Your child comes into contact with millions of microscopic viruses and bacteria daily. Your child’s immune system also isn’t as robust as that of an adult. These two factors combine to make your child very susceptible to becoming ill. Fortunately, our pediatrician is an expert at diagnosis and treatment of common childhood illnesses and can help your child feel better.
Some of the most common childhood illnesses include:
Viral infections like colds or the flu may go away on their own with rest, drinking plenty of fluids, and avoiding contact with others.
Bacterial infections need professional treatment with antibiotics to kill the bacteria and eliminate the infection. You should also bring your child in for a pediatric visit if your child has:
In addition to a fever, you should bring your child to visit the pediatrician if your child is experiencing:
Treating childhood illnesses is just part of the expertise of your pediatrician. Your pediatrician can also treat and help manage acute or chronic childhood conditions, including:
When you bring your child to visit the pediatrician, our pediatrician will:
To find out more about the signs, symptoms, and treatment of childhood illnesses and when to bring your child to see the pediatrician, talk with an expert. Call our pediatrician today.