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Dr. Heather Joyce

Pediatrics
Hull, IL
16 years experience

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Pediatrics

Languages spoken

English

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11 Answers
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heather Joyce
Pediatrics 16 years experience
See a doctor: Redness to the scrotum and penis is most commonly irritation or diaper rash, however it could be an infection or bug bite. If the child develops fever... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heather Joyce
Pediatrics 16 years experience
Honey: If your son is over one year old, 1 teaspoon of dark honey (buckwheat is the best) can be given every 2 hours for cough and/or sore throat.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heather Joyce
Pediatrics 16 years experience
Love and support: Every emergency department I have every been in lets parents stay with their children. You can help by offing love, support, encouragement and being b... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heather Joyce
Pediatrics 16 years experience
See a doctor: Impetigo is a bacterial infection on the surface of the skin. It is usually treated with a topical antibiotic ointment. Hard lumps under the skin, wit... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heather Joyce
Pediatrics 16 years experience
No: No. They are often used together to treat acne, though may cause skin dryness and discomfort.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heather Joyce
Pediatrics 16 years experience
Supportive care: Rsv is a virus that causes lots of congestion in the nose and lungs. Infants with RSV require frequent nasal suctioning with a bulb syringe and nasal ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heather Joyce
Pediatrics 16 years experience
Constipation Relief: Polyethylene glycol is a non-absorbed sugar substance that pulls water into stool, causing soft stools or diarrhea. This medication is used to relieve... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heather Joyce
Pediatrics 16 years experience
Viral rash: Enterovirus - the virus that causes hand, foot and mouth can give several different types of rashes. New rash is probably from the virus.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heather Joyce
Pediatrics 16 years experience
Feeding Method: A gastrostomy tube (g-tube for short) is a small tube, held in place by a balloon that provides an opening to the stomach. It is usually used for liqu... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heather Joyce
Pediatrics 16 years experience
Gradually: Some children can swallow pills without any problems, but others need training. The easiest way to teach a child to swallow pills is to gradually have... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heather Joyce
Pediatrics 16 years experience
Breastfeed!: Breatfeeding is the most protective thing you can do to help your infant. You will pass on anti-influenza antibodies to your infant while breastfeedin... Read More
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Joyce is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Joyce is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank u so much. I have been worried because he doesn't want to put any pressure on that leg. They put him on oral and topical medication.
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Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful! Awesome!
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Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine, MO
Graduated 2006MD
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