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Dr. Salma Elfaki

Pediatrics
ORLANDO, FL
22 years experience female

Locations

Nona Pediatric Center

ORLANDO, FL

Address

8236 LEE VISTA BOULEVARD #I, ORLANDO, FL
Directions

My office hours

Wednesday: Closed
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Fax

4078095562

Insurances accepted

Aetna Life Insurance Company

Medicaid

Anthem BC Life & Health Insurance Company

Amerigroup

Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Florida

Cigna

United HealthCare Insurance Company

MultiPlan, Inc

Tricare

Humana Insurance Company

Coventry Health Care

Health First Health Plan, Inc

Molina Healthcare Inc

MVP Healthcare

About

Specialties
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Pediatrics

Languages spoken

Arabic, English, Haitian Creole

Doctor Q&A

30 Answers
12 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Salma Elfaki
Pediatrics 22 years experience
It's possible: It maybe related to coxsakie virus although it is unusual for it to last this long. I'm thinking it maybe a scar. I recommend getting it checked out ... Read More
A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Salma Elfaki
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Reflux : Why is your child on soy? If he has reflux then the best formula is either enfamil ar or similac rs(for spit up). Nutramigen tastes terrible and usual... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Salma Elfaki
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Pressure : Have the patient lean forward and pinch the tip of both nostrils and hold gentle pressure for several minutes until bleeding stops. If the bleeding is... Read More
A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Salma Elfaki
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Be patient: This is one of those situations where you need to exercise some patience. Try to introduce it slowly, perhaps alternating with the previous formula he... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Salma Elfaki
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Cradle cap: It sound like your little one has cradle cap. You can use anti dandruff shampoo paying attention not to get it in his eyes. You can also apply baby oi... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Salma Elfaki
Pediatrics 22 years experience
A bunch: Probably all sti's except HIV can spread via intimate skin to skin contact.
A member asked:
Dr. Salma Elfaki
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Further evaluation: A fever lasting this long definately needs further evaluation. This could be anything from the flu or urinary tract infection to something more seriou... Read More
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Salma Elfaki
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Many possibilities: The most common cause is an infection in his urinary tract. A simple exam with some lab tests can further clarify what the cause of this problem is.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Salma Elfaki
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Unusual: This recommendation is unusual. General feeding recommendations are to feed the infant every 2-3 hours. You can feed every 2 hours during the day, and... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Salma Elfaki
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Talk to your doctor: Osteogenesis has no treatment unfortunately. There are various degrees of how bad it could be, but most children have fragile bones. Just be vigilant ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Salma Elfaki
Pediatrics 22 years experience
You got a problem: You need to have a medical professional examine that ear. There are several problems that can cause those symptoms you are describing. I recommend you... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Salma Elfaki
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Yes: As long as it's not a hygiene or diet issue, children of this age should not really have a body odor. There are certain odors that are indicative of a... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Salma Elfaki
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Probably not: Babies skin can have lots of different bumps and lesions. If it is stable and not rapidly changing ins size and continue to not cause any symptoms, i ... Read More
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Salma Elfaki
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Safe: The most common side effect i see is behavior changes in a child. There are many safe if not more effective treatment alternatives for asthma and alle... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Salma Elfaki
Pediatrics 22 years experience
It depends: A fever is usually an indication of infection or inflammation in our bodies. The degree of the fever and what needs to be done depends on many factors... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Salma Elfaki
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Maybe: It will decrease proportionately to how much you supplement with formula. The more formula your give baby, the less breast milk you will produce. You ... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Salma Elfaki
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Pink Eye: You are describing symptoms of pink eye or conjunctivitis. Take your girls to the pediatrician to determine whether they need antibiotic eye drops or ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Salma Elfaki
Pediatrics 22 years experience
No: She may have a concussion or worse. Take her to the emergency room to get checked out.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Salma Elfaki
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Awesome: You are lucky, most women don't feel their milk come in until a few days after the baby is born.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Salma Elfaki
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Sort of: The body has different antibodies in response to any infection. The IgM antibodies usually rise during an active infection and are a sign that the bod... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Salma Elfaki
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Ophthalmologist: If you need any procedure done, the ophthalmologist will be able to take care of it for you and do a more extensive workup.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Salma Elfaki
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Probably not: Babies skin can have lots of different bumps and lesions. If it is stable and not rapidly changing ins size and continue to not cause any symptoms, i ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Salma Elfaki
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Yes : Most states allow teens access to confidential healthcare, and this may include birth control pills, and other things that are important for sexual he... Read More
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Salma Elfaki
Pediatrics 22 years experience
It depends: There are several conditions that can cause earpain and for proper treatment the patient needs to be examined. In the meantime, the most effective pai... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Salma Elfaki
Pediatrics 22 years experience
5 days: Any high fever lasting 5 days or more needs to be evaluated.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Salma Elfaki
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Yes: The only time you should be concerned about the color of stool is that if it is bloody or black, or clay colored. Otherwise the color can change depen... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Salma Elfaki
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Headache: Headache, fever, stiff neck nausea and vomiting. Go see a doctor if you have these symptoms.
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Salma Elfaki
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Yes: I strongly encourage you to seek medical care for your daughter. Not walking by 18 months is definitely gross motor delay. She needs to be evaluated.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Salma Elfaki
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Home remedy : If you are breast feeding , avoid gas producing foods such as beans or cauliflower. Other remedies you can try are mylicon, gripe water or probiotics.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Salma Elfaki
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Not ok: Headache in this age group can be caused by a variety of conditions. It could be his sinuses, allergies, poor vision, stress or even migraines. He nee... Read More

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HealthTap member
Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Elfaki is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Elfaki is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
We will get it checked out by his pedi tomorrow
HealthTap member
Thank you, I can rule out pregnancy tho.
HealthTap member
Thank you, your answer was very helpful!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Szeged Faculty of Medicine, Hungary
Graduated 2000MD

Residency

ORLANDO HEALTH

Affiliations

American Academy of Pediatrics
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