Dr. Roseller B. Tapangan

Pediatrics
San Benito, TX
35 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

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69 Answers
55 Agrees
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roseller B. Tapangan
35 years experience
If poorly controlled: Sounds like poorly controlled asthma with exacerbations! with fall and flu season around the corner , a quick visit to your md would help a lot! plea... Read More
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roseller B. Tapangan
35 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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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roseller B. Tapangan
35 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
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roseller B. Tapangan
35 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
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A member asked:
Dr. Roseller B. Tapangan
35 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
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roseller B. Tapangan
35 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
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roseller B. Tapangan
35 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
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roseller B. Tapangan
35 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
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roseller B. Tapangan
35 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
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roseller B. Tapangan
35 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
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roseller B. Tapangan
35 years experience
Sure can !: That woud help neutralize the pamper area ph/ acidity ! constant replacement with dry pamper go a long way!
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roseller B. Tapangan
35 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
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roseller B. Tapangan
35 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
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roseller B. Tapangan
35 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
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A member asked:
Dr. Roseller B. Tapangan
35 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
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roseller B. Tapangan
35 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
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roseller B. Tapangan
35 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
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roseller B. Tapangan
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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
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roseller B. Tapangan
35 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
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roseller B. Tapangan
35 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
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roseller B. Tapangan
35 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
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A female asked:
Dr. Roseller B. Tapangan
35 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
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roseller B. Tapangan
35 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
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roseller B. Tapangan
35 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
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A member asked:
Dr. Roseller B. Tapangan
35 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
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roseller B. Tapangan
35 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
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roseller B. Tapangan
35 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
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roseller B. Tapangan
35 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
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roseller B. Tapangan
35 years experience
Definitely !: Any changes in the perinatal / genital area are of concern! hormonal changes and std are some of the thing to consider ! please vivid with your OB gy... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Roseller B. Tapangan
35 years experience
Sure can!: Certain food and air borne allergies can be tolerated over time causing "outgrowing " of certain allergies! allergy shots can expedite body's immune ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roseller B. Tapangan
35 years experience
Contact dermatitis: Sometimes lubricant or powder used for any purpose might cause irritation. Just to be sure have your spouse md take a quick look to guide him to right... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roseller B. Tapangan
35 years experience
Swollen lymph node!: I would probably have your peds take a quick look and touch of the mass to be safe! nothing worries us parents than lymph nodes that are swollen and ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roseller B. Tapangan
35 years experience
Really varies !!: Think of it like an apple tree blooming! not all boom turn ripe at same time! however , you can estimate if they are same batch! same as speech! the... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roseller B. Tapangan
35 years experience
Atopic dermatitis: Skin condition with xerosis and itchiness and recurrence sort of points to eczema / adopy ! mild steroids / tons of moisturizers and hygiene seem ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roseller B. Tapangan
35 years experience
Could be!: Craniosynostosis - term for premature fusion of suture... This condition can restrict head circumference growth! usually a visit to a neurosurgeon ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roseller B. Tapangan
35 years experience
Not much!: With today's antibiotics and early interventions ... It is highly rare to have full blown deafness! decrease in hearing thresholds probably after num... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Roseller B. Tapangan
35 years experience
Lots of options here: If its something minor and acute, a little Tums (calcium carbonate) or mylanta goes a long way! avoid dairy products for 12-24 hours may hasten heali... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roseller B. Tapangan
35 years experience
Vaccine misadventure: Placing in in the wrong spot ( too deep or too shallow in the muscle bulk can cause irritation!) sometimes a little tug or pull during im injection c... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roseller B. Tapangan
35 years experience
Lupus vs RA: Sounds systemic! i would really urge you visit your md please! too many things going on! please let me know what diagnosis your doc give you ! best o... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roseller B. Tapangan
35 years experience
Sure can!: Some might be more painful than others! or you might just have a little raw spot in the meatus or little tingle to pee! all ages can experience mo... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roseller B. Tapangan
35 years experience
Not really !: As long as you finish the prescribed PO antibiotics and get retested to make sure you are fully cured! please please ! " practice safe sex... Or you ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Roseller B. Tapangan
35 years experience
Sure can!: Constant rubbing and physical scratching with dirty nails can turn into impetigo , folliculitis etc! regards!
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roseller B. Tapangan
35 years experience
Could be!: Any physical trauma can predispose it but i believe it could be from the anesthesia effect and her unknowingly biting on her food and part of the inn... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roseller B. Tapangan
35 years experience
Glycerin suppository: Ah... The infamous "backed up " dilemma ! i usually tell my parents it is more of plumbing problem! so you have to rotorouter (glycerin supp/finger ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roseller B. Tapangan
35 years experience
Let her rest!!: The body might be more inclined to feel better after a nice nap than multiple dose of tylenol (acetaminophen) ! let her immune system fight it off and... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roseller B. Tapangan
35 years experience
Any local Peds, FP: Unless there are heart or lung problems outstanding, ... Any local docs should be able to sign off on your son's pe activities form!
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roseller B. Tapangan
35 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!
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roseller B. Tapangan
35 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
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roseller B. Tapangan
35 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
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roseller B. Tapangan
35 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
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HealthTap member
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
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