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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

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Cigna

CIGNA Health Care

Medicaid

UnitedHealthcare

Humana Insurance Company

VISTA Healthplan

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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
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Pediatrics

Aesthetic Medicine

Licenses

United States: Florida

Doctor Q&A

327 Answers
311 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 46 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
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Reocurrence: I am so sorry about the loss of your baby. Some studies have shown recurrence rates to be one in eight, while some have reported a ten fold increase i... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 46 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
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 46 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
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 46 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
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 46 years experience
At 5 years: At about 5 years of age. If is not retractable at puberty, need to check with pediatrician for possible phimosis and the need for circumcision.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 46 years experience
About 3 pounds: The fetus weighs about 3 pounds (1.4kg) at 30 weeks gestation. He or she will gain about half a pound a week until week 38.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 46 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
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 46 years experience
More lubrication: It occurs in 9.3 per cent of women. Fortunately, the trouble will often resolve if the man takes more time with love play so that the woman's vagina ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Menstruation: The start of the menstrual cycle is defined as the first day of bleeding. This includes the day(s) of brown flow before it takes on a more reddish col... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 46 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
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 46 years experience
PT: See your orthopedic doctor, make sure everything is still fine from the surgery stand point, he might recommend some physical therapy for you.
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A female asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Lab results: Your total cholesterol is high, your LDL is high This is the bad cholesterol and is the main source of cholesterol buildup and blockage in the arteri... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Orthostatic: Postural hypotension occurs when something interrupts the body's natural process of counteracting low blood pressure. Occasional dizziness or lighthea... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Tension-anxiety?: We don’t know for sure what causes teeth grinding. About 38 percent of children grind their teeth. The average age for starting the habit is around 3 ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Not sleeping: Your baby’s sleep patterns are evolving. At 2 mo they still aren’t fully established. At this age, babies sleep 15 to 16 hours a day. Those hours are ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Sublingual better: Sublingual administration has certain advantages over oral administration. Being more direct, it is often faster, and it ensures that the substance wi... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Depends: Usually not required for physiologic ST, unless episodes are prolonged or occur often, because the rapid heartbeat does not allow enough time for the ... Read More
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Read the labels.: Minoxidil is a generic brand for the Johnson & Johnson Rogaine (minoxidil) brand. Not made from snake. There are other products in the market for ... Read More
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A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Incision needed: A periodontal abscess is extremely destructive, and if not treated promptly, can quickly result in irreversible damage to the surrounding ligaments an... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Difficult to say: Urine test will show the drug is in her system. Saliva test will show it too for up to 2 - 5 days after the last dose. The test will simply stay it i... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Virus/Endometriosis: She could have acquired a stomach virus and this would probably be self limited. On the other hand, we have to think endometriosis, (when tissue norma... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Irregular period: Sometimes, emergency contraception can change the length of your monthly menstrual cycle, making your next period come as much as a week earlier or a ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 46 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
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 46 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
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 46 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
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Not recommended: You should not try to get into any weight loss program or diet pills while you are breastfeeding. Once your are done with that, your body will natural... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 46 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
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Maybe yes: It is a very common side effect of this medication. It may happen again.
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Be patient!: Eating can be quiet a challenge during the first few painful weeks in braces. Chew slowly and carefully, and cut your food into small pieces. Stick to... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 46 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
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A female asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Probably genetics: Some toddlers are genetically predisposed to slow hair growth. Caucasian babies are particularly prone to prolonged baldness. Many babies of European ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 46 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
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Urgent: Sounds like it could be diabetes. You should go to an urgent care, get you blood tested ASAP. Please do not ignore these symptoms.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Yes: There are no drug interactions reported.
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Depends on the STD: You could have an STD and be asymptomatic — without any signs or symptoms. In fact, this happens with a lot of STDs. Even though you have no symptoms,... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 46 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
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Ask your GYN: Fetal movements are typically felt by 18 to 20 weeks gestational age. Initially, the movements are somewhat erratic and feel like little flutterings o... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Only time!: Take it easy, rest plenty and stay away from contact sport until you fell completely normal.
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Pneumonia: The underlying cause of water in lungs has often been attributed to heart problems. However, it can also occur when lungs are invaded with some sort o... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Sore muscles: The pain you describe appears to be muscular, from repeated contractions during the ride, and the sore throat could be from dryness, maybe you kept y... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Vaccine: Does she get the flu vaccine every year? If not, you should think about getting her protected every year, before the flu season starts.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 46 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
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Stay vigilant: Gastrointestinal infections often cause bloody mucus in the stools, but other potentially more serious conditions like colitis, diverticulitis, inflam... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 46 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
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 46 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
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 46 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
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 46 years experience
No interaction: There is no interaction with minocycline, and it appears to be no interaction with spironlactone.
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Scabies vs. lice: Scabies in adults is often from the neck down. On the scalp and face is more commonly seen in infants and toddlers. If only your head is involved, t... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Maybe: This is the big question that scientists have been pondering on for several years. There is some good evidence to show fish oils (or more specifical... 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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