We will oversee your child’s care with any specialist or therapist. Our referral coordinator will help schedule the initial appointment and send over any lab results or medical records that they may require and make sure all paperwork is complete.Learn More
Treating Common Cold in Children
The common cold is the most frequent disease encountered in a pediatric office. It is caused by a multitude of so called respiratory viruses with different structures and distinct genetic footprints. Coming in contact with a cold virus develops an immunity that my last several years. However, a child’s immune system is naïve and for this reason many encounters with new viruses produce illness, which can range in severity from barely noticeable to serious. Symptoms of the common cold are very non-specific. They include fever of various degree, runny nose, sneezing and coughing.Learn More
Do’s and Don’ts When Your Child Has Fever
Elevation of body temperature is a usual reaction to any infection. Fever stimulates immune response and helps to fight infection. However, when the body temperature is very high it can cause seizures and it can make your child feel meserable.
What to do.
2. Remove excessive clothing and in cases of very high fever, remove all clothing to allow body heat to radiate.