Little boy with allergies

Is it COVID-19 or seasonal allergies?

There is some overlap between seasonal allergy symptoms and COVID-19, so sometimes it can be hard to tell the difference. Here is a quick review of allergy symptoms versus COVID-19 symptoms.

teen girl with stomach ache

Combating diarrhea and upset stomach from antibiotics

Most often, just time and light foods are the best medicine for diarrhea and upset stomach caused by antibiotics.

Hypermobile person bending thumb

What is hypermobility?

Hypermobility or being “double jointed” refers to joints that move beyond the normal range of motion. It is very common in children.

cartoon of doctors examining a stomach

What is a pediatric gastroenterologist and why would I need to bring my child to one?

Pediatric gastroenterologists treat children with gastrointestinal issues from the newborn period through the teen years, and in some cases, into early adulthood.

mother measuring temperature of sick child

What is Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C)?

Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C) is a condition in which different body parts become inflamed, such as the heart, lungs, kidneys, brain, gastrointestinal tract, skin or eyes.