What is Allergic Rhinitis? Allergic rhinitis (also referred to by many as “allergies”) is a reaction that occurs when someone comes in contact with certain allergens in the air, or on their skin, that trigger the body to release histamine, a compound released by the body that causes an immune/inflammatory response in the body. Symptoms […]
October 7, 2020read more
New Parents: When babies cry…
Is my baby crying too much?!? All babies cry. Most babies cry a lot from two weeks to two months of age. Some cry more than others, and some cry longer than others. For many new parents, crying is one of the most stressful parts of coping with a newborn. In some cases, extreme stress […]
September 14, 2020read more
It’s An Itchy World Out There!
Eczema, also known as Atopic Dermatitis, is a common skin condition characterized by red, dry, itchy patches on the skin. Eczema is caused by problems with the skin barrier that make it difficult for the skin to hold in moisture and keep out bacteria and irritants. It is common in children and may present differently […]
September 4, 2020read more
Not so nice, Head Lice!
Head lice are a common problem that usually effects school-aged children and their families. They can attach to the hair of anyone’s head. It doesn’t matter if the hair is clean or dirty. Though head lice may be a nuisance, they don’t cause serious illness or carry any diseases. Head lice can be treated at […]
July 28, 2020read more
COVID 19 and the 20/21 School Year
As parents we’ve all been faced with the dilemma of making the best decision for our children this school year. COVID19 has seemingly thrown us one curve ball after another. What will our schedules look like? Will our children be safe in a traditional school setting? Will we have high transmission rates throughout the fall […]
July 22, 2020read more
Summer Fun: Molluscum?
Summertime is here! Time for fun, sun, swimming, and….. SKIN RASHES?? During the warm summer months, more children present to the pediatrician’s office with complaints of various skin rashes. One very common rash seen year round that is commonly a problem during the summer is Molluscum. What is Molluscum?: Molluscum Contagiosum (Poxvirus) is a viral skin […]
July 1, 2020read more