Doctor Q&A for Dr. Carol Jacobs

A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carol Jacobs
Specializes in Pediatrics
Varies: If a hard stool is right at the anus, a hot bath and manually removing the stool with your finger after the water has softened it may be your best cho ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carol Jacobs
Specializes in Pediatrics
Minimal potential: If you follow the recommendations there rarely are side effects. The most common are stomach issues - burps, abd pain, sometimes diarrhea. If you have ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carol Jacobs
Specializes in Pediatrics
Building blocks: Cord blood is filled with a cell that has the ability to transform into various types of blood cells. (hematopoeitic cell). It's basically a cell that ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Carol Jacobs
Specializes in Pediatrics
Surfer's eye?: I found this article that matches your description. I would recommend you make an appointment with an Ophthalmologist to get a diagnosis of your condi ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carol Jacobs
Specializes in Pediatrics
Ask MD: If your MD has advised a change, there must be a reason. Did you have a recent blood test looking at the level of the medication in your blood stream? ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carol Jacobs
Specializes in Pediatrics
Patience: Although this often looks stressful it is a common event with a vacuum extraction and the majority of the time the blood will be absorbed. If there ar ... Read More
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A 1-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carol Jacobs
Specializes in Pediatrics
Second opinion: Stomach flu is an annoying event at any age but when I hear of this pattern lasting more than 10 days I have to think of other issues - this may be di ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carol Jacobs
Specializes in Pediatrics
Probably: Baby oil is not recommended by Dermatologists if you are using it to treat acne - a common misconception. http://www.livestrong.com/article/185379-ba ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carol Jacobs
Specializes in Pediatrics
Topical steroids: Apply 1% hydro cortisone after cleaning area with soap/water. If severe itching - can try some oral benadryl (diphenhydramine) if no medical condition ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carol Jacobs
Specializes in Pediatrics
Probably not: I have reviewed this product information as I have not heard of it. It's inhaled epinephrine which is not currently on the Pediatric asthma protocols. ... Read More
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