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Dr. Bin Sung

Pediatrics
Sugar Land, TX
35 years experience female

Locations

Sweetwater Pediatrics

Address

4610 Sweetwater Blvd. 130
Directions

About

Bio

Graduated from top medical school, National Taiwan University School of Medicine. Internship at University of Illinois Hospital in Chicago. Residency and fellowship in Pediatrics at University of Texas Medical Branch. Board certified in American Board of Pediatrics. Practice for 22 years.

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

Languages spoken

Cantonese, English, Mandarin

Doctor Q&A

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A 43-year-old female asked:
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Yes: Hfm is caused by enteroviruses, spread by fecal-oral route. It's most contagious during the week when there is symptoms but the disease itself will g... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
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Love yourself: To be honest, love yourself by telling yourself that you are the best and unique. Exercise self control. Exercise daily. Talk to someone if there are ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
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3-7 days: About 3-7 days, max 10 days. However, if you bleed heavily for 10days, it's better to get check as you are at risk for anemia.
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No: Any unprotected sex can cause bladder infection and other sexually transmitted diseases.
A 28-year-old female asked:
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Every 10 years: Current acip and cdc recommendation is every 10 years after the last booster at 4-6 year-old. However, if you are pregnant, then, it will be with ever... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
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Definition: Croup is a description of variety on upper respiratory tract condition in children, including laryngitis, laryngotracheitis, laryngotracheobronchitis,... Read More
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Bezoar: I don't know why but if this happens frequently, have your pediatrician check out for bezoar.
A 26-year-old female asked:
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Blood test: You may request a hemoglobin electrophoresis. Thalassemia major is the one with severe anemia and requires frequent transfusion. However, beta thala... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
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See your doctor: There isn't enough information. It's best for you to see your doctor. Allergy does not cause itchy ear nor drainage from your ear.
A 32-year-old member asked:
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Yes: Depends on where and how you kiss. Hpv can be latent even though sometimes you do not see any lesion.
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See CDC recommendati: Antibiotic treatment later in the course of disease probably does not affect the course of symptoms, but may be useful to reduce the spread of the inf... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
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Yes: Fever is a symptom of illness. 101f is a low grade fever. If he does not appear uncomfortable, there is no need for tylenol (acetaminophen). Otherwise... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
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See his pediatrician: If your son was a full term baby and if his weight was 9lb 14oz at 2 month-old and now just 11lb 14oz, that means he has fallen off the growth curve f... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
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No: You will experience vertigo and loss of balance instead.
A 26-year-old male asked:
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Isolation: Good hand washing with soap and water for 2 minutes after touching the patient with flu. Get flu vaccine. Avoid close contact, stay at least 3 feet aw... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
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1-2 inches: Depends on your height percentile, about 1-2 inches on average. However, if he is a late bloomer, that may be different. Good luck. Healthy diet, 8-9 ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
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May be: He has the symptoms plus other cold symptoms like runny nose and sneezing. A rapid strep test at your pediatrician office will help confirm the diagno... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
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No: Mcv, mch, MCHC has something to do with the sizes, colors of the red blood cells. Since your hb is borderline low, i think it has something to do with... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
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What for?: Differing cream is indicated for acne treatment. I am not sure if you have acne on your armpits. Please have your doctor check it out first.
A 29-year-old female asked:
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Go see doctor: Your doctor can help you decide if there is any significance in your brain after careful history and physical examination. Rule of thumb, go see your ... Read More
A 54-year-old male asked:
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Better not: Both Claritin (loratadine) and dayquil cold and flu contain anti-histamine. Do not take both at the same time. Look at the label carefully, consult yo... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
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Don't know: It's hard to imagine any rash without a picture. The best way is to bring your daughter to her pediatrician. However, one flesh colored umbilicated bu... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
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Appointment: I just saw your question. Hopefully you are feeling better and have seen your doctor. If not, you may take some tylenol (acetaminophen) or advil for s... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
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No: It's unusual for a non pregnant woman to have lactation. See your doctor, please.
A 18-year-old female asked:
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Not sure: In order to diagnose strep throat, we need a sample from your tonsils. If you really have difficulty swallowing solid food and developing fever, don... Read More
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Exercise: Exercise daily will help. If you are too busy, try to spend your time with your twins playing outdoor as much as possible. Healthy diet for everyone... Read More
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It depends: Most infants shed off the hair on the depending sides of the scalp from friction. Depending side means the side she/he lays on most of the time. For i... Read More
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See a neurologist: If you really have absence seizure, it's better for you to see a neurologist who can prescribe medicine for you so that you can function well without ... Read More
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115.5: This is an ideal body weight for your height.
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Don't do that: Periods may seem annoying but it's very important to female. If you do not have periods at a young age, it increase your chance of heart attack, osteo... Read More
A 41-year-old male asked:
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Doctor's visit: If you have ear drainage with earache prior to the drainage, it's better for you to visit your doctor for proper management. If you currently having p... Read More
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Hard to say: If your bmi is between 85th- 95th percentile on a 2-20 yo girls growth chart, that means "overweight". If your bmi is above 95th percentile, then, i... Read More
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May be: If he makes a high pitch sound when he inhales, i.e. Stridor, then he needs to be seen due to his young age. He can suffer difficulty breathing with s... Read More
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No: I think this is abnormal if you have stopped breast feeding and expressing breast milk completely for 2 years. Check with our doctor please.
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Pale? : If the lips are very pale, so will the tongue be, i. E. Very anemic.
A 32-year-old member asked:
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Allergic or infected: If it's kind of red and warm to touch with itchiness--local allergic relation. If it's red, hard, hot and tender to touch-- infection.
A 32-year-old member asked:
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No: If you have thrush, some white patches that's not removable by brushing or rubbing in the oral cavity, all you need is either Nystatin suspension or D... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
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Growth velocity: Average growth velocity is about 4 cm/ year after 2 yo. During puberty, boys 5-11cm/yr and girls 6-10cm/year. The age of park height velocity varies s... Read More
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Yes: The lighter the color, the more hydrated your body is and vice versa. Drink 6-8 cups of water is our daily recommendation. Of course, not counting if ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
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Not really: Some people experience pain in the mouth with thrush. Some have no symptoms. It depends on how much thrush you have. Go see your doctor if you have th... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
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Just like the prefix: Antenatal means before birth, so is prenatal. Perinatal means around birth. Postnatal means after birth.
A 21-year-old member asked:
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Genetics: Its known that african americans begin puberty earlier than other ethnic americans.
A 33-year-old member asked:
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Yes and no: If a pregnant woman is infected by influenza virus, it's ok to take tamiflu (oseltamivir). However, if she is nursing, it's recommended to continue th... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
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Yes: If skull bones are fused, it's called craniosynostosis. It needs to be separated in order for the brain to grow.
A 33-year-old male asked:
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It depends: A 2 yo may not be able to tell you how he feels. If he has other symptoms like fever, poor appetite (sore throat), stomach ache etc. Then the headache... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
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Consult your doctor: Formula does not equal to milk. Different kind of formula is prepared for different condition. Please consult your pediatrician.
A 37-year-old member asked:
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Vertigo: If you mean inner ear, then one may experiences vertigo (everything spins around) and hearing problem. If you mean middle ear infection, then the sym... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
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May be: The gold standard treatment for allergic rhinitis is intranasal steroids sprays. Nasonex (mometasone) is one of them. Different people respond to diff... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
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Normal: Usually you need to apply vaseline around the circumcised area for about 5-7 days until the wound heals. Some yellowish crust or sometimes with a litt... Read More
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Time to see your doc: If you have taken appropriate dosage of antihistamine but the rash is spreading and the skin remains itchy, you should consult your doctor in person t... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Sung is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Sung is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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I take vimpat and I think they are better than they used be. I just didn't know if that was normal or not. But thanks I guess
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I truly appreciate your feedback dr. and I will continue to monitor s
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Thanks for your quick reply! I have taken him 3 times and showed pics and they wont refer cos of his age

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taiwan
Graduated 1987MD

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