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My Baby Has A Diaper Rash. What’s That?

July 2nd, 2017

 What Is Diaper Rash?

Diaper rash is one of the first things new mothers experience with their newborns that requires intervention from a healthcare professional after going home with their bundle of joy. The old school providers call it nappy rash and the medical terminology is napkin or diaper dermatitis.

Parents, before you refuse your child’s next vaccine read this

July 2nd, 2017

Your Child's Pediatrician Is on Your Side

Contrary to what may are told by proponents of vaccine refusal, your child's pediatrician is your child's advocate. The pediatrician earns his or her livelihood by seeing your child do well in health and being on the same page with the parents.

Appendicitis In Children Can Be Scary: here is the scoop

July 2nd, 2017

Our clinic is one of the leading destinations for children’s health in Roswell and Alpharetta. Today’s post is about falls and injury prevention.

Acute appendicitis refers to an inflammation of the appendix. The appendix is a small, blind-ending structure outpouching from the cecum (the first part of the large intestine). It is regarded as a vestigial organ because its purpose is unknown.

How Your Pediatrician Decides Whether Your Child Has Strep Throat Infection or Not

July 2nd, 2017

To STREP or not to STREP, that is the question. Let us talk about some of the confusing aspects of this common diagnosis and how the decisions are made most times in the outpatient settingSTREP.

Streptococcal pharyngitis is one of the most common infections that lead to the prescription of antibiotics in the pediatric primary care office in the United States.

Why Is My Baby Breathing Funny

July 2nd, 2017

Normal and Abnormal Breathing Patterns in Children

Younger ones may breathe fast or slow

In general, young infants breathe much faster than older children and adults. The regular breathing rate of a newborn baby is between 40 and 60 breaths a minute.

Is My Child’s Head Normal?

July 2nd, 2017

Are you worried about you child's head?

Uncertainty about your child's head can be an uneasy feeling. On your first visit, the provider will perform a thorough head to toe physical examination.

The Top Is Soft

At the top and the back of your child's head is a soft spot, called the fontanelle.

These Things Keep Your Pediatrician Awake At Night

July 2nd, 2017

What Is On A Pediatrician's Mind?

Pediatricians have the task of pleasing or appeasing three or more separate persons at any given time of which only one is the patient and the others are parents and siblings (not forgetting the grandparents). Under such circumstances, the challenge, therefore, is to deliver care that society will deem fair to our most vulnerable.

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Treatment Of Strep Throat In Children

July 2nd, 2017

Streptococcal pharyngitis is an infection caused by a bacteria called Streptococcus pyogenes, also called Group A Streptococcus. Recently we discussed Strep throat infections and how its complications can have devastating effects on the family. Fortunately, this infection can be treated with antibiotics.

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