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Dr. Ricardo Fontillas

Child Psychiatry
Henderson, NV, Philippines
38 years experience male

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Office

Henderson, NV

Address

Henderson NV 89074
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Specialties
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Child Psychiatry

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

54 Answers
2 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ricardo Fontillas
Child Psychiatry 38 years experience
Needs evaluation: There could be an underlining depression along with anxiety. He needs to be evaluated. Could also be male menopause, needs hormones tested. Anxiety is... Read More
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ricardo Fontillas
Child Psychiatry 38 years experience
Yes: I did evals for patients that need E-stims. but I would suggest finding a chiropractor that uses "Class IV laser", which could avoid surgery and const... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Ricardo Fontillas
Child Psychiatry 38 years experience
Not smart!: Snorting anything can damage your brain or kill you! Quit while your still above ground! Some folks don't get a second chance! I have seen so many pa... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Ricardo Fontillas
Child Psychiatry 38 years experience
Generally none: Supplements with Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) should have no problem but some people have problems with supplements. Start wit... Read More
A 67-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ricardo Fontillas
Child Psychiatry 38 years experience
Possible help: Try not taking Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) during your first trimester. If you can't function off this then you may try the ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ricardo Fontillas
Child Psychiatry 38 years experience
There are millions : Millions just like you. Talking to a specialist in rape/molestation is a way out! Or you can just worry and deny things for years of wasted energy and... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Ricardo Fontillas
Child Psychiatry 38 years experience
Date rape & Pregnant: First, rape, did you say no and did he force you to remove your underwear? Rape occurs when you say no,no, no and he forces you! If he stuck it in for... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ricardo Fontillas
Child Psychiatry 38 years experience
Yes: St. Johns wort can treat depression but there is a problem. You can never depend that the strength of the herb is what is reported on the box. There ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ricardo Fontillas
Child Psychiatry 38 years experience
Depends: This can last longer than stimulants [up to 14 hrs] but it depends on the person, each individual metabolizes meds differently.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ricardo Fontillas
Child Psychiatry 38 years experience
NO: About 20 to 50 yrs ago, the answer may be yes. But presently no. When people wake up in the am they are mostly sane. Stop watch bad movies. Night te... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ricardo Fontillas
Child Psychiatry 38 years experience
Therapy and meds: Parents need to learn how to get the attention of their child. Example: get eye to eye contact and then give your child the direction and have him rep... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ricardo Fontillas
Child Psychiatry 38 years experience
Yes: Works in adults also.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ricardo Fontillas
Child Psychiatry 38 years experience
Ask your PCP: Taper slowly, you should have no problems, your being covered by dilantin.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ricardo Fontillas
Child Psychiatry 38 years experience
Dont think so: Giant papillary conjunctivitis is generally caused by contact lens. Need to see ophthalmology to help you with this problem. Mj could make things wors... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ricardo Fontillas
Child Psychiatry 38 years experience
All could: Most neurologist will taper you off sz meds if you had no sz in that time period.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ricardo Fontillas
Child Psychiatry 38 years experience
Black stools: Usually this means bleeding from the stomach. (Ulcer). Family med or internist can be very helpful, ASAP. Alternatively you can drink 2 ounces of Aloe... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ricardo Fontillas
Child Psychiatry 38 years experience
Normal: Changes in menses could be normal but it's better to see an OB/GYN to make sure and to be educated more about You.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ricardo Fontillas
Child Psychiatry 38 years experience
Dermatologist is: Needed ASAP. sounds like a tick bite, to be sure see a dermatologist SOON. In the States this could be a deer tick bite, not good but treatable in the... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Ricardo Fontillas
Child Psychiatry 38 years experience
Need to see Peds: A peds MD that specialize in Gastrointestinal problems ASAP. If she has pain on swallowing 2 ounces of Aloe Vera Juice found in supermarkets can help... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ricardo Fontillas
Child Psychiatry 38 years experience
I get this also: I use an ultrasound machine when this happens and the pain goes away almost immediately. Physical therapist should be able help. You may want to incr... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ricardo Fontillas
Child Psychiatry 38 years experience
This may help: have you tried probiotics? most people will get yeast infection if placed on antibiotics with out replacing you normal bugs in your gut. Give probioti... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ricardo Fontillas
Child Psychiatry 38 years experience
Lots of things: If its a child, could be discord in the family, or allowing your child to view stupid movies like "chucky" or medications. Does the person have recal... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ricardo Fontillas
Child Psychiatry 38 years experience
Maybe: Try medical cannabis journal not sure who publishes this but there are medical problems that cannabis does help like closed angle glaucoma and people... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ricardo Fontillas
Child Psychiatry 38 years experience
Refers to children: Child forms a strong emotional bond with caregivers during childhood with lifelong consequences. The absent parent or child going from one foster hom... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ricardo Fontillas
Child Psychiatry 38 years experience
Depends: It can make you very sleepy esp. If you are drinking alcohol. Most people will just sleep it off. Dont mix other medications at this time. You should... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ricardo Fontillas
Child Psychiatry 38 years experience
Not much info : this child could benefit from evaluation from GI doc. secondly sometimes discipline alone does not help. Have a child psychiatrist evaluation him, t... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ricardo Fontillas
Child Psychiatry 38 years experience
Could help: Any type of meditation could help social problems. There are several types of social problems i see, one from children with aspergers and one social ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Ricardo Fontillas
Child Psychiatry 38 years experience
ASAP: Always rule out heart problems first! if not a heart problem learn how to medicate, most people can control anxiety this way without being put on meds... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ricardo Fontillas
Child Psychiatry 38 years experience
Agree 100%: You need to have your child evaluated asap. One added info. I have had children with autism improve with a special water called asea. 1/2 ounce to i ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Ricardo Fontillas
Child Psychiatry 38 years experience
Easiest answer: Just call them they will answer all your questions without telling them your name. Teen dont need parents with them but each state may have different ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ricardo Fontillas
Child Psychiatry 38 years experience
Headache: Make sure your eating before taking Vyvance. You can also try splitting the dose. ex. if taking 20 mg in am try 10 mg am and 10 mg right after lunch.... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ricardo Fontillas
Child Psychiatry 38 years experience
Possible answer: sex is not a must it is a choice. If you are having sex with someone special, you'll have changes for that person. some possible changes after sex is ... Read More
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ricardo Fontillas
Child Psychiatry 38 years experience
Alternative answer: when I have patients with menses problems, I suggest Evening Primrose Oil and Vit.B6 50mg per day. See how 1-2 cycles later improve. If no change then... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ricardo Fontillas
Child Psychiatry 38 years experience
Agree with Dr.Z: Should follow up with your MD. If I was your MD, I would either lower the dose and see how you feel, if doing ok continue on lower dose, if focus is n... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ricardo Fontillas
Child Psychiatry 38 years experience
Natural: Being horny is natural condition. Some women will masterbate for relief and decrease breast tenderness. Try to avoid getting into to many relationshi... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Ricardo Fontillas
Child Psychiatry 38 years experience
Common in children : Most night terrors, children has no recall when they wake up. Suggest looking at what he eats prior to bedtime. May have allergy to certain foods. Try... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Ricardo Fontillas
Child Psychiatry 38 years experience
None: I have not seen problems with Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) and internal organs. You could be passing a stone or have problems ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Ricardo Fontillas
Child Psychiatry 38 years experience
Possible: Any medication can affect cycles. Does Adderall help? Esp with impulse and does your focus improve. If it does Adderall may be for you, also Concerta... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ricardo Fontillas
Child Psychiatry 38 years experience
Not gall bladder: stones but kidney stones might. Need to drink lots of water to avoid having kidney stones.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ricardo Fontillas
Child Psychiatry 38 years experience
You need lots of: fluids to get your lungs more healthy. Vit C 500 mg each hour can help with UTI's [more of prevention]. antibiotics are generally needed and probiotic... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ricardo Fontillas
Child Psychiatry 38 years experience
Allergies????: Most likely the burning and being sore is from the removal of the cyst. I had the exact same problem. should clear in a week or so.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ricardo Fontillas
Child Psychiatry 38 years experience
Why are you on: Seroquel (quetiapine)? Most twitches around the eye could mean you need calcium supplements. Dont stop the seroquel (quetiapine) until you discuss thi... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ricardo Fontillas
Child Psychiatry 38 years experience
Possible help: You may want to try a stimulant instead of strattera. May also try lower dose of zoloft or get off this if your not depressed or anxious. You can also... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ricardo Fontillas
Child Psychiatry 38 years experience
More info is needed: R you on meds? Meds can make you eat too much. If you are tell your MD and get a medication change. If not seek out help for overeaters. Start making... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ricardo Fontillas
Child Psychiatry 38 years experience
Hard to know: I have not heard of any studies that showed black mold causing depression but mold can cause lots of problems. Best to have a specialist work a person... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ricardo Fontillas
Child Psychiatry 38 years experience
Your age/weight????: Why are you taking vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine)? Could be too low of dose.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ricardo Fontillas
Child Psychiatry 38 years experience
No sure: I usually takes about 20 to 30 min to get an effect. That means it has already went thru the liver and its ready for your body to use it and get rid ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ricardo Fontillas
Child Psychiatry 38 years experience
Dont think so: Many causes of jaundice. If a person has cancer causing jaundice mj may help with hunger. Best to find out what the cause is and fix that first.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ricardo Fontillas
Child Psychiatry 38 years experience
Yes: Is it 0.5 mg or 5 mg, there is a big difference. Most likely if its 0.5 mg you should be more relaxed or sleeping. You will need someone to drive you... Read More

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Mar 26, 2015
Great doctor. Consistently gives thoughtful, insightful and expert advice.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Fontillas is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Fontillas is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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I can't get my.kids the grandparents are not fair.the dad was on.crack. we.got.evicted and.he gets to see.them I don't.cause.I wont.go.back
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I also hav painful blisters on my face and my eyes feel like sand is in them. Lost my 6kids and haven't been the same stress is killinme.
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This was very helpful. Thanks! I think it may a yeast infection from the antibiotics

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

UC Davis School of Medicine, CA
Graduated 1984MD

Awards

Top Child Psychiatrist , First Place, National - Summer
2014

Affiliations

Green Valley Psychiatric
St Rose Dominican Hospitals
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