Doctor Q&A for Dr. Brian Greenberg

A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brian Greenberg
35 years experience Pediatrics
Seizure due to fever: Typically seen in young children, the first symptom is usually the seizure & then noticing the high temperature. It occurs because of a rapid ris ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Greenberg
35 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: If you are still running fever then no. If you are on antibiotics, afebrile and feeling better then it is probably ok.
A female asked:
Dr. Brian Greenberg
35 years experience Pediatrics
Allergy treatment: If taking Allegra already you should not double up on a long acting antihistamine (Allegra, Claritin, Zyrtec). This can cause heart issues. Intra-nas ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Brian Greenberg
35 years experience Pediatrics
See the Obstetrician: Your Obstetrician will be able to give you this information either through genetic testing (CVS) or ultrasound.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brian Greenberg
35 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Conjunctivitis (pink eye) can be extremely contagious, usually through touch.
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A female asked:
Dr. Brian Greenberg
35 years experience Pediatrics
Depends on the test: Her test is 1:160 of what? If it is ANA (common titer test) that is a screening test for autoimmune disease. This result would be marginally positiv ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brian Greenberg
35 years experience Pediatrics
Not likely dangerous: Acute pruritus (itching < 6 wks) is common and multi-factorial. Most common allergy (food, drug, contact) and infectious (viral, scabies). HIV &a ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Greenberg
35 years experience Pediatrics
It varies: Most young adults need 7-9 hours of sleep per night. In general the body will catch up when it can. So, if you are sleeping much more on the weekend ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Greenberg
35 years experience Pediatrics
See an Orthopedist: ERs and Urgent Cares are ok for short fixes but not necessarily for a detailed workup. There are a few possible explanations but you should have a pr ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Greenberg
35 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Herpetic Whitlow (Herpes on the fingers) is contagious and can be transmitted directly. If you have reason to believe that you have been infected you ... Read More
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