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Dr. Chi Nguyen

Pediatrics
CA
25 years experience female

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Pediatrics

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

22 Answers
3 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A female asked:
Dr. Chi Nguyen
Pediatrics 25 years experience
It could be allergy.: Conjunctivitis is the medical terminology of pink eye. "Pink eye" can be from different reasons. Bacterial pink eye can easily be treated with antib... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Chi Nguyen
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Ice and Zyrtec.: Ice it to reduce itching, pain and swelling. Do not scratch it. Take Zyrtec to counter act the allergic reaction. See a doctor if it is not better.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chi Nguyen
Pediatrics 25 years experience
10% Benzoperoxide: You can by 10% Benzoperoxie acne cream over the counter. It is bactericidal (kills bacteria) and reduce the redness. Use it 2x per day. Don't over ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chi Nguyen
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Ingrown hair: It could be ingrown hair irritating your hair follicle. If it's getting bigger, please go see your doctor. If it's not going away in a week, you sho... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chi Nguyen
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Take child to the Dr: Ring-like rash is not one of the Flu symptoms. Please take your child to the Doctor.
A female asked:
Dr. Chi Nguyen
Pediatrics 25 years experience
No: Baby poop can vary daily in different shades of yellow and green depending the quality of the milk, how long it has been the in the diaper, and how d... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chi Nguyen
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Yeast infection.: Please see your OB/Gyn doctor to have a vaginal exam to make sure it is or is not an infection. Yeast infection tends to itch.
A female asked:
Dr. Chi Nguyen
Pediatrics 25 years experience
No shot needed.: If it's a non-rusty sewing needle, it's unlikely you will need tetanus shot. This shot lasts 5-10 years. If you haven't had the shot over 6 years. I... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chi Nguyen
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Can still be normal.: What you've described is a normal process of a bruise. If the lump in the center has fluid inside and is increasing in size then she must see a doct... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chi Nguyen
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Normal.: Not all babies have the same bowel movement pattern. It is normal as long as the stool quality is normal, the baby a happy feeder, the baby is thrivi... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Chi Nguyen
Pediatrics 25 years experience
This not normal.: This is not normal. There may be an underlying issue of food intolerant. Please see your Pediatrician to further evaluate her. You may need to also t... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chi Nguyen
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Maybe not always.: When ever you get fluid filled bubble on your skin, it's a sign of skin injury, which can be either form infection, insect bite or iritation.
A male asked:
Dr. Chi Nguyen
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Ask your Dr. Again.: It's difficult to diagnose rash without seeing it and feeling it. Most rash will turn red when a child is crying. Rash can be due to food allergic ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chi Nguyen
Pediatrics 25 years experience
No.: You don’t need to sterilize the bottle as long as you wash it with soap and keep them in a clean area, away from where you cook. Most important is yo... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chi Nguyen
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Normal weight.: This is appropriate weight for her. Being skinny or slender person does not translate to being unhealthy. Unhealthy or not has to do with what you e... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chi Nguyen
Pediatrics 25 years experience
No.: Any time you have an opening in your skin, this gives the bacteria in your environment a chance to enter your body and causes infection or worsen your... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chi Nguyen
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Ibuprofen.: Ibuprofen can help relieve the pain, but you must see a doctor to have the ear examine.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chi Nguyen
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Cream or suppository: Cream or the suppository will be fine assuming this is for your vaginal yeast infection.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chi Nguyen
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Must see your Dr.: Breast milk is produced when hormones in your body send signals to your breast to make milk. This happens after you gave birth to a child. If you ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Chi Nguyen
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Yes.: If this happens frequently you should see your doctor to evaluate for reflux problem. The acid going up to your esophagus all the time will cause da... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chi Nguyen
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Result is subjective: It depends on each patient individually. Everyone perceive pain differently.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chi Nguyen
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) is ok.: If it's due to irritation, then Desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) or even just plain vaseline should resolve your problem in a 2-3 days. If it's due ... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Nguyen is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! my husband has this.we went to our family dr, he just said it was some type of dermatitis. Wrote for a steroid cream. keeps coming back,worse! he does pick at it the bli...Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank You Very Much For Your Time!! Have A Great Day:)
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you! I'll get it looked at.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Rosalind Franklin University - Chicago Medical School, IL
Graduated 1997MD
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