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Dr. Jean Wagner

Pediatrics
Caseyville, IL
24 years experience female

Locations

Office

Caseyville, IL

Address

1230 George E Chance Pkwy, Caseyville, IL
Directions

My office hours

Wednesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
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Insurances accepted

Aetna

BlueCross BlueShield

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Medicaid

Tricare

UnitedHealthcare

About

Bio

Dr. Wagner has been in private practice in the St. Louis metro east for 14 years. She is a native of Belleville, IL. She enjoys teaching both in her practice and outside of the practice. She is part of the resident training program for St Louis Children's Hospital where she helps teach doctors about pediatric primary care in her office. Dr. Wagner is a graduate of the University of Illinois in Urbana where she was awarded the Bronze Tablet. She received a degree in Microbiology with a minor in Chemistry. She completed medical school at St. Louis University and went on to pediatric residency at Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital in St Louis. Dr. Wagner stayed on at Cardinal Glennon for an extra year as the Chief Resident in Pediatrics before finally starting in private practice in Illinois. Dr. Wagner serves on the Medical executive committee at her local hospital as well as on the Physician Advisory Board for a pediatric home health agency. When she is not at work, Dr Wagner enjoys baseball, especially attending St Louis Cardinals games, weight lifting, travel and reading. She has 2 children and 3 four- legged kids, a golden retriever, a black lab and a chihuahua.

Specialties
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Pediatrics

Licenses

United States: Illinois

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

61 Answers
60 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jean Wagner
Pediatrics 24 years experience
You can't : You need to do a test of you suspect pregnancy. There is no way for you to tell with out some kind of test either at home or at the doctor
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jean Wagner
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Probably not: these are multi ingredient drugs. The Tylenol (acetaminophen) in them is safe. The cough suppressant has never been studied in breastfeeding and shoul... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jean Wagner
Pediatrics 24 years experience
See doctor : It sounds like it could be baby acne or seborrheic dermatitis but because she is so young, I think it's best that you let her doctor see the rash in p... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jean Wagner
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Yes.: Even pre- ejaculate contains sperm. I recommend two forms of birth control if you are trying to prevent pregnancy
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jean Wagner
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Don't worry!: some bleeding from the nipples is normal and if the baby gets a little of your blood in the milk it is ok. If there is a lot, you could dump it if it ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jean Wagner
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Go to the ER: You need to call your doctor asap or go to the ER. It sounds like you need a more thorough history and physical exam to determine what is wrong but th... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Jean Wagner
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Healing takes time : the itching can continue for weeks after treatment and peeling is normal. Try a calamine lotion and over the counter antihistamines such as Zyrtec or ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jean Wagner
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Not necessarily : Tanning indicates actual sun damage to the skin. Although some skin color change is unavoidable with sun exposure, you should always apply a sunscree... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jean Wagner
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Probably not: My understanding is this is a soap used for skin whitening. I would wonder why you would need or want to lighten your babies skin. In general, any her... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jean Wagner
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Probably not: The most common reason to get constipated is not enough fluid and fiber. Make sure the child is drinking no more than ~20oz milk daily. Increase plain... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jean Wagner
Pediatrics 24 years experience
See your doctor: There could be many reasons for this. Without seeing it and having more history on your child, determining a treatment is difficult. I would recommend... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jean Wagner
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Could be a birthmark: If it has been there for a while, it could be a type of birthmark called a capillary hemangioma. It could also be diaper rash, yeast infection, other ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jean Wagner
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Depends on treatment: It depends on what type of treatment you used and if you used it correctly. Here is a link with very detailed instructions to help you get rid of thos... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jean Wagner
Pediatrics 24 years experience
See a doctor: there are many reasons you could have headaches-from migraines to tension headaches to dietary causes, stress and sleep deprivation. I would recommend... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jean Wagner
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Need a blood test: i assume she is taking lithium? If so, then she needs a blood test asap. Lithium toxicity can be very serious, even life threatening. I would call you... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jean Wagner
Pediatrics 24 years experience
See a doctor: An eye turning out or in at this age may require a surgical correction. You should see your primary doctor for a referral to someone who specializes i... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jean Wagner
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Probably viral: A throat culture is considered the "gold standard" when it comes to diagnosing strep throat. It is very accurate and specific to strep throat. It is m... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jean Wagner
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Depends on how long: most likely caused by a viral illness if symptoms have been there for less than 10-14 days. Keep your child hydrated by offering lots of fluids like w... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jean Wagner
Pediatrics 24 years experience
See your doctor: That does not sound like a typical part of pityriasis. It could be a totally new rash or possibly related to the cream you are using. I would see your... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jean Wagner
Pediatrics 24 years experience
No, it is a fungus: Ringworm is actually not a worm but a fungal infection. It usually responds to over the counter anti fungal creams like clotrimazole applied three tim... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jean Wagner
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Depends: it depends on what the health problems were. Some things like asthma, will persist into adulthood. Other problems like recurrent ear infections tend t... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jean Wagner
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Yes, but: only in certain situations. It is a cardiac drug used in life threatening cardiac arrhythmias. It is typically given via IV in critically ill patients... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jean Wagner
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Yes: This is a normal blood pressure for your age.
A member asked:
Dr. Jean Wagner
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Extra chromosome: Down Syndrome is caused by having an extra copy of Chromosome 21, so instead of 2 copies, you have 3. This is not an autosomal disorder and is not sex... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Jean Wagner
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Not likely: Amox is usually effective against strep bacteria. You should be fine as long as you finish your course completely and are not rexposed after you're do... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jean Wagner
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Too complicated: I'm very sorry your little one has had to go through this. You really need to talk to your specialists about your questions, as they will have the fu... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jean Wagner
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Can be normal- but..: This can be normal but i would like to know more about her growth curve. If it is essentially a normal curve but on the small side, it may be ok. If h... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jean Wagner
Pediatrics 24 years experience
When they climb out: The easy answer is when they learn to climb out of their crib. Some toddlers learn early and some never try and climb out. Once they do, it is safer t... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jean Wagner
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Maybe not: It depends on where the pain is. Growing pains are typically along the front of the legs and are typicaly at night. They do not last long, should not ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jean Wagner
Pediatrics 24 years experience
See a doctor: This could be more than a pimple if you are that tender. Rec to apply a warm compress a few times daily. Aloe will not help. If it is very red, swolle... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Jean Wagner
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Likely normal: Most likely this is normal. Softer stool is actually healthier than hard formed stool. As long as there is no blood or mucus and your child is happy a... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jean Wagner
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Hand washing: the best way to prevent catching a cold is to wash your hands frequently, with either soap and water or a alcohol based hand sanitizer. Cold viruses a... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jean Wagner
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Either is fine: babies usually start taking an interest in real food between 4 and 6 months. They should continue to take breastmilk or formula until 12 months and ca... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jean Wagner
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Unknown: The problem with herbal meds is that they are unregulated. No one knows if they are safe, esp in kids. The long term effects are unknown and most of t... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jean Wagner
Pediatrics 24 years experience
You just do it!: Don't give them a choice! they either wear the sunscreen or they don't go out. Dont argue with them. Try and make it fun. Let them pick which body par... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jean Wagner
Pediatrics 24 years experience
See your doctor: by age 2, kids should have about a 20 word vocab and be starting to make 2 word phrases such as "mommy go" or"dada up". It is good that he is pointing... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Jean Wagner
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Brick dust?: Urate crystals (commonly called "brick dust") are a combo of calcium and urate, substances normally found in urine. Crystals of the substance often fo... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jean Wagner
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Might be pregnant: She could certainly be pregnant. Condoms are only effective if you actually use them. Even the pre-ejaculate contains sperm; she could get pregnant ev... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Jean Wagner
Pediatrics 24 years experience
No, too strong: I think Atarax (hydroxyzine) is a bit too strong to use for bug bites in a baby. It can cause sedation. If the bites don't bother her, leave them alo... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Jean Wagner
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Need more info: there is not really enough info here to give a good answer. If it is really bothering him, have him see his primary doctor for a more thorough history... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jean Wagner
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Too many to list: the benefits to both mom and baby are too numerous to list in less than 400 characters. Check out this link for more info: https://www.nichd.nih.gov/... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jean Wagner
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Diarrhea : Diarrhea from a virus can last up to 14 days. As long as there is no blood in the stool, she is urinating several times a day and appears well hydrate... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jean Wagner
Pediatrics 24 years experience
No worries!: There has likely not been any harm done to your baby. Just go ahead and start the d-visol drops now at 1ml daily. I've had parents forget or refuse to... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jean Wagner
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Gentle desensitizing: First, i would start with getting him some earplugs or headphones to help block sound in those situations. Second, start by gently clapping or cheerin... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jean Wagner
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Not too old!: It depends on how comfortable you are with your pediatrician. I will see my kids until they are around 22 if they want. If you have health concerns th... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jean Wagner
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Depends..: Fevers can take around 4 days to stop after taking abx. As long as your pain isn't a lot worse and you can take fluids well, just cont your abx. If yo... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jean Wagner
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Babies need iron: No, infants need a dietary iron source until they are about 1 year. They can't store iron and so are at high risk for anemia without an iron source. T... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jean Wagner
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Ruptured ear drum : Sounds like a ruptured ear drum. It is a good idea to finish your prescribed abx but I would call your doctor to see if they want to add some abx ear ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jean Wagner
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Yes: the itching can continue for weeks after treatment. Try a calamine lotion, over the counter antihistamines such as Zyrtec or Benadryl (diphenhydramine... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Jean Wagner
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Not likely: if you did not actually have intercourse then it is not possible to be pregnant. Manual stimulation by your partner cannot lead to pregnancy. That sa... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Wagner is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Wagner is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This made me feel good. Thanks! Thank u. I can't really see the pimple since its at the start of the canal. Its not red but the pain is less than what it was yesterday.I think this happened from using...Read More
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You are totally right. I'm just anxiously awaiting their call back.
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One of the kids in my group has a cold and sneezes constantly

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Saint Louis University School of Medicine
Graduated 1998MD

Residency

SSM Cardinal Glennon Children's Medical Center

Residency

St. Louis University Hospital

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