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Dr. Gloria Lopez

Pediatrics
Coral Gables, FL
45 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

Wednesday: Closed
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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
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Activated charcoal: Some of the side effects of using activated charcoal powder include black stools, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain and diarrhea or constipation. Alway... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Maybe yes: It is a very common side effect of this medication. It may happen again.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 45 years experience
OK: The common salt, your table salt, is sodium chloride. Because you also consume it in your food every day, it's fine in your body wash. Since we are ta... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Not specific.: Right arm numbness or tingling is not usually associated with specific condition, so it is important to pay attention to additional symptoms that are ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Stress after sex: Menstrual flow can normally vary from cycle to cycle. Rather than worry and stress yourself after the fact, consider practicing safe sex (always use c... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Hormonal imbalance: It sounds like you are going through some kind of hormonal imbalance. I don't know your age, but, could you be starting menopause? Sometimes it appear... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Need IgM test: It's unclear because IgM levels are needed to determine recent vs. prior infection. A negative (CMV) IgM results suggest that the patient is not exper... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Accutane side effect: Lip balm is necessary. Blistex is good for when lips are already chapped and Vaseline to prevent chapping. Aquaphor is wonderful for lips, and also fo... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Gastroparesis.: Sudden weight gain is a side effect of Reglan (metoclopramide). Idiopathic means that no cause has been identified. Make sure your doctor has ruled ou... Read More
A 83-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 45 years experience
CLL: CLL typically progresses more slowly than other types of leukemia. Prognosis depends on the disease stage at diagnosis as well as the presence or abse... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Iron levels.: 7–140 ng/mL or 7–140 mcg/L. These ranges vary from lab to lab, and your lab may have a different range for what's normal. Your lab report should cont... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Could be normal: Loose stools are common around the second week of life, when the the intestinal flora is getting balanced in the baby. Stools begin to smell more at t... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Perforation of TM: She has a perforated tympanic membrane. The acute infection leading to the perforation probably started 4 days ago when she complained of earache. If ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 45 years experience
All over: Use Retin A (tretinoin) all over your face, every night before bed time. Avoid the creases of the nose and the corners of the mouth (will burn). Make... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 45 years experience
See your doctor: Your symptoms point to a thyroid problem known as postpartum thyroiditis. Is an inflammation of the thyroid that initially occurs in the first year af... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 45 years experience
About shingles: Shingles cannot be passed from one person to another. However, the virus that causes shingles, the varicella zoster virus, can be spread from a person... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Night owl: The best way to stay awake is to be well rested. If you get enough sleep on a regular basis it will be much easier for you to stay awake when you abs... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 45 years experience
C section: Generally you can start exercising six to eight weeks after a cesarean section. However, you should talk to your doctor before beginning any type of e... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Ortho: Probably order MRI to check for the integrity of the tendons. I hope one of the orthopedic doctors from health tap provides an answer to your question... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 45 years experience
800 cal diet: Cutting down calories can be good for you if you are aiming to lose weight, but bringing that down to 800 calories can be quite a drastic step to take... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Muscle recovery: Glutamine and BCAAs in whey protein are peptide-bonded amino acids. When ingested, these need to be broken down by digestive enzymes to release these ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Yes: Imagine how many hands have touched those garments, from manufacturing to retailing!, they have probably even been on the floor and stepped on! Do was... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Don't use it daily: Since Clarisonic is marketed as a cleansing tool to remove dirt and makeup, I’d like to make this point. You do want your skin hygienically clean, but... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Edema: When your fingers feel puffy and swollen, it's fluid retention that is to blame. Medically referred to as edema, fluid retention is excess fluid colle... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Black hairy tongue: There are a number of ailments that can lead to black pigmentation on the tongue. Your baby probably has a "black hairy" tongue caused by too much bac... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Depends: Pilonidal disease that causes no symptoms does not need to be treated. Call your doctor if you notice any of the following around the pilonidal cyst: ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 45 years experience
IPS screen: Making a decision about whether to have further testing can be difficult. Speak to your doctor about further testing. For additional in formatio... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Virus: Possible indigestion, or even food poisoning.Noroviruses cause a mild illness (often termed "stomach flu") with nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Not really.: A comparative study published in the american journal of dermatology in 2007 showed that: the efficacy and safety of combined 5% Minoxidil and 0.01% ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Consult your doctor: The most common risk factor for Down syndrome is maternal age. As a woman gets older, her risk to have a pregnancy with a chromosome abnormality incre... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Temp. control: Control the temperature with Ibuprofen infant drops, dose according to his weight as the chart i the Ibuprofen box shows, keep him on light clothes a... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 45 years experience
For mild acne: Salicylic acid or glycolic acid for acne are used for minor "peels" and often used as "adjuvants" for treating acne. However, not convinced that eit... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Possible reflux: Documentation of the reflux by ph probe or x-rays would be ideal, and also a blood test for h. Pylori, a bacteria responsible for chronic gastritis an... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Only time!: Take it easy, rest plenty and stay away from contact sport until you fell completely normal.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 45 years experience
No Benadryl (diphenhydramine).: Probably an environmental allergy or a viral cold. Can be soothed with periodic nasal irrigations with normal saline, followed by suction with a bulb ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 45 years experience
None safe: Unfortunately, none of the NSAID are safe for long term use. They can cause life-threatening ulcers and gastrointestinal bleeding, may increase the ri... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Ectomorph: Most ectomorphs have small heads, hands, feet etc. The best course of action would be to accept it, same way all of us accept some of our features tha... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Possible yeast: Maybe a yeast infection (thrush,candida) and could improve with a one time Diflucan (fluconazole) tablet (prescription). If is goes away after that, t... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Patience: Try Zovirax (acyclovir) ointment Camphor phenique is good. But remember, caused by the herpes simplex virus, these sores have a set healing time that... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Dry throat: If your throat hurts more when you wake up in the morning may be because of dryness from possibly sleeping with your mouth open, specially when you ha... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Many causes: Your symptoms could fit into any of the following conditions: Middle ear infection,swimmers’s ear, ear wax blockage, laberinthytis, sinusitis, tensio... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Hormones: Changes in hormone levels, such as those that occur during the teen years and early 20s, can cause skin to become oily and trigger outbreaks of acne.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 45 years experience
No interaction: There is no interaction with minocycline, and it appears to be no interaction with spironlactone.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Not too late!: Childhood is a time of critical growth in which proper nutrition is absolutely necessary. Children who have poor diets are prone to significant short-... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 45 years experience
1% chance is heart: Push on the chest wall, and if the pain is reproducible, it's not a heart problem. Also, if the episode is brief, or the patient can move around and p... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 45 years experience
What if he aspirated: The risk can exist from 1 to 72 hrs after the incident. Inhaled fluid can act as an irritant inside the lungs. Physiological responses to even small q... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Toe fracture: Maybe you had an unstable fracture, or a displaced fracture? It's difficult to question your doctor's decision without seeing the x-rays. "Not all f... Read More
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Probably not: Not all people with a single, isolated, mildly elevated liver enzyme value have underlying liver disease, nor do they require an extensive evaluation.... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Modify diet: Eat an apple before or after a meal to help keep you full faster and longer, or between meals to help keep blood sugar balanced.It will help you avoid... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Possible.: The hormone-releasing IUD can be left in the body for 5 years before needing replacement. The copper IUD can be left in the body for 10 years. An IUD ... Read More

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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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