One of the most common complaints today that we see in our office, is fever. Any type of pediatric fever is a cause for parents to get very concerned, because it is usually a sign that there is something wrong with their child, whether it’s a viral illness or a bacterial illness. It always tends […]
In Florida our children swim for almost the entire year. For this reason we do have a higher rate of swimmer’s ear which we pediatricians call otitis externa which means an infection in the outer ear canal. This is different than a typical ear infection which is called otitis media where the infection is behind […]
I think my infant has an upper respiratory infection, what should I do?
Colds in infants AKA Upper Respiratory Infection Colds are very common in the population and in young babies can cause symptoms such as congestion, runny nose and cough. The first few colds can seem very bad because the baby has still not developed strong enough immunity against it. Also, babies cannot blow their noses or […]