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Dr. Lucinda DeMarco

Pediatrics
Walterboro, SC
37 years experience female

Locations

Colleton Medical Center Pediatric Hospitalist

Walterboro, SC

Address

501 Robertson BLVD, Walterboro, SC
Directions

My office hours

Tuesday: 0700am - 0659am
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Fax

8437822331

Insurances accepted

Aetna

Cigna

CHAMPUS

Medicaid

Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina

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Specialties
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Pediatrics

Doctor Q&A

29 Answers
11 Agrees
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lucinda DeMarco
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Ferritin: Normal for the lab where you had it drawn.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lucinda DeMarco
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Dermatitis: It is possible this could be from comming into contact with something. If it is dry, it could be eczema and a good moisturizer cam should help. Ring... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lucinda DeMarco
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Diabetes: Simplistically type 1 has no Insulin in the body, type 2 doesn't have enough Insulin to overcome the resistance of the body due to obesity. We used t... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lucinda DeMarco
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Tylenol (acetaminophen) overdose: No as long as you stopped there and didn't take any other tylenol (acetaminophen). Tylenol (acetaminophen) will damage your liver if you take more th... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lucinda DeMarco
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Breast feeding : You need about 2500 to 3000 calories per day to sustain breast feeding. Drinking fluid is important, but if you don't get in adequate calories you wo... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lucinda DeMarco
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Antiepileptic: Yes, this is something you need to discuss with your ob. Monitoring can be done, to help determine if there are any anomalies.. Do not just stop the ... Read More
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lucinda DeMarco
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Tween cleanse : I would be very concerned about this age group doing a 10 day cleanse. This is a time it significant growth and for tat lengthy of time i would be wo... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Lucinda DeMarco
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Keppra (levetiracetam): Without knowing anymore details than you have given, i would discuss this with your neurologist . This can all e a side effect of the Keppra (levetir... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lucinda DeMarco
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Watch fluids: Most 18 month olds eat one meal a day. If she is growing well, then i wouldn't worry. Make sure she is not filling up on fluids instead of eating. I... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lucinda DeMarco
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Good hand washing: This can actually be normal. It depends on how much he is exposed to other children. Try to make sure his hands are washed well before he eats. Als... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lucinda DeMarco
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Stools are OK: This can be normal. If you have changed what he/she is eating, then you will see a change in the frequency and color of the stool. If the baby is ac... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lucinda DeMarco
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Tanning Ok: Tanning won't affect your breast milk at all. You just need to remember that you probably need to drink extra for the water loss. You already stated... Read More
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lucinda DeMarco
Pediatrics 37 years experience
2 weeks: You should be feeling well. No fever. Two weeks after the Prednisone shoukd do it.
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A member asked:
Dr. Lucinda DeMarco
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Yes: You might want to consult with a psychiatrist, since now on multiple meds, but stimulant can be used safely with above meds.
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lucinda DeMarco
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Constipation: If you have diligently worked with you pediatrician to overcome this with diet and medication, it is time to see th pediatric gastroenterologist ad th... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lucinda DeMarco
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Banana peel: This is a plantar's wart. One simple thing is to tape the white side of a banana peel to it every night. It will take a bit of time, but it is pai... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lucinda DeMarco
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Mumps: It is if you didn't get your appropriate boosters. You should have had a second MMR somewhere in late high school or early college-my guess based on ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lucinda DeMarco
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Worry wart: I would consult my physician since this is affecting your life and moral routine. There may be some modalities or medications that can be used to hel... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lucinda DeMarco
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Not a bug bite: I would really doubt this is an insect bite. Most insect bites end up being an infection that is caused by MRSA or methcillin resistant staph aureus.... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lucinda DeMarco
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Unprotected Sex: If you had unprotected sex, not using a condom and you not using some form of birth control, yes it is possible you could be pregnant. Get an over th... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lucinda DeMarco
Pediatrics 37 years experience
SIDS greatly decreas: Peak incidence of sids is 2-3 months if age and then it dramatically falls. Still make sure your child is in his/ her own bed. Start them out on the... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lucinda DeMarco
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Rubella: No, you may be thinking of chicken pox, which lies dormant in the nerve root and comes out later in life as shingles.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lucinda DeMarco
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Boil: It may be gone, but since it is persisting i would have it seen by your doctor, make sure nothing further needs to be done or treated.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lucinda DeMarco
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Birth control: Asap, unless you want to et pregnant. Remember to use a secondary form of birth control that 1st month, because it won't be 100% effective. You can ... Read More
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A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lucinda DeMarco
Pediatrics 37 years experience
UVA has one: Uva has established a telemedicine program that covers all the sub specialties.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lucinda DeMarco
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Wellbutrin (bupropion) : It may not effect him at all, yet it could make him very fussy. It is not a drug that is recommended with breast feeding. You may want to discuss th... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lucinda DeMarco
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Calcium: If you are not getting adequate mounts of calcium as a texan, which should be bout 1600 mg/day, then it should e taken as supplement with vitamin d.
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lucinda DeMarco
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Touch and feel: If it is very sore to pressing on the side of the leg, you might want to take him to the doctor for an x-ray. If not watch him, put ice on it, rest i... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lucinda DeMarco
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Diabetes?: I would be concerned that you may be developing diabetes. I think it is time to see your physician and have some testing done. You also can watch wh... Read More
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Testimonials
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. DeMarco is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. DeMarco is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thanks I am waiting to see a diabetes dietitian at the moment.
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5 years of GI mgmt at this point. She's a complex kiddo overall. Thanks.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Great advice

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Ross University School of Medicine, Dominican Republic
Graduated 1985MD

Residency

HAHNEMANN UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL

Awards

Frist Award
Pediatric Education for EMS
Top Doctor, Third Place, Lynchburg, VA - Winter
2013

Affiliations

American Academy of Pediatrics
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