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Posts Categorized: Doctor Appointment

Important Facts About Allergy Testing For Children

July 1st, 2020 - Media Coordinator
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Allergy related conditions are so common that they are among the leading chronic disease diagnoses in infants and children. One study has shown that 4 to 6 percent of children have food related allergies and 15 to 25 percent have hay fever. This study also showed that 8 to 10 percent of children have asthma. […] Read More

A Parent’s Guide To Child Allergy Testing

June 22nd, 2020 - UCI Digital
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Trying to determine the source of your child’s allergic reactions requires a series of tests. Allergy testing can cause some anxiety for parents and their children due to not understanding the process. Once you understand how allergy testing is done, you can help your child feel less nervous. Going to your appointment with knowledge of […] Read More

How To Choose The Right Pediatrician For Your Newborn

May 17th, 2020 - UCI Digital
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Having a baby is an exciting yet challenging time. There are so many things to start thinking about and planning for before your baby is even born. From changes in your routine, to feeding and outside care, there are so many decisions to make before that day of arrival. One significant decision is choosing a […] Read More

Pediatric Allergy Testing And Eczema: What You Should Know

March 6th, 2020 - Media Coordinator
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Many parents with children that suffer from eczema feel that an allergy test will provide them with some answers. The belief is that if they can find a cause for the flare-ups, they will be able to prevent them from occurring. However, pediatricians will tell you that not every child with eczema needs to go […] Read More

When Should I Take My Baby To The Pediatrician?

February 5th, 2020 - Media Coordinator
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Even if your newborn baby is healthy, you still need to schedule a visit to their pediatrician. The first two years of your child’s life are critical growing years. This timeframe is when your child’s development takes its most significant leaps. The American Academy of Pediatrics has set well-baby checkups to occur at specific times […] Read More

6 Tips To Help You Communicate With Your Pediatrician

January 11th, 2020 - UCI Digital
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Pediatricians are extremely busy and their industry continues to grow as many parents become more health conscious about their children. More and more children are going to daycare facilities or early education programs where they come into contact with illness and disease. This accounts for some of the increased business in many pediatrician offices. It […] Read More

Your Baby’s First Doctor Appointment

December 8th, 2019 - UCI Digital
Having a new baby can be as frightening as it is incredible. You want to do everything right and make sure your baby is safe, happy and healthy. While it is up to you to provide that safe environment and keep your baby happy; a doctor’s advice is needed to make sure they are healthy. […] Read More

What Parents Should Know About Whooping Cough

September 27th, 2019 - UCI Digital
Whooping cough, also known as pertussis, can cause serious health issues in babies and children as well as adults. This bacterial illness usually shows up five to ten days after being exposed, but sometimes symptoms don’t show up until weeks after exposure. It is important for parents to understand the symptoms of pertussis and what […] Read More

4 Common Childhood Illnesses A Pediatrician Can Help Treat

June 28th, 2019 - UCI Digital
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There are many illnesses that your child may face as they grow up. A pediatrician can help with identifying and treating these issues. They include chickenpox, colds/coughs, infections, fevers and high temperatures, food allergies, and whooping cough. Chickenpox Although this illness typically happens in childhood, it can be contracted at any age. It is usually […] Read More

What You Can Do If Your Child Breaks A Bone

May 28th, 2019 - UCI Digital
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It is not uncommon for a child to break one or more of their bones while they are growing up. As much as you try to prevent this kind of accident, it may still happen. You need to know what kind of first aid your child needs if this painful situation occurs.   Defining a […] Read More