Dr. Cindy Juster

Pediatrics
Alpharetta, GA
38 years experience female

Locations

Preston Ridge Pediatrics

Alpharetta, GA

Address

3400-A Old Milton Pkwy., Suite 330, Alpharetta, GA
Directions

My office hours

Thursday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
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Fax

7707726099

Insurances accepted

Aetna Life Insurance Company

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia

Cigna

CIGNA Health Care

Coventry Health Care

First Health Group Corporation

Humana Insurance Company

MultiPlan, Inc

United HealthCare Insurance Company

Private Healthcare Systems, Inc (PHCS)

About

Bio

Born and raised in Los Angeles, CA, Dr. Juster attended Boston University for her premedical studies and graduated with Magna Cum Laude honors. Her Doctor of Medicine is from Boston University School of Medicine. She completed her pediatric internship and residency at the Brooke Army Medical Center at Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, Texas. She fulfilled her military service as a pediatrician at Fort Bragg, NC. Prior to joining Preston Ridge Pediatrics in 1999, she practiced in Atlanta for 9 years. She is Board Certified and a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

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Pediatrics

Licenses

United States: Georgia

Languages spoken

Hebrew, Indonesian

Doctor Q&A

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 38 years experience
Blistery rash: Chickenpox often starts with fever, decreased appetite, and feeling droopy.Usually within 24 hours a rash appears, quickly turning into itchy clear bl... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 38 years experience
Low thyroid function: 'congenital' means it's present at birth, and hypothyroidism is when the thyroid gland (which is at the front base of the neck) isn't producing enough... Read More
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A 58-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 38 years experience
Not for anyone!: Cough medicines, in study after study over the last 27 years, have been proven ineffective & can have some bad side effects.This is why the fda has fi... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 38 years experience
See below: Influenza (the 'real flu') symptoms include high fever, severe cough, aching all over, bad headache, and fatigue. If you think your child may have the... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 38 years experience
It depends!: For maintenance treatment (to prevent flareups), it's hard to beat inhaled steroids (not Anabolic steroids like athlete's use; these are anti-inflam... Read More
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A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 38 years experience
It depends.: Depending on your bone structure and how much muscle mass you have, a normal weight for your height could be anywhere from 105-130 lbs. Your doctor ca... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 38 years experience
Anytime!: Given that there are plenty of people who get constipated without being pregnant, it can happen anytime, although the rate increases as pregnancy prog... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 38 years experience
See below.: First, check with your doctor to see if it's really thrush. If it is, there are a couple of oral prescription medicines that work well. Over the coun... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 38 years experience
Depends on height.: Your son's doctor can review his growth chart with you to see if he's at a good weight for his height and age. If not, your son's doctor can advise y... Read More
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 38 years experience
Parent must do it.: Good oral care starts day one. For infants, wiping all oral surfaces with a washcloth and water twice daily after feedings does the job. For toddlers,... Read More
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 38 years experience
Happened before?: Although it's possible to have irregular periods from stress or undereating, if there's even the tiniest possibility of pregnancy, or if you're having... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 38 years experience
It depends!: Definitely don't give oral vitamin E unless your child's doctor prescribes it for a specific medical condition, i.e., a deficiency. Using vitamin E o... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 38 years experience
Usually, yes.: Any vaccine can make your muscles sore in the area -- a sharp pointy object has been stuck into them, and fluid is put in a space where there hadn't b... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 38 years experience
It may not help.: If you're already using antihistamines like zyrtec daily and not getting enough relief, please see your doctor. There are other medicines, like intra... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 38 years experience
Lots of options!: Have him get down on the floor and play with him, read & sing to him, give him his baths & massages...The more interaction, the deeper the bonding. Ha... Read More
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A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 38 years experience
Ask his doctor.: If the diaper is the right size for him and secured correctly, next thing to do is write down everything he eats and drinks during a 24 hour period;al... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 38 years experience
It depends...: It depends on which infection you have and how long you've been on the antibiotic, but it's probably safest to avoid contact with infants until the fe... Read More
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 38 years experience
Tantrums?: The only way to see if there's a medical cause is to see his doctor. He may be having tantrums. Often, kids act out to get attention, even negative at... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 38 years experience
See below: Eczema can't be cured but usually can be controlled. It's best managed by using a sensitive skin cleanser, avoiding bathing in very hot water and bath... Read More
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 38 years experience
See below.: Eczema is in the same family of conditions as allergies and asthma. It can't be cured but usually can be controlled. It is best managed by using a sen... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 38 years experience
Give a balanced diet: With picky eaters, it's important to ensure a balanced diet. First, go thru fridge and cabinets & get rid of all junk food. If all that's given to her... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 38 years experience
Probably a new virus: There are so many viruses - and so many strains of each virus - that it's likely she caught a new one. Depending on her age and whether she's in dayca... Read More
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A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 38 years experience
Not always possible.: At only 3 months old, if your baby is wheezing, it could be viral bronchiolitis or asthma or both. Either way, he/she needs to see the doctor, as both... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 38 years experience
Sounds like eczema.: Eczema is in the same family of conditions as allergies and asthma. It can't be cured but usually can be controlled. It is best managed by using a sen... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 38 years experience
Need to see doctor.: It's hard to diagnose based on your description. Possibilities include bacterial skin infection and yeast rash, so i'd advise seeing her doctor, as ea... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 38 years experience
Please see below.: I agree with dr. Poinsett but would also suggest that you ask her doctor to do a swab of the area for strep (the same one that can cause strep throat... Read More
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 38 years experience
May not be normal.: Infants and toddlers can get 6-12 viruses yearly;if in daycare, double to triple that. If your child's diagnosed with bacterial sinusitis that often i... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 38 years experience
Need to see doctor.: There are numerous possible causes, but if your newborn is passing blood and refusing to eat, you need to take your baby to the doctor asap.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 38 years experience
See the doctor.: First, your child needs to be evaluated by your pediatrician to make sure there's no underlying cause (infection, anatomic issues, constipation, etc).... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 38 years experience
It's fine.: If you have a cut requiring sutures, most doctors will give a tetanus shot if you haven't had one in the last 5 years. Better safe than sorry!
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 38 years experience
Please see below.: Cerebral palsy (CP) is actually a group of disorders where there is a problem with development of movement and posture; this limits activity. It's att... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 38 years experience
A fungal infection.: Candidiasis is an infection with one of the yeast-like fungi in the genus candida, usually candida albicans.Candida fungi are very common and are the ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 38 years experience
Absolutely!: Time outs should last 1 minute per year of age;first say 'no' firmly & name the problem, then place your child in a setting with no toys or books.Duri... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 38 years experience
Depends on which!: Most bacterial infections must be treated with antibiotics -- your doctor chooses which antibiotic to use based on which bacterial infection it is, wh... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 38 years experience
Other cause?: There are many other possible causes of your symptoms, ranging from viral or bacterial infection, to a corneal abrasion or a problem inside the eyebal... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 38 years experience
See below.: Eczema is in the same family of conditions as allergies and asthma. It can't be cured but usually can be controlled. It's best managed by using a sens... Read More
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 38 years experience
See below.: The start of puberty in boys can range from 10 1/2 to 15 years old (average is about 13 years) and pubertal development may not be complete until the ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 38 years experience
Please see below.: Hemangiomas are fairly common, occurring in up to 10% of full-term babies by 1 year old, especially females. Most of the time they don't cause any com... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 38 years experience
See her doctor.: Depending on the company making the gripe water you use, it could have ingredients that aren't safe; gripe water is not regulated by the fda. If Zanta... Read More
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 38 years experience
C diff needs Rx.: C diff can exist in our digestive tracts quietly, but sometimes overgrows & causes problems like bloody diarrhea. If so, your childs doctor can treat ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 38 years experience
See his doctor.: I'd suggest having him see his pediatrician to ensure that this is common acne and not something else. If it is common acne, there are a number of pr... Read More
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 38 years experience
Not likely.: No test is 100% accurate, unfortunately. I'd suggest waiting a week, repeating the home test, and if it's still positive, going back to your doctor's.... Read More
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 38 years experience
Unfortunately, no.: If you have a true food allergy (not just intolerance) & you keep eating the allergenic foods, you'll stay allergic to them (the rare exception would ... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 38 years experience
Need more info.: There are so many possible causes for fever. What specifically would you like to know about fever in a 2 year old?
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 38 years experience
Probiotics: It depends on which one you buy. The package should say whether refrigeration is required, but it it doesn't, i'd suggest keeping it in the fridge.
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A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 38 years experience
Absolutely!: It sounds like you need to talk with your doctor about starting asthma and allergy controller therapy. There are several prescription medicines that, ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 38 years experience
At 4 to 6 months old: It's best to wait until your baby isn't filled up enough with breast milk or formula at each feeding. When it's time, start with a brown rice baby cer... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 38 years experience
Usually: If he hasn't played outside while carrying it before, i'd suggest starting with only a few minutes at a time, and building up gradually as his exercis... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 38 years experience
Usually nothing.: Unless a child were to choke on it and inhale the tooth into the lungs, the tooth usually will pass easily through the digestive tract and be passed o... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 38 years experience
See doctor.: Depending on the age of your baby and the severity of the diarrhea, it's possible that your baby could have gotten dehydrated by now. Please call your... Read More
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Apr 7, 2013
Answers patient's questions in a timely manner. Very knowledgeable!
Dr. Ibrahim ElGendy
Nov 9, 2014
Very active,helpful
Apr 6, 2013
Great responses!
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baby's weight last week on monday was 6lbs 12oz so I assume for a week he was 3.15kg. they weighed him at 1pm yesterday and he was 2.766kg then we were admitted and his weight was 3.15kg at 3pm. he re...Read More
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Thank you for your quick reply, I will be on the phone w/his doctor first thing in the morning. BTW, I grew up in Carrollton, GA! Great to have a fello Georgian answer. I'm several states away now bu...Read More
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I gave him miralax (which we have been instructed in the past to do). He had a normal stool after that with no blood. He has been eating a lot of crackers lately and not enough fruits and veggies, so ...Read More

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Boston University School of Medicine, MA
Graduated 1985MD

Residency

Brooke Army Med.Center, San Antonio, TX

Awards

Top Pediatrician, Third Place, Georgia - Fall
2014
Most Influential Doctor, Second Place, Georgia - Fall
2014
Thought Leader, Second Place, Atlanta Region - Fall
2014

Affiliations

American Academy Of Pediatrics, Northside Hospital Atlanta, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta at Scottish Rite
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