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Dr. Maya Vazirani

Neonatology
Lancaster, CA
55 years experience female

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Tuesday: 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
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 55 years experience
Vaponephrine: or racemiic epinephrine is very effective for croup if croup is recurrent there is an allergic basis to it medihaler epi is epinephrine used for asthm... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 55 years experience
Abd pain: recurrent abdominal pain could be related to his diet. how is his stools ?is it hard or runny does he have milk allergy since he has repeated croup t... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 55 years experience
Try saline nose drop: try saline nose drops every 8hrs and only suction no more than every 8hrs some times oversuctioning can give swelling of the nasal mucosa and blockage... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 55 years experience
Blood in emesis: acute tonsilitis should not give you blood in vomit or stool(dark stool) You probably swalowed blood either from nose bleed or GI bleed .hopefully y... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 55 years experience
No: I think you meant skim milk That is not goog for baby Fat is a very important component of an infants died as the brain is actively developing new con... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 55 years experience
Breast bone swelling: If he has not been injured.chances are it is pectus carinatum which is abnormality of the breast bone and that is benign he needs to be checked for i... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 55 years experience
JIA: Juvenile idiopathic arthritis generally involves peripheral joints if it involves the spine or pelvis.it should be distinguished from Enthesitis-relat... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 55 years experience
Bacterial diarrhea: your child should be checked and have a stoolexam for ova and parasites and culture he needs liquids with electrolytes and possibly antibiotics to tre... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 55 years experience
Urgent check: if you are bleeding so heavily you need to see a doctor urgntly so an emergency DandC is done and you need to be put on theraputic iron
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 55 years experience
How old?: in a young child it is due to vigiurous excersize like bicycling or trampoline without warming up sometime if there is electrolyte imbalance specially... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 55 years experience
Slightly increased: it indicates slightly immature platelets .needs follow up
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 55 years experience
Eust.tube: plugged you need to take a good antihistamine with decongestant make sure to chew something like gum so your eustacian tubes are kept open you could s... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 55 years experience
Wart: in a 2 year old on the hand may be a callous with possible foreign body using strong chemicals that can spread and injure him try covering the wart wi... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 55 years experience
Supplement: of this essential amino acid is required if diet is inadequate giving milk cheese an green sprouts are very rich in this amino acid if you are vegan ,... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 55 years experience
Yes: start with single fruits or vegetables not dinners or combinations use new product every week only. checking to make sure that the prior food was well... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 55 years experience
Infection: you probably have cystitis or salpingitis.you need to see your physician urgently specially since you also have fever. need to have urine culture and ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 55 years experience
Retractile testes: the testes if not descended till age 5 should be treated and should be fixed to the scrotum after hormone treatment because child can go through pro... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 55 years experience
Absolutly: peanut allergy is one of the commonest cause of anaphylaxis and the epipen (epinephrine) can be a lifew saver
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 55 years experience
Black stools: make sure he is not on any vitamins with iron if not have the stool tested for blood
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 55 years experience
Needs booster: prior to going to school he definitely needs a varicella vaccine booster to maintain his immunity we are now giving a third varicella vaccine dose in... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 55 years experience
Needs recheck: often times ,stress, wrong size BP cuff can give increases systolic pressure so it needs to be rechecked
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A male asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 55 years experience
Sounds like sepsis: Your son has a high count and seems to be dehydrated with a low potassium.Hence the high heart rate.you are in the ER the doctors there will take c... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 55 years experience
Yes: all opoids are passed through the breast milk to the baby. In a baby it can cause sedation,cardiac problems and withdrawal symptoms.in a child the hal... Read More
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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 55 years experience
It could be allergy: This could be related to allergies needs to be examined and tested
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 55 years experience
Thyroid check: you need to have a physical specially to check your thyroid also your blood sugar should be monitered
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 55 years experience
Fruits ,yogurt: eating yogurt with live cultures will balance your digestive system it has probiotics. eating whoie fruits and berries are also good for your health a... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 55 years experience
The PT is normal: normal PT on day 2 is bet.13.4-16.7 seconds so you need not worry Is there any clotting disorder in your family?
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 55 years experience
Needs check up: Your child needs to be examined to make sure the liver and spleen are normal she need a blood count and needs to be evaluated for mono,or cmv infectio... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 55 years experience
Yes it can: but if too much milk comes out of the bottle.also it can cause baby to choke make sure the nipple hole is not too large try to keep the head upright... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 55 years experience
Usualy mono does: usually strep appears similar to mono or together with infectious mono.or ebstein bar virus infection this virus is often associated with generalize... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 55 years experience
Prevent desease: some of the desease s in the past were so severe it gave a lot of mortality and morbidity measles-gave encephalitis polio gave paralysis tetanus and ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 55 years experience
Insect bites: obviously these are possible bites due to insects that jump and not fly so they can only go upto your knees like fleas.orout door isects if you walk i... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 55 years experience
Hyperphagia: one of the common symptom of Pradre Willis syndrome a genetic disorder he needs to be examined and genetic survey done so he can be correctly treated
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 55 years experience
Rash: roseola rash comes after the fever breaks but this rash is worrisome press on it if it does not blanch it is petichea and your child needs urgent att... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 55 years experience
Gynecomastia: commonly seen due to imbalance between estrogen and androgen happening during puberty usually this physiologic event goes away i 18 months if persists... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 55 years experience
Grandchildren: are your future they learn from your infinite wisdom which you can give lovingly while not struggling with the day to day stress of the parents I am s... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 55 years experience
Need more info: I need to know how old are you?are you breast feeding ? or do you have any sores in your breast or nipples if it is that painful you need to be checke... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 55 years experience
Orthopedics surgeon: your torticolis can definitely be addressed by lenghthening the sternomastoid muscle
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 55 years experience
Heamatology eval: your son needs evaluation of anemea .needs iron studies. hemoglobinelectrophoresis,and a check for heamolysis
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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 55 years experience
By sedation: It is done by monitered concience sedation so child becomes less apprehensive
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A member asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 55 years experience
Yes: are his feet sunburnt? make sure you take an icecube and apply it to the sun burnt area .if it is bad or blistered it needs to have a dressing. make s... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 55 years experience
Needs check: you child could be having H pylori which is a very treatable condition also he needs to he evaluated by a GI Dr.and have an upper GI and a scopy to ru... Read More
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A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 55 years experience
Nasal congestion: usuaully if the nose is cogested the ears will feel plugged.saline nose spray and steam inhalation will help if not you need to treat for allergies
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 55 years experience
Lymphadenopathy: you need to get your son checked for the cause of lymph node and make sure the liver and spleen are not enlarged can be a virus infection or some thin... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 55 years experience
NEC: necrotizing enterocolitis is one of the most common GI emergencies in a newborn infant carecterized by ischemic necrosisof the intestinal mucosa with ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 55 years experience
Yes it is allergy: you probably have chronic sinusitis you benefit if you keep steam vaporiser by your bed. maybe starting an antihistamine. if persists you may need to ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 55 years experience
Pelvic pain: in pregnancy specially so bad may indicate a uti o r infection,or even early labour your OB needs to evaluate the baby and
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A member asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 55 years experience
Lymph node: that is a lymph node commonly seen after an infection usually a virus epsteinbar infection or infectious mononucleoses is one such virus your child ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 55 years experience
Notochord: notochord is formed on day 17 gestation this then secretes signalling molecules like SHH protien that induces overlying ectoderm to neuroectoderm th... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 55 years experience
Not really: You could eat another high protien meal and make sure you take plenty of fluids.
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Testimonials
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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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