Pediatrics Corner

Pediatrics Corner

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Office Hours

(By Appointment)

Mon    8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Tue     8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Wed    8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Thu     8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Frid     8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Sat and Sun  Closed

 

Quest Lab hours:     Mon-Fri 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

When do I Need to Call 911 for my Child?

 

Emergencies - For all life threatening emergencies call 911!

 

Infant Emergency

A newborn may have more subtle symptoms of serious illness than an older baby or child. If any of the following symptoms occur, notify us immediately:

  • Temperature of 100 by rectum during the first 2 months.
  • Repeated forceful vomiting, more than a spit up.
  • Unusual crying such as a new high pitch, grunting, whining, not consolable, or hoarse cry.
  • Listlessness.
  • Refusing to eat several feeds in a row.
  • Frequent watery stools, any blood in stool.
  • Redness or pus around the navel area or circumcision. 

Older baby, toddler or young child Emergency that warrants you to call 911

 

Examples are as follows, but not limited to only this list.

  • Breathing difficulty.
  • Convulsion.
  • Poisoning – Call Poison Control at  1-800-222-1222 the American Association of Poison Control Centers
  • Bleeding that cannot be stopped.
  • Serious accident or injury.
  • Unconsciousness.

 

The following should be a call to our office or 911

  • 7)     Anything beyond a local reaction to an insect sting.
  • 8)     Fever and rash.

 

Remember to lock up your medicines and cleaning products and keep them out of reach.