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Dr. Valentine Enemuo, M.D

Gastroenterologist (Pediatric)

Dr. Valentine Enemuo M.D is a top Gastroenterologist (Pediatric) in Overland Park, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. Valentine Enemuo M.D is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Valentine Enemuo M.D is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. Valentine Enemuo M.D is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In Overland Park, KS, Dr. Valentine Enemuo M.D is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
25 years Experience
Dr. Valentine Enemuo, M.D
  • Overland Park, KS
  • University Of Nigeria
  • Accepting new patients

What can I do if my baby is considered colic?

Colic does not have any proven treatment. However, there other diseases in infant that can present as colic such as gastroesophageal reflux, and milk protein allergy. Treating READ MORE
Colic does not have any proven treatment. However, there other diseases in infant that can present as colic such as gastroesophageal reflux, and milk protein allergy.
Treating gastroesophageal reflux and making changes to the feeding such as mom avoiding dairy, and sometimes soy if breastfeeding, or changing to semi-elemental, or amino acid formula can sometimes help.

Is powdered husk safe for kids of 8 years to relieve constipation?

Psyllium Husk is good, but has to be taken with adequate oral fluid daily. Ensure he takes adequate amounts of fiber daily.

If my child is lactose intolerant, will he be weak?

Lactose intolerance is not associated with physical weakness. It might affect his activities indirectly because of abdominal discomfort, bloating, gassiness, and diarrhea. However, READ MORE
Lactose intolerance is not associated with physical weakness. It might affect his activities indirectly because of abdominal discomfort, bloating, gassiness, and diarrhea. However, taking lactose-free dairy will eliminate these symptoms effectively. There are lactose-free dairy products in all stores, including lactose-free cheese, milk, ice cream, etc.

Should children be given probiotics?

Probiotics are generally safe at any age. There is no evidence that a probiotic daily is associated with a healthier gut. However, a good diet will promote the growth of good bacteria READ MORE
Probiotics are generally safe at any age. There is no evidence that a probiotic daily is associated with a healthier gut. However, a good diet will promote the growth of good bacteria in your gut associated with a healthier gut.

Is constipation in children normal?

Constipation is not normal in children. However, it is common in children. 25% of a general pediatric gastroenterologist practice is constipation, while 3% of general pediatrician READ MORE
Constipation is not normal in children. However, it is common in children. 25% of a general pediatric gastroenterologist practice is constipation, while 3% of general pediatrician practice is constipation.

How can celiac disease be diagnosed?

Skin rash with blisters and itching that is usually bilateral, known as Dermatitis Herpetiformis is sometimes associated with celiac disease. Although less common in Pediatric READ MORE
Skin rash with blisters and itching that is usually bilateral, known as Dermatitis Herpetiformis is sometimes associated with celiac disease. Although less common in Pediatric population.
The symptoms of celiac disease include diarrhea, abdominal bloating, gassiness, constipation, poor weight gain, weight loss, nausea, abdominal pain, dermatitis herpetiformis, bone pain, joint pain, short stature, weakness, tiredness, seizure, numbness, headache, infertility.
Celiac disease can be confirmed by a Pediatric gastroenterologist with upper gastrointestinal endoscopy with biopsies (tissues) taken from the surface of the small intestinal lining showing damage to the lining (villi) after the screening blood test showed elevated anti-tissue transglutaminase antibody (TTG).
The skin rash of dermatitis Herpetiformis is diagnosed by a dermatologist with skin biopsies (tissues) of the rash showing the typical damage of inflammatory cells and deposition of IgA.