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Dr. Katherine Mcgraw

Pediatrics
Mitchell, SD
22 years experience female

About

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Pediatric Hospitalist and Integrative medicine physician

Specialties
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Pediatrics

Languages spoken

English

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60 Answers
104 Agrees
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katherine Mcgraw
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Many possibilities: Could be you are not sleeping enough or have sleep apnea and thus not sleeping well , could have other firms of sleep disruption, or something going ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katherine Mcgraw
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Seek medical help: Seek medical help (ED vs primary care) as soon as possible.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Katherine Mcgraw
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Constipation: Check your water intake and fiber intake. Your intestines depend on water and soluble fiber - most readily available for is in fruits and vegetables a... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Katherine Mcgraw
Pediatrics 22 years experience
No: Allergic reactions can manifest in itching in different places. If you have noticed a correlation and decrease with no gluten intake then continue to ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Katherine Mcgraw
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Pores: Gentle exfoliation w mild cleanser, insure adequate hydration, if continued problems see your primary or a dermatologist.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katherine Mcgraw
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Neck pain: Yes ice it in first 24 hours. If no better w rest and ice please see you primary provider. It may be as simple as needing adjustment, physical therapy... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katherine Mcgraw
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Anxiety : See your primary physician - if that is still a pediatrician then they will tell you how comfortable they are prescribing or refer you to someone else... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Katherine Mcgraw
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Eye exam: If concerned for astigmatism have child tested by optometrist who is comfortable w pediatrics or a pediatric ophthalmologist if there is one near you... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Katherine Mcgraw
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Photo: Without actually seeing this that is difficult to determine. If truly worried have your pediatrician look at infant's eye
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Katherine Mcgraw
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Cramping: Cramping is nonspecific and can be a symptom of many disorders illnesses and deficiencies as well as over exertion and dehydration. Make an appointmen... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katherine Mcgraw
Pediatrics 22 years experience
See OB/GYN: Please see your doctor. They can do a more accurate serum pregnancy test and ultrasound if there is question of abnormality. Don't delay! Because if y... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katherine Mcgraw
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Possible : If unprotected penetration there is a possibility. Only way to know is to take a pregnancy test
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Katherine Mcgraw
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Thrush: Yes, usually if you can wipe it away it is likely milk residue. But if you have concerns have your pediatrician check it out.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katherine Mcgraw
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Pregnancy: Not really sure what you are asking. Please revise and ask again.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katherine Mcgraw
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Listening: Many 3 year olds have trouble listening due to distractions and being very involved with whatever activity they are engaged in at time of being told t... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katherine Mcgraw
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Menstruation: Yes. There are ovulation tests over the counter or a fertility specialist would be a great resource to determine your fertility.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katherine Mcgraw
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Lice: Unlikely to treat scabies - if you think you may have scabies please go see your primary provider.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Katherine Mcgraw
Pediatrics 22 years experience
One year old: One year toddlers are generally eating table foods and are generally transitioned to whole milk at this age (as long as no milk allergy has been deter... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katherine Mcgraw
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Unclear: There are many causes for such an occurrence. You should make an appointment for evaluation with your family practice or gynecology physician.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katherine Mcgraw
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Pregnancy: Why do you want to rush that? You are full term at 38-40 weeks. Let that baby gtow and develop as long as possible! talk to your OB but usually they a... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Katherine Mcgraw
Pediatrics 22 years experience
See below: The pain with vaccines is from the insertion of the needle. A shot is a shot. But if you tense up the muscle as the needle penetrates the skin then th... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katherine Mcgraw
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Ear pain: Could dysfunction of eustacion tube. Or another cause. See your primary provider to rule out infection.
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Katherine Mcgraw
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Acne: If you have tried all over the counter products then consider seeing a dermatologist.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katherine Mcgraw
Pediatrics 22 years experience
See primary provider: Talk to your doctor regarding this as the entire picture of other meds and underlying chronic conditions all play a role in the decision making proces... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Katherine Mcgraw
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Vitamin d: Depends on what your level is (requires lab testing). If you are deficient your dose will be different than of you aren't. I resend lab testing and co... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Katherine Mcgraw
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Dentist: A dentist or an omfs (oral maxilla facial surgeon) would be a great professional to consult with regarding your options.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katherine Mcgraw
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Vagina: Vaginal lesions should always be checked by your medical professional.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Katherine Mcgraw
Pediatrics 22 years experience
IBS: Not as long as you are getting your protein and vitamin B12 from a different source. With ibs you have inflammation in intestines which can impede abs... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Katherine Mcgraw
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Infant atopy: Remove all exposure to products w perfumes or dyes (detergents, fabric softeners, shampoo, lotions). Many people have had success w application of co... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Katherine Mcgraw
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Go to the ED!: Anything caught in your airway requires immediate medical attention. Go to the ED
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katherine Mcgraw
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Yes: Watermelon is not on the list of foods to avoid in pregnancy
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katherine Mcgraw
Pediatrics 22 years experience
OB/GYN: Your OB/GYN provider could better answer this question as it depends on size and positioning of fibroid among other factors. Please ask you OB/GYN reg... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katherine Mcgraw
Pediatrics 22 years experience
See below: It sounds like you are describing fever/chills which usually is sign of some sort of infection. If you are concerned re dengue go see doctor ASAP. Wit... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katherine Mcgraw
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Drooling: It is common to get a drooling rash but if area is kept dry (well as dry as possible at that age) and does not get better or if it worsens or has any ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katherine Mcgraw
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Dark circles: This could be from allergies or some other cause. Please have her seen
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katherine Mcgraw
Pediatrics 22 years experience
See MD: This is something that you should be seen by MD for as soon as possible
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Katherine Mcgraw
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Anatomy: This is a very popular goal these days. And the short answer is it really depends on anatomy and muscle distribution. Is it something you should make ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Katherine Mcgraw
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Yes: Long term use has proven to cause decreased magnesium levels. This is infrequent in children and infants but can happen. If you infant is formula fed ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katherine Mcgraw
Pediatrics 22 years experience
No: Health tap is not the place to find this information. Talk to your close friends and family and interview pediatricians before having your child or tr... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katherine Mcgraw
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Diarrhea: You may have contracted contaminated food or perhaps having a reaction to one of ingredients you consumed. If others who had same meal are experiencin... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Katherine Mcgraw
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Diarrhea: There are so many potential causes of diarrhea. If you have had persistent diarrhea i recommend a full physical with lab testing from your primary phy... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katherine Mcgraw
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Dysuria: He may have urinary tract infection or an std. He needs to be evaluated especially before you engage in sexual intercourse with him.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katherine Mcgraw
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Discharge: And foul smelling urine is likely some sort of infection and can range from yeast to an std. Please see you gynecologist or family practice physician.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katherine Mcgraw
Pediatrics 22 years experience
See MD: You should be seen as soon as possible. That "green stuff" is likely bike and could be a sign of obstruction or surgical abdomen
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A female asked:
Dr. Katherine Mcgraw
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Depends: Well it really depends on whether you want to be a doctor (pediatrics and Emergency Medicine) or a health professional (paramedic) . As a physician/do... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Katherine Mcgraw
Pediatrics 22 years experience
See MD: If he is a known diabetic use the recommendation in place by md. If not see md immediately.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Katherine Mcgraw
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Earache: Depends how long it has been present, what you did that might have caused it and what other associated symptoms you have present. I would likely make ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katherine Mcgraw
Pediatrics 22 years experience
See MD: 7 months after a sprain you should have healed and not be experiencing pain. Definitely see your primary for evaluation if imaging is necessary your m... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katherine Mcgraw
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Rashes: Rashes are almost impossible to diagnos without seeing them. I would advise seeing your primary provider or urgent care especially with it being pimpl... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Katherine Mcgraw
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Herpes: Herpes can be on perineum as well as on vagina or penis. So using a condom does not always fully protect against herpes. If you think you have contrac... Read More
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Mcgraw is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Mcgraw is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you so much! I'll let him know!
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you , bless you.
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Thank for your response are you able to give a broad overview

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Texas Medical School at Houston, TX
Graduated 2001MD

Awards

Top Doctor, First Place, South Dakota - Summer
2014
Top Pediatrician, First Place, South Dakota - Summer
2014
Thought Leader Doctor, Second Place, South Dakota - Summer
2014
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