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WHen your baby is losing weight, could it be pyloric stenosis?
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DId you know kids dehydrate quicker than adults?
With spring break under way, I seem to be getting some phone calls from patients of mine who have been on the road travelling and dealing with a child with motion sickness.
To keep the germs at bay, it has been suggested to remove all toys & magazines from a doctor's office. Really? Aren't there germs on magazines in a lawyer, dentist or school office?
The hazards of using the Internet as your own medical textbook can be great.
We are in the height of "sick season" with no end in sight. So how do you keep your kids healthy?
Another illness going around right now is strep throat. Strep is most common in the elementary school aged child. It is seasonal and more cases are seen during the winter months.
During this early flu season and really throughout the year, the questions surrounding how to take a temperature in a child and how to treat a fever seem never ending.
Most children who get repeated throat infections probably don’t need surgery to remove their tonsils and would improve in time with careful monitoring, according to new clinical guidelines on tonsillectomies in children.
Beginning in 2001, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) emphasized amoxicillin as the preferred antibiotic for most children with sinusitis.