Doctor Q&A for Dr. Carlos Jesurun

A female asked:
Dr. Carlos Jesurun
48 years experience Neonatology
Fever: Infection is very rare-but fever and redness at any site with tenderness. Any yellow discharge would also be important. If you have doubts, your surg ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlos Jesurun
48 years experience Neonatology
Wash hands: If you have had this virus then you and baby may have antibodies to it and have some protection. Although the virus may be passed on by someone infect ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlos Jesurun
48 years experience Neonatology
Description: We no longer use this term which was used to describe the face of patients with Down Syndrome (Trisomy 21). Many yrs ago it was thought acceptable to ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlos Jesurun
48 years experience Neonatology
No: I understand how you feel but Thyroxine does not pass very well through the placenta and one cannot treat hypothyroidism in the fetus before delivery. ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlos Jesurun
48 years experience Neonatology
Have baby checkedout: Without a physical exam-it is hard to say-but you should make sure that nothing is bothering infant-wet diaper, safety pin etc. If your evaluation is ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlos Jesurun
48 years experience Neonatology
Everything's allrigh: Infants are all different and stooling depends upon many factors including those that we do not control. As long as baby does not get distended or vom ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carlos Jesurun
48 years experience Neonatology
Non-progressive neur: We do not always know the reasons for Cerebral Palsy and we do not like to assign the Dx too early as some children might have slowdevelopment. Infant ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlos Jesurun
48 years experience Neonatology
Fortunately no: Adults have been known to transmit Whooping cough. They need to be vaccinated. Usually dogs do not get human diseases to give to baby-however-parvovir ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Jesurun
48 years experience Neonatology
Not a problem: It is common for infants to have peeling skin on their hands. Sometimes a little lotion may speed the process. Not to worry-this will go away by itse ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlos Jesurun
48 years experience Neonatology
Sure: It is perfectly fine to wean your child to fresh milk-babyies tolerate this fine. It is imperative that you have appropriate refrigeration to prevent ... Read More
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