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Dr. Barry Bergman

Pediatrics
Dallas, TX
42 years experience male

Locations

Office

Dallas, TX

Address

7777 Forest Lane, B224, Dallas, TX, US
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My office hours

Tuesday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
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Insurances accepted

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas

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About

Bio

I'm a Pediatrician trained at U T Southwest . Residency at Childrens Medical Center. I have been in private practice for 28 years. My own personal specialties include: Asthma, Learning differences especially ADD and parenting. I am dedicated to keeping children healthey and parents educated and up to date with the information needed to raise their children in this ever changing environment.

Specialties
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Pediatrics

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

549 Answers
137 Agrees
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Barry Bergman
Pediatrics 42 years experience
Vitiligo: It is not known what causes vitiligo but it is fairly common and often there is a family history. There is no good therapy for this condition and ther... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barry Bergman
Pediatrics 42 years experience
Not normal: You have not given enough information but with what you did give it is definitely something that needs further investigation. I would request possibly... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Barry Bergman
Pediatrics 42 years experience
Aspirin: Aspirin can be irritating to the lining of your stomach so it is best to take it with some food. Even milk would be okay.
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Barry Bergman
Pediatrics 42 years experience
Early breast growth: It is not terribly uncommon for infants to have a little breast growth. It can be both or just one. This is called premature thelarchy. As long as the... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barry Bergman
Pediatrics 42 years experience
Rashes: There are several common rashes that appear in infants due to the sensitivity of their skin. Some of these rashes can be cured with medicines ( steroi... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Barry Bergman
Pediatrics 42 years experience
Hard stool: Stools in infants and older children should not be hard. Sometimes a change in diet can help. Add more fluids and fruits and vegetables. However in th... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barry Bergman
Pediatrics 42 years experience
Ct radiation: Ct scans like xrays work through delivering radiation to the body. The ct is a much higher dose of radiation and should be used judiciously. The amoun... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barry Bergman
Pediatrics 42 years experience
Burns: When a burn causes blistering it is considered a second degree burn and certainly will need medical attention. Go to your doctor now.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barry Bergman
Pediatrics 42 years experience
Sickness: By what you have described i think he has come down with an illness. Watching tv should not cause vomiting. You may want to consider having him seen b... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barry Bergman
Pediatrics 42 years experience
Maybe infection?: Sores in armpit and shoulder could be a minor infection but without seeing it there is now way to be sure. Shaving arm hair sometimes can be the incit... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barry Bergman
Pediatrics 42 years experience
Not more likely: You are always at risk for getting pregnant with intercourse whether it is the first time or not. There are no guarentees .If you are worried about p... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Barry Bergman
Pediatrics 42 years experience
Polinoidal Cyst?: If it is near your anus it probably is a polinoidal cyst or dimple. But certainly if it is that large it should be seen.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Bergman
Pediatrics 42 years experience
Pressure: Apply pressure to the soft part of your nose(front tip) for about 5-10 minutes. You can also apply ice while applying pressure. If it continues or get... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barry Bergman
Pediatrics 42 years experience
Absolutely: It is very important to use sun block frequently particularly during the summer months. You should put it on as often as every 2-3 hours and be sure y... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Bergman
Pediatrics 42 years experience
G.I doctor: Blood test is not specific for ulcer, there are other tests, endoscopy, upper GI xray. Talk with your doctor.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Bergman
Pediatrics 42 years experience
Don't wait: If you have a sore throat you don't need to have more symptoms to be tested. You may not have more symptoms and still have strep.
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Bergman
Pediatrics 42 years experience
Lead is toxic: Lead is in our environment and many children are exposed to it in many different ways. Lead can hurt your brain , it can cause anemia and many other e... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Bergman
Pediatrics 42 years experience
Blood test: I'm sure they have labs that can do a lead test. It is a very simple blood test.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Bergman
Pediatrics 42 years experience
Open to air: The best remedy for diaper rash is to clean the area thoroughly and often. After cleaning air dry or fan with your hand or use a blow dryer on cool. L... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Bergman
Pediatrics 42 years experience
Depends: It depends on the age. Infants start stranger anxiety 6 months and lasts until 18+ months. Shyness can be helped by more exposure to more children the... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barry Bergman
Pediatrics 42 years experience
6-8 months: Anytime is really ok but most often 6-8 months is a good time to introduce the sippy cup. And water is the best thing to use in it.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Bergman
Pediatrics 42 years experience
Distractions?: Set up time periods for homework. Give him breaks every 20-30 minutes. Has this been a pattern from earlier years? He may have some learning problem ... Read More
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Dr. Barry Bergman
Pediatrics 42 years experience
Yes: Go to see your doctor now. This is obviously different from the way your 2 yr old has been. Need to see your doctor!
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Bergman
Pediatrics 42 years experience
How old: Although a common question by children about many things, i would not consider it abnormal not to ask why. It also depends on the age and many other ... Read More
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Bergman
Pediatrics 42 years experience
Maybe: If you have fever with those symptoms i would see your md. It may be just a bad cold and the vibrations is just mucous but probably getting it checked... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Bergman
Pediatrics 42 years experience
Moisturize!!!!: Moisturizing is the most important treatment for dry skin. Olive oil, aloe vera, baby oil. All are okay find a moisturizer that you like best and mois... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Bergman
Pediatrics 42 years experience
Open to air: The best remedy for diaper rash is to clean the area thoroughly and often. After cleaning air dry or fan with your hand or use a blow dryer on cool. L... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Bergman
Pediatrics 42 years experience
What Age: The age of the patient makes a big difference. With the information given and the fact that fever is involved i would visit with your doctor now.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Bergman
Pediatrics 42 years experience
Usually viral: Interstitial pneumonia is an infection that affect the small area in the lung tissue proper usually more spread out than consolidated to one area. Oft... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Bergman
Pediatrics 42 years experience
?????: Styes are on the rim of the lid , herpetic lesions are usually on the skin but without seeing it and because herpes can cause problems if it is in the... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Bergman
Pediatrics 42 years experience
Maybe: Depends on the severity of his allwergy and whether feathers are in his allergy profile. Talk with uour doctor.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Bergman
Pediatrics 42 years experience
YES: Group b strep can be devastating to a newborn. The bacteria is one of the most common to not only cause pneumonia but meningitis, sepsis and death.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Bergman
Pediatrics 42 years experience
Slowly: Its natural to have concern about other people holding your baby particularly if its your first. But it is okay for others to hold your baby. Use good... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Bergman
Pediatrics 42 years experience
Education: Set up an appointment with your pediatrician to discuss with the both of you the pros and cons and give your husband some understanding and allow open... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Bergman
Pediatrics 42 years experience
Teaching: We teach our children the different things they can do in various situations. Avoid the bully , tell the teacher, and when all else fails or there is ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Bergman
Pediatrics 42 years experience
BALANCE: We should try to eat alot of fruit and vegetables and protein. Keep the carbohydrates low and eliminate sugar if you can. Portion control is also very... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Bergman
Pediatrics 42 years experience
Distraction: This age group has a very small attention span. Bring new items to play with and you will probably need to get up and walk the aisles to keep them occ... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Bergman
Pediatrics 42 years experience
Alot: Everyone should try to drink at least 4 eight ounce glases per day amd if outside in the heat may need much more. You can't over do it. Stay hydrated ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Bergman
Pediatrics 42 years experience
Vessles: The thinness of the layers of the eye allow the hue of the blood vessels below to be seen and therefore the blue sclera.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Bergman
Pediatrics 42 years experience
Ice: Ice first.For about 5-7 minutes. If it blistered do not pop the blister. If its just red i find pure aloe vera will decrease the pain. If your burn is... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Bergman
Pediatrics 42 years experience
No: The meningicoccal vaccine is an attenuated (not live) vaccine and cannot be spread to others.
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Dr. Barry Bergman
Pediatrics 42 years experience
Many possibilities: Being stuffy and tired without fever can be many different things> he could be having allergy symptoms and may do better with an allergy medicine> it ... Read More
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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Bergman
Pediatrics 42 years experience
Probably: After mutliple ear infections in infants is a good indicator for continuing ear problems, so i would talk with your pediatrician first, i'm sure he ha... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Bergman
Pediatrics 42 years experience
Death rates: The meaning is the rates of death in a newborn baby(or premie).
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barry Bergman
Pediatrics 42 years experience
May be seizure: It sounds like this is a form of a seizure and certainly an eeg would be helpful. I would also see a neurologist.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Bergman
Pediatrics 42 years experience
Desk filter: There are many small desk filters. Try one.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Bergman
Pediatrics 42 years experience
Routine: Get back to your usual routine. Babies are dependent on routine. If your baby wakes be sure he/she is okay but don't offer too much gratification he m... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Bergman
Pediatrics 42 years experience
Vomiting and diarhea: Most often it is caused by a virus but can be bacterial. The symptoms range from diarrhea cramping vomiting and sometimes fever. Nausea is often part ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Bergman
Pediatrics 42 years experience
Rest: If they are sore they are telling you something. Rest them and heat , massage and advil (ibuprofen) can help. Ease beac into exercise slower.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Bergman
Pediatrics 42 years experience
Great: Hepa filters are one of the best filters. Use according to room size. They are great.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Bergman is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Bergman is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This made me feel good. Thanks! What a delightful surprise that someone else thinks its never too much to read to my child.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! My daughter just did this while I was away at work. ERsays shouldpass
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! ty so much, i want him to have good oral HABITS. his dr says just doit

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Medical College of Wisconsin, WI
Graduated 1980MD

Residency

childens med center dallas

Awards

Top Pediatrician, First Place, Dallas Region - Spring
2014
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