When your child’s feeling awful, you feel their misery acutely and just want them to feel better right away. Professional Pediatrics offers same-day sick visits with exemplary pediatrician Benjamin Valdez, MD, giving you a great resource to draw upon when your child experiences earaches, colds, fever, flu, or other issues. Call the office in Roseville, California, today for help.
Same-day sick visits are appointments you schedule when your child’s feeling under the weather or develops a sudden medical issue. Professional Pediatrics structures their daily schedule so the team can fit your child in for a same-day appointment whenever they need medical care quickly.
Professional Pediatrics offers treatment for the full spectrum of issues that children may encounter. Some of the conditions that the team most frequently treats include:
The team can also treat other issues during same-day sick visits. If you’re concerned about your child’s health for any reason, don’t hesitate to reach out to the office and request a visit. If your child needs sick care, the team’s happy to fit them into the schedule that same day.
During your child's sick visit, the team asks questions about your child’s symptoms and the problem that brought you in. If your child is very young, the team relies mainly on your descriptions and details. Older children can participate in the process actively by describing their symptoms themselves.
The team performs a physical exam, focusing on the particular issue at hand. For example, if your child has a sore throat and a runny nose, the team examines their throat and nose as well as their ears closely.
Depending on your child’s symptoms, they may need testing, for example, a urine or stool test. After diagnosing the cause of your child’s discomfort, the team explains the available treatments and recommends the approach that will help your child get better faster.
Your child may need medication. A few examples include antibiotics for a bacterial infection or a pain reliever like child-strength acetaminophen (for example, Infants’ Tylenol® or Children’s Tylenol®). If your child is prescribed medication, the team gives you dosage instructions.
While some conditions, like viral infections, don’t respond to medication, there are treatment approaches that can ease your child’s symptoms and help the virus run its course faster.
At Professional Pediatrics, you can count on getting everything your child needs to bounce back quickly. If your child needs a same-day sick visit, call the office now.