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Dr. Claudia Kunrath

Pediatric Critical Care
Denver, CO
27 years experience female

Locations

Denver Health Medical Center

Denver, CO

Address

660 bannock street, Denver, CO, US
Directions

Insurances accepted

Medicaid

About

Bio

I was trained in Brazil and the USA, double boarded in Pediatrics and Pediatric Critical Care. I work as a pediatric hospitalist and pediatric critical care. I have been a physician for 20 years and love what I do.

Specialties
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Pediatric Critical Care

Languages spoken

English, Italian

Doctor Q&A

32 Answers
57 Agrees
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claudia Kunrath
Pediatric Critical Care 27 years experience
Might be sick: Caffeine withdrawal can cause irritation, insomnia ;but achy body , chills and diarrhea most likely are a result of an infection. Check your temperatu... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claudia Kunrath
Pediatric Critical Care 27 years experience
Yes: The best way not to get pregnant is to use condoms and birth control. Do not trust your menstrual cycle, specially if you are a teenager.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Claudia Kunrath
Pediatric Critical Care 27 years experience
No sun cream worse: If you cannot avoid sun between 10:00 am and 4:00pm, always use sun protection. They do not cause problems to your skin. For fair skin like you, use h... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Claudia Kunrath
Pediatric Critical Care 27 years experience
Affects vital signs: When a person has severe dehydration usually she is dizzy, might have difficulty to be awake, have a high heart rate, low blood pressure.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claudia Kunrath
Pediatric Critical Care 27 years experience
Try benadryl (diphenhydramine): Whe people are very sad or anxious is not uncommon to have imsonia. Try calm music, not watch tv or be in front of the computer too late. Benadryl (d... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claudia Kunrath
Pediatric Critical Care 27 years experience
You should be ok: Amoxacilin should not affect the effectivity of your birth control.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Claudia Kunrath
Pediatric Critical Care 27 years experience
Plenty of fluids: Dehydration occurs when someone does not drink enough fluids to keep up with the body losses and or needs. For exemple, as we breathe, urinate and pas... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Claudia Kunrath
Pediatric Critical Care 27 years experience
Infection: Low temperature can be a sign of infection as much as fever. If you are feeling weak, dizzy you should go to your doctor or an emergency room
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claudia Kunrath
Pediatric Critical Care 27 years experience
Pain/spotting: Mid month cramping, moslty mild but can be moderate. It can last from a couple of hours to two days. You can also have mid month spotting. Some women ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claudia Kunrath
Pediatric Critical Care 27 years experience
Pedialyte: Most of children with gastroenteritis (vomiting+diarrhea) have a viral cause and do not need antibiotics and they get better on their own. If the vomi... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Claudia Kunrath
Pediatric Critical Care 27 years experience
Protect your face: It is going to be red for a while. Protect your face from the sun using a hat and once the skin is back to normal do not forget to use suncream
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Claudia Kunrath
Pediatric Critical Care 27 years experience
Depends: Depends on the age, if the patient has an underlying disease and also the weather. Small babies can become dehydrated and die in a day. Older childre... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claudia Kunrath
Pediatric Critical Care 27 years experience
Could be infection: Could be an infection. I think the best action would be to go to a doctor in person
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Claudia Kunrath
Pediatric Critical Care 27 years experience
Depends: When children or people in general fall into deep sleep they can have jerky movements. If the child will develop a fever she or he can develop chills... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Claudia Kunrath
Pediatric Critical Care 27 years experience
Initially thirst: As your body needs more liquid, you become thirsty, if you do not drink enough fluids your mouth will become dry, you will have minimal tears, then yo... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claudia Kunrath
Pediatric Critical Care 27 years experience
OK to pump: You can pump while breastfeeding. You can do it after your baby breastfeeds, or if the breast is too hard, you can do a little just fbefore breastfeed... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Claudia Kunrath
Pediatric Critical Care 27 years experience
Do not worry: You might get hepatitis B if you have xsex with an infected person without a condom, share needels ( used for injection drugs) with infected people, g... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claudia Kunrath
Pediatric Critical Care 27 years experience
Simethicone: You can try simethicone ( GasX) that is not proven to work but many patients have relief with it. You can also take regular pain killers like ibuprofe... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claudia Kunrath
Pediatric Critical Care 27 years experience
Yes: I would advise you to follow up with your medical provider. Chronic constipation on your age could be just innapropriate diet but could be something e... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claudia Kunrath
Pediatric Critical Care 27 years experience
Visit a doctor: Difficulty breathing can be present with severe anxiety but could be asthma or other diseases. You should visit a doctor.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claudia Kunrath
Pediatric Critical Care 27 years experience
No: It is a dilation of the renal pelvis. Comon finding in fetal ultrasounds or just after birth. The majority of babies with this finding will improve ov... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claudia Kunrath
Pediatric Critical Care 27 years experience
See a doctor: Newborns are very fragile, if you are concerned, make an appointment right away. You should take the baby to the emergency room if the baby is not wak... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Claudia Kunrath
Pediatric Critical Care 27 years experience
They do not 'fall': scabies can pass to others through used clothing( including bed sheets) and with close contact.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Claudia Kunrath
Pediatric Critical Care 27 years experience
No: If you treat it well it does not come back. Some patients need more than 1 treatment . You also have to treat everybody in the household that might h... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Claudia Kunrath
Pediatric Critical Care 27 years experience
Avoid lactose: There are lactose free milk, and I would give that to the child and avoid regular milk. If the child did drink regular milk and has discomfort , consi... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claudia Kunrath
Pediatric Critical Care 27 years experience
Likely normal: Sometimes normal children can do that. Try to teach your child to demonstrate frustration in other ways ( like jumping). If the child does not interac... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claudia Kunrath
Pediatric Critical Care 27 years experience
Doctor right now: High fever and vomiting could be a virus but meningitis needs to be ruled out. Please take your baby to the closest emergency room .or doctor right ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claudia Kunrath
Pediatric Critical Care 27 years experience
Try tylenol (acetaminophen): If you had symptoms for more than 10 days ( purulent nasal secretions, sinus pressure, cough) it could be sinusitis and benadryl will not help. Try Ty... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Claudia Kunrath
Pediatric Critical Care 27 years experience
Depends: Some patients with dehydration also have low glucose and might need some IV infusion. In adults we usually infuse D50 or D25, just enough to increase ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claudia Kunrath
Pediatric Critical Care 27 years experience
6 times in 24 hours: It depends how much the child drink and how dry the weather is
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Claudia Kunrath
Pediatric Critical Care 27 years experience
Can be hormonal: Colostrum from the nipples can occur do to frequent stimulation , right after birth of a baby or due to hormonal inbalances. I would check with your d... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Claudia Kunrath
Pediatric Critical Care 27 years experience
95F or 35C: The definition of hypotermia is when a person has a temperature of 35C /95F or below.

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Kunrath is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Kunrath is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank so much, but my mean of "probable bad effects of sun protection creams" was allergic effects. Do they remain permanently? Thanks Doc.
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Thank you, your quick reply made me feel good!
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

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Graduated 1995MD

Residency

childrens and womens hospital of Buffalo, NY
Completed 2005

Awards

Thought Leader, Third Place, Colorado - Spring
2015
Top Doctor, Third Place, Colorado - Spring
2015
Top Pediatric Critical Care Specialist, First Place, National - Spring
2015
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