Flu

Influenza (flu) usually comes on suddenly. In many cases you can pinpoint the hour when symptoms started. Symptoms develop 1 to 4 days after your child is infected. Classic flu involves fever for about 3 days, followed by a gradual decrease in other symptoms. Fever is usually slightly lower on the 2nd & 3rd [...]

Flu2017-06-28T11:32:07-06:00

Fever (Infant)

We have a Fever video available on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D96e6XI7ouY Call our office or page operator (after hours) if your baby is younger than three months of age and develops a fever (rectal temperature of more than 100.4°F). Do not give Tylenol to a baby less than three months old without talking to us first.  The [...]

Fever (Infant)2021-02-02T12:16:20-06:00

Colds

Occasional colds are unavoidable in babies and children.  The average baby will contract eight to twelve colds per year! Colds which involve no more than a runny nose and a mild cough and even fever can be handled at home.  If your baby has other worrisome symptoms, however, we’d like for you to call [...]

Colds2017-06-28T11:31:54-06:00

Hospitalizations, Poisoning, and Medications

Warning Signs of Severe Illness We’d like you to be familiar with a few warning signs of severe illness.  Just because your child has one or more of these signs doesn’t necessarily mean a severe illness is present.  However, it could be the case.  Call us if you note any of the following warning [...]

Hospitalizations, Poisoning, and Medications2017-06-28T11:33:34-06:00