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Dr. Susan Shaleh Schreiber, MD

Pediatrician

Dr. Susan Shaleh Schreiber MD is a top Pediatrician in Beverly Hills, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. Susan Shaleh Schreiber MD is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Susan Shaleh Schreiber MD is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. Susan Shaleh Schreiber MD is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In Beverly Hills, California, Dr. Susan Shaleh Schreiber MD is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
47 years Experience
Dr. Susan Shaleh Schreiber, MD
  • Beverly Hills, California
  • Univ of Southern Ca Sch of Med, Los Angeles Ca
  • Accepting new patients

My daughter breathes through her mouth due to her adenoids problem. Is this okay?

It is common for children to breathe through their mouth when they are sick and their adenoids are swollen. If she always breathes through her mouth day and night, that can be READ MORE
It is common for children to breathe through their mouth when they are sick and their adenoids are swollen. If she always breathes through her mouth day and night, that can be a problem. Also, loud snoring and especially sleep apnea (where she stops breathing for a short period of time) is a more serious problem and needs to be addressed with an ear, nose, and throat specialist. You can try an over-the-counter allergy nose spray like Flonase or Nasocort when she is mouth-breathing and see if that helps. As she gets older, her adenoids may start to get smaller.

Can a UTI affect small kids?

Yes, children can definitely get UTIs. Burning with urination can be a sign of UTI or sometimes could just be local irritation around the urethra. Things like bubble baths or not READ MORE
Yes, children can definitely get UTIs. Burning with urination can be a sign of UTI or sometimes could just be local irritation around the urethra. Things like bubble baths or not wiping well after going to the bathroom can cause irritation. Usually, your pediatrician can tell the difference by checking a urine sample and examining the area. Blood in the urine is a sign of UTI, but you may not be able to see it. Blood may be in such small amounts that it only shows up when tested.

Is there anyway to prevent chicken pox?

If your baby has been vaccinated with at least 1 dose of the vaccine then he only has a 5 % chance of getting chicken pox. There is medication that can be used to prevent getting READ MORE
If your baby has been vaccinated with at least 1 dose of the vaccine then he only has a 5 % chance of getting chicken pox. There is medication that can be used to prevent getting it (zovirax) but generally would not be used in a healthy vaccinated child.