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“Every provider has a different system in place to address parent concerns when their child is ill, and parents should look for one that best matches their expectations,” Freed said. He added that a primary care office is often the most convenient, cost-efficient place to get care for your child. 2. Call Your Pediatrician First. If you can reach your pediatrician’s office, do so. They can give advice on the phone and, if you do need to head to the ER, your pediatrician can call ahead and tell the ER staff to expect you. In a serious emergency, parents should not hesitate to call 911.

3. Treat Your Child at Home. In 1969, the American Academy of Pediatrics recommended that patients stop seeing their pediatrician at 21 years old, yet some people continue. Most are walk-in clinics and do not take appointments. This means you can usually expect long wait times. This is the best place to go for acute illness such as fevers, ear pain, runny nose, cough, sore throat, vomiting, diarrhea, minor falls, and stitches.

Mistake No. 5: Not Sweating a Fever in a Newborn. If your infant is three months of age or younger, and has a fever of 100.4 rectally or higher it is a medical emergency.

Infants’ immune systems are not developed enough to fight off many infections. See your pediatrician or go to an emergency department if your newborn has a high fever. I do not understand why a parent would have fears about a childfree pediatrician.

Becoming a parent does not automatically grant you a medical degree, and wouldn’t all parents want to know that their child is seen by a well trained doctor? It does not matter whether the doctor has children, so long as they can accurately treat their patient. So we asked Bill Bush, M.D., pediatrician-in-chief at Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital in Grand Rapids, Michigan, to give us the truth about the things parents should stop doing, now. 1. Call your pediatrician if your child’s illness appears to change, becomes worse, does not go away after a few days, or if you are worried about any new symptoms that develop.

If your child’s illness has worsened, or if he or she develops complications, your pediatrician may recommend a. Vaccines do not make a mild illness worse. Vaccines only have a tiny fraction of the bacteria and viruses that children encounter naturally. Because of this, the immune system can handle getting vaccines to build immunity to diseases and fight minor illnesses at the same time.

Like any medication, vaccines may cause mild side effects. Parent–Child and Family Effects. Research on the effect of a child’s head injury and hospital admission on the family is minimal.

In a study of 5to 16-year-old children (n = 92) with traumatic injury (not exclusively head trauma), Hu et al 18 found that families who reported that their family had returned to normal by 6 months postinjury had children with higher levels of functioning.

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For this reason, most pediatric offices keep open appointments in the schedule to accommodate calls for sick-child visits.

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Before sending an ill infant or child home from the office (rather than admitting the child to the hos­pital), the provider must carefully assess the parent’s ability to cope with a significantly ill child and recognize signs and symptoms of worsening illness.

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Parents, especially those with little experience with serious pediatric health conditions, commonly apply a normal developmental explanation such as growing pains or a desire for attention, or a benign medical explanation such as the flu, to account for the symptoms; primary care providers may do the same thing.

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Parents may have difficulty determining the severity of their child’s condition and might either seek care very early in the course of the illness (when it is still very mild) or wait and present to the health care setting when the child is very ill.

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Well-child visits should initially take place every 2 weeks after hospital discharge to assess nutritional progress and growth, assess respiratory status, review development, discuss family dynamics in caring for a child with chronic disease, and coordinate services and subspecialty visits.

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Viral bronchiolitis remains the leading cause for hospital admission in infancy and the most frequent cause of acute respiratory failure in children admitted to pediatric intensive care units in North America.

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They are informed that their pediatrician has been called to the hospital to see a very sick child and there is no estimated time of return.

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Infants with pertussis may be admitted to a health care facility for observation because they may have such tenacious secretions with coughing episodes that they need airway suction.

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At offices that have no “sick child” waiting area, the child is immediately placed in an examination room and the physician is notified.

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The parents express concern to the paediatrician that Pim is unlikely to comply with his treatment.

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  • Thanks! I have struggled with this (and so has my family because of putting up with me) for decades. Medicare doesn’t provide a lot of help for the CBT but Amazon has some GREAT self study workbooks with all of the steps, explanations and many exercises. I was even able to buy mine used, like new, not written in. Your face, expertise and experience are a huge reassurance and motiator to use the method though.

  • Its absolutely right and I’m crying as I listen this I can’t live like this anymore, I’m in constant fear, this time it’s my throat, I can’t function

  • I am 16, and definitely have health anxiety. I just want everyone to know, you are NOT alone. You are not alone if every time you get over a fear, a new one comes along. You are not alone if you always ask if other have gone through what you are going through. You are not alone if you google symptoms. You are not alone if you always check if your symptom is still there. You are not alone if you experience this kind of anxiety in different way. This form of anxiety is overlooked and there aren’t the most recourses to help. Don’t hesitate to reach out, and remember your feelings are relevant, but are in your head. I promise you, you are healthy.

  • Just had a concussion two weeks ago and I’ve been in and out of doctors offices and I have barely been going to school. This video helped me understand concussions better. Thank you!!

  • Me: googled accelerated plaque formation
    My mind: you have those symptoms, don’t you?
    My soul: well, this sucks.

    This is just life ruining. I’ll die because of anxiety and not of an actual sickness.

  • i have 2 swollen lymph nodes on my head and i cant stop worrying about them. like i wish i could just forget about them and live but my brain wont let me. my brains always tell me stuff like “u have cancer because of these bumps” “i know i have something serious and by the time the doctor relises it will be to late” and it SUCKS. i get all worried so i go to google to reassure myself that its just a swolen lymph node but then i get even more worried when it tells me i have cancer! life sucks because i dont want to be worried but i am, like my brain while writing this is whispering to me all these weird thoughts and i getting worried. this sucks

  • I think the director just gave up on the medical accuracy of this show,like “No one believes a Dr like House wud exist anyway,why bother putting on a mask during an operation.”

  • Thank you for this video! It was very reassuring. When I feel anxiety, it presents itself in a lot of different physical symptoms, and I’m starting to feel new symptoms I haven’t felt before (and not experiencing ones that I used to when I first was diagnosed with GAD). One symptom that remains consistent is a loss of appetite / nausea. Does anyone have any recommendations for dealing with nausea due to anxiety? I do feel hungry but as if eating will cause me to throw up. Thanks in advance!

  • I feel like God has heard my prayers and answered my fears by stumbling upon your videos.I have such anxieties about my heart and death after caring for my dad and watching him pass away.This really helped me understand and seek the answer i needed to seek help..Thank you!

  • I’m 26 and I have Health Anxiety and I’ve just finished my 30 minute exercise and this video gave me such reassurance and relaxed my body. This was very helpful, Thank you

  • I have thissssss… Tomorrow I am scheduled to go to the doctor for blood laboratory. Please share some tips how u overcomed this… Helpppp…

  • I’m only experiencing the psychological aspects of it. So I don’t know if the symptoms arise cause of my paranoia or cause I really do have a concussion. Thoughts?

  • I completed my documentary! Your graphic was extremely effective in relaying concussions and the mechanism of injury. Thanks so much! Let me know what you think!
    youtube.com/watch?v=LhCZ2tGf9pY
    -Ruby

  • I honestly thought it was just me, some days I drive myself insane googling every single symptom or thing that comes into my mind and diagnosing myself…I don’t know what i am so afraid of, I’ve built this fear around the Drs even having my blood pressure taken panics me and sends my bloody pressure and heart rate high af!! To the point I have to calm down to have it taken again…as soon as I’m out the Drs I instantly calm down…All I have to do is see 1 of those machines and I freak out. I know I am in control but some times I feel so helpless and want to burst out crying

  • i got concussion before and now i can’t sleep or concentrate and i’m sensitive to light and sound, but i also have aspergers in the autisim spectrum

  • I have high cholesterol, uric acid and sgpt. I’m obese 5’8 100kg. He gave me medication and asked me to exercise everyday and to avoid alot of things. I’m one week on and i saw some improvements with me. I’m young and with my will i can go through it. But with google search and reddit kept me on searching for even over 4 hours and triggers my anxiety�� and now everything that she said i did everything

  • For me Jesus was the solution. He completely healed me from Anxiety. I didn’t thought I will have a normal life when I suffered from this disease but Jesus Christ has given me a new beginning and now I’m 100% healed from anxiety. Try Jesus and I guarantee you that you will be healed completely.

  • What’s up with the “Hernia doctor” picking up her phone and taking pictures while still in surgery. Ever heard of sterile environnement!?
    That take was quite stupid

  • I had a cousin with a similar condition. He was allergic to the sun and even when going outside in the summer in AZ he had to wear pants, a long sleeve shirt, and a sun hat

  • I have a problem. I never got a concussion but this year in 8th grade I just started playing football. And my 3rd game at away game. And I was front line ruturn man but anyways this one kid came at me with a fast speed out his head down and hit me on my top left eye forhead and it didn’t start happening till that I keep having headachs in and off right were i got hit. I am dizzy in the morning

  • So I am a hypochondriac and after freaking myself out I use nicotine to calm myself down and then I worry about all the harm I’m doing to my body and the cycle continues. I switched to vaping but it’s still the same fears. I need help I’m going to call a therapist. I do feel reassured knowing I’m not a lone and relieved to know this is a legitimate problem I have.

  • I was diagnosed with this. The first hospital was going to attempt to amputate my left leg. I refused to allow the amputation and was transferred to a different hospital. They treated the black skin in the same way that they treat burn victims, with moist medicated wraps and lots of antibiotics. The cause of it ended up being extreme gluten allergy triggered by pregnancy and childbirth. My kidneys which were shutting down now function perfectly and I still have all my limbs. I realize this isn’t a common comment, but it has the chance of helping anyone it is worth it.

  • This is super reassuring. Anxiety and anxiety attacks are just horrible. Even though I know it’s probably anxiety, for some reason I need somebody to say it out loud to feel better and this video is definitely helpful, thank you!

  • I’m having horrible anxiety right now. I have a lot of twitching and pain and all that comes up is ALS. I’m losing my mind I can’t concentrate on anything. I don’t know what to do the emg isn’t until October I can eat or sleep. I know I sound like a baby and I’m sorry I’m just really worried

  • Yes yes yes. Been health anxious for 10 years. Sometimes it feels like it’s getting / has got a lot better. I now worry more about my partners health! Anyone else!?!?! I have complete panic attacks at the thought of him being ill and I watch him sleep to make sure he’s breathing. This is not ok. My sister said something to me years ago that made me think. She said I’m not really scared of dying because I’d be dead, I’m scared of not living. I’m scared of missing out. But the paradox of this is HA makes you paralysed in fear and you don’t live properly! Try living your life to the fullest, no one knows what’s coming. We could get hit by a bus but I bet none of us worry about that! It’s so strange. Ask yourself what you’re really scared of, deep down it’s not the illness or even dying, it’s missing out, not fulfilling your potential, missing your family, your family being heartbroken, leaving loved ones behind in pain. All we can do to control this is live our best lives today, tell people you love them and live every day like it’s your last.

  • The title should say 27 year old boy has not started puberty. Adulthood and childhood are both biological not cultural and social. It doesn’t matter what culture and society says it only matters what biology says. The difference between a child and an adult according to biology is a child has not sexually matured and can not reproduce and an adult has sexually matured and can reproduce. What ever age a person becomes sexually mature and is able to reproduce that is the age biology says a person becomes an adult.

  • I’m only 12 years old and I just found out I have this, and it’s the worth thing ever I was failing school cause all what I thought everyday was I’m rotting and I was gunna die early. There were nights it get so horrible my Heart rate went up a lot and I vomited A ton. To make things worse COVID-19 had just started so that just made things 10x worse every night I was coming into my parents room at 2:00 AM waking them up telling I couldn’t sleep then I proceeded to vomit until my stomach was empty then I went back to sleep. After about a month of this my parents told they just didn’t have the will power to do this anymore… So I stopped coming into the room and that’s when it got even worse and this time I had No one to help me… and life is horrible

  • So glad I watched your video before scheduling my 4th visit to the hospital.
    Problem is, I am a med student and tend to blow minor symptoms out of proportion in my head.

  • Dr. Tracey! I hope you get a chance to read this. This is the best video I’ve ever seen. Thank you so much for the reassurances. In fact this video’s been an eye opener regarding the heart burns and twitching. Thank you so much for your guidance. Appreciate it

  • i was able to get rid of herpes virus with herbal medication i got from Dr Ayomede, living with herpes virus made me realize that herbal medication are very powerful and is of great use

  • Thank you thank you thank you!!! You have no idea how much I needed this video!! Be started journaling and working on myself. This I needed this advice.

  • I get worried about my heart whenever I feel any bit of chest pain. I will end up getting it checked and then as soon as I feel okay my anxiety picks another body part/organ to worry about. Its like dude can you stop worrying one after another

  • I have this:( It’s like hell
    When I was like 13 I was convinced I had tetanus when I stepped on a nail in bare feet, then IBS, then when I was 15 it was Morgellon’s disease…
    It kind of went away till this year I guess being reminded of death all the time… (I’m 23 now) my nan passed away on new year’s day, I became really ill after my brother visited, I had HORRIBLE headaches for about a week as well as other flu symptoms and nausea, then they went away but then there was the covid thing, which I wasn’t too worried about but my brother got that and got better.
    But my hypochondria really came back in the last few months, first I had a bit of an eye infection and I thought I was gonna have like maggots crawling out of my eyes or infesting my brain or something, then after that I had this HORRIBLE stomach ache (both these nights I lay shivering in bed and this time I actually thought I was going to have a heart attack) then I had a bad cough and when I breathed in for about five seconds one day I had this thing where it hurt my chest when I breathed in until I breathed in really hard and it somehow stopped. And yep you guessed it I thought I had covid. Of course it turned out to just be a cough but then for about a week afterwards I had chest pains while breathing in. Then that went away. But then I had a headache and I thought “what if I have a brain tumour?” And now I have a toothache and worry about what if I have to go to a dentist? (I haven’t been for over 10 years because I’m too scared, I would literally be shaking violently and freaking out if I had to go to a dentist or doctor)
    I think that is the reason why I worry so much about my health. It’s the thought of not only being sick or injured but being hospitalised or being at the dentist, and being out of your control, having needles (which is another one of my phobia) inserted in you, or having your body cut open, or anything going wrong, or side effects of medications, and first and foremost pain. It’s all to do with pain avoidance. Right now I’m shaking at the thought of going to a dentist and having my teeth pulled out or something or going to hospital and having surgery and having my body cut open D’:

  • This video was extremely helpful, I didn’t know how badly I needed to watch this until I did. I’ve struggled with anxiety for the past few months and the physical symptom of my heart pounding and feeling it in my arms and thinking it’s a heart attack is hard to push away. I did an EKG with my doctor and did chest and she said everything was perfectly fine 2 months ago and that stress and anxiety levels need to be controlled. Two months later and I am starting to think that something new popped up but I know it is just my anxiety. Thank you so Dr. Tracey Marks. Thank you so much.

  • This video reallly eases my mind away from observing all the physical things I would feel and connecting it to a specific ailment. Everything just started when we had this Pandemic and my mind can stop thinking especially I when I read the news etc. Then I started to rely on docror Google and things connected me to more and more worries of health issues. I will and will make sure to listen to this video to strengthen my mind.

  • This video was life changing. I can relate to everything she was saying! The best part is reading all the comments. Feels like such relief knowing I’m not the only one constantly feeling uptight and paranoid! Our brains are too powerful and the moment we get into a negative state, it just takes over like a wild fire. I’ve personally been suffering from this for many years. Drinking alcohol and binge eating take it away temporarily. Definitely an unhealthy life to live and contradicting myself of living a healthy life. I feel like we should make a group via WhatsApp or Facebook to help one another through daily struggles…

  • Almost every word she said I could relate! Iv been dealing with this while running my own business and its quite tough. It got to a point I couldn’t think of anything else due to the axiety. Hope others here are doing better and Thank you Dr Tracey for your video. It helps put my mind at ease.

  • If someone could explain two things to me that would be great. First, couldn’t they have still healed the girl, even if they made the incision in her arm. Idk why the episode made it seem like it was just in the nick of time. Second, why did buddy and the parents seem like they messed up by getting together, when there was no way they could’ve known they were both carriers of that gene. Seems a little weird to me, but there might be a better explanation for it.

  • I am giving a presentation to football parents and this video would be perfect! Can I include it in my presentation? If so, how do I get the embed code?

  • My friend swung a metal thermos in my head as hard as he could today. It was bleeding and hurt like hell. I need stitches and I have a concussion. Let’s just say, payback will be a bitch for him next week.

  • This video has been posted twice. Once under the title “House 2.0”
    (this video) and another under the title “House Gets It Terribly Wrong”

  • And I have a little memory problem I takes me atleast 40 seconds or do for me to know what I have just typed or what have you. I’m a little sensitive to outside light more then usual. And it’s hard for me to concentrate without getting anoid and I try my best not to. Does anyone think I have a concussion cuz I don’t want to go in football and get hit again into more serious injury. Plz anyone tell me if I might have a concussion… Plz

  • Dr Tracy, first of all i want to thank you for all the help that you give to us. I just have one question, the constant fear of having a serious mental illness like psychosis or schizophrenia can be a kind of hypocondria. Thank you.

  • what happens to those patients who are in the top 10% who don’t heal in the average time period, say 3 years? what are the risks associated to having symptoms drawn out in such a way? the nature of my concussion was a slapshot to the lower jaw, closer to the throat/neck area, creating a torsion motion of the head. to this day i cannot perform technical, or heavily logic based functions such as math or scientific method and continuously have all symptoms associated despite treatments of all kinds

  • EVERYONE NEEDS TO KNOW THIS. I wish I did when each of my girls fell headfirst, one just riding her bike slowly, and the other from a hanging bar I installed myself in our home! Oh, and my first of ten concussions was when a dog chased me, fast! and I and my bike crashed in to a malibox. NEVER IGNORE A HEAD INJURY! Seek medical attention ASAP, and be alert to any mental and behavioral changes after the collision…thanks God there is much greater awareness and help available now!

  • My family has a history of somatic symptom disorder, it so deep it’s generational. I never had health anxiety until I got over my suicidal urges. Now I have such a phobia of death because I want to live now that I am hyper vigilant about my health. None of the symptoms of this disorder came up until I started recovering. Now every little thing that happens with my body (that’s different) I automatically think I’m going to die of a disease. Which is a huge fear of mine since disease runs in my family. Such as cancers, stomach issues. My mom also had somatic symptom disorder, to the point where she would go to countless doctor’s appointments.