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Dr. Hylton Lightman

Pediatrics - Adolescent Medicine
far rockaway, NY
45 years experience male

Locations

total family care

far rockaway, NY

Address

601 jarvis ave, far rockaway, NY
Directions

Fax

7188682270

About

Bio

general peds, asthma, effects of domestic violence, disaster planning preparation for private medical offices, effects of mold toxicity

Specialties
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Pediatrics - Adolescent Medicine

Pediatrics

Languages spoken

English, Hebrew

Doctor Q&A

26 Answers
17 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hylton Lightman
Pediatrics - Adolescent Medicine 45 years experience
Superglue: Put some superglue over crack or widest crack, moisturize rest, ensure correct fitting shoes or need for orthotics.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hylton Lightman
Pediatrics - Adolescent Medicine 45 years experience
Both: Benadryl (diphenhydramine) orally will help decrease allergic reaction and cortisone ointment will help itch as long as not infected.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hylton Lightman
Pediatrics - Adolescent Medicine 45 years experience
48 hours: Approx. 48 hours but depends on stomach contents and ph of urine eg higher ph helps excrete Aspirin quicker via the urine.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hylton Lightman
Pediatrics - Adolescent Medicine 45 years experience
Immediately: She should be made aware of the consequences of early sexual encounters, unprotected sex, need for gardisil vaccine against hpv, need for birth contr... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hylton Lightman
Pediatrics - Adolescent Medicine 45 years experience
Varies: This is a tall child and can vary up to 130 lbs as being ok.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hylton Lightman
Pediatrics - Adolescent Medicine 45 years experience
Depends: Depends on age and probably ok if one dose in am and other in pm, or if having severe allergic reaction then can follow if appropriate dose for ag... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hylton Lightman
Pediatrics - Adolescent Medicine 45 years experience
Could be normal: Check for rashes around ear, dry skin, wax in ears probably all ok if no fever or discharge from ears.
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hylton Lightman
Pediatrics - Adolescent Medicine 45 years experience
Ok: Tetanus up to date get tdap form next shot in 7 years.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hylton Lightman
Pediatrics - Adolescent Medicine 45 years experience
Depends: Weight is dependent on multiple factors and body mass index is a better measurement as it takes into account the height as well therefore difficult to... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hylton Lightman
Pediatrics - Adolescent Medicine 45 years experience
?reflux: ? May have acid reflux which irritates esophagus and gives sharp like pains in mid chest.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hylton Lightman
Pediatrics - Adolescent Medicine 45 years experience
Depends: Depends on degree-must be measured follow up with orthopedist may require physical therapy or if worsens then wearing a brace only severe cases g... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hylton Lightman
Pediatrics - Adolescent Medicine 45 years experience
Depends: Each person is different and depends on age of onset of puberty, the degree of development, the parental heights and if any other genetic /illness is ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hylton Lightman
Pediatrics - Adolescent Medicine 45 years experience
Yes: There is always some growth to all body parts for a short period after puberty ( albeit a small growth spurt).
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hylton Lightman
Pediatrics - Adolescent Medicine 45 years experience
See doctor: If persistent vomiting with weight loss, if not able to tolerate water or if very young then needs urgent eval.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hylton Lightman
Pediatrics - Adolescent Medicine 45 years experience
Penaten cream?: If wanting to use the cream for a rash then is ok.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hylton Lightman
Pediatrics - Adolescent Medicine 45 years experience
Not appropriate: Improperly cooked rice can develop a toxin from the b cereus bacteria that can cause vomiting no reason to eat raw rice for babies proteins are mu... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hylton Lightman
Pediatrics - Adolescent Medicine 45 years experience
Yes: Some formula smell like vomit.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hylton Lightman
Pediatrics - Adolescent Medicine 45 years experience
When was first ??: Usually 0, 1month, 6 month but can for certain reasons be accelerated and 3 doses in 1 month with a booster at 1 year.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hylton Lightman
Pediatrics - Adolescent Medicine 45 years experience
No: Highly unlikely unless the mother is severely depressed, not eating or taking medication.
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hylton Lightman
Pediatrics - Adolescent Medicine 45 years experience
Normal: Went in deep in sole, thick skin . Not need to bleed.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hylton Lightman
Pediatrics - Adolescent Medicine 45 years experience
Yes: If correct dose and reason viz fever or itchy rash but not just to make toddler tired so can sleep.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hylton Lightman
Pediatrics - Adolescent Medicine 45 years experience
No: Rub hands well so they are dry.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hylton Lightman
Pediatrics - Adolescent Medicine 45 years experience
See gastroenterologi: May have a narrowing in esophagus and needs to be checked.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hylton Lightman
Pediatrics - Adolescent Medicine 45 years experience
Blister like rash: Rash that has 3 phases with initially a red spot , then later raised and blister like with fluid that eventually opens leaving a crust and scab tend ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hylton Lightman
Pediatrics - Adolescent Medicine 45 years experience
Yes if eat less carb: Eating less carbohydrates eg bread and decreasing caloric intake will help.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hylton Lightman
Pediatrics - Adolescent Medicine 45 years experience
If needed: For bad allergic reaction then is ok provided not take excessive amount benadryl (diphenhydramine).

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Lightman is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Lightman is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Univ of witwatersrand
Graduated 1977MD

Residency

LONG ISLAND JEWISH MEDICAL CENTER
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