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Dr. Jerry Casale

Pediatrics
Avenel, NJ
39 years experience male

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Have been in pediatric practice for about twenty five years. During this time, i became aware of the the need not only to take care of the sick, but most important teach how to take care of the well, especially with good nutrition.

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerry Casale
Pediatrics 39 years experience
72 hrs: It takes about three days to clear.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jerry Casale
Pediatrics 39 years experience
Read on: If getting better stick with advil (ibuprofen) and drink plenty of water. When it is over get ur uric acid level checked there are meds to keep it lo... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerry Casale
Pediatrics 39 years experience
Not really: I like Ibuprofen (advil) more i feel it gives longer coverage for fever or pain, i feel it has a better safety profile, it has better anti inflammat... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerry Casale
Pediatrics 39 years experience
Blood test: A western blot test for lyme.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerry Casale
Pediatrics 39 years experience
Read on: If u mean what does it look like usually the legs are spread wide apart and the feet outward , slow wobbly steps. Remember the best for foot ware are ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerry Casale
Pediatrics 39 years experience
Read on: A simple sugar the body uses for quick energy so initially the child will get a boost but ultimately becaus the Insulin levels go high they get low bl... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerry Casale
Pediatrics 39 years experience
Kidney: Besides it being an infection it is important to find the reason for the infection. A test should've done to study the kiddies bladder ureter etc to ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerry Casale
Pediatrics 39 years experience
Read on: Hep b is usually given at birth or two months old. Hep a is varied most drs have their own schedule.
A member asked:
Dr. Jerry Casale
Pediatrics 39 years experience
Read on: If it is just soft stools no blood or mucous amd he is well, spmetes the teeth might be tracking down his gums not breaking thru, hei mightbe drooling... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerry Casale
Pediatrics 39 years experience
Yes : Blueberries and raspberries burn more calories then they contain.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerry Casale
Pediatrics 39 years experience
Yes: Rolaids are ok, they can cause constipation. They also have children's malox. Use sparingly and if u give them a lot try to figure why all the upset ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerry Casale
Pediatrics 39 years experience
Read on: Low fat foods, avoid simple sugars ie the white bread, rice, pasta the bad carbs, perhaps some krill oil would help as anti inflammatory and help tri... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerry Casale
Pediatrics 39 years experience
Read on: An infection or cloggged tear duct. Have ur dr see the eye, usually if it is an infection the eye itself is very red a clogged tear duct many babies h... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerry Casale
Pediatrics 39 years experience
Sort of: If it is a true puncture wound with a rusty or dirty nail we generally would like the shot no more then five years. The vaccine loses potency at about... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerry Casale
Pediatrics 39 years experience
Perhaps: If u have a history of being quite constipated you could have a reflux but i would not want to miss something like a cardiac problem talk to your dr a... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerry Casale
Pediatrics 39 years experience
Protection: The younger the child usually the more detrimental the illnesses are that we protect against for example we are starting to see a lot of pertussis a... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerry Casale
Pediatrics 39 years experience
Not much: Theyare pretty equivalent used for the same thing.Prednisone is converted to Prednisolone by the liver. I find that there are more preparations with P... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerry Casale
Pediatrics 39 years experience
About 7 mg: About 7 mg per day it does not have to be that amount every day but roughly this is what to shoot for.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerry Casale
Pediatrics 39 years experience
Yes: Exposure to germs in our everyday world will make the immune system stronger.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jerry Casale
Pediatrics 39 years experience
See ur dr: This should always be checked out especially if it red and seems to hurt immediately. How ever the most like ly cause if it is not hurting or red is ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerry Casale
Pediatrics 39 years experience
Absolutely: More then 2 hours of screen time computer games, text, tv, etc during school year is detrimental. Sports are the best way to go for healthy mind and b... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerry Casale
Pediatrics 39 years experience
Yes: A yeast infection is a fungal infection anyone can get.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jerry Casale
Pediatrics 39 years experience
Intussusception?: If you mean intussusception there can be a few causes. An infection whether bacterial or viral can cause it. Also polyps, conditions such as cystic fi... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jerry Casale
Pediatrics 39 years experience
Besides supplements: Try other types of milk that are fortified such as soy or almond. Calcium fortified orange juice. Firm tofu. Almond ( 1oz) has 70mg. Collard greens 1 ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jerry Casale
Pediatrics 39 years experience
Maybe: There are about 5 to 10 percent of the general pipulation who will need two varicella immunizations to get immunity, however if you already had one ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jerry Casale
Pediatrics 39 years experience
1to 2 wks: The rash usually lasts one to two weeks usually it resolves in 7to 10 days.
A member asked:
Dr. Jerry Casale
Pediatrics 39 years experience
It's rewarding: It is a very multifaceted job. Dealing with illnesses that sometimes the patient can not fully explain such as babies or young children , interpret th... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jerry Casale
Pediatrics 39 years experience
Ask ur dr: If u mean sertraline, it is usually for anxiety or depression does anxiety cause ur asthma to worsen. Truly talk to ur dr as to why that medication. ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jerry Casale
Pediatrics 39 years experience
Perhaps: A cold can last maybe 7 to 10 or 12 days but at this point she should be showing some e improvement, if she is getting worse, like fever, more irrit... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jerry Casale
Pediatrics 39 years experience
Yes: It's a virus adults can and do get it.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerry Casale
Pediatrics 39 years experience
Read on: The usual cause is that mom had it. About 35 to 40 percent of women carry it. It can be transmitted during labor. It is usually treated with antibiot... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerry Casale
Pediatrics 39 years experience
Yes: It is no problem your dr will adjust the shot schedule.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jerry Casale
Pediatrics 39 years experience
Yes: If she wants chicken it is fine make sure it is well cooked.
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jerry Casale
Pediatrics 39 years experience
Yes: Fruit juice even no sugar added has sugar and too much can cause diarrhea.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerry Casale
Pediatrics 39 years experience
No: Neonatologists wok with babies who are born prematurely.
A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jerry Casale
Pediatrics 39 years experience
Yes: Black cherry pills are anti inflmatory which helps decrease uric acid might not get rid of it but keeps it under control.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerry Casale
Pediatrics 39 years experience
Don't do it: Shaving hair, any kind does not make it grow back faster, this is indeed an old wives tale. But please do not touch the lanugo it will go away and wo... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jerry Casale
Pediatrics 39 years experience
It's normal: Mots normal after born hiccoughs burps grunts and groans.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerry Casale
Pediatrics 39 years experience
Read on: Beer is one of the worst things for gout flare ups. As. A person with gout for over 30 years I have only had it in my big toe twice. Frequently I have... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerry Casale
Pediatrics 39 years experience
1to30 days: Usually one to thirty days, .
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerry Casale
Pediatrics 39 years experience
Oral antibiotics: Early lyme disease is treated with oral antibiotics there are a few good ones. Doxycycline, ceftin, (cefuroxime) are a few talk with ur dr usually tre... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerry Casale
Pediatrics 39 years experience
Yes: Tetanus is part of this schedule the usual shots are MMR DPT and polio.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerry Casale
Pediatrics 39 years experience
Probably: Have ur dr look at the rash sometimes around a bite u might get a localized reaction . If it is a bulls eye rash this is an early indicator of lyme an... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jerry Casale
Pediatrics 39 years experience
Too much formula?: Perhaps he is getting too much formula. If he is getting more then 40 oz a day it is a lot. If this is the case cut back on formula and put finger foo... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jerry Casale
Pediatrics 39 years experience
Who says this?: You did not say how old your baby is but the aap recommends babies to be put to sleep on their backs as it decreases the incidence of sudden infant de... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerry Casale
Pediatrics 39 years experience
Probably: It depends if it is truly undescended or retractile . Retractile means it is high up in the scrotum and can be felt this should not cause problems wit... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerry Casale
Pediatrics 39 years experience
Good luck: Teens should be able to prepare a dinner and help out the household.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerry Casale
Pediatrics 39 years experience
Read on: Depends on the wording. Newborns develop kneecaps 4 months in utero but the are all cartilage, not bone. After birth the are growth centers and bone w... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jerry Casale
Pediatrics 39 years experience
Read on: Sometime a shot will get a localized reaction. The might last up to a week and possibly a little longer. It will go away and is nothing to worry about... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Casale is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Casale is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks so much for the response. Shortly after i sent the question i had to pick him up from daycare. He had a temp. and no appetite. :(
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This saved my life. Thank You! Thanks a ton..I was very apprehensive about this.
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Thanks. My uric level is 8.5 and I do plan to start allopurinol

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