Dr. Elizabeth Bird

Pediatrics
Providence, RI
21 years experience female

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Pediatrics

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

10 Answers
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Bird
21 years experience
Not necessarily: Colostrum discharge can occur during a healthy pregnancy and can persist for a while after an abortion.
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A female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Bird
21 years experience
Pregnancy: You can have what appear to be periods and then intermittent spotting while pregnant.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Bird
21 years experience
Many possibilities: There are many possible causes for high bilirubin, but they all come down to the liver either not processing bilirubin properly or the body producing ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Bird
21 years experience
Manage the pain: Most fluid behind the ear goes away on its own. The best way to manage this is using over the counter pain medications such as Acetaminophen and ibupr... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Bird
21 years experience
No hydrocortisone: It is generally best to not apply steroids, like Hydrocortisone to the face. What you should do depends on the rash and whether she is bothered by it.... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Bird
21 years experience
Possible: Should definitely get tested and should not be overly reassured by time span or short-term improvement.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Bird
21 years experience
Perfectly safe: Culturelle is considered safe in otherwise healthy infants.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Bird
21 years experience
Chafing or hormones: Chafing due to clothing could cause sore nipples, just as hormonal changes during your menstrual cycle or during pregnancy can cause nipple and breas... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Bird
21 years experience
It depends: There are many reasons to have irreglular or missed periods. It will be less likely due to pregnancy if you are using a reliable form of birth control... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Bird
21 years experience
Keep hydrated: Make sure he is drinking enough fluids to urinate at least every 6 hours. He should drink small, frequent amounts of fluid. If the vomiting and diarrh... Read More
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Testimonials
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Thank you notes
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Bird is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Bird is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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I hope that's the case! I'm trying for another baby thanks
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so its probable that he has hiv? even with normal cbc?
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Yale University School of Medicine, CT
Graduated 2002MD
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