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Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience in Pediatrics
Rabies/MICE: Small rodents, including mice, have rarely been associated with rabies and thee have been no documented cases of transmission to humans from a mouse b ... Read More

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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Grindstaff
37 years experience in Addiction Medicine
Give them: clear liquids for 24 hours. Then, if doing better, advance diet to bananas, rice and toast for another 24-48 hrs, then back to a normal diet. If it ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience in Family Medicine
Probably not: Falling from the couch is not a very far fall and if the child was acting normal then I wouldn't go to the ER. If the vomiting occurs when NOT eating ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shahin Tavackoli
22 years experience in Cardiology
Exercise: Exercise and eat fresh fruits and vegetables. Also talk to your family physician, you may be suffering from obstructive sleep apnea or possibly hypot ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Katz
25 years experience in Pediatrics
Many Possible Causes: An infant could be irritable simply because they are tired, hungry or need to be changed. However, irritability could also indicate pain, illness, aci ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience in Pediatrics
Hyothermia: Low body temperature in infants is equally concerning as excessively high body temperatures. An evaluation for infection is warranted, urgently.
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Lipkin
51 years experience in Internal Medicine
Best is prevention: The best medicine is to prevent getting the flu by being sure to get influenza vaccine yearly. Once you already have the flu, medication can help to ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
32 years experience in Neurology
Get seen urgently: I recommend this child be seen urgently in a pediatric ER setting. I don't like the description of the mental status. Even if this were a low-grade vi ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience in Pediatric Pulmonology
Evaluation/M.D.: A 15 month old who is fussy, tired, short of breath, may have a number of conditions including cardiac or pulmonary problems. I would suggest an evalu ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
Pediatric fever: If the baby is not feeding properly, continuously irritable, sleeping excessively, or behaving quite differently than they do normally it would be pru ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary p Marshall
37 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Rest: You could be dealing with a cold, virus, flue or infection. Eat nutritious food also.
A 8-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Croup: You probably should have a nebulizer with albuterol at night for his nocturnal symptoms. He may be throwing a tantrum as he is not breathing right, al ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience in Psychiatry
Tell doctor NOW: Please tell your doctor today about your response so far to the prozac (fluoxetine). Nausea and agitation are not uncommon side effects, especially e ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charlene Sojico
40 years experience in Pediatrics
Viral : Runny nose and phlegmy cough are irritating the back of his throat causing him to vomit out the mucus after a coughing spell and decreased his appetit ... Read More
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A 5-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shalini Sethi
20 years experience in Pediatrics
Fever: Give him some fever reducer and do some cold sponging on the forehead to reduce the fever. See your pediatrician tomorrow .
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience in Pediatrics
Uri: Your child has a viral upper respiratory infection. Use salt water nose drops for his nose. Use a vaporizer for steam to relieve the hoarseness.Elevat ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Xanthopoulos
21 years experience in Pediatrics
Depends: Is he struggling to breathe? Is he vomiting? Is he having difficulty feeding or drinking fluids? Does he have a high fever? These may be reasons to ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Unlikely 2 Accutane: These are not likely due to the accutane. However, it may be important to get a history, physical examination and some blood tests to determine other ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Gieck
13 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Bipolar disorder: If you are concerned symptoms of the condition are worsening it would be worthwhile to follow up with your prescribing mental health provider for furt ... Read More
A 8-year-old female asked:
Dr. Melissa Gowans
20 years experience in Pediatrics
See your physician: Given the additional irritability and sleepiness it's prudent to take your baby to the doctor.
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience in Pediatrics
Body movements: See a neurologist to rule oit the possibility of a seizure disorder.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience in Pain Management
Talk to MD: Continue with the regular dose at the next scheduled dosing time. Let your doctor know what you did and get some guidance.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rodney Pollary
46 years experience in Pediatrics
Vomiting : Most of the time vomiting and or diarrhea are caused by viruses such as influenza type b. It usually lasts from one to two days to a week. If suff ... Read More
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A 11-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
May not be a bad-ide: -especially if this has gone on for a couple days. With fever & stomach aching, this could be an atypical presentation of appendicitis. 5yo do pr ... Read More
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