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Dr. Marshall Seligmann

Pediatrics
Los Angeles, CA
15 years experience male

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Los Angeles, CA

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Los Angeles, CA
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Pediatrics

Urgent Care

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

115 Answers
9 Agrees
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marshall Seligmann
Pediatrics 15 years experience
Ignore: A dietician with special focus on diabetes can help plan diabetic-friendly meals.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marshall Seligmann
Pediatrics 15 years experience
Ignore: Get plenty of sleep Exercise regularly Find outputs for stress.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marshall Seligmann
Pediatrics 15 years experience
Ignore: If you suspect that you have migraine headaches, speak to your doctor.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marshall Seligmann
Pediatrics 15 years experience
Ignore: Ask your doctor for recommendations for where to seek evaluation for learning disorders.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marshall Seligmann
Pediatrics 15 years experience
Ignore: Ask your doctor if you are concerned about your child's height.
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marshall Seligmann
Pediatrics 15 years experience
Pediatric BMI: A "healthy" weight is one that will result in a Body Mass Index (BMI) between the 5th and 85th percentile for a child's age and sex. For a 16 yea... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marshall Seligmann
Pediatrics 15 years experience
Ignore: See your doctor yearly for regular well-child care, at which time you can ask specific questions.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marshall Seligmann
Pediatrics 15 years experience
Ignore: If you have specific questions about your newborn, ask your doctor.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marshall Seligmann
Pediatrics 15 years experience
Well Child Care: For a 6 year old child, a routine well child examination would include vital signs, measurement and plotting of growth parameters, a detailed history,... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marshall Seligmann
Pediatrics 15 years experience
More testing needed: Unprotected sex places you at risk for pregnancy as well as sexually transmitted infections (STI). Testing for both would be advisable.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marshall Seligmann
Pediatrics 15 years experience
Chronic Rashes: Chronic, long-term rashes have many different causes, and require a physical examination for diagnosis. Ideally this should be performed by a physici... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marshall Seligmann
Pediatrics 15 years experience
Ignore: Do see your doctor if you think your child is going through puberty early.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marshall Seligmann
Pediatrics 15 years experience
Joint Rehabilitation: Joints which have been sprained may heal with weakness in the ligaments and surrounding musculature which make the joint more vulnerable to recurrent ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marshall Seligmann
Pediatrics 15 years experience
Erythema Multiforme: Erythema Multiforme (EM minor) is a type of allergic reaction that occurs via a distinct and separate mechanism from immediate hypersensitivity reacti... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marshall Seligmann
Pediatrics 15 years experience
Pelvic Examination: If you already have an open dialogue with your parents regarding sexual activity, then asking to be taken to a gynecologist for a routine examination ... Read More
A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marshall Seligmann
Pediatrics 15 years experience
Allergic Rhinitis: Nasal steroids and oral antihistamines are complimentary, and are often used together in the treatment of allergic rhinitis.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marshall Seligmann
Pediatrics 15 years experience
Development: At 2 months of age not all children can pick their head up. If your child is able to turn their head side to side while prone, then they are beginnin... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marshall Seligmann
Pediatrics 15 years experience
Probably Not.: Hypothyroidism is the condition where thyroid hormone levels are low, but there are a variety of causes. It is extremely rare to have a completely no... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marshall Seligmann
Pediatrics 15 years experience
Gastroenteritis: Viral gastroenteritis usually begins with abdominal discomfort, sometimes associated with fever and/or vomiting, which is later followed by diarrhea. ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marshall Seligmann
Pediatrics 15 years experience
Mucous Clearance: Mucous contains bacteria and cellular debris, and is not reabsorbed. The body eliminates mucous through its mucociliary clearance mechanisms.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marshall Seligmann
Pediatrics 15 years experience
Diabetes Care: Diabetes can affect the circulation to the extremities. Any change in the appearance or sensation in the feet should be immediately addressed by a ph... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marshall Seligmann
Pediatrics 15 years experience
Ignore: Temper tantrums can become more frequent if the child is rewarded by getting what they want.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marshall Seligmann
Pediatrics 15 years experience
Tailoring Treatment: Medications need to be tailored for the condition and for the patient. There is no overall "best" medication.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marshall Seligmann
Pediatrics 15 years experience
Ignore: Ask your doctor if your child's whooping cough vaccination is up to date.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marshall Seligmann
Pediatrics 15 years experience
Different medication: Ibuprofen is an NSAID (non steroidal anti inflammatory drug), and loratidine is an antihistamine. They are not structurally similar, and being allerg... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marshall Seligmann
Pediatrics 15 years experience
Menstrual cycle: If you had intercourse 7 weeks ago, with no periods in between, then your period is more than just 1 week late.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marshall Seligmann
Pediatrics 15 years experience
Yes.: At the proper dose, benefiber is safe to be taken daily in adults.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marshall Seligmann
Pediatrics 15 years experience
Hair Loss: Hair loss can be caused by many different things, including infections, medication, radiation, mechanical injury, inflammatory conditions, and autoimm... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marshall Seligmann
Pediatrics 15 years experience
Antibiotics: Antiseptics (such as bleach or alcohol) can kill both bacteria and viruses. Antibiotics, on the other hand, are medications that interfere with speci... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marshall Seligmann
Pediatrics 15 years experience
Now: Unprotected sex places you at risk for pregnancy as well as sexually transmitted infections (sti). Testing for both would be advisable.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marshall Seligmann
Pediatrics 15 years experience
Ink: The small amount of ink that would be ingested from blowing up a balloon is not likely to cause any adverse effects.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marshall Seligmann
Pediatrics 15 years experience
Animal Cruelty: Animal cruelty in children is a warning sign for severe emotional disturbance, and should prompt an evaluation by a licensed mental health professiona... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marshall Seligmann
Pediatrics 15 years experience
Ignore: Ask your doctor how to talk about sex, drugs, and bodily changes with your adolescent.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marshall Seligmann
Pediatrics 15 years experience
Ignore: Don't leave your child unattended on a table or other elevated surface.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marshall Seligmann
Pediatrics 15 years experience
Ignore: Ask your doctor how you can maintain a healthy lifestyle while balancing coursework in college.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marshall Seligmann
Pediatrics 15 years experience
Ignore: Do obtain regular yearly visits with your doctor for well-child care.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marshall Seligmann
Pediatrics 15 years experience
Gastroenteritis: Viral gastroenteritis usually begins with abdominal comfort, sometimes associated with fever and/or vomiting, which is later followed by diarrhea.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marshall Seligmann
Pediatrics 15 years experience
Hair Loss: Hair loss can be caused by many different things, including infections, medication, radiation, mechanical injury, inflammatory conditions, and autoimm... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marshall Seligmann
Pediatrics 15 years experience
Gastroenteritis: Viral gastroenteritis usually begins with abdominal comfort, sometimes associated with fever and/or vomiting, which is later followed by diarrhea. It... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marshall Seligmann
Pediatrics 15 years experience
Foot Pain: Foot pain could develop in the absence of overt trauma. For example, infections can cause swelling, pain, redness, and possibly fever. In athletes (... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marshall Seligmann
Pediatrics 15 years experience
Pregnancy: Ovulation occurs approximately 2 weeks into the menstrual cycle. This is the best time for sexual intercourse if you are trying to get pregnant.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marshall Seligmann
Pediatrics 15 years experience
Headaches: Common types of headaches include tension headaches, cluster headaches, and migraines. These are often differentiated based on the history and descri... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marshall Seligmann
Pediatrics 15 years experience
Medi-Cal: Many providers accept Medi-Cal. Once you have found one that you like and are comfortable with, you can assign that physician to be your primary care ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marshall Seligmann
Pediatrics 15 years experience
Hair Loss: Hair loss can be caused by many different things, including infections, medication, radiation, mechanical injury, inflammatory conditions, and autoimm... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marshall Seligmann
Pediatrics 15 years experience
Scars: Scars can be life-long. There is a large individual variation in the duration and amount of healing that will occur. Once the initial wound has heal... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marshall Seligmann
Pediatrics 15 years experience
Non-specific finding: Patchy opacities in lung fields indicate the presence of material more dense than the surrounding lung tissue (which is mostly filled with air). This... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marshall Seligmann
Pediatrics 15 years experience
Painful Intercourse: Sexual intercourse should not be painful. If it is, then examination by a physician is warranted to evaluate for potential causes of pain.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marshall Seligmann
Pediatrics 15 years experience
Pelvic Ultrasound: Pelvic ultrasound is a diagnostic modality that is used to assist with the visualization and diagnosis of conditions affecting the uterus and ovaries.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marshall Seligmann
Pediatrics 15 years experience
Yes.: If you are using an SPF 30 sunscreen, and applying it properly before sun exposure, then 15 minutes of sun exposure a day should be completely safe. ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marshall Seligmann
Pediatrics 15 years experience
Usually 18: The growth plates usually fuse around age 18 in men.

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Seligmann is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Seligmann is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Is the stiffness can be in joints, muscles, and tendons ?
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Thanks for your quick reply! Now have an appn't set with an allergist for next Wednesday. Bye!
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you I understand clearly now what she meant.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

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Medical/Graduate school

State University of New York Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine, NY
Graduated 2007MD

Residency

Children's Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA)
Completed 2010

Awards

Richard L. Day, M.D. Award For Outstanding Performance in Pediatrics
HealthTap Founding Doctor

Affiliations

American Academy of Pediatrics (California chapter 2)
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