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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Leave it up to child: And physician.18-years is usual cut-off age.Many children & their pediatrician want to maintain their relationship until child graduates college at ag ... Read More
Dr. Joseph Cohen
21 years experience Pediatrics
18-21: Some practices like mine will see them until the 21.

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Various: Many children as they get older see the pediatrician as an indication of childhood and want to see an adult doctor as proof of their maturity. There ... Read More
Dr. Zoey Goore
23 years experience Pediatrics
Transition: That depends on the person, the resources available and on any underlying problems. For most places it is 18 or graduated high school. Some kids with ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Diede
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Depends...: If a child started out life seeing a pediatrician, and you are happy with the care he/she provides, then typically children are seen by the pediatrici ... Read More
Dr. Beth Summers
19 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: Pediatricians usually stop seeing children once they reach the age of 18. However, i know some pediatricians still see some of their patients until 21 ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Hard to say: The primary reason for failure to gain weight is failure to take in the needed calories. This can also be a sign they are not absorbed, are lost or th ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charlene Sojico
40 years experience Pediatrics
Neurologist: While there are no treatments available to stop/cure the progression of muscle weakness, the neurologist can assist in developing an exercise plan and ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
27 years experience Pediatrics
See below: What the tests are, why they are needed, how will the results influence your child's care, and any other options.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Samuel Freedman
8 years experience Pediatrics
Pediatrics: Make sure they are board-certified. Go to abp.Org to check credentials. Have an up-front conversation about communication, call-backs, expectations, p ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Natalie Hodge
25 years experience Pediatrics
One week: I want to see babies after they get out of the hospital at one week of life, especially if the baby is breastfeeding. Unfortunately, insurance compan ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: Pediatricians treat kids and your age puts you out of that category.If you are asking about a kid, it depends on the pediatrician. Some prefer to refe ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Bolesta
39 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Nerve pressure: Compression is the same thing as pressure. The medical term refers to problems with nerves (numbness, tingling, weakness, pain) caused by something pu ... Read More

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