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Dr. Oscar Novick

Pediatrics
Park Ridge, IL
59 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

Tuesday: 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 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
No shot available: Mumps is no longer manufactured as an individual vaccine . It is combined with measles and rubella. Asmentionedhowever, all three vaccines are contrai... Read More
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Sick: You may breast feed if you are sick , but wear a mask and make sure you wash your hands with soap and water before and after feeding.If you have an el... Read More
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Any time: Any time as long as she is dressed properly.
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Not worth the chance: Maybe, but we don't know the long term effects it might have on your nursing baby.
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Variable: Some children can blow their nose at age two while others take until age 5-6 before they can master the technique.
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Two years: Kids can play at about 9 months, but they dont really interact with each other until they are about two years of sge until then you may have to act as... Read More
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Cold things: Have him suck on cold or frozen things. For example the frozen half of a bagel is excellent to chew on. Pain relief with tylenol (acetaminophen) or Ib... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
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Soup: If you strain off the noodles you have a clear soup
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A 37-year-old member asked:
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Diet modification: Increase fruits, vegetables and nuts in your diet. Increase the intake of high fiber cereals and reduce the intake of milk and milk products take a la... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
See an allergist: A better use of your money would be to see an allergist or a dermatologist. They can help determine the cause of your dermatitis.
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
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Red wine: Yes red wine can cause diarrhea.
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Viral tonsillitis: You can frequently have strep and infectious mono which is caused by a virus.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
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Treatment: Both conditions cn be treated simultaneously
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T&A: The adenoids are removed together with the tonsils because most often both structures are infected
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A 30-year-old female asked:
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Rash: It is time to take him to a pediatric dermatologist to find out what the rash is
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A 24-year-old male asked:
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Scoliosis: Seek help from an orthopedist. You may benefit from a back brace
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A 27-year-old male asked:
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Impatience: Your impatience may be due to depression and/or anxiety. Seek help from a therapist if this is the case
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
Chest cough: You may have bronchitis or pneumonia so see your doctor for a possible chest xray and modification of your medication. You might do better with albute... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
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Fractured hip: It is possible for you to have a fractured hip. See your doctor or go to the ER for xrays
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
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Sciatic pain: You may have pain due to the compression of the sciatic nerve. See your orthopedist who can describe exercises and physiotherapy for your back and ner... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
Acne: Make sure you wash your face well before waxing and then apply antiseptic lotion after waxing to avoid acne
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A 21-year-old female asked:
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Sleep: You can sleep on your bak as long as you are comfortable
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Cellulitis: Cellulitis has to be treated aggressively, so no, your medication is not too much
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Zantac (ranitidine): Yes, zantac (ranitidine) can cause insomnia. Notify your doctor so he can reevluate your condition
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Early labor: Yes, frequent pooping may be a sign of early labor
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Tics: Yes a dose of 40 mg paxil (paroxetine) can cause facial tics
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
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Virgin finger: A congenital mallet finger is known as a virgin finger. It is due to a a problem of the extensor tendon of the finger. For best results consult a hand... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
Stabbing pain: You may have side pain or side stich which is a short, sharp pain under the rib cage. It is benign and its cause is unknown. Ibuprofen is usually help... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
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Hip pain: You may have bursitis of the trochanter. See an orthopod for evaluation
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A 28-year-old female asked:
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Condom: No, as long as the condom didn't break
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Blisters: You may be allergic to the medication. See a podiatrist for possible medication change
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
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Diet: Your doctor and a nutritionist can construct a proper diet for you. Seek their help
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Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
Diabetes: Yes the common cold and/or the flu virus can trigger diabetes
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Rusty nail: While your tetanus immunization watch out for a possible infection which presents with redness, swelling and pain. Make sure you wash the wound with s... Read More
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Pediatrics 59 years experience
Pulse: You may be feeling the pulsation of your abdominal aorta especially if you are a lean person. See your doctor to rule out the posibility of an arterio... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
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Pediatrics 59 years experience
Psoas abcess: Its rare but it is possible. Another possibility is trochanter bursitis
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A 25-year-old female asked:
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Delicate cervix: The term is vague. It could be due to inflammation and infection. Best to ask your doctor for an explanation
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
Pinworms: It would be best to tell your mother because the entire family can be infested. Treatment consists of taking a tablet. Pinworms are common especially ... Read More
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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
Symptoms: Yes modafinil can cause the aforementioned symptoms. Consult your doctor for a drug replacement
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
Scoliosis: you should get the help of a physical therapist who is familiar with cases of scoliosis to set up an exercise program for you
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Gritty bowel movemen: His gritty bowel movement is the result of something he has eaten
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Lump: The lump may represent unabsorbed blood
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A 47-year-old female asked:
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Nitro spray: If you take nitro foran anxiety attack you have angina and should be evaluated by a cardiologist. Under normal circumstances the spray will not relie... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
Anxiety: there are no specific drugs made for children for anxiety. Usually adult type medications are used with the dose scaled down to the child's weight
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
Flavored milk: You can, but you might regret it in the long run.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
Playdough: See if you can get your child to sneeze. If there is play dough in hernose sphe might sneeze it out, otherwise go to the ER
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
Flat red spot: The red itchy spot may be due to a fungus. Apply anti fungal medication which is available otc
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Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
Pains: Your daughter may have compression of radial or ulnar nerve. See a neurologist or orthopedist for help
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
Puberty: Yes, it can happen but is very unusual
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A 22-year-old female asked:
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Pimples: yes a dermatologistcan certainly help you
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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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