No matter how hard you try, every child gets sick. It’s challenging to know when to take your child to the pediatrician or if you child will get better on their own. When your child gets sick, Village Pediatric Group offers sick visits and effective treatments to have them feeling better quickly.
Sick visits involve a medical history review, physical examination, and diagnosing and treating an illness when appropriate. Here are some of the signs and symptoms you should look for when trying to decide if you should schedule a sick visit:
- A high fever in a child under the age of one
- A high fever with headaches, stiff neck, vomiting, a rash, or confusion
- A widespread rash
- A persistent fever lasting more than three days
- Vomiting or diarrhea
- Unusual symptoms lasting more than three days
- Difficulty breathing
- Persistent sore throat, headache, earache, or stomachache
- Symptoms of allergies or asthma
If you have questions or concerns, you can call Village Pediatric Group and someone from the team will answer your questions. However, when in doubt, schedule an appointment for your sick child right away.
Based on your child’s symptoms and illness, their pediatrician might suggest rest and fluids, antibiotics, other prescription medications, breathing treatments, or other interventions. Some common illnesses treated by the board-certified physicians at Village Pediatric Group are:
- Ear infections
- Eye infections
- Strep throat
- Colds and flu
- Urinary tract infections
- Other infections
- Upper respiratory infections
Pediatricians in Tuckahoe, NY
Village Pediatric Group’s expert pediatricians take a holistic approach to medicine, using natural treatments over medications and invasive procedures whenever possible. So, the next time your child is ill, schedule an appointment at Village Pediatric Group in Tuckahoe, New York, by calling (914) 771-7070 or use our online booking tool.