Doctor Q&A for Dr. Omar Matuk-villazon

A female asked:
Dr. Omar Matuk-villazon
11 years experience Pediatrics
Bowel Patterns: The green color of the BM should not be a concern, that could be cause to whatever is on her diet (vegetables or either candies with colorant). Per ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Omar Matuk-villazon
11 years experience Pediatrics
Predisposition : There has not been a large study that demostrates that a thought translates into disease. Is also very hard to asses this situation (let's start wit ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Omar Matuk-villazon
11 years experience Pediatrics
Elevated Amylase: An elevated amylase in a 14 year old boy does not guarantee the diagnosis of pancreatitis (which lipase is more sensitive). The main sources of amylas ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Omar Matuk-villazon
11 years experience Pediatrics
Pregnancy Test: In my experience if there is a suspicion of pregnancy the easiest test will be a OTC pregnancy test. Usually the HCG will be detectable in the urine ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Omar Matuk-villazon
11 years experience Pediatrics
Not possible: A 19 yer old has reached his/hers adult height.
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Omar Matuk-villazon
11 years experience Pediatrics
No: At 25 years usually all people have their tetanus immunization uptodate (requirement college for ex). The fact that this happened 2 months ago makes ... Read More
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A 2-year-old female asked:
Dr. Omar Matuk-villazon
11 years experience Pediatrics
Papular Urticaria: Some kids develop a late allergic reaction to mosquito bites called papular urticaria. Is not a serious condition and can be controlled with antihist ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Omar Matuk-villazon
11 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Is safe although It is not known if DULERA (formoterol and mometasone) passes into your milk and if it can harm your baby. Talk to your doctor about o ... Read More
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A 2-year-old female asked:
Dr. Omar Matuk-villazon
11 years experience Pediatrics
Both: Velopharingeal insufficency encompass a large number of diseases, the best treatment will be via interdisciplinary team composed of ENT, Plastic Surge ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Omar Matuk-villazon
11 years experience Pediatrics
Chest Pain: A pain as described above (21 year boy with chest pain on left nipple alleviated with ice), seems more related to a trauma, costocondritis or GI cause ... Read More
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