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Dr. Marivic Botta

Pediatrics
Trumbull, CT
20 years experience female

Locations

Pediatric Healthcare Associates

Trumbull, CT

Address

15 Corporate Drive, Trumbull, CT
Directions

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Pediatrics

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

21 Answers
8 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marivic Botta
Pediatrics 20 years experience
Yes: It sounds like your son may have gerd - gastroesophageal reflux and/or a formula intolerance. Your pediatrician would be able to review his feedings ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marivic Botta
Pediatrics 20 years experience
Get checked: There are many causes for this. Stress, excessive exercise, weight loss, pregnancy, a thyroid problem along with other diseases involving hormones. ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marivic Botta
Pediatrics 20 years experience
Several ways: Coxsackie virus (hand-foot-mouth disease) lesions in the mouth are usually more numerous and there is no history of trauma or injury inside the mouth.... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marivic Botta
Pediatrics 20 years experience
Might be asthma: Your daugther may have cough variant asthma induced by exercise and/ or allergies and/or upper respiratory infections that she may get in the winter t... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marivic Botta
Pediatrics 20 years experience
no: Recommendations have changed from several years ago. Never give honey to a child less than 1 year. If your toddler has been doing fine with foods so f... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marivic Botta
Pediatrics 20 years experience
Yes: Some children do outgrow asthma as adolescents or adults. If their asthma was associated with other " atopic" conditions like allergies and eczema or... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marivic Botta
Pediatrics 20 years experience
It depends: Unless your child has a history of febrile seizure, i wouldn't recommend alternating Ibuprofen and acetamenophen (tylenol). I find it prevents mistak... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Marivic Botta
Pediatrics 20 years experience
No: The fever itself won't hurt your child. What is important is that you make him feel more comfortable at this time so keeping warm in blankets is a goo... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marivic Botta
Pediatrics 20 years experience
Might be infection: This could be a number of things but it seems you should take him to see his doctor. This could be just rash or irritation. But if his actual penis is... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marivic Botta
Pediatrics 20 years experience
May need antibiotics: Take her to your doctor. If she is not getting better, she may have an infection that is not being treated (such as bronchitis or pneumonia). She wou... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marivic Botta
Pediatrics 20 years experience
Could be hernia: This may be a pulled muscle or a hernia. I would recommend taking him to see his doctor to be examined for either one.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marivic Botta
Pediatrics 20 years experience
Throat infection: You sound like you have a throat infection which could be due to a virus or bacteria. The lumps on your neck are likely lymph nodes which get bigger ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marivic Botta
Pediatrics 20 years experience
Hydrate hydrate: A short- lived stomach virus will eventually resolve and your job is to keep her hydrated until it goes away. Pedialyte replaces the fluids and elect... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marivic Botta
Pediatrics 20 years experience
Get medical care: Your daughter needs to see a doctor. If she has all those symptoms she may have pneumonia and will need to be treated. If she is breathing rapidly o... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marivic Botta
Pediatrics 20 years experience
Pedialyte: I wouldn't recommend giving any medications for diarrhea. Focus on keeping your child well hydrated with the appropriate fluids. Stay away from juice ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marivic Botta
Pediatrics 20 years experience
Many ways: Avoid risk factors that increase the risk of ear infections. Avoid exposure to cigarette smoking, avoid feeding the baby while in a laying down positi... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marivic Botta
Pediatrics 20 years experience
Separation anxiety: Sounds like separation anxiety which usually escalates around this age in a normal child. You can try finding distractions for her and place her in a... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marivic Botta
Pediatrics 20 years experience
Avoidance: Avoidance is key. If your child is already having symptoms of cough and nasal congestion, you can give an antihistamine: benadryl, (diphenhydramine) C... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marivic Botta
Pediatrics 20 years experience
Lozenges + pain meds: You sound like you might have a sore throat. There are many causes: irritation from cough, post nasal drip from allergies or a cold, bacterial infecti... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Marivic Botta
Pediatrics 20 years experience
Very different: Some babies are born with cow's milk protein allergy which they may grow out of. It can lead to blood in the stool, fussiness (gerd) or rash. Some wit... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marivic Botta
Pediatrics 20 years experience
Avoid allergens: Eczema can be treated with using the right skin products (no fragrance), moisturizing regularly and if necessary - steroid creams for a short time for... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Botta is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Botta is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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I greatly appreciate your response in my sons time of need..thankyou Dr.!
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thanks a lot..its of great help on my part
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University at Buffalo, The State University of New York School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, NY
Graduated 2002MD

Awards

Top Pediatrician, First Place, Connecticut - Winter
2013
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