As much as we as parents hate to see our children feeling bad, getting sick is just part of being a kid. While most of the childhood illnesses are relatively harmless and can be treated at home, there are times when your child will need to come in for a sick visit.
To help you child feel more comfortable when they are sick and to know when to bring them in to see Dr. Lentz or one of our nurse practitioners, we’ve compiled some links here for some of the most common childhood illnesses.
Common Childhood Illnesses and Infections
Fever in Infants and Children
Cold and the Flu
Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV)
Diarrhea in Infants and Children
When to Call the Pediatrician and Emergency Rules of Thumb