Dr. Maya Vazirani

Neonatology
Lancaster, CA
55 years experience female

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Thursday: Closed
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About

Bio

I am a physician specialized in the problems of children and babies including premature babies I have spent atleast 40 yrs taking care of children I am board certified in pediatrics and neonatology. I also have surgical background in surgery and pediatric surgery which was part of my initial training I would be glad to help you . please get in touch with me with your questions

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.

Neonatology

Pediatrics

Licenses

United States: California, Virginia

Languages spoken

English, Hindi, Punjabi

Doctor Q&A

237 Answers
30 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 55 years experience
Allergy test: if done as a blood test can be 80% accurate skin test is more accurate .also he should have immune evaluation if IGG or IGA deficient.he will act all... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 55 years experience
Croup: possibly due to RSV.or adenovirus get a humidifier by the bedside use saline nose spray every 8 hrs try steam inhalation croupy cough can be very dis... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 55 years experience
Infection: due to fungus or scabies may be the cause you should have it checked by your doctor
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 55 years experience
Need immune check up: thrush in adults is a sign of immune dysfunction have an immunologist check you out
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A member asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 55 years experience
Formula intolerance: changing formula repeatedly will only confuse the situation there can be babies allergic to milk or soy or both better to start with a predigested for... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 55 years experience
Needs specialist: abnormal erg and decreased focussing needs evaluation by a good pediatric ophthalmologist
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A member asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 55 years experience
Yes: It could be impetigo if this is something new if this is a recurrent problem it could be an umbelical granuloma either ways it needs to be treated
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 55 years experience
Virus infection: possible-ebv infection or infectious mononucleosis also smear to be evaluated for neoplasia child needs to be checked needs a hematology evaluation
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 55 years experience
Diet problem: one of a common problem with hard stools is taking too much cows milk at this age the need for milk each day is q16-20 oz. specially if the child has... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 55 years experience
Try feeding: try feeding some solid like rice and fruit about 2 hrs before bed and when baby wakes up at night only give her water in the bottle .specially becau... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 55 years experience
Anal tear: it could be an anal tear.specially if painful there could be hemorrhoids though less common at your age you need to be checked
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 55 years experience
Tibia: is a weight bearing bone if he can walk it does not seem to be badly broken and it should heal in 3 vweks\if swelling is getting wor if more symptoms ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 55 years experience
Influenza: this is the season and yes it is a virus but it can be tested and treated with antivirals he needs to have a pcr test of the nasopharyngeal swab and ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 55 years experience
Pinworms: pinworms are spread by fecal oral route make sure that ALL in the family are treated at the same time.also strict handwashing with antiseptic soap aft... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 55 years experience
Nose bleeds: usually caused by dryness and him picking his nose this may be due to possible sinus infections try using normal saline nose drops in the nose atleast... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 55 years experience
Liver check: has she been examined/ how is her urine .is it yellow?you need to have her checked by a physician so it can be checked at your earliest
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A female asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 55 years experience
Tick bite?: make sure it is not any other insect like a tick! and watch out for the rash and have it checked. If the rash does not clear from application with ic... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 55 years experience
Formula intolerance: As far as I know nanpro2 has a a combination of milk and soy protien,.and dexolac has only milk and whey protien .as far as sugar goes they both have... Read More
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 55 years experience
Bug: why dont you take a picture of it so it can be identified and then treated make sure if you treat the lice the eggs should to treated also and the co... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 55 years experience
Virus infection: probably a virus infection if she is vomiting start her on clear liquids mostly with electrolytes-like pedialyte if she is still vomiting she needs to... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 55 years experience
Yes: but better to use saline nose spray and a vaporizor.so he can breath easy
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 55 years experience
Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim): 8-12mg trimethaprim/kg oraly divided in 2 doses for children greater than 28 days if allergy to sulfa then clindamycin 40mg/kg divided in 3-4 doses t... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 55 years experience
Sebacious glands: montgomery gland s are sebaceous glands on the nipple if very large the ducts may be plugged you could use warm compresses and scrubbing with gentle ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 55 years experience
Need more info: osteogenesis imperfecta.is a diagnosis that can affect the the baby as far as the desease is called brittle bone desease it is caused by AD mutation ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 55 years experience
Treat pinworms: 1tab and repeat in 2 weeks should have 100% efficacy if all house hold members are treated at the same time good hand hygiene and prevention of the en... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 55 years experience
Billirubin: of 15 at 5 days should be ok but monitered.baby is a term baby and probably breast fed I would suggest increasing frequency of feeding also expose or... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 55 years experience
Wake up baby: are you on any pain medications?this may be making your baby sleepy babies do sleep a lot but not eating is worrisome baby can get hypoglycemiic if u... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 55 years experience
Ice pack: if not better get lt xrayed you may have fractured a bone
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 55 years experience
Rubella immune: your igg-416 (10 IU or greater) Igm-0.3(Less than 19.9AU/ml) indicates you are immune with no desease
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A male asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 55 years experience
Spina bifida: have your baby checked for that specially if there is a dimple there
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 55 years experience
Milk allergy: generally food allergies are outgrown by the time the child is 2 yrs old if your child is still allegic even if mild you should avoid milk he should b... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 55 years experience
Scaphocephaly: the skull in infant has a sagital suture stenosis gives scaphocephaly and a suture exactly perpendicular-coronal suture apart from that there are addi... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 55 years experience
No: the same infection may have affected your ear so no , the antibiotic should help your cold and sore throat and ear
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 55 years experience
Not really: I am sure if the baby's head is growing on its growth curve it means the head is able to expand as the brain is growing. If the shape of the head is ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 55 years experience
Codiene: in low doses for you can be a higher dose for the baby who has a higher total body water and larger volume of distribution smaller muscle mass prolo... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 55 years experience
Only if in daycare: your child needs to be examined and checked.he could be having a urinary tract infection.he may need atleast a complete blood count
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 55 years experience
Sinus infection: a virus can cause early infection but some times there is a secondary infection involving the sinuses,specially if you are prone to it you need to se... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 55 years experience
Not very: could be related to the delta-beta thalasemea in a trait patient would have mild anemea microcytic
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A member asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 55 years experience
Possibly: 2 vessel umbelical cord is interestingly related to renal abnormalities. one of the causes of persistant hypertension at an early age is involved wit... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 55 years experience
Nasal congestion: you are already on amoxacillin clavunate and antihistamine and decongestant what will help is saline nose spray every 8 hrs and steam inhalation in th... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 55 years experience
Possible adenovirus: causing croup and bronchiolitis and wheezing and cough till vomiting or RSV these two viruses are in season he needs a check and bronchodilators and ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 55 years experience
Petichea: is when the red dots don't blanch under pressure check and see if she has more on the body if so have her checked by her doctor who will checK her pl... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 55 years experience
Seen in 0.7%: embrayologic duplication occurs when two seperate ureteric buds arise from single wolfian duct the lower pole migrates superiorly so 2 poles drai... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 55 years experience
Inflammation: due to dental manipulation you are on antibiotics use ice compresses for a few hrs if no response you need to be rechecked
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A member asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 55 years experience
Needs chk: baby needs to be checked for possible wheezing and or reflux induced wheezing and cough this should be asap
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 55 years experience
Yes: if applied incorrectl 1-more than what is required 2-not on a dried surface 3-if sun exposure 3-if you are sensitive to it if you are doing things rig... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 55 years experience
Influenza: your child needs to be checked for influenza.before that make sure you are giving the right dose of acetaminophen-10 mg?kg every 4 hrs or ibuprofen 10... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 55 years experience
Congestion: in a one month old should be monitored closely! some simple things are saline nose spray and suction only every 8 hrs.since oversuctioning causes re... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 55 years experience
Needs check: your baby needs to be checked for a bad infection like pneumonia somes there is no fever instead cold sweats
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 55 years experience
Rotator cuff injury: you may have avulsed a tendon or injured a nerve you need to be checked by the orthopedic doctor
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Vazirani is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Apr 19, 2017
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you so much! The baby was born at 32 weeks gestation and was in the NICU for 3 weeks. Her parents were told she did not qualify for the medication. 6 weeks late...Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you very much! I did take my son to the Dr. and he is currently taking an antibiotic and a medicine for pain and cramps. Thank you so much for your time.
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you for your help. She is going to peds today for a different spot on her skin so I will question them about that too.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Seth g.s.medical college
Graduated 1968MD

Residency

Mt Sinai hospital cleveland ohio
Completed 1981

Residency

Community hospital Roanoke Virginia
Completed 1979

Residency

KEM hospital mumbai India
Completed 1976

Awards

Top Doctor, Third Place, Los Angeles Region - Spring
2016
Top Neonatologist , First Place, National - Spring
2016
HealthTap Doctor Mom

Affiliations

Fellow ofAmerican Academy of Pediatrics
American Medical Association
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