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Dr. Craig Canapari

Pediatrics
Boston, MA
21 years experience

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Pediatrics

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

17 Answers
27 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Canapari
Pediatrics 21 years experience
Depends on the cough: If you have an underlying medical issue like asthma and emphysema, speak to your doctor about this. If you have a cold a teaspoon of honey is as effec... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Craig Canapari
Pediatrics 21 years experience
Yes: I frequently see children with chronic cough in my practice. If vomiting after coughing occurs in this context, i wonder if acid reflux may be a contr... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Craig Canapari
Pediatrics 21 years experience
More difficult: I agree with the physician above. Co-sleeping tends to delay a child's ability to self soothe and put themselves to sleep, which i view as an importan... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Canapari
Pediatrics 21 years experience
Best time before : Developmentally speaking, before age one is easiest. Based on personal experience and that of friends, if you miss that window, around age three worke... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Canapari
Pediatrics 21 years experience
It's age dependent: The rule of thumb is that more than 50% is intelligible by age three to strangers. A four year old's speech should be mostly clear to strangers. If th... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Canapari
Pediatrics 21 years experience
7-10 Days: Many one year olds with cough with a cold for a week or so. If the coughs is severe (disrupting sleep, associated with fever >102, or limiting activit... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Canapari
Pediatrics 21 years experience
Redirection is best : Your average two year old will not really learn from time outs, etc. Your best bet it to redirect them from an undesirable activity to another-- for e... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Canapari
Pediatrics 21 years experience
Be consistent. : Limit setting issues around bed are very common and manifest by "curtain calls" where your child keeps leaving the room. Every time they leave the ro... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Canapari
Pediatrics 21 years experience
A number of issues: Chronic cough can be due to lung disease, acid reflux, allergy/sinusitis with post nasal, or even be habitual. One important point is when the cough b... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Craig Canapari
Pediatrics 21 years experience
Ensure quality sleep: Sleep disorders are common in children with asperger's. It is important to ensure that your child has a regular sleep routine and an appropriate amoun... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Craig Canapari
Pediatrics 21 years experience
Be patient: Many infants will begin to have more regular and longer naps once they are able to crawl or walk. As your baby gets older and more active i suspect th... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Canapari
Pediatrics 21 years experience
Probably benign: I assume you are referring to a small child. The cause of this may vary with age. Pauses and sighs are common during sleep and not concerning. High pi... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Canapari
Pediatrics 21 years experience
Not yet: Children who develop symptoms in the first three years of life may be more likely to outgrow it than children who develop it later. Current medication... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Canapari
Pediatrics 21 years experience
6 months: The rule of thumb is to check when the clocks change for daylight savings time.
A member asked:
Dr. Craig Canapari
Pediatrics 21 years experience
Yes: I would add to dr. Hall's answer that infants, unlike older children and adults, enter during REM sleep and it accounts for approximately 50% of sleep... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Craig Canapari
Pediatrics 21 years experience
Better sleep: The main downside is the trauma that you will experience as your child is crying! there is no evidence that this results in any long term emotional da... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Craig Canapari
Pediatrics 21 years experience
No: I agree that you should wait until the baby is between 4-6 months of age. You may know it is time to start when you baby starts to wake up more freque... Read More

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Testimonials
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HealthTap member
Oct 3, 2011
Dr. C is a caring doctor who shows genuine concern for his patients. He listens well to parent concerns and "thinks outside the box" when creative solutions are needed as a next step. He is well-read ...Read More
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Canapari is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Canapari is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful!
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thank you i will be sure to get it checked out

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Connecticut School of Medicine, CT
Graduated 2001MD
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