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Dr. Kelly Kane

Pediatrics
Altoona, PA
26 years experience female

Locations

Office

Altoona, PA

Address

1414 9th avenue, Altoona, PA
Directions

My office hours

Wednesday: Closed
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Insurances accepted

Aetna Life Insurance Company

Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield

UPMC Health Plan

Geisinger Health Plans

Medicaid

Blair medical associates

Altoona, PA

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Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Pediatrics

Doctor Q&A

218 Answers
20 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A member asked:
Dr. Kelly Kane
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Carefully: Tylenol (acetaminophen) for fever or aches saline for congestion afrin for 3-5 days for congestion should be ok. Honey for the cough. Herbal tea... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kelly Kane
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Think about it: Is your baby hungry, thirsty, in pain. Needing to poop or pee? Is your baby sick? If all these are normal you may need to let your baby learn how to ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kelly Kane
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Puberty: Onset at this age is androgenic. In other words it starts with some of the male hormone creating extra sweat(stinky underarms) and oils. The oil is wh... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kelly Kane
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Quad strengthening: Make sure she stretches and warms up prior to play.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kelly Kane
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Blood test: Sickle cell screen is part of newborn screening done in hospital prior to babies discharge. It is performed by pricking the heel of the babies foot an... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kelly Kane
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Probably: Growing a fetus and breast feeding an existing baby takes a lot of energy and fluids from your body. Your intake needs to increase and your sleep need... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kelly Kane
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Depends: On the staging, the age of the child and the genetics of it.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kelly Kane
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Lack of cortisol: Addisonian or acute adrenal crisis is a life-threatening condition that occurs when there is not enough cortisol, a hormone produced by the adrenal gl... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kelly Kane
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Soap and water: Rinse, rinse, rinse. Triple antibiotic ointment after call your doctor if getting more red and swollen around it.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kelly Kane
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Not visualized?: Sometimes they don't get all the angles/views that they need. I would make sure you follow up with your doctor.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kelly Kane
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Yes: these are typically bartholin gland related. They are not present inside but only on your external genitalia.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kelly Kane
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Not ideal: this does not sound like an ideal sport for you. Find something to do that makes you happy and healthy.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kelly Kane
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Not likely: The difference in milk fat is not going to create diarrhea though increasing fat may lead to more firm stools.
A member asked:
Dr. Kelly Kane
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Where's the mucus: From. If it is from her nose and throat, it all kinda goes together and treatment along with some saline rinses and humidifier will likely help. If i... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kelly Kane
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Diabetes: You need to see the doctor. Not all uti's have burning with urination. I would be really worried about diabetes for you as well. Please get care ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kelly Kane
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Clothing: Used to collect bodily fluids(urine and feces).
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kelly Kane
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Get attention: He should probably be evaluated today. This could be serious.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kelly Kane
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Maybe an abscess: If this lump is red and tender it may be an abscess. This should be opened and treated by a doctor.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kelly Kane
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Avoid over drinking: Don't panic. Keep making good choices for her. Toddler appetite with varying intake is normal for her age.
A member asked:
Dr. Kelly Kane
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Possibly: Your pcp may be able to run some initial labs. Depending on the frequency of these infections an immunodeficiency may be present.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kelly Kane
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Probably/probably no: Most obstetricians would probably not like for you to have too many csections . Healing that may change the texture and strength of the uterus. Becaus... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kelly Kane
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Allergen overload: You may have pollen in your hair and cause issues for your eyes overnight. Wash your hair at night to see if it helps. Patanol is a twice daily medi... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kelly Kane
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Maybe: Warm bath and push fluids. Call 911 if he seems confused.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kelly Kane
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Nursing : Your baby while you have diarrhea can hard difficult but it is helps to provide your baby with protection. Increase your fluids. Try to eat high prote... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kelly Kane
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Concerns: About ketone overproduction leading to acidosis with alcohol consumption exist. Drunkeness can lead to impaired consciousness and you made not detect ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kelly Kane
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Anytime is ok: It doesn't work for everyone, but it's worth a try. Make sure you are eating, drinking, and resting as best you can in between the feelings.
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kelly Kane
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Topical and oral: Try thick cream or cocoa butter to moisturize. Oral treatment with Cetirizine 1 tsp in the morning may help as well.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kelly Kane
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Clogged ducts: Try some warm compresses and try to feed and pump more often. Watch for fever, warmth and increased tenderness. See our doctor if those occur.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kelly Kane
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Keratosis pilaris: Is likely. It is caused by a thicker layer of the skin that is crunchier(keratinized). It is a skin type rather than a disease. 60% of people have it.... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kelly Kane
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Significant ones: CF is a multisystem disease. Lungs can lose function and be infected without doing the right things. Nutrition and liver function can be affected if y... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kelly Kane
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Helps: It doesn't erode your teeth it just removes plaque build up that can loosen your teeth and trap infection.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kelly Kane
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Careful: Watch for dehydration--urine output? Moist mouth? Good eye contact? Skin color pink? Finger print goes away in less than 4 sec? If vomit is pine green... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kelly Kane
Pediatrics 26 years experience
MI paste: It may not work but it is worth a try if they bother you.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kelly Kane
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Yes: It can promote cavity forming bacteria to live in the mouth. These bad guys live at the base of the bacteria pyramid and are hard to get rid of.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kelly Kane
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Oral vaccine rare: Most doctors use ipv which is injectable. The administering office will give a handout that is for the specific vaccine. Nurses will often explain wha... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kelly Kane
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Saline: Using salt water drops to the nose will help him to expel the excess mucus that he has in his nose. I like for parents to put in a drop and swirl it ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kelly Kane
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Tv is not good: Babies need to be conversed with. Give and take communication builds language for them. If you have your baby spend time with the tv rather than you, ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kelly Kane
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Yes: More infection in those 18 and younger. Hand washing is helpful in prevention.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kelly Kane
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Painful breastmilk: It should take a few days for your milk supply to diminish. Using an antiinflammatory like Ibuprofen or Naproxen sodium may help. Old fashioned remedi... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kelly Kane
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Failed hearing test: Was this hearing test done as a screening at school or your child's doctor or by an audiologist? Sometimes with nasal congestion, fluid fills the midd... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Kelly Kane
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Probably not: He would have to have a herpes lesion and his hands or not washed his hands during that time frame. Be more choosy please.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kelly Kane
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Encouragement: Positive reinforcement works best to change a habit. This could be praise or a prize. You may try to redirect the child from the behavior but that m... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kelly Kane
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Hormones: They are not present so bacteria does not grow as easily.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kelly Kane
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Tricky O2: We get o2 by breathing in air that shares o2 with our bloodstream at the lung, and pumped to cells by our heart. Oxygen is necessary for cells to wor... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kelly Kane
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Not good: Blood and mucus in stools is an indicator of inflammation. This could be an infection or sign of allergy. Please take your baby to the doctor to be ev... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kelly Kane
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Depends: If not retained you could repeat right away. I usually don't recommend them more than twice a day and usually don't recommend using more than 2-3 da... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kelly Kane
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Varied: But could include stomach irritation, irritability, increased risk of infection, increased blood sugar, decreased ability to heal. Generally the nee... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kelly Kane
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Try some protein: Increase the balance of you lunch. Make sure that it is not carb-laden and includes some protein.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kelly Kane
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Likely high: Repeat this on at least 2 occasions to confirm. Wpw when flaring can cause low BP and perfusion so not related.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kelly Kane
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Low grade fever: Means different things to different people. If he has no new symptoms like runny nose, new cough, vomiting or diarrhea then an appointment is merited.... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Kane is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Kane is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Thanks for your quick reply! Would it have anything to do with mild loss of lordosis? He recently had X-ray done and that's what they found.
HealthTap member
Thank you. He has been referred to a specialist but the earliest appointment is still over 2 weeks away. Is that is too long to wait
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Thanks for your quick reply! but i heard this product does not work can i grow out of it ?

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, PA
Graduated 1996MD

Residency

MILTON S HERSHEY MEDICAL CENTER

Awards

Top Doctor, First Place, Altoona, PA - Winter
2013
Most Influential, First Place, Altoona, PA - Winter
2013
Thought Leader, First Place, Altoona, PA - Winter
2013
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