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Dr. Kristi Woods

Pediatrics
Morrisville, NC
24 years experience female

Locations

Knightdale Pediatrics

Knightdale, NC

Address

4019 Village Park Drive, Knightdale, NC
Directions

Fax

(919) 266-4309

Insurances accepted

Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina

CIGNA Health Care

Coventry Health Care

Medical Card System Inc

United HealthCare Insurance Company

Building Blocks Pediatrics, PLLC

Morrisville, NC

About

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

English

Doctor Q&A

312 Answers
65 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristi Woods
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Not umbilical cord: You should get this checked. It is impossible to know without seeing it, but since the umbilical cord has long since dried up and has become a ligamen... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kristi Woods
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Suction: Sometimes we parents can be a little too vigorous with the bulb syringe and suctioning the nose. The tip of the syringe should be just at the opening,... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristi Woods
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Allergies: Cat allergies while pregnant will not affect your child. However, the tendency towards allergy can be inherited, so your child would be at higher risk... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristi Woods
Pediatrics 24 years experience
No: Cough medicines are generally not helpful for croup.
A female asked:
Dr. Kristi Woods
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Not recommended: Cold and cough medication are not recommended for a 3 year old. They are not recommended under the age of 6. Honey can be used to help with cough in c... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristi Woods
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Maybe: If it was a fasting blood sugar then yes. If he had recently eaten then no.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristi Woods
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Seborrhea?: Without seeing it is impossible to know, but it sounds like it could be seborrhea. It could also be psoriasis. Seborrhea may be helped by an anti-dand... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kristi Woods
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Depends: It depends on the areas. It could be post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation, acanthosis, melasma, just to name a few.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristi Woods
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Kidney function: The kidneys and bladder don't develop appropriately.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kristi Woods
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Get checked: In the absence of any other cold symptoms such as cough, congestion, runny nose, sneezing, headache, fever, etc., i would be very concerned about std,... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kristi Woods
Pediatrics 24 years experience
OTC antifungals: Can be used for ringworm. It should resolve within 2 weeks of treatment. If it does not, or if it gets worse, then go see your doctor, it could be som... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristi Woods
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Type of light: The wavelength of light i'd different. Light therapy, using light from the part of the light spectrum you can see, does not cause burns or increase yo... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristi Woods
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Yes: Mom is considered safe in breast feeding.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristi Woods
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Hydrocortisone cream: It should help with redness and itching.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kristi Woods
Pediatrics 24 years experience
No screening: If someone has symptoms of immune dysfunction, they should be tested for it. Screening a bunch of people for a relatively uncommon condition for whic... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kristi Woods
Pediatrics 24 years experience
See your doctor: Your doctor will be able to examine your sone and determine if it is a normal, temporary adolescent condition such as gynecomastia or something else.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristi Woods
Pediatrics 24 years experience
?Anemia: Anemia (low red blood cell count) could cause both of those symptoms. It can be easily checked in most doctor's offices.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristi Woods
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Call first: Some doctors will have standing orders to call in medicine for probable pinkeye. Call your doctor's office and speak to his/her nurse. They may call i... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristi Woods
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Lots: A few common: itching, nosebleeds, muscle aches, headache, elevated liver enzymes, elevated lipids, ringing in the ears. Major: increased pressure in... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kristi Woods
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Yes: Wash the medicine out first. And try to get all the nits.
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kristi Woods
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Jaundice: Take her to her doctor. They might need to do some tests. There are different kinds of jaundice but you can't tell what kind without some tests.
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kristi Woods
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Fluid: The brain and spinal cord are surrounded by cerebrospinal fluid (csf.) while the brain doesn't really 'float' it is suspended in the fluid, which help... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kristi Woods
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Absolutely: If you suspect an allergic reaction, go see your doctor.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kristi Woods
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Dry air: Peeling of skin in wintertime is more due to the dryness of the air. Moisturize frequently, and even though you might not think you need it, use sunsc... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kristi Woods
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Alopecia: Refers to hair loss. It can be due to different things. Patchy hair loss may be alopecia areata. See a dermatologist.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kristi Woods
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Past EBV infection: The presence of igg to the ebv capsule means that your body was exposed at some time in the past to ebv and made antibodies against it. It is at its h... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Kristi Woods
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Nausea: Compazine (prochlorperazine) is a well known anti-nausea medicine, but one that has a lot of side effects. I personally have never had a patient with ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kristi Woods
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Depends: A temporary switch between formulas is probably ok, but it depends on why your child was on soy formula. If it was due to a milk allergy, then you nee... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kristi Woods
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Viral illness: Herpes 6 = roseola, a benign self limited infection that occurs in kids under 3. CMV can cause a mono-like illness, and is also generally benign. You ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kristi Woods
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Still positive: If i saw two lines, i would consider it positive. If i had any doubt, i'd repeat it. First thing in the morning is the best time.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kristi Woods
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Not needed: Newborn acne needs no treatment; any ointments/cleansers can potentially irritate the skin. The acne will go away on its own.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristi Woods
Pediatrics 24 years experience
More info: If the brain structure is normal, don't do anything. Wait until the child is born. Dolichocephaly is a head shape description, and nothing more. It do... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristi Woods
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Unlikely: Rabies is usually transmitted by bites, not scratches.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kristi Woods
Pediatrics 24 years experience
What kind?: If you are on birth control pills, and are taking the placebo week (one week out of four with most pills; one week out of 12 with seasonale/seasonique... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Kristi Woods
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Diet?: Consider food allergies. Common allergens include milk, eggs, corn, and soy to name a few. You might want to see an allergist for testing.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kristi Woods
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Yes: It is not common but it does happen. But of you are pregnant and bleeding, go see your OB right away.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristi Woods
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Yes: Cranberry juice is fine.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristi Woods
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Have him seen: True lethargy could be a sign of more than just infection. Severe head injury is just one thing that comes to mind. If he is truly lethargic, have him... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kristi Woods
Pediatrics 24 years experience
No: While your baby is moving now, you won't be able to feel it for another 10 weeks or so (give or take a week.).
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristi Woods
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Lifelong: Peanut allergy is not one of the allergies that most people "grow out of.".
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kristi Woods
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Yes: That is a reasonable dose and one would not expect a great deal of transfer to milk at that level.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristi Woods
Pediatrics 24 years experience
No: Assuming you have been treated and are not continually exposed, it should not be a factor.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kristi Woods
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Yes: Should not be a problem at this point.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristi Woods
Pediatrics 24 years experience
History and exam: Lots of questions, interacting with the child, thorough developmental history. Some places have a whole day evaluation process.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristi Woods
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Depends on the state: Some states would allow for a minor to get birth control without parental consent or knowledge (example: california.) some states require parental con... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristi Woods
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Hives: You might have puppp (pruritic urticarial papules and plaques of pregnancy.) it is benign but uncomfortable. Your OB should be able to make the diagno... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristi Woods
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Depends: Laser therapy might help depending on the type of lesion. I would suggest you contact a dermatologist, .

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Jun 12, 2013
Dr. Woods has had an impressive start on Healthtap. Excellent informative answers and supportive to patients
Jun 23, 2013
Great responses. Very impressive indeed.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Woods is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Thanks. He is being fussy right now & refusing solids, but my friend will keep offering. After trying solids (great advice), she will try whole milk yogurt shake with fruits and veggies in it, the m...Read More
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you! I read up on IBS and found that I alternate between having diarrhoea and constipation. Are there foods to avoid?
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No how about all you could've elaborated on other problems and yes I did do gonorrhea and the rest of my STDs they were negative just my clan was positive

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of North Carolina School of Medicine, NC
Graduated 1998MD

Residency

MUSC MEDICAL CENTER
Completed 2001

Awards

Top Doctor, Second Place, Raleigh Region, NC - Summer
2013
Thought Leader, First Place, Raleigh Region, NC - Summer
2013
Top Pediatrician, First Place, North Carolina - Summer
2013

Affiliations

American Academy of Pediatrics
North Carolina Medical Society
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