Illnesses

Traveling During Covid

Keeping Your Family Safe This Summer While Traveling During COVID-19

As state economies begin to reopen, many families are considering their travel plans. Is it safe to travel on an airplane? How can you minimize the risk of exposure while you’re traveling, visiting attractions, or going to the beach? Follow these tips as you iron out your family vacation plans. Understand the Risks Where You

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Coronavirus Franklin TN

Coronavirus In Williamson County

UPDATED – 4/27/2020 Check-up Season – The New Normal With COVID-19 As we approach Summer and Checkup Season, we want to assure you that we are available to schedule your child’s checkup now.  As usual, you can expect the same high-quality care from us as we prepare for checkups. During the summer months, there are

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Allergies Franklin TN

Spring Allergies in Children – What to Look for and How to Treat Them

The coming of spring brings new life, beautiful flowers, luscious greenery, and warm sunshine. It also means your children will be spending more time outdoors enjoying the fresh air. This is meant to be healthy and nourishing, but sometimes it can leave your child feeling miserable with allergies. When your child is outside playing around in

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Ear Infection Franklin

A Parent’s Guide to Ear Infections

Ear infections in children can be troubling experiences for parents, especially when they occur frequently. They’re also the most common reason children are prescribed antibiotics. Understanding what causes ear infections, how to detect them, and what can be done to cure or prevent them is essential knowledge for every parent. What Causes Ear Infections Ear

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RSV Franklin TN

Understanding Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) In Kids

You may have heard about the respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) from a friend, family member or even your pediatrician. But what is RSV? Is it a serious issue? Should you see a doctor or go to the ER if your kid has RSV? Below is a guide to help you better understand RSV. What Is

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Swimmers Ear

How to Avoid Swimmer’s Ear This Summer

When summer rolls around, we all want to head out to the water. An afternoon of swimming can be a remarkable relief on a hot day. If your children complain of pain in their ears afterwards, however, it’s time to see a doctor. Swimmer’s ear is a treatable but serious issue that plagues many people

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Kid Fever

Childhood Fevers

Fevers are part of childhood. The average child will come down with several viruses and fevers every year. Knowing what to do about a fever and when to call the doctor can give you peace of mind as a parent, and keep your child safe from illnesses and infections. Use this resource as a basic

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type 1 diabetes_Franklin TN

What Is Type 1 Diabetes – And How Can I Help My Child?

We call type 1 diabetes juvenile diabetes because it’s often discovered in childhood. Unlike type 2 diabetes, which is often the result of diet and lifestyle, type 1 diabetes may be the result of genetics or exposure to some viruses. Type 2 diabetes is far more common and refers to a state in which the

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Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease

Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease: A Parent’s Guide

Hand, foot, and mouth disease, while unpleasant, is a common viral illness that will eventually affect most children under the age of 5 – though it can sometimes affect older children and adults. It begins as a fever and a general feeling of malaise. Your child may report feeling tired, having a sore throat, or

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Pediatric Associates of Franklin

Ask The Doctor: Lice Help!

By Dr. John Chambers  Question: My child still has lice after using the medicated cream rinse! How can I get rid of her lice for good? “Nit Picking” is a phrase many of us use, but only those who have had lice or children with lice truly understand what it means to stand over someone’s

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Visit our library to choose from over 100 symptoms and read more about managing your child’s illness. Our practice is focused on assisting families in the health and wellness of their children. We are available for consultation, prevention and treatment of the physical and emotional health concerns of infants, children, adolescents and young adults.

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