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Dr. Craig Armstrong

Pediatrics
North Logan, UT
45 years experience

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North Logan, UT

Address

2380 N 400 E Ste C, North Logan, UT
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Pediatrics

Languages spoken

English

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25 Answers
2 Agrees
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Armstrong
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Tetanus: While any open wound can be a source of tetanus, it is more common in wounds contaminated by dirt, feces, soil or saliva. It is also more like to occ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Armstrong
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Infection: There are several types of infections that could cause a fever and severe headache. They would include influenza, strep throat and possible sinus inf... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Armstrong
Pediatrics 45 years experience
IV Gamma Globulin: Kawasaki disease is a disease of unknown cause that can lead to aneurysms in the coronary arteries of the heart. The current standard of care is to t... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Armstrong
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Neonatal Graves: One to 5 percent of neonates born to women with graves' disease have hyperthyroidism due to transplacental transfer of TSH receptor-stimulating antibo... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Armstrong
Pediatrics 45 years experience
No: Research is ongoing to try to find ways to predict or prevent nec. This includes things like early "trophic" feedings (small feedings even in the fir... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Armstrong
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Premature lung: Prematures lack surfactant which is essential to keep alveoli expanded. This results in gradual collapse of more and more alveoli, (atelectasis) maki... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Armstrong
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Stop feedings: Treatment for nec included stopping the feedings, nasogastric tube suction, antibiotics, and in severe cases, surgery to resect non-viable bowel.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Armstrong
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Immature gut: Prematures have an immature gut that is more susceptible to decreased blood flow, infection, and other associated premature problems such as sepsis, p... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Armstrong
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Yes: Necrotizing enterocolitis is a disease that usually only affects prematures. Rectal bleeding and vomiting should be checked out with your physician r... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Armstrong
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Caution advised: Campylobacter is and infection causing diarrhea, which is often bloody. It is commonly found in uncooked foods such as poultry. It is also spread th... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Armstrong
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Hyperhidrosis: Your baby may have "hyperhidrosis" which is an inherited problem with sweating of the soles of the feet or palms of the hand. There is nothing that n... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Armstrong
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Yes: There is a rare inherited bone disease called osteogenesis imperfecta where the bones are abnormal and break easily. This is a condition that require... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Armstrong
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Neurological signs: Most head bumps in children are benign and they recover without problems. Parents should watch for unusual behavior, decreasing level of consciousnes... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Craig Armstrong
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Normal child: A temperature below 100.5 is not considered a fever. Any differential diagnosis would be more related to other symptoms than the temperature of 99.8 ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Armstrong
Pediatrics 45 years experience
23 to 24 weeks: Infants can frequently survive at this age, but many of them have severe morbidities such as cerebral palsy, chronic lung disease, failure to thrive (... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Armstrong
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Xray: Premature babies who have feeding problems, stomach distention, rectal bleeding, vomiting, etc. Are at risk for nec. Usually a simple x-ray of the ab... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Armstrong
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Probably not: Hiv is passed mainly from blood or sexual contact (e.g. Sharing needles, etc.) other bodily fluids such as a child's vomit are very unlikely to cause... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Armstrong
Pediatrics 45 years experience
No: Cod liver oil was an old way to be sure that the child had enough vitamin d. While there is increasing concern about vitamin d deficiency in children... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Armstrong
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Generally yes: Pneumonia used to have a high mortality rate, but with the use of proper antibiotics and supportive care the mortality rate is very low. However, the... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Craig Armstrong
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Yes: A trach tube could become plugged and you would want to know if your child needs suctioning or other care. A pulse oximeter is an easy, non-invasive... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Armstrong
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Seizure: The question is not clear. A convulsion is another word for seizure. You have not described "this convulsion.".
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Armstrong
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Yes: A hot tub can result in blood vessels in the extremites to dilate and cause decrease circulation to the brain. This can certainly cause fainting. Ma... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Armstrong
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Probably not: Most cases of cirrhosis of the liver are related to infections such as hepatitis b or c or to alcohol use. In those cases the children are very unlik... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Armstrong
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Watchful waiting: Most of the time a chipped baby tooth can be left alone and it will maintain the space needed for the permanent teeth to erupt. However, if it involv... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Armstrong
Pediatrics 45 years experience
No: Neuroblastoma is not an infectious disease and therefore does not respond to antibiotics.

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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Utah School of Medicine, UT
Graduated 1977MD
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