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Warm Weather means Hand-Foot-Mouth (HFM) season

by Jumana Giragos, MD
Hand-foot-and-mouth (HFM) disease is a common childhood infection caused by a virus that results in a characteristic rash. The rash consists of small, blister-like bumps in the mouth (usually in the back near the tonsils) and a rash on the palms and soles. … Continue reading

Rashes: When to call, and when to relax

by Diana Wagner, MD
Rashes- When to Call
Rashes are very common, from infant to adolescents.  Most of the time, they look worse than they are, in terms of your child’s health.  It is rare that a rash would need to be seen in an emergency room or urgent care.  … Continue reading