Dr. Terry Brenneman

Pediatrics
Raleigh, NC
47 years experience

Locations

Pediatric Partners

Raleigh, NC

Address

suite 104, 5816 Creedmoor rd, Raleigh, NC
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My office hours

Thursday: 8:30am - 5:30pm
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Specialties
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Pediatrics

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

108 Answers
149 Agrees
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Terry Brenneman
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Not bad: Adults can contract hand-foot-mouth disease following exposure from an infected person. They don't always get the classic rash on their hands, feet, ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Terry Brenneman
Pediatrics 47 years experience
No: If you have a family history of congenital structural heart disease, then then is a very slight increased risk of some type of congenital heart disea... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Terry Brenneman
Pediatrics 47 years experience
2-4 hib, 3-4 Prevnar (pneumococcal vaccine): Two different hib vaccines exist. One is given at 2, 4, and 6 months with a 4th dose at 12-15 months. The other is given at 2, 4, and 12-15 months. ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Terry Brenneman
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Several things: Did your md get a stool culture to identify the possibe cause of infection?. Could also be a food allergy or anal fissure. Get back in touch with yo... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Terry Brenneman
Pediatrics 47 years experience
2 to 5 days: The incubation time is 2 to 5 days. You do not need to be tested unless you develop some symptoms.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Terry Brenneman
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Yes: Global developmental delays implies delays in speech, fine and gross motor skills. Pdd is thought to be part of the autism spectrum meaning that poor ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Terry Brenneman
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Finger infection: Paronychia is an infection of the finger tip and can happen at any age. Treatment is removal of any pus and sometimes oral antibiotics.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Terry Brenneman
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Yes.Call your MD: One can have an ear infection without fever. It sounds like your daughter's eardrum ruptured which would explain the clear drainage. While that soun... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Terry Brenneman
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Depends: Fever, by itself, is rarely harmful. What you need to be concerned about is: what is causing the fever. A temp of 104 could be from a cold or could... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Terry Brenneman
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Yes: You cannot get bcg vaccine in the us. It may reduce the risk of contracting TB in early life, but the risk of TB is so small that this vacine is not ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Terry Brenneman
Pediatrics 47 years experience
See MD: Your baby may have a type of obstruction called pyloric stenosis, but those babaies usually spit up everything. It may be a stomach virus, but again,... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Terry Brenneman
Pediatrics 47 years experience
No: If you are having problems with daytime accidents at age 5, you should discuss with your md if evaluation by pediatic psychologist is warranted.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Terry Brenneman
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Maybe: If you are talking about roundworms, often there are more than one. They do not always come in pairs. Get a stool test to look for worm eggs. If th... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Terry Brenneman
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Not strep: You should be feeling back to normal. Sometimes white spots in the tonsils are not related to infection, but are collections of "stuff" down in the f... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Terry Brenneman
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Yes: There is not much downside to getting another varicella vaccine shot other than the expense. Not everyone responds to every vaccine. Some vaccines s... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Terry Brenneman
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Yes: Most studies show no benefit to vitamin c in preventing colds and minimal, if any, benefit in reducing symptoms or length of symptoms. On the other... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Terry Brenneman
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Unlikely: No scientific studies have been done to look at this question. Breast milk does contain some immune cells that theoretically might help suppress canc... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Terry Brenneman
Pediatrics 47 years experience
See dermatologist: Nothing will make all the acne go away. You may need an oral antibiotic depending upon your type of acne. See a dermatologist.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Terry Brenneman
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Couple possibilities: Worst case scenario is liver disease. Can be next worse is a blood disorder where the blood cells are fragile and breaking apart. Blood test can be... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Terry Brenneman
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Not needced: Fever is not the enemy and is part of our immune response to infections. If the cool compress makes you feel better, it is fine to do. You do not ne... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Terry Brenneman
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Small: Adults are less likely to contract strep. If your pg daughter gets a fever or esore throat, she should se her md.
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Terry Brenneman
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Lotrimen: If it's not getting better it probably is not a a fungus, but it would be safe to try an otc medicine like lotrimen or lamasil.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Terry Brenneman
Pediatrics 47 years experience
3 things: 1 fungal infection (ringworm) 2 autoimmune (alopecia areata) 3 hair getting pulled out by child or too tight braiding see your md for a diagnosis a... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Terry Brenneman
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Yes: Perhaps a little less likely, but definately possible. Use birth control.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Terry Brenneman
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Maybe: By definition, to have jra you have to have swollen joints at some point. Sometimes the diagnosis is not obvious at first and time will tell. A posi... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Terry Brenneman
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Yes and no: The complications of achondroplasia can be treated, but the underlying problem is genetic and cannot be "fixed.".
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Terry Brenneman
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Yes.: Some kids just make a lot more noise than others.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Terry Brenneman
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Yes: You don't need to do anything. That dose is non toxic. The national poison control number is 800-222-1222. The call is free and the advice is good... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Terry Brenneman
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Dark urine: If your body is not getting enough fluids, the kidneys will try to "hold on to" water making your urine more concentrated and darker in color. Alway... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Terry Brenneman
Pediatrics 47 years experience
An ounce per day: One half to one ounce per day would be about average.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Terry Brenneman
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Probably not: I would not want my 14 year old child taking this supplement. Having said that, there is no strong evidence that it would affect growth.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Terry Brenneman
Pediatrics 47 years experience
See md: If you don't have a diagnosis, it's hard to know what to treat with.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Terry Brenneman
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Exam or blood test: Most older mds can diagnose chicken pox from the characteristic rash. There should be some blisters; it should start on the trunk and head, not the a... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Terry Brenneman
Pediatrics 47 years experience
See a dermatologist: Other treatment options are out there. See a dermatologist. It may be a wrong diagnosis or you just may need a different treatment.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Terry Brenneman
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Will heal well.: Baby's broken bones heal much faster than adults. Don't worry about her moving her arm around, ; it will still heal just fine.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Terry Brenneman
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Can't answer: You need to talk to your doctor. Your child may be at high risk for aspiration (inhalation of stomach juices) which can cause lung problems. But, on... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Terry Brenneman
Pediatrics 47 years experience
No.: Diluting the formula with juice or extra water may result in your baby not getting the nutrients important for brain and body growth. I would suggest... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Terry Brenneman
Pediatrics 47 years experience
More testing needed: The anemia is worrisome for a more serious, chronic problem like inflammatory bowel disease (ulcerative colitis, crohn's) although those are more like... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Terry Brenneman
Pediatrics 47 years experience
No: What has been causing your child's fever? If he has had other symptoms besides those referable to the throat area (such as runny nose, cough, GI symp... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Terry Brenneman
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Yes: One does not affect or interfere with the other.
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Dr. Terry Brenneman
Pediatrics 47 years experience
A theory: Croup is caused by inflammation of the upper windpipe by infection. Inflammation is reduced by steroids. Your baby's naturally produced steroid level... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Terry Brenneman
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Maybe.: The average child born at 20 inches would grow about 3.5 inches in 3 months. Height measurements done in hospitals tend to be inaccurate since the ba... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Terry Brenneman
Pediatrics 47 years experience
No: Pectus excavatum is the fancy medical term for this condition. For most individuals it is only a cosmetic problem. Rarely does it interfere signific... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Terry Brenneman
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Don't worry: Newborn girls can get a sticky, white powder like debris that is dead skin cells that collects in the folds. They also can get a sticky whitish secre... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Terry Brenneman
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Yes: I would suggest wetting the q tip first so you don't irritate the sensitive skin.
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Terry Brenneman
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Unlikely: Sperm cells die if dried out you could still catch hpv disease since that is a skin to skin transmission, not a body fluid transmission.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Terry Brenneman
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Yes: There is no increased risk of an adverse reaction if you get vaccinated while you have a mile illness and even a fever. The vaccines will be effectiv... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Terry Brenneman
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Not the vaccine: Gardasil is one of our most extensivley studied vaccines. In blinded, controlled trials (meaning the recipeints of a shot didn't kbnow if it was the ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Terry Brenneman
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Maybe: A child near puberty may develop body odor. A younger child with body odor may have a hormone problem that can cause other signs of early puberty (rap... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Terry Brenneman
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Hard to say: Viral infection, abnormal hemoglobin are some possibilities. See the md who drew the blood for an explanation.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Brenneman is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Brenneman is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful! I live in chicago so it gets real cold and windy, and sometimes i cant stand the cold, so i vape inside the house. Just had to be sure ty!
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thank you. I've taken him to family Dr numerous times and GI Dr. He had endoscope w biopsy & ultrasound to ck for gallstones. All tests (-)?
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! How to know if it is Tonsillopharyngitis or PFAPA? We're desperate

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

New York University School of Medicine, NY
Graduated 1976MD

Awards

Top Doctor, First Place, Winston-Salem, NC - Winter
2013
Most Influential, First Place, Winston-Salem, NC - Winter
2013
Thought Leader, First Place, Winston-Salem, NC - Winter
2013
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