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Dr. Nour Baltagi

Pediatrics
Greenville, NC
31 years experience female

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I am a passionate pediatrician and a pediatric nephrologist who gives very high importance to the patient care and who puts her self always in the shoes of her patients and their parents to be able to always treat them with the highest quality and compassion that could offer to her own child.

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Pediatrics

Languages spoken

Arabic, Italian

Doctor Q&A

144 Answers
8 Agrees
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nour Baltagi
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Sex: I suggest you start to know each others well by being frank and clear in what you like to do and done to you and try this game on each others with a v... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nour Baltagi
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Headaches : Headaches are very common symptoms of stress, sinusitis, vision problems, migraines, or other serious ilnessess. If also you also have vomiting or oth... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nour Baltagi
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Panic attacks: This is an exagerated and non realistic feeling. There is a treatment for these attacks. See a psychiatrist.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nour Baltagi
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Headaches : Headaches could be secondary to decrease invision, stress on the eyes and too much attention while on electronic games for long times, or from migrain... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nour Baltagi
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Warts: If you are talking about warts, you need to see a dermatologist for treatment.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nour Baltagi
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Hyperinsulinism: If it is true you have hyperinsulinism and you started to gain too much weight in a short period of time, then you have to be aware of your predisposi... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nour Baltagi
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Bleeding: If you have no symptoms, scheduel an appointment with you obgyn as soon as possible. If your bleeding is so heavy go to the er to see if you need bloo... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nour Baltagi
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Blue mouth: Sometimes, evacuating the intestin (bowel movement ) will indyce exagerated vagal reaction and this might explain the bluish color. In rare occasion t... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nour Baltagi
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Crystalluria: Concerning the crystals and the blood, this can be due to poor water intake and a predisposition to develop crystals and kidney stones. For bacteria, ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Nour Baltagi
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Torticollis: If you have torticollis, the best treatment is muscle relaxants and antiinflammatory drugs. But at home, you may starte with non steroidal antiinflamm... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nour Baltagi
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Steroids and stomac : For this amount and this amount of time, i would say do not worry. But long periods of topical steroids would lead to thinning of the skin and risk o... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nour Baltagi
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Chest pain: Chest pain at your age when it is related to swallowing could be a sign of a gastrointestinal disorder . You might have a motility disorder or gastrit... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nour Baltagi
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Bone age: With more advanced bone age there is less chance to grow taller with growth hormone as there are changes in the bones that preclude more growth in len... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nour Baltagi
Pediatrics 31 years experience
SSRI: This is serious. You cannot manage yourself without the help of your psychiatrist in order to avoid important side effects or insorgence of new sympto... Read More
A 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nour Baltagi
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Nocturnal enuresis: Sometimes when we are very stressed and tired for aby reason , or we have urinary tract infection, we might pee in bed . But because you have this pai... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nour Baltagi
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Birth control: Some obstetricians advise no conception in the first 3 months post stopping the birth control pills. As for the conception, many women would get pregn... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nour Baltagi
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Vaginitis: The most probable reason is a fungal infection. If you cannot see your physician, you might try over the couter vaginal applicator of antifungal cream... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nour Baltagi
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Blood and protein: When there is blood and protein in urine , we need to do a full work up to rule out glomerulonephritis and progressive kidney disease and we need to c... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nour Baltagi
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Lymphadenopathy: You need to have yourself checked by your doctor and you need cbc. No neglect as some serious diseases can be cured if diagnosed early.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nour Baltagi
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Pacifier: Apparently, it may help against sids.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nour Baltagi
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Leukorrhea: Definitely by having a phusical exam and testing by a gynecologist. This is the best person who can answer you only by examining you in real life. Leu... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nour Baltagi
Pediatrics 31 years experience
GI bleed: You may have gastritis and / or gastric ulcers. Also the diarrhea may make you loose some important electrolytes and minerals and make you feel the mu... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nour Baltagi
Pediatrics 31 years experience
GI bleeds: Definitely you need to check yourself with a gastroenterologist and your internist. This should not be negleted especially that now you have a lump ab... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nour Baltagi
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Indigestion: When we have binge of eating , especially fat and spices with many different kinds of heavy food, we might feel bad for a few days. You need to avoid ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nour Baltagi
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Leukorrhea: sometimes when we are on pills we can have similar isolated sign of simple leukorrhea. At any rate you need to make sure there is no other local infec... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nour Baltagi
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Karate: Karate is a good sport. It does not affect the height negatively. It is a very good trainind to the body and the mind. It teaches kids to follow rules... Read More
A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nour Baltagi
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Proteinuria: not enough data. But for elevated lipase we need to rule out pancreatitis. Concerning the proteinuria, we need other factors. I need to know the urine... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Nour Baltagi
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Vitamin D : Sometimes it is related to vitamin d deficiency. So please make sure of good nutritional support and vit d supplements if not exposed to sun or if of ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nour Baltagi
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Child poisoning: Avoid exposure to toxins. Lock up potential poisons in a non accessible place. Learn about toxic doses of your home medications. Kids can open child p... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nour Baltagi
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Growth: At age 20 it is extremely rare to respond to treatment for short stature unless there is delayed bone age by many years that allows growth hormone tre... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Nour Baltagi
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Allergies: You may need to have your child checke for allergies, especially allergic rhinitis.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nour Baltagi
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Vegan: You need to eat a variety of vegetables and legumes with some olive oil to have a balanced diet . Sleeping well, drinking plenty of water and eating a... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Nour Baltagi
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Hepatitis B antigens: Positive hepatitis B antigens found in the blood are sign of infection, but antibodies to the antigens are signs of protection. Other antibodies are f... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nour Baltagi
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Nevi: I think it is very important you recheck with the dermatologist about the biopsy report and you too must report your new nevi to the dematologist who ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nour Baltagi
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Back pain: I suggest to also check your vitamin d level and you need active physical therapy (it means you learn with which muscles you need to work to strngthen... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nour Baltagi
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Newborn rash: Your newborn might also be at risk of eczema. But this is not so scary if you start prevention early and you follow up with the pediatrician and derm... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nour Baltagi
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Rotavirus: It is ok and the vaccine should be effective, but you need to know that some kids will develop rotavirus infection with the wild type even if they ar... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nour Baltagi
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Pregnancy: Yes , you may be pregnant.In these days it is so easy to have a self pregnancy test with ready made strips from any drugstore or supermarket.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nour Baltagi
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Itching with casts: Heat and hot weather will make it worse, so make him stay indoors where there is an ac. You may also give him over the counter antihistaminic for itch... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nour Baltagi
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Big kidneys: Probably your child has hydronephrosis or some congenital kindney malformation like PKD or dysplastic kidneys. According to the accurate diagnosis we ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nour Baltagi
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Steroids and stomac : It might be. You may try drugs for hyperacidity and peptic ulcers.
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nour Baltagi
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Genital warts: I am concerned about genital wart that are sexually trasmitted diseases and need to be addressed soon before they become too many and hard to treat.
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nour Baltagi
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Weight loss: This might be a marker of a chronic disease or malignancy. She needs to see a physician for work up and pain management.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nour Baltagi
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Breast in babies: this is normal as the baby is still under the effect of your hormones. Please do not squeeze the breast. If it turns red, consult your pediatrician
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nour Baltagi
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Shortness of breath: Shortness of breath in healthy people could be sometimes related to unknown arrhythmia or just simple anxiety
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nour Baltagi
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Obesity: As a start plan your meals. It means do not starve yourself, prepare your meals ahead of time, introduce a lot of vegetables ( no fatening dressings),... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nour Baltagi
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Stomac pain: See if your stomac pain improves or worsens with pain, if not, it is unlikely that this is a stomac pain. Do you have any urinary pain. Do you drink p... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nour Baltagi
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Uri: Not necessarily a chronic bronchitis. Being in contact with small kids you are exposed to viruses and other germs contracted by kids. Probably it is a... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nour Baltagi
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Ovulation: Usually, after we start to take the birth control pills and we are compliant the ovulation is suppressed (no ovulation).
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nour Baltagi
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Leishmaniasis: You could have cutaneous leishmaniasis and you might need treatment to prevent more severe skin manifestation. You need to see an infectious disease s... Read More

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Dec 7, 2014
Very accurate and timely responses.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Baltagi is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Baltagi is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I am actually a good belly dancer! I'm an Arab too! Thanks
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Thanks for your quick reply! Solid masses, identified smaller at nih last year w/US. Follow up w/US
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Perugia Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, Italy
Graduated 1991MD

Awards

Top Doctor, Third Place, Greenville Region, NC - Summer
2013
Thought Leader, Third Place, Greenville Region, NC - Summer
2013
Top Pediatrician, Second Place, North Carolina - Summer
2013
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