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Dan Brennan, MD

Joined: 11/07/2013
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Dr. Dan Brennan is a Board Certified Pediatrician and Certified Lactation Counselor. He is a graduate of UCLA, Albany Medical College and completed his pediatric training at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in 2001.

Dr. Brennan is a native of Santa Barbara, proud father of two boys, health care columnist, distance runner, AYSO soccer coach and board member, Dos Pueblos Little League manager and board member, contributor to several national health magazines and websites (including Parenting, Baby Talk, Pregnancy and American Baby) and a medical consultant for the USA television show Burn Notice.

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Reply: Mixing Formula
Hi Anon SO sorry you are experiencing the fussy/gassy stage. The good news is...More
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Reply: Is this a rash or something serious?
Hi - Let's see what we can do to help. Generally these skin irritations around the...More
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Reply: Breastfeeding Help
Hi Angie Congrats on the new baby! My first question would be to know how your...More
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Reply: Constant Congestion
Hi I can tell that you are worried about your baby. Although I cannot tell you...More
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Reply: Uneven hip growth in 2 month old.
Hi trnity Reading your description makes me think of Developmental Hip Dysplasia....More
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Reply: Tongue-Tied
Tongue-tie (ankyloglossia) is a common reason for infants to have difficulty...More
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Reply: Hydronephrosis? (Looking for Nikkumom too)
Grace is correct in the usual workup for hydronephrosis. Typically an ultrasound...More
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Reply: baby teeth
Most babies will get their first teeth between 6-9 months. Some will get them...More
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Reply: Green?
Usually diarrhea will present as some combination of looser and more frequent...More
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Reply: Hair seriously wrapped around 3 mo. olds toe, Help...
If the circulation is still good, then you can try using some Nair. This will...More
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