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Nose

How to Treat and Prevent Nosebleeds

The scurry of little feet running to grab a tissue leaving a trail of little blood drops is a common occurrence in most households. Usually, nosebleeds are a minor issue and resolve quickly at home though seeing blood come out of your child’s nose can be scary. Most nosebleeds, called epistaxis in the medical world, …

Ear

Let’s Talk About Ear Infections

Did you know that about 50% of infants have had at least one ear infection by one year of age? An ear infection is a diagnosis we make as pediatricians, but as a concerned parent, you might be curious about what is really causing your child’s ear pain. Let’s explore the reasons. What causes an …

Common Cold, Flu

Is it a cold or the flu?

The flu this year has been really bad: over a hundred thousand people in the US have already tested positive, and we still have months left in flu season (CDC Influenza Report, February 8th 2018). As a parent, it’s important to stay vigilant in order to keep your children healthy. Too many parents make the …