Dr. Marshall Seligmann

Pediatrics
Los Angeles, CA
16 years experience male

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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 16 years experience
Ignore: Ask your doctor for strategies you can use to control temper tantrums.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marshall Seligmann
Pediatrics 16 years experience
Migraine Triggers: Some people have specific triggers to their migraines, such as foods or other exposures. Keeping a headache diary can often help to reveal these trig... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marshall Seligmann
Pediatrics 16 years experience
Birthing Hips: "Birthing hips" is a slang term referring to large hips. In the past, this was assumed to be a good sign of reproductive ability and ease of childbir... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marshall Seligmann
Pediatrics 16 years experience
Yes: If you are sexually active, then there is a chance that you could be pregnant. Nausea, fatigue, dizziness, and headache can also be signs of many oth... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marshall Seligmann
Pediatrics 16 years experience
Neurodegeneration: The brain does not regenerate. Frontal lobe atrophy is a serious condition, for which a Neurologist should be an integral part of the disease managem... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marshall Seligmann
Pediatrics 16 years experience
Pregnancy Testing: Pregnancy can be detected fairly accurately by home pregnancy detection tests 1 or 2 days before the date of your anticipated period. The tests are m... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marshall Seligmann
Pediatrics 16 years experience
Cold Weather: If cold weather prevents you from exercising outdoors, then consider indoor activities such as swimming in an indoor pool, indoor sports (basketball, ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marshall Seligmann
Pediatrics 16 years experience
TB Screening: If there is concern that children were exposed to someone with active TB, then TB screening (via PPD) would generally be indicated.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marshall Seligmann
Pediatrics 16 years experience
Ignore: Acne is a common problem in puberty. Prescription medication may be of benefit.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marshall Seligmann
Pediatrics 16 years experience
Ignore: Teething in children Causes fussiness and pain Teething rings are good.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marshall Seligmann
Pediatrics 16 years experience
Hair Growth: Hair will grow naturally after shaving it. You can wash the growing hair with soap or shampoo as you please.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marshall Seligmann
Pediatrics 16 years experience
Yes.: The pill is a very effective method of birth control, but even when used properly, there is always a chance of getting pregnant.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marshall Seligmann
Pediatrics 16 years experience
Animal Injuries: Puncture wounds from cats are potentially dangerous due to the potential for bacterial infections. In addition to tetanus, there are other wound infe... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marshall Seligmann
Pediatrics 16 years experience
Yes.: Vulvitis is the medical term for inflammation of the vulva.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marshall Seligmann
Pediatrics 16 years experience
Benadryl (diphenhydramine): In general, Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is safe for children to take; however, the dose of Benadryl (diphenhydramine) should be adjusted based on the c... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marshall Seligmann
Pediatrics 16 years experience
Yes.: Blood type incompatibility is important for blood transfusions. It does not bear any impact on sexual relationships or physical compatibility.
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marshall Seligmann
Pediatrics 16 years experience
Echinacea: Echinacea is the name for a group of flowers in the daisy family. It's sold as an herbal supplement to prevent or cure illness - however, there is no... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marshall Seligmann
Pediatrics 16 years experience
Orthostatics: Orthostatic hypotension is a condition where the blood pressure drops when going from a sitting to a standing position. It can cause dizziness (somet... Read More
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A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marshall Seligmann
Pediatrics 16 years experience
Yes.: The Eustachian tube connects the nasopharynx to the inner ear; whenever conditions lead to nasal congestion, fluid can then travel and accumulate in t... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marshall Seligmann
Pediatrics 16 years experience
Mucous Clearance: Debris that enters the nose would likely be trapped in mucous, which would then be eliminated through mucociliary clearance mechanisms. Larger object... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marshall Seligmann
Pediatrics 16 years experience
Eyedrops: Eyedrops may reduce the red appearance of the eyes, but will not make a person feel more awake if they are tired/sleepy.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marshall Seligmann
Pediatrics 16 years experience
Ignore: Rabies vaccination may be advisable before international travel.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marshall Seligmann
Pediatrics 16 years experience
Pregnancy Weight: Weight gain is normal during pregnancy, but gaining too much weight too quickly can be unhealthy. In order to know whether weight gain is excessive, ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marshall Seligmann
Pediatrics 16 years experience
Spotting: Spotting is a small amount of vaginal bleeding that can occur which is unrelated to ovulatory cycles.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marshall Seligmann
Pediatrics 16 years experience
Ignore: Ask your doctor if the medications you are using for teething are right for your child.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marshall Seligmann
Pediatrics 16 years experience
Ignore: Don't provide teething tablets; they are not recommended.
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marshall Seligmann
Pediatrics 16 years experience
Orthostatics: Orthostatic hypotension is a condition where the blood pressure drops when going from a sitting to a standing position. It can cause dizziness (somet... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marshall Seligmann
Pediatrics 16 years experience
Ignore: Do keep the poison control center telephone number in an easy-to-find location for emergencies.
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marshall Seligmann
Pediatrics 16 years experience
Growing Pains: In general, growing pains should not have any other associated signs or symptoms, such as joint swelling, redness, warmth, fever, or point-tenderness ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marshall Seligmann
Pediatrics 16 years experience
Constipation.: These are common symptoms of constipation.
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marshall Seligmann
Pediatrics 16 years experience
Shin Splints: Shin splints are a common overuse injury seen in runners. Pain is usually present on the medial (inner) part of the shin, is worse with exercise, and... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marshall Seligmann
Pediatrics 16 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
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marshall Seligmann
Pediatrics 16 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
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marshall Seligmann
Pediatrics 16 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
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marshall Seligmann
Pediatrics 16 years experience
Ignore: Do obtain regular yearly visits with your doctor for well-child care.
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marshall Seligmann
Pediatrics 16 years experience
Tailoring Treatment: Medications need to be tailored for the condition and for the patient. There is no overall "best" medication.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marshall Seligmann
Pediatrics 16 years experience
Ignore: Ask your doctor how you can maintain a healthy lifestyle while balancing coursework in college.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marshall Seligmann
Pediatrics 16 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
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marshall Seligmann
Pediatrics 16 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.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marshall Seligmann
Pediatrics 16 years experience
Ignore: See your doctor yearly for regular well-child care, at which time you can ask specific questions.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marshall Seligmann
Pediatrics 16 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
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marshall Seligmann
Pediatrics 16 years experience
Gastroenteritis: Viral gastroenteritis usually begins with abdominal comfort, sometimes associated with fever and/or vomiting, which is later followed by diarrhea.
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marshall Seligmann
Pediatrics 16 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
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marshall Seligmann
Pediatrics 16 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.
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marshall Seligmann
Pediatrics 16 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
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marshall Seligmann
Pediatrics 16 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
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marshall Seligmann
Pediatrics 16 years experience
Ignore: If you suspect that you have migraine headaches, speak to your doctor.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marshall Seligmann
Pediatrics 16 years experience
Ignore: Don't leave your child unattended on a table or other elevated surface.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marshall Seligmann
Pediatrics 16 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.
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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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MD

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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