Cold / Flu
Is it just us, or does cold and flu season never seem to end? It can certainly feel like a year-round battle, especially with children in your home. It never ceases to amaze parents (we’re parents too) that cold and flu symptoms wait to show up until after the pediatrician or doctor’s office closes. Right? But, no matter when your family gets hit with an illness, Just 4 Kids Urgent Care is here to help.
If your child does come down with the flu or a cold, some time and TLC will help make the recovery process much easier for both you and your little one. You know your child better than anyone so if you’re worried about any symptoms – whether cold, flu, fever, or sore throat – come in and see us or reserve your place in line.
Children’s lungs, especially an infant’s, are susceptible to mild lung conditions. Sometimes these conditions can escalate if untreated. In some cases, children who suffer from respiratory diseases, like asthma, may have a respiratory reaction at the least convenient time. A breathing issue can be very scary for both child and parent. Here are some signs to look for and ways you can help your child feel better.
Breathing issues are a common occurrence in young kids. They can come down with about 12 infections every year, with each lasting a week or two. It can be tough to tell what condition your child has. But don’t worry, at Just 4 Kids, we are able to treat respiratory conditions and help your child return to normal breathing.
Stomachache, Vomiting, Diarrhea
An upset stomach, along with vomiting, diarrhea and general lethargy can put a damper on any family activity. When your children are experiencing any of these terrible tummy troubles, we can help. Stomach Ache related symptoms can be the result of a wide range of conditions. From infants whose digestive system is still getting a jump start in life to the poor eating habits of older children, gastric distress can cause severe pain and some can be life-threatening.
While ear infections are a common type of infection in young children, there are many varieties of infection that can cause children of all ages to get sick or experience discomfort. Children are commonly exposed to bacteria and viruses which can lead to infections on the skin, in the eye, lungs, stomach, the urinary tract and throughout the body. Fungal infections can also lead to conditions like diaper rash, ringworm, jock itch, athlete’s foot or vaginal yeast infections in girls.
No matter what the age of your child, if you suspect that their immune system is fighting some sort of infection, come down to see us at Just 4 Kids Urgent Care.