Dr. Oscar Novick

Pediatrics
Park Ridge, IL
60 years experience male

Locations

Oscar A. Novick MDPC

Park Ridge, IL

Address

111 S. Washington St, Park Ridge, IL, US
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My office hours

Thursday: Closed
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Insurances accepted

WellPoint Health Networks Inc

About

Bio

Correction to bio: My wife and I live in Skokie, Illinois, but practice in Park Ridge. Our 4 children are all married and we have 21 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren. As of 2012, I no longer practice at Northshore Hospital

Specialties
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Pediatrics

General Practice

Licenses

United States: Illinois

Languages spoken

English, German

Doctor Q&A

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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 60 years experience
Usually unaffected: If you mean chronic fatigue syndrome , young children are unaffected.Teen agers may sometime mimiccfs after a bout of mono.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
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Many causes for hive: Hives can be caused by amplitude of causes, one of which is infection, staph or otherwise ise.
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A 25-year-old member asked:
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Gastroparesis: Seek help from a gastroenterologist who can give you various medications.
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Symptomatic care: Stay away from people. Not much else you can do except eat properly.
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Preventing Salmonell: By wearing gloves when working with animals and also by meticuloushand washing
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Salmon colored rash: A salmon colored, flat rash may accompany high fever and may be the only symptoms.
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Fenugreek: I dont know how old you are, but i dont recommend it because we dont know its long term effects.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
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Stuffed animals: It is usually safe to have a stuffed animal in the crib at 6-7 months. Make sure the stuffedanimal is not to small so the child could choke on. Also m... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
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Spinal stimulation: Spinal stimulation is commonly used in cases of chronic back pain
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A 27-year-old member asked:
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Restless legs : It is possible you may have restless legs syndrome. Check with your doctor to see if you are anemic. Have him check your ferritin level also.
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A 16-year-old male asked:
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Pimples: You have adolescent acne and you are exhibiting a normal course where as pimples heal new ones can crop up. Try using benzoyl peroxide for 4-6 weeks. ... Read More
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Ears: You may have serous otitis or fluid in the ears which are giving you your symptoms. See an ENT specialist. You may need steroids to dry out your ears
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A 28-year-old female asked:
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Yeast infection: yes, a yeast infection can cause urinary frequency and anal itching
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A 21-year-old male asked:
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Pink eye: Yes, pink eye can occur because one usually wipes his nose and the rubs his eyes thereby infecting the ryes cauding pink eye
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A 21-year-old female asked:
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77 day cycle: Yes, somewhere in those 77 days you did ovulate
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A 23-year-old male asked:
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Aortic rupture: This is a very rare happening. It could happen as a result of kawasaki disease
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Cold fracture: A cold fracture is a fracture that does not show up on x ray, buy a month later new bone formstion is seen at the supposed fracture site. A stress fra... Read More
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MOM: Milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide) can occasionly cause a watery diarrhea type stool which can be green in color
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A 33-year-old female asked:
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Pigmentation: i would strongly suggest you see a dermatologist if you loking to lighten your skin. You may overshoot your mark and be sorry forever after
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A female asked:
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Lumpy discharge: Your brown, lumpy discharge may represent old blood.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
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Headaches: You may have a sinus infection that is causing your headaches. Consult your doctor for help
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A 25-year-old female asked:
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Oranges: Oranges can be allergic and is not recommended until the child is over a year in age.
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A 17-year-old male asked:
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Accutane: No I would not use a salicyclic acid peel while on accutane. It an only increase the irritation and redness of your face
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A 20-year-old female asked:
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Migraines: with your constellation of symptoms you should consult a psychologist or psychotherapist for help
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Red eye: You may have an infection .Consult your eye doctor for evaluation and treatment
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A 24-year-old female asked:
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Boil: It may be necessary for you to have an incision and drainage of the boil. Consult your doctor or. Surgeon for an opinion
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A 26-year-old male asked:
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Rosacea: In addition to pimples and pustules Rosacea is accompanied by redness
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UTI: Treatment with nitro furadantin can cause a bright yellow color to your urine
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Epigastric pain: You may be suffering with an ulcer that is causing your black tarry stools.An upper g.i.series of X rays are in order to establish a diagnosis and tre... Read More
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Marathon: Your legs may feel like lead because of the accumulation of lactic acid in your muscles
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A 35-year-old female asked:
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Headache: It might be worthwhile to gat an MRI of the brain to rule out a brain bleed
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A 25-year-old male asked:
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Red lump: That red lump represented an infected lymph node probably caused by excoriated ,skin under your arm pit.Hence the white pus expressed
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Constipation: Try drinking prune juice for several days to try to restore regularity
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Headache and vomitin: Hopefully this is a one time occurrence and should not happen again. At this point it is best to keep an eye on her so it doesn't happen again
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A 21-year-old male asked:
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Throat infection: Chances are you still have a virus. White patchesin the throat are usually indicative an adenovirus
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A 35-year-old male asked:
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Soft stools: Try adding bananas to,your diet to see if your stool becomes firmer
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Itchy hands: You may have eczema of the hands. See a dermatologist for evaluation and treatment
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Stiff legs: You my have been sitting in one spot for a prolonged period of time and the circulation to your legs may have momentarily been delayed causing pin in ... Read More
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Allergy Problems: Consult an allergist for testing since you see to have multiple allergies.You may need to get allergy shots to what you are allergic to
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A 26-year-old female asked:
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Pregnant: From the dates given you may have been sexually active during your fertile period. Purchase a pregnancy test to see if you are pregnant
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A 31-year-old male asked:
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Cutis gyrata: There is a primary and secondary form of the disease. The primary form may be combined with genetic conditions the secondary form is caused by inflamm... Read More
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Prostatitis: You may be worsening your condition by masturbating
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A 17-year-old female asked:
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Thick hair: Stop using curlers involving the front of your hair. Also excessive heat from a hair dryer may be harmful
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Preeclampsia: Yes, your condition may cause a fetal delay. Make sure your still under the care if your
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A 18-year-old female asked:
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Tingling: The tingling of your vagina may be caused by a fungus. Try using an over the counter vaginal fungal cream
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A 29-year-old female asked:
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Bubbly stools: Yes celiac disease can cause bubbly stools
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A 16-year-old male asked:
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Premature: If the preemie weighs less than 5 pounds and does not catch up by the first year he will probably be short
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Pregnant: Yes you could be pregnant. Purchase a pregnancy test to find out
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Chocolate: It is not the most nutrious food for him to eat. He needs protein for growth
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A 31-year-old member asked:
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Ear piercing: remove the infected ear ring and apply antibiotic ointment to the affected area several times a day. It may take several weeks to heal and a new hole ... Read More
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Aug 27, 2014
Dr. Oscar Novick is an excellent Pediatrician who demonstrates a wide-breadth of knowledge across medical specialties. His responses are concise, practical, and insightful and I look forward to readin...Read More
Dr. James Lin
Jul 8, 2014
I like & admire Dr. Novick 's vastness of passion & compassion, wealth in his specialty knowledge, and keen instinct to conjecture useful solutions beyond available facts... So, I recommend him withou...Read More
Mar 23, 2014
Dr Novick is clearly has an outstanding knowledge of pediatrics. He is providing an excellent service to the public via Healhtap. The information he provides is understandable, accurate & compassionat...Read More
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Thank you for replying. I have been up all night with stomach pains and have just seen blood in the toilet bowl though not mixed with the stool. I am having explosive diarrhea at this point and will g...Read More
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This made me feel good. Thanks! Thanks so much! I know you can’t give a diagnoses but I was basically asking this to determine whether I should be seen given the listed symptoms - if it was worth it. ...Read More
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This saved my life. Thank you. I’ve been struggling with military, Candida for over 1.5yrs. i found out in Oct. it’s still in my blood via complimental panels. I’m having sweet stool smell again & goi...Read More

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

university of bern switzerland
Graduated 1963MD

Residency

Type in hospital

Residency

children's memorial chicago
Completed 1966

Awards

Top Doctor, First Place, Illinois - Winter
2013
Most Influential, First Place, Evanston, IL - Winter
2013
Top Pediatrician, Second Place, National - Winter
2013

Affiliations

american academy of pediatrics
Illinois medical society
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