A buddy of mine suggested that I make a quick post to help parents figure out their child's dose of Tylenol (acetaminophen) and Motrin (ibuprofen). I think that's a swell idea so here goes. If you kid has pain or fever, these are your go-to medications. BUT, that's all they do. These do nothing for... Continue Reading →
OK everyone, breeeeeeeeeeaaaaaaathe. We need to talk about this virus. We need to talk about how we prepare for and react to it. We need to talk about the symptoms to watch for and when to seek (and when NOT to seek) medical attention. We need to talk about how we treat our fellow humans... Continue Reading →
This is the second most common reason parents bring their babies in to see me. What’s the MOST common reason, you ask? Cough. Bad cough. UGLY cough, Doc! We’re really going to address both concerns in the same post because they are intimately related. Most of the time, that cough is being caused by mucus... Continue Reading →
Hey, folks! My blog has been pretty quiet for the last couple of . . . years. Yeah, it's been literally years, and I'm sad about that, but you know how it is. Life happens. I'm a full-time practicing physician and mom of two kids and my husband works out of town a lot, which... Continue Reading →
Have you ever been really really worried that your kid had a serious illness only to take them to see the doctor and be told they had “just a virus”? Have you ever taken your kid in for a well visit only to be told they had an ear infection and needed an... Continue Reading →
This is the excerpt for a placeholder post. It can be deleted or edited to make it your own.