can be yellow, green, brown o... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tammi Schlichtemeier
Pediatrics 32 years experience
May be normal: If you apply pressure for few minutes and continue to bleed, you may need to see your md about possible bleeding disorders. You could have low platel... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tammi Schlichtemeier
Pediatrics 32 years experience
Yes: The spleen is a organ that filters and recycles old red blood cells and may trap some white blood cells. Because it is full of blood cells, if it rupt... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tammi Schlichtemeier
Pediatrics 32 years experience
Spinal fluid culture: To diagnose bacterial meningitis, typically, a spinal tap is done to remove a small amount of cerebrospinal fluid that surrounds the spinal cord and b... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tammi Schlichtemeier
Pediatrics 32 years experience
MD exam: The spleen lives under the right rib cage. If enlarged it will protrude below the rib cage on the right. An md can palpate for the spleen tip. Enl... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tammi Schlichtemeier
Pediatrics 32 years experience
5 years if wound: Tetanus vaccine is valid for 9 years if you have no injuries. If you have an outdoor laceration or puncture wound, you should get vaccinated within 2... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tammi Schlichtemeier
Pediatrics 32 years experience
Not yet, 5 days: When bit by a possibly rapid animal, the animal should be quarantined by animal control. If necessary due to abnormal animal behavior, the animal sha... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tammi Schlichtemeier
Pediatrics 32 years experience
Maybe, see below: Taking mother and father's height and calculating a mid parental height prediction, it is likely she could be up to 5"6". However, we would need to k... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tammi Schlichtemeier
Pediatrics 32 years experience
Ask your doctor : Sometimes although it should not happen a doctor can overlook a young person's blood pressure. Ask your doctor to look at your blood pressure trend o... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tammi Schlichtemeier
Pediatrics 32 years experience
Many symptoms: Asthma is a narrowing of the small airways called bronchioles, due to allergen, viral infection, exercise, temperature changes, etc. Usually starts w... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tammi Schlichtemeier
Pediatrics 32 years experience
Lose weight: Most people who gain enough weight will find some of it settles in the neck and chin area. Weight loss will reduce this. If you are not overweight, y... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tammi Schlichtemeier
Pediatrics 32 years experience
Depends on severity: Some people get anxious and their heart rate increases, then they feel a fight or flight response. Those who don't handle stress well, may begin rapi... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tammi Schlichtemeier
Pediatrics 32 years experience
Abscess/folliculitis: Most women shave their arm pits. Occasionally bacteria gets imbedded under the skin or in the hair follicules of the arm pits. Your description sounds... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tammi Schlichtemeier
Pediatrics 32 years experience
Anti fungal: These are two common names for a fungal infection known as tinea. Tinea can be caused by different funguses. You may try an over the counter anti fun... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tammi Schlichtemeier
Pediatrics 32 years experience
? why a shot: Influenza cannot be treated with injectable antibiotics. You need to find out if she had a bacterial infection and received antibiotics. You can try ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tammi Schlichtemeier
Pediatrics 32 years experience
Viral infection?: Blisters on your child's scrotum could be due to coxsackie virus, which also causes blisters on palms, soles, and oral mucosa. The blisters could als... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tammi Schlichtemeier
Pediatrics 32 years experience
Constipation: Toddlers often do not eat enough fiber or they may eat too much starch containing foods.They often take in too much cow's milk. Try limiting cow's mi... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tammi Schlichtemeier
Pediatrics 32 years experience
Yes: Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is a treatment short term for itching or allergy symptoms. Motrin can have rebound effect if taken long term for headaches... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tammi Schlichtemeier
Pediatrics 32 years experience
See opthalmologist : You may have a mild condition known as "floaters" where eye debris in the vitreous humor of the eye moves and obscures your vision periodically. Howe... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tammi Schlichtemeier
Pediatrics 32 years experience
Amplatz procedure: I believe you are speaking about the amplatz procedure to use a button type device to close an atrial septal defect. This procedure is used when the ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tammi Schlichtemeier
Pediatrics 32 years experience
Yes: Cipro (ciprofloxacin)floxacin is a common antibiotic used for eye infection in both adults and children. It is safe for the eyes. Pediatricians use o... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tammi Schlichtemeier
Pediatrics 32 years experience
Several reasons: The best determination for ability to father a child would be to start with sperm evaluation for number produced and motility (movement). If a male h... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tammi Schlichtemeier
Pediatrics 32 years experience
Likely allergies: Post nasal drip is the small amt of mucous draining down back of throat. It can occur with viral upper respiratory infections "the common cold". It ... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Schlichtemeier is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Schlichtemeier is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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My younger child was checked for this before casting was done. There is no plan to refer my 5.5yo forMRI prior to maybe casting inspring.
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Good info! Was trying to research this list and found all the answers here. Thank you!
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Thanks, Dr. Schlichtermeier! It's good to know how irregular it would have to get before I start worrying.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas, TX
Graduated 1990MD

Residency

PEDIATRICS

Awards

Freshman Chemistry Award, UNT
JKG Silvey Award in Biology, UNT, 1986
Top Pediatrician, Second Place, Dallas, TX - Winter
2013

Affiliations

american academy of pediatrics
American Medical Association
TEXAS PEDIATRIC SOCIETY
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