When Angela Terry’s son, Kurtis, recently came down with a fever, it was nearing dinnertime. He felt warm to the touch and her usually active 3 year old didn’t want to play. Instead, he was sad and just wanted to lie down on the couch. His pediatrician’s office, Akron Children’s Hospital Pediatrics, Barberton, was about […]
Although not technically “the flu,” viral gastroenteritis – better known as “stomach flu” – is no stranger to families with school-age children. In this Children’s Channel video, Natalie Jedacek, MD, FAAP, Akron Children’s Hospital Pediatrics Medina office, shares what parents can do to ease their little one’s discomfort.
Although the rash may be alarming to some parents, roseola is a relatively mild viral infection that is most common among infants and toddlers. In this Children’s Channel video, Emma Raizman, MD, FAAP, Akron Children’s Hospital Pediatrics (ACHP) Medina office, discusses how parents can ease their child’s symptoms.
While the first tooth is an exciting milestone, soothing an infant during teething can sometimes be a frustrating process. In this Children’s Channel video, Monique Malmer, MSN, RN, PPCNP-BC, Akron Children’s Hospital Pediatrics Warren office, offers a few tips to help replace the tears with a toothy grin.
If red sores appear on your child’s face, it may be the first sign that she’s come down with impetigo. In this Children’s Channel video, Dr. Denise Lopez Domowicz, a pediatric hospitalist at Akron Children’s Hospital, gives advice about how to prevent and treat this relatively common skin infection in children.
When your child is sick, it’s hard to know whether you should take him to the doctor, ER, urgent care or simply treat him at home. Pediatrician Michael McCabe says that when in doubt you should seek a doctor’s assessment. “There’s nothing worse for a parent than being worried and not having answers,” said Dr. McCabe during […]