Category: Pediatrics

Photo of the influenza vaccine and syringe

It’s That Time of Year Again, Flu Season!

Influenza, or the flu, can cause mild illness in most healthy children but can be more severe in children with underlying medical conditions. Good hygiene and receiving the influenza vaccine can make a big difference in your child’s health. This article provides more information on what to expect from the influenza vaccine.

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A mother checks her son for fever.

Sick Season and Fevers

Returning to school after summer vacation is exciting; however, it is a time when children are prone to catching bugs. Fevers can be especially concerning. In this article, you’ll learn more about fevers and treatment options.

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A father and daughter take a break from basketball together.

Parenting Strategies for Tweens and Teens

Becoming a teenager can be full of ups and downs not only for adolescents but also for parents. Setting boundaries and maintaining connections with your kids can be challenging during this stage. Here are some tips to help you guide your teen while respecting this time in their lives.

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Little girl scratches her skin.

Molluscum Contagiosum

Molluscum Contagiosum is a common skin infection that occurs in children. It can last from months to years, but is usually painless. If you’re unsure whether your child has Molluscum Contagiosum or not, it’s a good idea to talk to your child’s pediatrician.

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Pushing out the Facts on Constipation

Constipation can happen whether you’re an infant or an adult. Here are a few things to try to help with healthy bowel movements. If chronic constipation persists, further evaluation may be necessary. Contact your child’s pediatrician to get more information.

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A little girl at a dentists' office looks at her teeth with a mirror.

Shark Teeth

“Shark Teeth” is a term used by dentists to describe new teeth growing behind baby teeth. If you notice that your child has shark teeth, here are a couple of tips for removal.

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