Dr. Gloria Lopez

Pediatrics
Coral Gables, FL
46 years experience female

Locations

Gloria Lopez MD, PA

Coral Gables, FL

Address

747 Ponce de Leon # 603, Coral Gables, FL, US
Directions

My office hours

Thursday: 11am - 5:00pm
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Fax

(305) 443-6301

Insurances accepted

Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Florida

AvMed Health Plan

Cigna

CIGNA Health Care

Medicaid

UnitedHealthcare

Humana Insurance Company

VISTA Healthplan

Coventry Health Care

WellCare Health Plans

About

Bio

In private pediatric practice for over 29 years, also specialized in wellness programs, care and counseling and aesthetic procedures including advanced laser technology. Board Certified in Pediatrics. Board Certified in Antiaging and regenerative medicine by the A4M (American Academy of Antiaging Medicine).

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Pediatrics

Aesthetic Medicine

Licenses

United States: Florida

Doctor Q&A

327 Answers
311 Agrees
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Probably fungus. : Most likely it is a fungal infection, that can be improved by otc remedies such as lotrimin (clotrimazole) ultra twice a day for several weeks. It cou... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Keep walking: Walking is great, do it daily for about 20-30 minutes. If you are staying home, chances are you are "nibbling" too much. Eliminate all tempting and ju... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 46 years experience
No: The cause of Bell's palsy is not clear. Most cases are thought to be caused by the herpes virus that causes cold sores. In most cases of Bell's palsy... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Re-test at 7 days: There is a good chance that implantation has not occurred yet or that you are not producing HCG at a high enough level to be detected by a home pregna... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Folliculitis: Folliculitis, can cause red bumps along the inner thighs. This is caused when bacteria disturbs the hair follicles, causing them to become inflamed. T... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Trisomy 18: While there are different types of trisomy 18, this does not mean one is better for a child than another. With each type, there is a range of possibi... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Sinus infection?: You may have a sinus infection. I advise that you go for a physical exam.
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Irritable bowel?: Concerned about ibs?, (irritable bowel syndrome): realize that normal bowel function varies from person to person. Normal bowel movements range from a... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Need more info.: How old are you? How log has the rash been present? A picture of the rash would help. It could be acne, it couls also be hyperkeratosis follicullaris,... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Good: L methylfolate is the bioactive form of folate, (folic acid) the one the body prefers the most. It prevents neural tube defects during fetal develop... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Mucus plug: During pregnancy, your cervix secretes mucous which forms a thick mucous plug. This plug's purpose is to prevent any bacteria getting into the uterus ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 46 years experience
No interactions: There were no interactions found in our database between pepto-bismol maximum strength and Prilosec otc however, this does not necessarily mean no in... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Normal delivery: Normal delivery is the best option, provided there are no impediments. Consult with your gynecologist to plan for the tubal ligation. It will most lik... Read More
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 46 years experience
See below: An antibiotic, or any medication in general, is more likely to cause stomach upset when it is ingested.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 46 years experience
No: Around 25% of children experience tics. And tics are far more likely to affect boys than girls. In most cases they disappear. Doctors may prescribe be... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 46 years experience
It depends.: The dosage of Prednisone varies, according to the condition being treated. In general it ranges from 0.05-2mg/kg/day we go by body weight, not by ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 46 years experience
AIt depends.: It depends on what stage of your cycle you were when you took it. You should have a normal period within the next month after taking emergency contr... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 46 years experience
HSV-2 ?: Recommend testing for genital herpes, as it is frequently associated to swollen and tender lymph nodes in the groins.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Why not try?: DO and MD's are both doctors, although DO's favor the use of more natural homeopathic remedies over conventional prescription drugs.
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Yes: Not every teenage boy has wet dreams. The fact you don't have wet dreams doesn't mean there's anything wrong with you. Semen can build up inside your ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Estrogen balance: Eat more cruciferous vegetables. These include broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage, kale, bok choi, kohlrabi, brussels sprouts and mustard, rutabaga and tu... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Chronic pancreatitis: Unfortunately chronic pancreatitis can be managed but not cured. The duct may or may not enlarge again. It is important to be aware that slight dilat... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Protein digestion: The majority of protein digestion occurs in the stomach and takes about 4-6 hours. A steak dinner can take you two, maybe three days to get out of you... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Intractable seizures: In mitochondrial encephalopathy generalized tonic-clonic seizures are generally amenable to traditional antiepileptic drugs, whereas if there is a myo... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Diet post partum: Just continue eating a good-quality diet just as you did during pregnancy. If you are not breast-feeding, your nutrient and calorie needs are the same... Read More
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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Need more info.: Any history of trauma, weight lifting, squads, a fall, is there any tingling or numbness associated with the pain? For how long had the pain been ther... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Tension/stress: I think you may be experiencing tension, stress. What your son has (if he has been previously diagnosed) may be ankyloglossia (tongue tied): the tongu... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Engorged penis vein: Pediatric penile pain is a common complaint, and in most cases is UTI, meatal stenosis, trauma, bladder distention. If the pain is associated with a p... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Tanning salon?: If you have been tanning in a salon, they usually put eye protective goggles and they may have placed them uneven. Just a thought, you did not specifi... Read More
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Close follow up.: Sometimes affect both eyes, but are usually worse in one eye. If it does not cause significant problems with vision, it is not treated. If the abilit... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 46 years experience
No.: Taking a double dose will probably not speed thing up, and you may experience more of the side effects. Take AZO (OTC) urinary pain relief to help out... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Hyperhidrosis.: Excessive sweating, or hyperhidrosis, can be a warning sign of thyroid problems, diabetes or infection. Excessive sweating is also more common in peop... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Anxiety?: If your doc has ruled out (by testing) physical causes for your child’s bodily complaints, a psychological evaluation would probably help to uncover u... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Possible: Herpes viruses are spread by direct contact. The HSV1 virus can be spread by kissing, sharing a drinking glass, or using someone else lipstick. You c... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Not advisable.: In general, when a medication is twice a day and you forget one dose, you could take it if you remember within 4 hrs of your normal schedule, and then... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Yes: Swallow your pills in pudding or yogurt.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 46 years experience
It will pass: Hi dear, Postpartum depression (PPD), also called postnatal depression, is a type of clinical depression which can affect women after childbirth. Symp... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Orange stool: Stools appear in a variety of colors and consistencies. Stools containing oil are also known as steatorrhea. When you have oil in your stool, it may a... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Appetite.: It is normal that a baby's appetite fluctuates, as much as ours do, at a given time. 400 ml = 13 oz in 16 hrs, so she has been drinking about 3... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Tetracycline: Do not take tetracycline with food, especially dairy products such as milk, yogurt, cheese, and ice cream. Drink a full glass of water with each dose ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 46 years experience
OK if no symptoms.: The typical pt with VAD is a young person who experiences severe occipital headache and posterior nuchal pain following a head or neck injury and subs... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Irritation: Most likely an environmental irritant, or just the beginning of a viral conjunctivitis. Observe for development of other signs and symptoms within the... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Appears promising!: Study showed Pts.who had not spontaneously recovered from concussion following a period of cognitive and physical rest, and were still experiencing pe... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Yes: IBS can cause bowel spasms, which certainly could be causing your rectal (tail bone) Yesdiscomfort. A feeling of rectal fullness is a common symptom o... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Fluorosis: Results of conventional whitening procedures have always been unpredictable, and in particular, successfully whitening teeth with fluorosis has histor... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Risk for preterm: For mild pre-eclampsia that begins before the baby is full-term (37 weeks) the typical treatment is admission to the hospital, with modified bed rest,... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 46 years experience
More research needed: Marijuana is not a miracle cure for depression or anxiety – it would not be healthy to mask the root problem instead of treating it. Work with a thera... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Hiccups: Hiccups in the newborn is completely normal, no need to worry. Iit will get better as she grows up! It does not bother the babies as much as it bother... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Ignore: Over-the-counter cough medicines are not recommended and don't really help.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 46 years experience
No substantial proof: An article in the Journal of the A A of Dermatology (10/06) concluded: “the evidence that topical vitamin E alone improves the appearance of blemishes... Read More
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Testimonials
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Mar 23, 2015
Great doctor. Consistently gives thoughtful, insightful and expert advice.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Lopez is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Lopez is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This saved my life. Thank you. Thank you so much doctor! I will defiantly go buy some azo and continue drinking fluids! I appreciate your time, concern and your advice.
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Yeah did ultrasound today January 30th i didn't see any thing an the tech could not tell me nothing but to me it looked like nothing there
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¡Muchas gracias! I don't have insurance so I can't get the test done. I have a couple of pills and vaginal suppositories that I'm using.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine, Mexico
Graduated 1977MD

Residency

Miami Children's Hospital

Awards

Top Pediatrician, Third Place, Georgia - Winter
2013
Top Doctor, Second Place, Jacksonville Region - Summer
2014
Top Pediatrician, First Place, Jacksonville Region - Summer
2014

Affiliations

Ross Medical School
Assistant clinical Professor for Ross University
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