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Dr. Deborah Archer

Pediatrics
Greeley, CO
20 years experience female

Locations

Sunrise Adelante Community Health Center

Greeley, CO

Address

1010, A St, Greeley, CO, US
Directions

My office hours

Tuesday: 7:00am - 4:00pm
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Insurances accepted

CIGNA Health Care

Cigna

UnitedHealthcare

Aetna

About

Bio

Educated, compassionate pediatrian. I am proud of my calling to help others in our nations community health centers. I enjoy babies, toddlers and teenagers. I have had extensive experiences living overseas until my late teens. I speak Spanish, English and understand French.

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Pediatrics

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35 Agrees
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Deborah Archer
Pediatrics 20 years experience
Help clear mucous: Keeping him upright to help drain any mucous, lots of clear fluids such as pedialyte and using a bulb syringe or "nose sucker" to help clear his airwa... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Deborah Archer
Pediatrics 20 years experience
Depends: I would call your pediatrician's office first to see if they have any urgent care appointments. Also look for signs of other illness in your child, fe... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Deborah Archer
Pediatrics 20 years experience
Change diet: It depends on diet. Toddlers tend to love carbs and all foods "white." Change all white foods to whole grain and whole wheat for starters. The intesti... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Deborah Archer
Pediatrics 20 years experience
Painting: First find out why she bites her nails, is it habit, nervousness, anxiety. Using thumbx on nails creates a bad taste when she does, or you can manicu... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Deborah Archer
Pediatrics 20 years experience
Breastfeed only: Uncommon but some babies do get nipple confusion and the bottle takes a lot less effort than the breast. Try to exclusively breastfeed for at least 6 ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Deborah Archer
Pediatrics 20 years experience
Yes: If the skin is forced to stretch faster than it can keep up with then you will get stretch marks. Sometimes from obesity -- rapid weight gain, but thi... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Deborah Archer
Pediatrics 20 years experience
Stop when she bites.: When she bites you pull her off the breast immediately, firmly tell her no and wait to refeed her. You should not have to wean her if you do not want ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Deborah Archer
Pediatrics 20 years experience
9-16: Depends if you talking about boys or girls. Girls may start as early as 9 and as late as 16. Boys usually 11-18. Puberty has many different stages in ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Deborah Archer
Pediatrics 20 years experience
7-10 days: The gold standard answer is most viruses last 7-10 days however could be over in as little as 3 or long as 14 days.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Deborah Archer
Pediatrics 20 years experience
Incr. risk ilness: Chronic smoke exposure second hand puts infant at increased risk for otitis media, URI and prolonged viral illness.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Deborah Archer
Pediatrics 20 years experience
Bulkhead???: To clarify you do not mean bulkhead as in overhead compartments? If yes then obviously that is not safe. If you mean in a bassinet at your feet for lo... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Deborah Archer
Pediatrics 20 years experience
YES: Yes this can be normal, look at the number of days between first day of last period. Usually averages b/w 25-35 days. Sometimes in can feel like 2x in... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Deborah Archer
Pediatrics 20 years experience
OCP: Depending on the cause of heavy bleeding and age of the child oral contraceptives usually work best. But heavy bleeding can rarely be caused by coagu... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Deborah Archer
Pediatrics 20 years experience
Yes: Yes but no more contagious than the common cold. If you practice universal precautions, with good hand hygiene, little contact with face and mouth (ki... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Deborah Archer
Pediatrics 20 years experience
+/- 18 years old: Puberty has many stages, in boys the penis is the last stage for some. The testicles enlarging are the first sign of puberty in boys.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Deborah Archer
Pediatrics 20 years experience
Express prior: Your letdown may be too much for your newborn. Try to express some milk prior to feeding to allow the flow of milk to be more steady. Take breaks duri... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Deborah Archer
Pediatrics 20 years experience
Therapy: I would advise seeking some professional counseling and therapy. Identity crisis at 16 can be normal can also lead to significant distress if not prop... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Deborah Archer
Pediatrics 20 years experience
Age 1: I must agree with dr. Bonfield. Kids should have at least one dental visit by 12mo of age and within 6 mo of first tooth eruption.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Deborah Archer
Pediatrics 20 years experience
9-16 years: Average age as mentioned is 12 to 13 but that does vary. Can depend on the mothers age of her first menses, also can depend on ethnicity for unknown r... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Deborah Archer
Pediatrics 20 years experience
Dance: 5 year old love music and dance. Zumba hula are also fun. Wii or kinect if within your budget is also another in home way to exercise. Make routines s... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Deborah Archer
Pediatrics 20 years experience
?? age & development: What is his age? Is he verbal? Has he shown any interest in using the potty? These are important questions prior to potty training. If he is over 2, v... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Deborah Archer
Pediatrics 20 years experience
No: Will not do much to help or harm coughing. Need to find out source of cough if it is causing problems see your baby's doctor.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Deborah Archer
Pediatrics 20 years experience
Non perfumed lotion: At 2months old it could still be a newborn rash like seborrhea (cradle cap) or ecezma also known as atopic dermatitis. Both are essentially dry irrita... Read More
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Testimonials
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HealthTap member
Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Archer is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Archer is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Thank you so much for your response to my question!! I really appreciate you taking time out of your busy day to help me!!
HealthTap member
Thanks. The poor little guy is definitely not up for doing anything today. Hopefully soon!
HealthTap member
Your answer was very helpful! Thanks :) Did not know any of this; Thank You!!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, RI
Graduated 2002MD

Residency

INOVA FAIRFAX HOSPITAL
Completed 2005

Awards

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Affiliations

American Academy of Pediatrics
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