Dr. Rachel Wattier

Pediatrics
San Francisco, CA
14 years experience female

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Pediatrics

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

17 Answers
4 Agrees
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rachel Wattier
14 years experience
No: There is no test that will identify all infections. A doctor uses information about medical history, exposures, signs and symptoms to decide what test... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rachel Wattier
14 years experience
See doctor: Antibiotics cannot be recommended without knowing more about you. For persistent staph infections , the best treatment is often drainage of the affect... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rachel Wattier
14 years experience
Nerves?: Could be nerves. Still, take a home pregnancy test when you expect period, repeat if still no period.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rachel Wattier
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Eradicated: No rabies in the uk but bites have other risks such as bacterial infection.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rachel Wattier
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Mosquito bite: Dengue is transmitted by daytime biting mosquitoes (aedes) in tropical and subtropical parts of the world. Transmission in the us has been observed bu... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rachel Wattier
14 years experience
Bone and joint: Infections can be difficult to treat especially if they are chronic or there is hardware. I would suggest having a detailed conversation with your inf... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rachel Wattier
14 years experience
Ignore: Doctor will ask about stridor (whistling breathing sound) at rest—this is a more severe sign.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rachel Wattier
14 years experience
Normal: Typical for this age - okay to eat normal food just not small, round, hard things (choking hazard). Children under one year should not eat honey or co... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rachel Wattier
14 years experience
Contaminated food: Shigella is a food borne infection. It has been associated with contaminated meat but also other foods. It can also be spread from person to person by... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
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Yes: A general practitioner should be comfortable managing this.
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rachel Wattier
14 years experience
Call your doctor: A fever at this age could be anything from minor to serious infection. More information is needed to say which it is.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rachel Wattier
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Pregnancy?: These could be symptoms of pregnancy. I would take a home test to be sure.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rachel Wattier
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Ask pediatrician: Your pediatrician/family doctor may have information about local pediatric dentists.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rachel Wattier
14 years experience
No: D-dimer is not a specific marker for pneumonia. If you are concerned about pneumonia getting worse you should see your doctor.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rachel Wattier
14 years experience
Ignore: Cool moist outside air, can help sometimes with child's croup, third night is the worst.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rachel Wattier
14 years experience
Maybe: Planning a baby is a big decision. You have antibodies showing prior infection with rubella and CMV - this should not affect your decision as congenit... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rachel Wattier
14 years experience
Typical signs of UTI: Are burning, pain with urination, hesitancy. Urine can be cloudy or blood-tinged but not dark. Unless dark urine is new or all the time it is not typi... Read More
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Testimonials
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Wattier is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Wattier is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This saved my life. Thank You! Thanks I have a aniexty problem so I can now stop wording about it
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you so much Doctor..
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Yale University School of Medicine, CT
Graduated 2009MD
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