Doctor Q&A for Dr. Heather Silverberg

A 15-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heather Silverberg
18 years experience Pediatrics
Unrelated: These symptoms may be unrelated to the antibiotic. Muscle pains and aches are not common side effects of Azithromycin. These symptoms are not usually ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heather Silverberg
18 years experience Pediatrics
Eat food: Eat food, not marketing. Skip the Shakeology, save your money for fresh fruits and veggies. The best advice comes from Michael Pollan: "Eat Food. Most ... Read More
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A 2-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heather Silverberg
18 years experience Pediatrics
Need your doctor: Please take your daughter in to see her doctor. The cause of her rash could be as simple as a virus that will get better on its own, but it could also ... Read More
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heather Silverberg
18 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe not insect: Skin irritation can have many causes, it may be that it was actually something else, like oil from a plant that got on your skin. You want to make sur ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heather Silverberg
18 years experience Pediatrics
Can't know: If your periods are irregular, meaning they vary in length from cycle to cycle, you can't just go by the date in the month, you need the help of eithe ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heather Silverberg
18 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Take two pills today. If you remember you missed one, take it as soon as you remember, in other words, don't wait until tonight if you usually take yo ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heather Silverberg
18 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: If there was a gap in taking contraceptive pills, yes, it's a possibility. If I were you I would take a pregnancy test if you have any doubt. If the r ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heather Silverberg
18 years experience Pediatrics
Rest, fluids, Motrin: Sorry to hear you are feeling sick. If your symptoms are caused by a cold virus, there aren't any special medicines needed. Your body will recover on ... Read More
A 2-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heather Silverberg
18 years experience Pediatrics
Ok to watch at home: If your daughter is active and eating breakfast and otherwise seems okay to you, usually you can watch her at home. Low grade fever is common in chil ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heather Silverberg
18 years experience Pediatrics
Yes and no: Hi, In order to prevent and minimize scarring you want to avoid disrupting any scabs or opening up the crusted chicken pox. Putting the make-up on is ... Read More
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