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Dr. Dominic BLURTON

Pediatrics - Cardiology
Orange, CA
23 years experience male

Locations

Pca

Torrance, CA

Address

4500 Lomita ave, Suite 500, Torrance, CA
Directions

PCA

Long Beach, CA

Pca pediatric cardiology

Orange, CA

About

Bio

Treat my patients the way I would want my own two children to be cared for.

Specialties
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Pediatrics - Cardiology

Pediatric Cardiology

Licenses

United States: California

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

17 Answers
40 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dominic BLURTON
Pediatrics - Cardiology 23 years experience
Possibly: In the setting of pulmonary hypertension and the shunt reversing to right to left (vsd flow is normally left to right) you can have deoxygenated blood... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dominic BLURTON
Pediatrics - Cardiology 23 years experience
Peds Stress test: Typically a 6 year old can pedal a stationary bike. The other option is running on a treadmill which can be too tricky for a 6 year old. Exercising ad... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dominic BLURTON
Pediatrics - Cardiology 23 years experience
Slow: Slow and steady wins the race. Find a from of exercise you enjoy, a sport maybe. Make it fun!
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dominic BLURTON
Pediatrics - Cardiology 23 years experience
Yes: Palpitations are often nothing but teen years are when we see a spike in the diagnosis of svt. Her asthma medicines will speed her heart rate anyway w... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dominic BLURTON
Pediatrics - Cardiology 23 years experience
Possibly: It depends on the size of the ASD and the age of the patient. A large ASD in a 12 year old could certainly lead to decreased exercise tolerance for ex... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dominic BLURTON
Pediatrics - Cardiology 23 years experience
Sinus arrythmia: Sinus arrhythmia is typically a normal variant. Yes you can exercise, it should be gone when your heart speeds up. Anxiety does not cause this.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dominic BLURTON
Pediatrics - Cardiology 23 years experience
No worries: No you shouldn't worry at all. It's a normal variation. As long as his slow rate was while resting/ sleeping his holter ranges were fine also.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dominic BLURTON
Pediatrics - Cardiology 23 years experience
Heart rate: At your age a low heart rate of 99 is a little unusual. Your primary md could start your evaluation with an ekg. I would also consider a non cardiac c... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dominic BLURTON
Pediatrics - Cardiology 23 years experience
High: High blood pressure is worse. Low blood pressure in its common form (not including pots) causes dizziness when standing from a lying or sitting positi... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dominic BLURTON
Pediatrics - Cardiology 23 years experience
Not gas : musculoskeletal pain is possible , but the pain w bending makes me consider pericarditis. Unlikely gas. Go see your regular md. Cxr and ekg might be c... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dominic BLURTON
Pediatrics - Cardiology 23 years experience
Long qt: Assuming no concerning clinical history, i would say just follow up and don't worry about it for now.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dominic BLURTON
Pediatrics - Cardiology 23 years experience
Exercise to lower bp: Exercise and diet would be my first choice. It's up to you which one you believe you can achieve first. No time in your busy day then choose diet. Tim... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dominic BLURTON
Pediatrics - Cardiology 23 years experience
Skipped beats : You are likely having premature ventricular contractions. If you haven't had a stress test or a holter monitor then you should. Multiple studies have ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dominic BLURTON
Pediatrics - Cardiology 23 years experience
Job description: Evaluated and treat patients (fetus through adult) with any form of cardiovascular disease. This may mean giving meds to mom carrying a fetus with an ... Read More
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dominic BLURTON
Pediatrics - Cardiology 23 years experience
Costochonditis : Yes if the pain is severe enough. Typically it should not. Does your blood pressure normalize when you have no pain? If not you should have your BP e... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Dominic BLURTON
Pediatrics - Cardiology 23 years experience
Tricuspid atresia: Typically with the common variant normally related great vessels, nicu care will be needed right after birth. A shunt surgery may be required in the f... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dominic BLURTON
Pediatrics - Cardiology 23 years experience
Core exercises : Some exercises regimens are trendy, meaning they become the fad and then are gone some time later. "core exercises" could be considered in this catego... Read More

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Testimonials
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HealthTap member
Oct 8, 2013
Dr. Blurton has been and continues to be a wonderful doctor for our daughter. He is incredibly knowledgeable, and he takes time to explain the ins and outs of her condition, treatment, recommendations...Read More
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Feb 10, 2015
Best heart Doctor for my son. I will not chance him, we will travel as far as needed for as long as needed...
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. BLURTON is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your tip was very helpful! Dr please call me, sir Logan and enalapril. I thought you stopped it?
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you I am switching Drs. 3 calls still would not return .
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thankyou very much

Awards

Top Pediatric Cardiologist, First Place, California - Summer
2013
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