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QA1

back to Q&A list QA1: What temperature is too high and when should I take my child to the emergency room for a fever? This is a question that we are asked commonly in the office and over the phone.  … Continue reading

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QA3

back to Q&A list QA3: Can I use sunblock on my infant? What is the safest sunblock level to use? Sunscreen can be used on infants and children of any age, however, avoiding exposure to the sun?s rays in infants … Continue reading

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QA18

back to Q&A list QA18: How do I pull ticks off of my children? The answer to this question can be found in this fun and informative pamphlet on Tick safety: Don’t Let The Ticks Bite! We also cover topics … Continue reading

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QA19

back to Q&A list QA19: How do I get rid of warts? Warts are viral infections of the skin that are only temporary: they will eventually go away on their own! You can often kill the virus earlier if you … Continue reading

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QA20

back to Q&A list QA20: What am I supposed to do with the warts after they have been frozen in your office? After the area of freezing heals, soak the wart(s) in warm water, file it down with an emory … Continue reading

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QA21

back to Q&A list QA21: Does diet effect my acne? Contrary to a lot of people’s opinions out there, diet really has no impact on a child’s acne. Having said that, we do feel it is extremely important for teenagers … Continue reading

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QA38

back to Q&A list QA38: My 5 year old child is constipated. How can I help? Constipation is very common in childhood. The best treatment involves prevention. Encourage a high fiber diet (a good rule for figuring out how many … Continue reading

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QA42

back to Q&A list QA42: What can I do about mosquitoes? Empty standing water in old tires, cemetery urns, buckets, plastic covers, toys, or any other container where mosquitoes may breed. Empty and change the water in bird baths, fountains, … Continue reading

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QA46

back to Q&A list QA46: What if my periods aren’t regular? There are many different reasons why menstrual cycles may not be regular. It is best to contact our office and speak with someone about your periods to tell if … Continue reading

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QA51

back to Q&A list QA51: What can I do to stop the diarrhea that happens when my child is on antibiotics? There is really nothing that can be done to STOP that diarrhea, though sometimes you can lessen it with … Continue reading

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QA52

back to Q&A list QA52: How do I know if my child has lice? How do I treat lice? When can my child with lice go back to school? Lice are small insects that populate the scalp of people and cause … Continue reading

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QA54

back to Q&A list QA54: Can I use a tub for my child’s fever? We do not recommend using a tub to reduce the fever of your child. If you have already given tylenol and/or motrin and you child still … Continue reading

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QA56

back to Q&A list QA56: Does my child need ear tubes (also known as ventilation tubes, myringotomy tubes, PETs, and others)? When might a child need tubes placed? Myringotomy tubes (“ear tubes”) are small tubes that are inserted into a … Continue reading

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QA58

back to Q&A list QA58: How do I treat diaper rash? Initially, you can try to limit further irritation by applying a zinc oxide cream or ointment, or a petroleum jelly product on the irritated area before replacing the diaper … Continue reading

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