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Kids’ Health

Blog posts from PAMF physicians and medical staff with pediatrics, teen health and parenting tips.

Common Rashes in Kids: What to Know

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When an uncomfortable-looking rash suddenly develops on your child’s skin, you may immediately be concerned and consider heading to the doctor. A variety of skin rashes are common during childhood, and many can be cared for with over-the-counter medications while carefully observing your child at home. In this blog post, Palo Alto Medical Foundation pediatric dermatologist Amy Gilliam, M.D., answers these questions about some of the most common rashes to help guide you on when you can watch and wait, and when you should head to the doctor. Read More

A Look at Early Child Development

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Crawling, walking and talking are just a few of a child’s developmental milestones parents eagerly anticipate. But an overabundance of developmental details just a click away on the Internet and other parents touting their children’s advances can make parents anxious about their own child’s progress. So when should you be concerned? Brian Tang, M.D., a specialist in behavioral and developmental pediatrics at the Palo Alto Medical Foundation, answers questions parents frequently ask about their child’s development. Read More

Medication Tips for Your Child

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Nina Rezai, M.D., a pediatrician at the Palo Alto Medical Foundation, answers these questions parents ask her frequently about medication safety and how best to help children when they get sick.

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