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Dr. Roseller B. Tapangan

Pediatrics
San Benito, TX
34 years experience male

Locations

Tapangan Pediatrics

San Benito, TX

Address

1653 West US 77, San Benito, TX
Directions

Fax

956-399-9307

Insurances accepted

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas

About

Bio

So so avid tennis player! Loves and adores my family! Great party tag along !

Specialties
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Pediatrics

Doctor Q&A

69 Answers
55 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roseller B. Tapangan
34 years experience
Might be too early!: I know your concerns... But adding another component to baby's feeding may backfire on you , either way , i would prefer a more potent , more lastin... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roseller B. Tapangan
34 years experience
Probably Viral rash: Lots of enteroviral and respiratory viruses can cause such...Exanthem subitum, scarlatina or scarlatinella ...Was hoping you can upload an image for s... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roseller B. Tapangan
34 years experience
Vocal cord strain!: Singer nodule or vocal cord strain might be the reason! rest and more rest with tincture of time always seem to work in these cases ! g luck.
A 58-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roseller B. Tapangan
34 years experience
Pink eye: Time to see your md, usually viral but can get secondary infection ... May need some antibiotics eye drops ... Easily treated just need some tlc, ver... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roseller B. Tapangan
34 years experience
Dermatologist!: Skin md specialist would be your ally against these "monsters". Adequate rest , proper skin hygiene and quick vist to your friendly dermatologist wil... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roseller B. Tapangan
34 years experience
No: H pylori is a significant bacteria usually associated with gastritis /stomach ulcers! doubt they cause allergies food or airborne! regards!
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roseller B. Tapangan
34 years experience
Lip licking eczema : Certain individuals tends to lick their lips as habit or to moisten it from repeated cracking ! malocclusion or open mouth breathing or misaligned bra... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roseller B. Tapangan
34 years experience
Complicated!: Presently have a patient with TB of the brain this child had vp shunt placed after biopsy of mass with concurrent quad TB meds regimen! very complica... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roseller B. Tapangan
34 years experience
Xerosis: Calamine lotion are great for viral exanthem! aloe vera are great for innate moisturizers and skin calming properties! apply as directed , regards!
A female asked:
Dr. Roseller B. Tapangan
34 years experience
Dermatologist visit: A dermatologist might be a better individual to stern you to the right directions on easing up on your "hydrocortisone cream dependency" . Regards and... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Roseller B. Tapangan
34 years experience
Contact dermatitis : Any irritating or abrasive toys, buttons, clothing materials , etc. Can ieave a mark as such! a little detective work can sort out the culprit... Che... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roseller B. Tapangan
34 years experience
Hyperacidity/ NSAIDs: Such are the side effects of these group of drugs called nsaids . Very potent and like Aspirin can cause havoc to the lining of your stomach... Hence ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Roseller B. Tapangan
34 years experience
Please inform the MD: Pleurisy is very painful condition... Getting a headache on top of it is double jeopardy! please inform your md as there are other appropriate pain me... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roseller B. Tapangan
34 years experience
Dermatitis: Could be contact dermatitis, tinea cruris or just good ole heat rash! you would be better seeing an md than worrying all the time! regards!
A member asked:
Dr. Roseller B. Tapangan
34 years experience
Visit your MD!: Sooner you get the infections out of your system... The better it is for both of you! little petty infections might turn big down the road for your ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roseller B. Tapangan
34 years experience
Sounds like!: Sounds like an uncontrolled asthmatic! a more aggressive treatment with inhaled long acting steroids and inhaled bronchodilators will help. A qui... Read More
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roseller B. Tapangan
34 years experience
Lymph nodes maybe?: Soft lumps especially paired at the base of the skull could be occipital lymph nodes ! no mention if on top of skin within the skin or below! but an... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roseller B. Tapangan
34 years experience
Probably not!: Afrin used long enough can actually cause more problem to mom than baby! rhinitis medicamentosa or prolonged misuse of nasal vasoconstrictors can be ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roseller B. Tapangan
34 years experience
Handwash... Handwash: Well you get it! immunize with the stomach virus vaccine RotaTeq and avoid daycare if possible and common sense universal precautions goes a long wa... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roseller B. Tapangan
34 years experience
Certainly: Also known periodic breathing of infancy... Very physiologic... Goes away on it own as the respiratory centers of the brain become synchronized and ma... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roseller B. Tapangan
34 years experience
Could be!: I would probably visit your md and just consult about intermittent pain and retractile testis vs inguinal hernia ... Torsion or strangulation is very ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Roseller B. Tapangan
34 years experience
Not likely !: Most of the time ... It is not the cause but the effect of potent antibiotics use! usually IV antibiotics in hospital settings are notorious for it! ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roseller B. Tapangan
34 years experience
Herpangina: Usually viral tonsillitis...Herpangina, mono, herpes stomatitis which usually resolves but takes forever ...Bacterial causes are strep throat etc... ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roseller B. Tapangan
34 years experience
Something serious?!: Babies don't usually have the "bad breath" more common in older children / adults do! some organic acid disorders/ metabolic disorders may present ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roseller B. Tapangan
34 years experience
In a way yes!: The lovely critters seem to have an agenda of their own! they seem to be stuck in a sleep time warp that nobody really knows ;) ... If they seem to b... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roseller B. Tapangan
34 years experience
You maybe right!: Herpes gingivostomatitis vs herpangina vs aphthous ulcers vs early candidal mucositis can do this! please revisit your md and he may switch meds or at... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roseller B. Tapangan
34 years experience
Unfortunately yes!: Roseola infantum usually cause by herpes type 6, 7 etc , are viruses! same as getting cold sores ! you can have repeated infections like colds , a... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Roseller B. Tapangan
34 years experience
Not that far!: Most newborns can probably see moms silhouette ... Black , white and deep red seem to catch the babies attention! but no worries! he still love you ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roseller B. Tapangan
34 years experience
None at all!: I would proceed with your plan to conceive a lovely baby! look into ABO rh incompatibility topics... Otherwise, eat well, take your prenatal vitamins... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roseller B. Tapangan
34 years experience
Migraine headaches!: Your symptoms point to migraine headaches! an urgent visit to your physician may help clarify such! it always better to rule out more serious mass o... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roseller B. Tapangan
34 years experience
Might be unpleasant : For your peace of mind ... And your partner... Just get it check by your md.. Easily treatable and cured! you might have dyspareunia or painful unc... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roseller B. Tapangan
34 years experience
Autoimmune disease: Worse one to consider are lupus dermatitis with joint symptoms ... But could be just a simple rash with incidental back pain findings ... Apologiz... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roseller B. Tapangan
34 years experience
Contact dermatitis ?: Metal contact dermatitis or even tinea manum( fungal infections of hand) can be a culprit ) sounds like more of a chronic nuisance ... See your m d t... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roseller B. Tapangan
34 years experience
Soon!: It usually last shorter than that! you might be irritating it more with creams and home remedies! heat rashes on top of it might mimic scarlatina r... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roseller B. Tapangan
34 years experience
On the contrary!: Sounds like both of you are having fun with potty time! please continue what your doing ! potty time should be a relaxing time! multitasking this e... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roseller B. Tapangan
34 years experience
Aha! That famous ?: It really depends on gender and other variables! some are "early birds"... Developing early ... Breast budding, facial and armpit hair showing early w... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roseller B. Tapangan
34 years experience
Cradle cap: Please ask your pediatrician for a shampoo that can decrease / control this flaky scalp! sometimes smelly and greasy... It can easily be treated wit... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roseller B. Tapangan
34 years experience
Allergen avoidance !: Some physical barrier like nasal mask, might help! frequent dusting and vacuuming goes a long way too. But a dose of zyrtec which is great for indoor ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Roseller B. Tapangan
34 years experience
Auto inoculation: You might be a nasal carrier of the the dreaded MRSA hence you clear up after antibiotics by mouth then reintroduce the bacteria by accidental nose pi... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roseller B. Tapangan
34 years experience
Second opinion!: When it is your health ... You can never too passive! please suggest a second opinion for headaches , for your peace of mind! a caring md will heed t... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roseller B. Tapangan
34 years experience
Laser treatment!: Use of nail fungus tinctures have a better than average chance of cure than without any treatment! PO anti fungal meds, closely supervised maybe your... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roseller B. Tapangan
34 years experience
Very meticulously !: With fall and flu season already here! it is alway a good thing to ask your md for guidance! some mild cases are treated with albuterol pump or md... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roseller B. Tapangan
34 years experience
Sure can !: That woud help neutralize the pamper area ph/ acidity ! constant replacement with dry pamper go a long way!
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roseller B. Tapangan
34 years experience
Nasal hygiene !: You have to treat it more aggressively with antibiotics by mouth and intranasal antibiotic cream! staph impetigo tend to colonize the nasal cavity ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roseller B. Tapangan
34 years experience
Not really!: If the rash worsens, you can alleviate it with some otc stuff like triple butt paste? Dr smiths rash cream or even aquaphor! just letting it air out... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roseller B. Tapangan
34 years experience
Mastocytosis: Mastocytosis come to mind! unfortunately those darn rashes , mds need to see , feel and touch them! a quick visit to your md will sort out this dilem... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Roseller B. Tapangan
34 years experience
KARO SYRUP!: Been lucky with with a teaspoon of karo syrup(brown) mixed with 4 ozs of baby's formula! some grandmothers swear by manzanilla or chamomille tea! goo... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Roseller B. Tapangan
34 years experience
Candidiasis: Yeast infection from constant wetness could predispose you to have candidal infection or it could be lip licking eczema! have a dermatologist look at ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roseller B. Tapangan
34 years experience
Yes ma'm!!: Peritonsillar abscess / bacterial laryngotracheobronchitis vs viral croup can present this way! an urgent md follow up should sort out this conund... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roseller B. Tapangan
34 years experience
Sure is!: Fat soluble vitamins , a d e k...Are very essential in pregnancy. Multivitamin s prescribed by your OB gyn should suffice ! good luck on your pre... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Tapangan is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Tapangan is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thanks we think it is a type of dermatitis. We are going to get it checked out. Thank you for your help I appreciate this
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Thank you Dr. Tapangan,i do have a doctors,appointment in two days so il will let,you know. Thanx again.
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I think I'm just paranoid. Never had this before. Advice taken!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, Philippines
Graduated 1988MD

Residency

DRISCOLL CHILDRENS HOSPITAL

Awards

Valley Morning Star Reader’s Choice Award
2021
University of Texas health science center at San antionio
Driscoll Children hospital
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