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Dr. Jocelyn Joseph

Pediatrics
MA
27 years experience

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Pediatrics

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

17 Answers
3 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jocelyn Joseph
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Ear pain: Recurrent fluid in the ears can cause it. However, since this is a chronic problem, he should be seen by a specialist- ENT doctor to evaluate for othe... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jocelyn Joseph
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Leukemia: She needs to be evaluated. Bring her to your child's provider.
A female asked:
Dr. Jocelyn Joseph
Pediatrics 27 years experience
1st menstrual cycle: Seems like it's here! The first year can be very irregular. We expect it to normalize after the first year.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jocelyn Joseph
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Baby: Hi, We don't recommend giving a medicine to give to a baby with phlegm. Please bring your child to his/her Pediatrician so he/she can be evaluated.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jocelyn Joseph
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Feedings after 1yo.: Offer food every 3 hours- 3 meals, 2 snacks. Provide well balanced meals and healthy snacks (fruit/vegs/dairy). Consider milk with meals and water w... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jocelyn Joseph
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Red spots: Hi, Without seeing the spots, a diagnosis can not be made. Please ask your sister to have his/her Pediatric provider see the child. Then you will know... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Jocelyn Joseph
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Yes: It's best to have a provider look at the lesions, especially since one is newer.
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jocelyn Joseph
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Healthy BMI: There are programs on line that will let you calculate your BMI. While not 100% perfect, it's a very good tool. If your BMI is >85 percentile or &l... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jocelyn Joseph
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Soft tissue/Ointment: I have found the best thing one can use during a runny nose to protect the skin is tissue that is extremely soft. The ones with lotion are the best. ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Jocelyn Joseph
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Night time feedings: An otherwise healthy child >6mo does not need to eat during the night in order to grow and have healthy brain development. More importantly, the ch... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Jocelyn Joseph
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Get it checked out!: Hi, I advise that you call and discuss with your son's provider. He or she will probably want to see it.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jocelyn Joseph
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Baby: BM patterns can change. If no pain, no blood, follow for now. If no BM after 4-5 days, call for advise from your child's provider.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jocelyn Joseph
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Sinusitis/Antibiotic: This is very concerning. This child should be on Antibiotics and don't be surprised if she needs treatment for 14-21days (and rarely longer.) A WBC sh... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jocelyn Joseph
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Transition of Care: This is a good time. Ask your primary care doctor to refer you to a family medicine doctor or an internal medicine doctor.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jocelyn Joseph
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Possible infection: Hi, There are many illnesses that can cause a fever. In an otherwise healthy 2yo whose immunizations are up to date, the most likely reason is the sta... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jocelyn Joseph
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Blanching rash OK: If no other symptoms and pt is doing well, a blanching rash should not be concerning. If persistent for longer than 3-4days, seek medical advice. OTC ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Jocelyn Joseph
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Vitamins: For a 1yo- liquid vitamin- poly vi sol.--- If there are concerns about inadequate iron intake buy "poly vi sol with iron". If your child eats a bala... Read More

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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Harvard Medical School, MA
Graduated 1995MD
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