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Sandra Esteves

Pediatrics

Dr. Sandra Esteves is a pediatrician practicing in Hackensack, NJ. Dr. Esteves is a doctor who specializes in the health care of children. As a pedicatrician, Dr. Esteves diagnoses and treats infections, injuries, diseases and other disorders in children. Pediatricians typically work with infants, children, teenagers and young adults up to age 21. They practice medical care as well as preventative health care. Dr. Esteves can oversee and manage the physical, mental and emotional health of their patients.
Sandra Esteves
  • Hackensack, NJ
  • Accepting new patients

Can asthma be cured completely?

Asthma is a chronic disease and therefore cannot be permanently cured. Depending on its severity however, it can be controlled very well. There are patients who can go many years READ MORE
Asthma is a chronic disease and therefore cannot be permanently cured. Depending on its severity however, it can be controlled very well. There are patients who can go many years without an asthma exacerbation or attack.

Why does my baby have so much sticky substance coming out of her eyes?

This can be caused by a blocked tear duct and should be evaluated by her Primary Care Provider. Many times a simple tear duct massage may be the treatment required but if the READ MORE
This can be caused by a blocked tear duct and should be evaluated by her Primary Care Provider. Many times a simple tear duct massage may be the treatment required but if the white of the eye is red or irritated it may require antibiotic drops/ointment. Best to have her evaluated so you can be sure.

How often should a child pee throughout the day?

This is all dependent on how much fluid the child is taking. If he or she is not peeing at least once every 8 hours that is a sign of dehydration and requires immediate attention. READ MORE
This is all dependent on how much fluid the child is taking. If he or she is not peeing at least once every 8 hours that is a sign of dehydration and requires immediate attention.

Why does my child constantly has a running nose?

This can be a sign of allergies and your child should have some allergy testing done. Your child’s PCP can either run some tests or provide a referral to an Allergist in order READ MORE
This can be a sign of allergies and your child should have some allergy testing done. Your child’s PCP can either run some tests or provide a referral to an Allergist in order establish if his/her constant runny nose is allergic in nature.

Are oil massages safe for babies?

Oil massages are safe to use as long as unscented oils are used when giving an oil massage to an infant. It is important to limit fragrances in any type of emollient in order READ MORE
Oil massages are safe to use as long as unscented oils are used when giving an oil massage to an infant. It is important to limit fragrances in any type of emollient in order to minimize the risk of causing irritation to a baby’s sensitive skin.

Can milk cause loose stool in kids?

Loose stools after drinking milk could be a sign of lactose intolerance. You should address this with your PCP and perhaps he/she can advise some solutions if lactose intolerance READ MORE
Loose stools after drinking milk could be a sign of lactose intolerance. You should address this with your PCP and perhaps he/she can advise some solutions if lactose intolerance is strongly suspected.

Is there any vaccine to prevent hand-foot-mouth disease?

There is no vaccine to prevent coxsackie virus.