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Dr. Saif Fatteh

Pediatric Dermatology
Lansing, MI
11 years experience male

Locations

Messenger Dermatology

Lansing, MI

Address

1515 Lake Lansing Road, Lansing, MI
Directions

My office hours

Wednesday: 7:00pm - 11pm
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About

Bio

I am from Georgia and Michigan. I have a Bachelors in Actuarial Mathematics, a Masters of Business Administration, and a Medical Degree.

Specialties
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Pediatric Dermatology

Pediatrics

Licenses

United States: Michigan

Doctor Q&A

43 Answers
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Saif Fatteh
Pediatric Dermatology 11 years experience
Possible: Difficult without a physical exam and further testing. It could be toxic synovitis along with other possibilities including, but not limited to, a fra... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Saif Fatteh
Pediatric Dermatology 11 years experience
Death sooner : Without figuring out the source and location of the heart affected and then appropriately modifying those factors, you would die sooner than you shoul... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Saif Fatteh
Pediatric Dermatology 11 years experience
Strep, mono, adeno: The response from your nodes means your body is working the way it is supposed to. The spot does not tell us which bug you have. I suggest you seek me... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Saif Fatteh
Pediatric Dermatology 11 years experience
Could be anything: The cuts could be many things. It could be skin irritation from underwear or other clothing, it could be folliculitis (infected hair follicle) which c... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Saif Fatteh
Pediatric Dermatology 11 years experience
Can help: They should look at the old ct to see if there was anything there at that however they will likely still need a new ct because even if it was there th... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Saif Fatteh
Pediatric Dermatology 11 years experience
Go to the ER: Could be your appendix (and cound or already has ruptured). Other things it could be are your gallbladder, liver, pancreas, kidneys, muscles, constipa... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Saif Fatteh
Pediatric Dermatology 11 years experience
Certain forms: Depends which type of thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura you have. Some are hereditary.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Saif Fatteh
Pediatric Dermatology 11 years experience
Possibilities: From what it sounds like you wrote, you may have pulled a rib muscle. If you are having difficulty breathing, i would seek medical attention to make y... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Saif Fatteh
Pediatric Dermatology 11 years experience
Likely not related: You likely have sensitive skin. Presumably you were using the BP on your face which is a sun exposed area. Since the BP was stopped 6m ago, this is l... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Saif Fatteh
Pediatric Dermatology 11 years experience
Can be: Any infection can be dangerous. Chicken pox is caused by the varicella virus. Typically however, if you are not immunocompromised, it resolves with ti... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Saif Fatteh
Pediatric Dermatology 11 years experience
Lots of things: Eat healthy meals. Eat at regular times. Get enough sleep and sleep at the same time and and wake up at the same time everyday. Exercise daily. Do not... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Saif Fatteh
Pediatric Dermatology 11 years experience
Depends: It all depends. The threshold to transfuse varies depending on the situation. If you lose a lot of blood fast like in a car accident, then you may nee... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Saif Fatteh
Pediatric Dermatology 11 years experience
Many things: Could be many things and would need to know more about your situation, the list includes but is not limited too: atypical pneumonia (mycoplasma), asth... Read More
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Saif Fatteh
Pediatric Dermatology 11 years experience
Overwhelmed: If i understand your question, you feel overwhelmed physically and mentally. Your health is just as important and you of course can't take care of yo... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Saif Fatteh
Pediatric Dermatology 11 years experience
Severity of breathin: If you see him pulling his abomen, neck, or chest to breath, seek medical attention. Keep in mind kids get sick approx 1x/month. 1st make sure he is ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Saif Fatteh
Pediatric Dermatology 11 years experience
Try different things: I would try a different razor, then try different creams and use a lotion. Use lots of moisturizes afterwards.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Saif Fatteh
Pediatric Dermatology 11 years experience
Reflux: The description given sounds like acid reflux which becomes more common when pregnant because the baby is pressing against everything causing stomach ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Saif Fatteh
Pediatric Dermatology 11 years experience
Yes: There are many different types of cancers and they can affect different parts of your body. An 18yo can get a throat cancer and many other cancers. Sm... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Saif Fatteh
Pediatric Dermatology 11 years experience
Dehydration?: If you lose too much fluid such as from a heavy period or a normal period at a time when you were not hydrated already, you can get those symptoms. Th... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Saif Fatteh
Pediatric Dermatology 11 years experience
What medication: If your immune system is working well, your lymph nodes will often get enlarged and can be painful as it filters out the badness. You did not state... Read More
A 70-year-old male asked:
Dr. Saif Fatteh
Pediatric Dermatology 11 years experience
Nutritarian: A nutritarian is a person who has a preference for foods that are high in micronutrients. The term “nutritarian” was coined by dr. Joel fuhrman. In hi... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Saif Fatteh
Pediatric Dermatology 11 years experience
Yes: I assume you did not have a condom on. You are exposed to all the sexually transmitted diseases plus also infections that are in the blood. I would s... Read More
A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Saif Fatteh
Pediatric Dermatology 11 years experience
Labs, ask why: Often times there is not one correct answer. Have both endos explain the lab results and also there rational for what they are presenting. Normal labs... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Saif Fatteh
Pediatric Dermatology 11 years experience
Serious answer: As you know, try your best to not use illegal drugs. Seek help if needed 2nd, you sound like you are going to insert the catheter yourself ; i would ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Saif Fatteh
Pediatric Dermatology 11 years experience
Constipation?: You might be constipated. Make sure you eat a high fiber diet and see if that makes a difference before exploring other options.
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Saif Fatteh
Pediatric Dermatology 11 years experience
Entitled to a 2nd op: If you are not happy, sure or confident with the cardiologist's opinion, you can always see a second one for a second opinion. Most doctors are not in... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Saif Fatteh
Pediatric Dermatology 11 years experience
Bugs: If its happening at night on exposed areas (not covered by pjs), it could be fleas, or other bugs in the bed. That is one possibility.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Saif Fatteh
Pediatric Dermatology 11 years experience
Yes: The longer it sits there the higher the chance of getting an infection. Once you get an infection, the infection can spread to various places includi... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Saif Fatteh
Pediatric Dermatology 11 years experience
Physical exam: Along with our vital statistics (blood pressure, weight, heart rate, respiratory rate), it should also involve an actual physical exam of your whole b... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Saif Fatteh
Pediatric Dermatology 11 years experience
Tylenol (acetaminophen) levels: The only thing it should affect is your tylenol (acetaminophen) levels if they check for that. The other thing if you are chronically using tylenol (a... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Saif Fatteh
Pediatric Dermatology 11 years experience
Wont fix it: Cetaphil will not hurt your skin however it will not resolve the acne. If it is truly acne (and not pregnant) should try an over the counter benzoyl ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Saif Fatteh
Pediatric Dermatology 11 years experience
Itch: If you have itchy skin it does not mean you will have some type of visible rash. If it continues, have a doctor take a look to see what it is. Make su... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Saif Fatteh
Pediatric Dermatology 11 years experience
Many things: Bug bites, eczema, irritation from clothes, irritation from shaving, infection of the skin, infection of the hair follicles, ringworm, and many more.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Saif Fatteh
Pediatric Dermatology 11 years experience
Talk to your sister: You appear to have a good relationship with your sister so your first step should be talk to your sister and express your concerns and find out why sh... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Saif Fatteh
Pediatric Dermatology 11 years experience
Overall picture: Depends on what he was testing the urine for and what illness you have. He may want you to provide a morning urine.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Saif Fatteh
Pediatric Dermatology 11 years experience
See a doctor: Assuming you do not have a fever, feel faint and are generally well, make an appointment with your doctor to figure out if it is an infection which re... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Saif Fatteh
Pediatric Dermatology 11 years experience
Couple things: If it is an acne cyst, your doc or dermatologist may want to inject it with a steroid. If it is a white head or pustule, you can use an over the over ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Saif Fatteh
Pediatric Dermatology 11 years experience
Bp plus more: Make sure your facewash has benzoyl peroxide. Make sure you use noncomedogenic makeup. Dont use a hard scrub on your face. If that is not helping, yo... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Saif Fatteh
Pediatric Dermatology 11 years experience
Yes, it could be: Smoking any substance irritates the airways and lungs and can lead to coughing, mucous, etc. So yes, your cough could be caused by your smoking. Of c... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Saif Fatteh
Pediatric Dermatology 11 years experience
Increased chance: You have an increased chance of twins and triplets vs no Clomid (clomiphene) however the chances of having triplets is less than 1% with Clomid (clomi... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Saif Fatteh
Pediatric Dermatology 11 years experience
Difficult to say: I would make an appointment with a doctor and then he can find out your symptoms, your previous health history, do a good physical exam and then deter... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Saif Fatteh
Pediatric Dermatology 11 years experience
More tests: Usually new onset type 1 diabetes presents with gluocse levels much higher. They would need to run other tests to determine if she has type 1 diabetes... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Saif Fatteh
Pediatric Dermatology 11 years experience
Milk can come: At the age of 31, if you get pregnant, under normal circumstances and a normal pregnancy, your breasts should produce milk. Did you have have mil... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Fatteh is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Fatteh is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I will look up what kind if ttp I had and I will get back with you.
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Thanks for your quick reply! It's his real mom that ignores him. Sorry for the confusion.
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Thanks for your quick reply! Greatly appreciate your help, definitely staying hydrated.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Xavier University School of Medicine
Graduated 2011MD

Residency

Michigan State University/ Sparrow Hospital
Completed 2014

Awards

Founding Rx Editor, First Place, National - Winter
2015
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