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Dr. Guillermo Philipps

Pediatrics - Neurology
Fort Myers, FL
15 years experience male

Locations

Golisano Children's Hospital of Southwest Florida Pediatric Neurology

Fort Myers, FL

Address

9800 S. HealthPark Drive , Suite 140, Fort Myers, FL
Directions

Fax

2393436051

Golisano Children's Hospital of Southwest Florida Naples Pediatric Specialty Clinic

Naples, FL

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Specialties
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Pediatrics - Neurology

Pediatric Neurology

Doctor Q&A

15 Answers
1 Agree
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Guillermo Philipps
Pediatric Neurology 15 years experience
Maybe: If you have a seizure while pregnant it could affect the baby. If you are taking anticonvulsant medications while pregnant some may affect the baby. It is important to discuss this with your neurologist and ob/gyn. They may want to alter the dose or change some medications altogether. Some meds can also be passed in breast milk as well.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Guillermo Philipps
Pediatric Neurology 15 years experience
No: You should not develop epilepsy by stopping antidepressants. Epilepsy is 2 or more unprovoked seizures. However, sudden withdrawal of this type of medication could provoke a seizure. Consult with your doctor before stopping the medication.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Guillermo Philipps
Pediatric Neurology 15 years experience
About 30%: The risk of a child to develop autism, who already has 2 siblings with autism is about 30%. If an underlying genetic cause was identified in the other children a genetic counselor may be able to provide a specific number.

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Philipps is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Philipps is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful! My daughter is getting over one and it's taking longer than she'd like.
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Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful! thank you very much
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Thanks for your quick reply!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Saint Louis University School of Medicine, MO
Graduated 2006MD
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