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Dr. Adam Paul

Pediatric Gastroenterology
Independence, KS
male

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Pediatric Gastroenterology

Pediatrics

Licenses

United States: Pennsylvania

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

19 Answers
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Paul
Specializes in Pediatric Gastroenterology
Oily stools: This could be secondary to an infection or malabsorption. Some simple tests of your stool would help determine the cause.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Paul
Specializes in Pediatric Gastroenterology
Chest xray: You should be seen by your doctor and receive a chest X-ray.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Paul
Specializes in Pediatric Gastroenterology
Constipation: Increase your dietary fiber to 25 grams per day, drink 60 ounces of water daily, and consider taking a powdered stool softener such as Miralax (polyet... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Adam Paul
Specializes in Pediatric Gastroenterology
FPIES: This could represent Food Protein Induced Enterocolitis Syndrome (FPIES). Classic symptoms include profound vomiting, diarrhea, and dehydration. Thes... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Paul
Specializes in Pediatric Gastroenterology
Peptic gastritis: Peptic gastritis (acid injury to the stomach) may be a cause. Often this can cause vague abdominal discomfort in this area. It can, but is not alway... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Adam Paul
Specializes in Pediatric Gastroenterology
Constipation: H pylori should have little effect on your stool consistency. Functional constipation is very common, and consider increasing dietary sources of fibe... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Paul
Specializes in Pediatric Gastroenterology
Reflux: It may... Consider modifying your diet as well: stay away from spicy foods, tomato based foods, greasy/fried foods, caffeine, and chocolate and alcoh... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Paul
Specializes in Pediatric Gastroenterology
Pregnant Celiac: These medications should not effect your ability to conceive. celiac by itself does not make conception difficult however if it was severe enough to ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Adam Paul
Specializes in Pediatric Gastroenterology
Viral diarrhea: Likely a viral illness. Be sure to keep her hydrated with water and pedialyte. If she has decreased wet diapers, or is unable to tolerate drinking f... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Paul
Specializes in Pediatric Gastroenterology
Intestinal worms: This would be considered a low risk exposure. Most importantly, you should were protective gloves when cleaning up poo, and wash hands thoroughly with... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Paul
Specializes in Pediatric Gastroenterology
Antibiotic diarrhea: Antibiotic associated diarrhea is very common. Consider taking a daily probiotic while you are on antibiotics. The medications themselves can cause... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Paul
Specializes in Pediatric Gastroenterology
Liver injury: Taking these 2 medications together would be more likely to cause an issue if you have an underlying liver disease. Both medications are processed by ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Paul
Specializes in Pediatric Gastroenterology
IBD: Inflammatory bowel diseases (Crohn's and UC) typically do not have symptoms that "come and go", however, they can. Warning signs for these 2 disease ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Paul
Specializes in Pediatric Gastroenterology
Infant stopping: It can be normal for breast fed babies to take up to a week to have a bowel movement. As long as the stool is soft, the baby is gaining appropriate we... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Paul
Specializes in Pediatric Gastroenterology
Liver disease: As long as the dose is appropriate for weight, the medication is not taken repeatedly over days, and there are no other medications that are hepatotox... Read More
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Paul
Specializes in Pediatric Gastroenterology
Liver function: ALT of 34 may be normal depending on the lab where the blood work was obtained. There are many other factors that effect ALT, including medications, a... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Paul
Specializes in Pediatric Gastroenterology
Other cause: Has your doctor considered other causes for your pain? Since your lipase is normal this is not likely to be due to pancreatitis, but I would suggest h... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Paul
Specializes in Pediatric Gastroenterology
Food and stools : foods you eat could very well effect the topical sensation at the anus
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Paul
Specializes in Pediatric Gastroenterology
Hernia?: Does the pain come and go? Is it only present when you push? Is there a bulge? I would consider an abdominal wall hernia as a possible cause

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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, PA
Graduated 2007MD

Residency

UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND MEDICAL CENTER

Awards

Top Pediatric Gastroenterologist, First Place, National - Spring
2016
Top Doctor, First Place, Maryland - Spring
2016
Thought Leader, First Place, Maryland - Spring
2016
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