Daily Archives January 22, 2014

Has Your Pediatrician Talked to You About Pool Safety?

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Finding a pediatrician can be a real challenge, but you’ll be happy that you have one lined up when the summer months roll around, and you have your week constantly being interrupted by bee stings, skateboard mishaps, and skinned knees. If you have a pool, or if your children regularly visit one, then you have a whole other category of health issues to worry about. Here are a few things in particular to look out for, and which you may want to find pediatrician assistance with.

Swimmer’s Ear

Your pediatrics clinic has probably seen more cases of external otitis than you have seen grass-stained jeans. This particular type of ear infection is known as swimmer’s ear because it can develop as a result of water being trapped in the ear, and swimming in polluted water. Using an ear swab in the

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