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Dr. Dana Hogan

Pediatrics
GA
female

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Pediatrics

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Scarlet fever: The peeling skin is an inflammatory response that has already been initiated. The skin peeling will continue, but the symptoms of pain and itching ma... Read More
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Stretch marks : Stretch marks may happen during times of hormonal changes as well as stretching of the skin. Try a vit d supplement (800 iu/day), vit c (500 mg three... Read More
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Lactating meds: A rule of thumb is 10% of medications pass to the baby. Codeine may cause extreme sleepiness in the baby. Try to use nsaid's every 6 hours, then Cod... Read More
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Thrush: Yes, but the more important question is why someone who is healthy getting thrush? decreased immunity , diabetes , antibiotic use can all cause thrush... Read More
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Yes: These questions are difficult to answer because the answer depends on amount of blood, your severity of pain and response of symptoms to the Amoxil (a... Read More
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Mycoplasma: Mycoplasma is not usually an invasive aggressive infection. Yet, if a patient is immunocompromised, any infection can become quite dangerous. I activ... Read More
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Blood sugar : Both blood sugars given are normal. The vision has nothing to do with the normal blood sugars.
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Vomiting: Difficult to answer question without more details: see your doc to check baby's weight, growth and hydration. Possibly difficulty with swallowing or ... Read More
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Vulva bump: There are several types of bumps that can occur on the vulva. If your bump is not painful, try sitting in warm soapy water 2 times each day for 15 m... Read More
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Genetics : There are many causes of hydronephrosis. Often hydronephrosis is found on prenatal ultrasounds but is not seen on postnatal ultrasounds. Any kidney ... Read More
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Body odor: Try chewing on parsley, try smoothies with fruits and parsley or chlorophyll in them.
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Acne: Small blackheads are called closed comedones. These are blocked pores which have become infected or blocked with hardened (oxidized) oil. Blackheads... Read More
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Surgery: I think honesty is always the best approach; if u r not sure, say u r not sure; give your honest opinion about what u r thinking. If u r scared, say ... Read More
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Tea tree oil: Tea tree oil (melaleuca) is often used in otc antifungal preparations. BP has been used for acne for years to kill bacteria and dry the skin to preve... Read More
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Vaccine: The Tdap has tetanus, pertussis and diphtheria protection, but the Td has tetanus and diphtheria protection only. Tetanus and diphtheria boosters are ... Read More
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Thrush: Possibly; may not be thrush; might need a swab or culture of the white exudate within the mouth to confirm diagnosis.
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Bruising: Bruises can occur days earlier and not reveal itself until the blood reaches the surface.
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Vaccines: If it had been more than 10 years since your last tetanus vaccine, there is more tenderness at the vaccine site. Any vaccine elicits an immune respon... Read More
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Vaginal: I assume vaginal discharge: description sounds like normal female discharge.
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Toilet seat: There has never been documentation of any infection passing to an individual from a toilet seat.
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Mumps: Possibly. Any infection may give you a feeling of malaise, leading to a decreased appetite and weight loss. The most common symptom of mumps is the ... Read More
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Listeria: Any tissue or fluid can be tested for an infection: skin, semen, blood, urine, wound discharge, sputum, etc. We typically go for the most likely sour... Read More
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Pregnancy: Yes, but menopause symptoms can occur this early also.
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Iron supplementation: Iron gets blamed frequently when constipation happens. Talk to the ob/gyn about changing to a liquid iron supplement. 1/4 cup of "blackstrap molasse... Read More
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Yeast infection: Breastfeeding is safe with a wide variety of yeast infection treatments.
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Estrogenic soy: I have never seen definitive information that soy has an estrogenic effect on the body in any study. Soy is an excellent formula choice if breast mil... Read More
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Probably normal: It is common for children to get frequent simple febrile infections. Worries about immunity are associated with longer than usual duration illness o... Read More
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Tines capitis: This a fungus; use tea tree oil or medicated shampoo to keep from spreading, but needs an oral medication to most effectively treat
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Weight gain: Assuming your general diet is healthy, I would try to eat 1/3 protein, 1/3 vegetables and fruits and 1/3 fats. I would increase calories with good qua... Read More
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GABA: Very safe; usual adult dose is 750 mg at bedtime since is a calming agent, can help with sleep; I use in adhd patients and have used safely in autism ... Read More
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Migraines: Based on your question, the neurologist should have been able to give you pain or dizziness relief, even if all workup was normal. I would see that s... Read More
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White blood cells: Any stressor (stress, infections, poor sleep, poor diet) can affect the white count number, with dramatic changes in short periods of time. The total... Read More
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Pregnancy: Yes, a very small amount of cum can make u pregnant. The seminal fluid prior to a man's ejaculate may also have viable sperm and cause pregnancy.
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Myalgias: Not getting good quality sleep can be secondary to a number of things from poor hydration, to stress to restless leg syndrome. Improving nutrition is... Read More
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Adhd vs depression: The child needs a thorough medical evaluation with your PCP before relying on a teacher to diagnose your child. For instance, allergies could disrupt... Read More
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ADD meds: Stimulants for adhd are best absorbed when taken with a protein meal. The efficacy and length of action for the Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racem... Read More
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Scar: Any scar may itch with stretching of the skin despite its age. Try topical vit e oil on the skin to relive itching.
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Irregular periods: Menopause symptoms can start as early as 40 years old; see your doc and get hormone levels done to confirm.
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Nephrology: Yes; excretion of urine and medications is extremely different depending on the severity of kidney disease, blood pressure, and age of the child.
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Breast tissue: all people have breast tissue extending into their armpits
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Knee injury: Restart exercise if pain has resolved and there is full range of motion at the knee.
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Mucous in stool: If no other symptoms, baby is probably fine; if abdominal pain or spotting, see your doctor asap.
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Vaginitis : See a physician who can culture any discharge; many common infections in the vagina are not sexually transmitted, but can happen with poor hygiene

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Dr. Hogan is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Dr. Hogan is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you honesty is always the best approach
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you so much!!! I really appreciate it!!
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