Dr. Peter Acker

Pediatrics
Port Chester, NY
male

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Pediatrics

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English

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A female asked:
Dr. Peter Acker
Specializes in Pediatrics
Formula feeding: Baby's caloric needs are constant, so if you give pablum with calories, she wiltake less formula. I would just wait an hour or 2 to allow her to get ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Peter Acker
Specializes in Pediatrics
Tick: If the tick has been on less than 24 hours, risk of lyme is extremely low. Simply use tweezers - grasp part of tick that is flush with skin and pull ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Acker
Specializes in Pediatrics
Itchy ears: Most likel not - ear infections are usually painful. You can get some fluid in the middle ear with a cold which could cause a senation such as itchin ... Read More
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Acker is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Acker is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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UC(Collonopsy), non-specific inflammation in small intestine(biopsy)
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