Georgetown Pediatrics - Frequently Asked Questions

Common Illnesses:

Understanding Anemia
Treating Diarrhea and Dehydration
How the Flu is Spread
Tonsils and the Adenoids
Treating and Preventing the Flu
Sore Throats
Symptoms of Anemia
Viral Diarrhea
Ear Infections
Chronic Ear Infections

Frequently Asked Questions

Immunization Overview
Treating Acne
You and Your Pediatrician
Puberty Information for Boys

Frequently Asked Questions

What if your infant has Asthma
Symptoms of an Allergy
Common Allergies
Pet Allergies
Food Allergies

Frequently Asked Questions

Developing Social Skills
ADHD - Understanding Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
You and your child's behavior
What your child worries about
Signs of Low Self-Esteem
Temper Tantrums and Childhood
Separation Anxiety

Especially for Teens

Confidentiality in Adolescent Health Care
Dealing with Peer Influences
Helping Suicidal Teens
Increasing Teen Driver Safety
Teaching your child about sexuality

Family Issues

Communication with your Newborn
Taking Action against Prejudice
Family Problems
When Both Parents Work
A Death in the Family
Dealing with Divorce
Step Siblings

Fitness and Sports

Sports Programs
Exercise and Your Lifestyle
Types of Exercise
Athletes and Nutrition

Growth and Development

Encouraging Reading
Growth and your 1-3 month old
The Senses and your Newborn
Gender Identity

HIV and Aids

Measles Immunization and HIV-Infected Children
Facts about HIV and AIDS
How HIV is spread

Infant Care

Communication and your 1-3 month old
Infant Sleep Positions and SIDS
JAMA Patient Information: Caring for a newborn baby
JAMA Patient Information: Feeding your Newborn
General Information about Immunization
Heamophilus Influenzae Type B Vaccine
The Importance of Haemophilus Type B Vaccine
Why Immunizations are Important
Common Myths about Immunization
Immunizations for the School-Age Child
MMR Vaccine
Vaccine Recommendations for Travelers Under 2 Years Old
Chickenpox Vaccine
Vaccine Recommendations for Travelers age 2 Years or older


Nutritional Needs of School-Age Children
Healthy Mealtime Habits: 2 to 5 Years
Special Diets and Special Concerns: 13 to 18 Years
Toddler's Diet
Cooking with Your Children
Solid Foods
Choosing Healthy Snacks
Healthy Mealtime Habits: 13 to 18 Years
Calcium Requirements of Infants, Children, and Adolescents
Does Your Child Need Vitamin Supplements?
Hypoallergenic Infant Formulas
Eating Disorders
Healthy Food Choices for School Age Children
Healthy Food Choices: 2 to 5 Years of Age
Is Your Child Overweight?
Healthy Mealtime Habits
Cholesterol in Childhood
Breastfeeding - Benefits and Getting Started
Breastfeeding and Your Diet

Skin Care

What Causes Acne?
Treating Diaper Rash
Eczema and Dermatitis
What Causes Diaper Rash?

Substance Abuse

Preventing Substance Abuse
Marijuana: A Continuing Concern for Pediatricians
Preventing Inhalent Abuse
Patterns of Alcohol Abuse
Common Inhalents
Tobacco, Drugs, and Adolescents
JAMA Patient Information: Kids Lighting Up
JAMA Patient Information: Preventing Tobacco Use in Children and Adolescents

Toilet Training & Bedwetting

Toilet Training