Symptoms of Acid Reflux in babies can be concerning for parents, especially if they happen a lot. It turns out,…
Rashmi Jain M.D
From nose picking to eating dirt, anyone who has a toddler can tell you—they do some gross things. As little ones learn and explore their environment, they’re certainly not always aware of what is and isn’t acceptable behavior. Often, the stronger an adult reacts to something, the more a toddler will want to keep doing it.
While urinary tract infections are not common in children, they can still get them. It is also more likely for a UTI in kids to progress to kidney damage than for an adult, so it’s important to be aware of the signs to look out for and to be educated on ways to prevent further infection in your child.
As of today, December 1st, 2020, the last few weeks have been filled with exciting news from vaccine makers like Pfizer, Moderna, and AstraZeneca. Their phase 3 trials have indicated extremely high efficacy in their adult volunteers. Now, these companies are seeking emergency use authorization so that vaccination might begin in certain high-risk populations as early as the end of 2020. Many of us are breathing a sigh of relief as we recognize this pandemic may have an end in sight. As this light at the end of the tunnel grows brighter, it begs a question even more intently for parents…
Getting your kids to sleep at night can be challenging. Now add in a time change with “spring ahead” or “fall back” and it can be exhausting, to say the least!
Every next stage of the car seat offers less protection than the last. Our goal must be to keep children safe. As pediatricians, we don’t recommend moving up to the next level of car seat until your child exceeds the height & weight maximum for your specific seat.
As a Pediatrician, I worry about how the pandemic could affect the holiday season for families. Will families be able to enjoy the holidays like in years past? How will things change with social distancing and concerns about illness?
Redness & swelling (Inflammation) of the conjunctiva of the eye. Conjunctiva is the thin clear membrane that lines the inside of the eye and covers the white part of the eyeball
Pink Eye is also called “Conjunctivitis”
Conjunctiva is usually transparent, but when it gets inflamed, its blood vessels become visible
It is an allergic response to the oils of a certain family of plants that includes Poison Ivy/Poison Oak/Poison Sumac leaves
It appears as 3 leaves on a stem (known as “leaves of 3”)
An allergic response to these oils creates redness, swelling, itchiness, and sometimes blisters
Red, rough, dry, itchy, and sometimes flaky skin. It is also called atopic dermatitis
Eczema will often appear in infancy & early childhood followed by allergies and/or asthma later in life
Oftentimes, it will not persist into teenage years or adulthood
Symptoms of sore throat, cough, runny nose, & fever come with many illnesses. Read how to tell these illnesses apart.
Hives in children are worrisome for parents as they may cause kids to be itchy, uncomfortable, and fussy. In addition, it’s often hard to figure out why your child has hives. Learn about them, where they may come from, what you can do about them, and when you should worry.
An earache is pain inside or around the outside of the ear. Earaches result from problems in different parts of the ear, sometimes caused by an ear infection.
Once your kids are outdoors, they’re sure to come into contact with insects. What you see may differ based on what insect has bitten your child.
Birthmarks in babies are often present in newborns and may be visible right at birth or appear in the first few months. Some birthmark types occur because of an abnormal collection of blood vessels, while others develop because of the maldistribution of pigment cells.
As your kids spend more time outdoors, their skin comes into contact with various elements of nature. Here are tips on how to manage five types of summertime rashes your kids might struggle with during summertime.
If my child never had symptoms of Coronavirus, can they still get Multi-System Inflammatory Syndrome in Children?
Just like any other doctor you’ve ever worked with, feeling that connection is key to building that trust to know this doctor will be with you every step of the way as you raise your baby.
If we play our cards right,
1. Our kids will learn how to calmly respond to turmoil by watching us.
2. Our children will gain strength in their sense of family & it’s dependability.
3. Our babies will grow up confident & secure knowing what they’re saying is being heard.
Cough will usually be the last symptom to go away after an infection (days to weeks later). It’s the body’s way of saying, “I’m going to make sure my airway is crystal clear before I stop coughing.”