It’s a grim reality many of us face: Promptly after eating cheese, we become sick. Should we persevere through our love of cheese and a helping of blissful ignorance, or face the fact that we may be lactose intolerant? According to the Mayo Clinic, the most common symptoms of lactose intolerance, when our bodies cannot fully… (more…)
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When Is Diaper Rash not Just A Rash?
Diaper dermatitis is common and is usually easily treated. However, just like many other things in life, it can also get complicated. There are several scenarios that every parent, as well as providers, should be aware of in which a rash IS not a simple diaper rash.
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.
To the next generation of moms…
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.