April 2019

The P.A. Pulse – Scabies

2019-04-02T08:41:02+00:00 April 2nd, 2019|The PA Pulse|

Scabies Scabies is a very itchy, contagious skin infection caused by microscopic mites that burrow into the skin’s upper layers and cause a rash. It is an infection that occurs not only in children, but in people of all ages. Symptoms The most common symptoms of scabies are itching and a skin rash. The rash [...]

January 2019

The P.A. Pulse – Fever

2019-04-25T10:00:42+00:00 January 14th, 2019|The PA Pulse|

FEVER The word fever is derived from the Latin fovere, meaning to warm, and commonly means an increase in body temperature. A fever is a body temperature that is higher than normal. While the average normal body temperature is 98.6°F (37°C), a normal temperature range is between 97.5°F (36.4°C) and 99.5°F (37.5°C). Most pediatricians consider [...]

November 2018

The P.A. Pulse – Nursemaid’s Elbow

2019-04-25T10:02:17+00:00 November 28th, 2018|Health and Wellness, The PA Pulse|

NURSEMAID'S ELBOW Nursemaid's elbow is a common painful injury of early childhood. It is sometimes referred to as "pulled elbow" because it occurs when a child's elbow is pulled and partially dislocates. It occurs most often in children ages 1 to 4, but can happen any time from birth up to age 6 or 7 [...]

September 2018

The P.A. Pulse – Testicular Torsion

2019-04-25T10:08:19+00:00 September 12th, 2018|Health and Wellness, The PA Pulse|

Testicular torsion the most common pediatric emergency of the genitourinary tract. It occurs when the spermatic cord that holds the testicle gets twisted. The spermatic cord contains blood vessels and passageways for sperm, and when it is twisted, blood flow to the testicle is reduced or blocked. The reduced blood flow causes sudden and [...]

July 2018

The P.A. Pulse – Insect Bites

2019-04-25T10:18:00+00:00 July 3rd, 2018|Health and Wellness, The PA Pulse|

Most reactions to insect bites and stings are mild, causing little more than redness, itching, stinging or minor swelling. Rarely, insect bites and stings, such as from a bee, a wasp, a hornet, a fire ant or a scorpion, can result in severe reactions. Many invertebrates are responsible for transmitting diseases. For example: mosquitoes [...]

April 2018

The P.A. Pulse – Conjunctivitis (Pink Eye)

2018-04-03T10:52:24+00:00 April 3rd, 2018|Health Alerts, Health and Wellness, The PA Pulse|

Conjunctivitis Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis) is the inflammation of the thin tissue covering the white part of the eye and the inside of the eyelids. Conjunctivitis is the most common cause of red eye. The differential diagnosis for red eye is broad because many ophthalmic conditions masquerade as conjunctivitis. Other common causes include blepharitis, corneal abrasion, [...]

February 2018

The P.A. Pulse – Epistaxis (Nosebleeds)

2018-04-03T10:54:41+00:00 February 6th, 2018|Health and Wellness, The PA Pulse|

EPISTAXIS Epistaxis is the medical term to define bleeding from the nostril, nasal cavity or nasopharynx. A nosebleed is a relatively common and usually self-limited occurrence in childhood. However, when profuse or recurrent, it can be worrisome to children and parents. Sometimes it can be a sign of a more serious condition. Trauma from nose [...]

January 2018

The P.A. Pulse – Motor Vehicle Accidents

2018-01-18T14:11:51+00:00 January 4th, 2018|Health and Wellness, The PA Pulse|

Motor Vehicle Accidents Pediatric Associates has seen a significant number of consultations to the emergencies due to traffic accidents in recent months. According tot the American Academy of Pediatrics, motor vehicle crashes are a leading cause of death among children in the United States. A very high percentage of children who get hurt in car accidents [...]

December 2017

The P.A. Pulse – Common Cold

2018-01-18T14:10:33+00:00 December 4th, 2017|Health and Wellness, The PA Pulse|

  Common Cold The common cold is a viral infection of the upper respiratory tract. Although many types of viruses can cause a common cold, the most common are Rhinoviruses. Children younger than six are at greatest risk of colds, but healthy adults can also expect to have two or three colds annually. Most people [...]

October 2017

The P.A. Pulse – Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease

2018-11-28T14:15:04+00:00 October 10th, 2017|Health and Wellness, The PA Pulse|

  Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease School and daycare are back in session, and with it brings an increase in the incidence Hand, Foot and Mouth (HFM) Disease in our offices. Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease is a common viral illness that usually affects infants and children younger than 5 years old. However, it [...]

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