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Mt. Airy Pediatrics, P.C.
6673 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia PA 19119-2252
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Mononucleosis (mono) is a viral infection of the lymph nodes. Main symptoms are sore throat and widespread swollen lymph nodes
Bites from a mosquito cause itchy, red bumps. Often they look like a hive.
Symptoms triggered by a spinning, rocking or rolling motions. The main symptoms are dizziness and nausea
Symptoms that occur with travel to a high altitude. Starts at 8,000 feet (2400 meters) above sea level or higher. Also called Altitude Sickness.
Injuries to the lips and mouth. Includes inner cheeks and the roof of the mouth (hard and soft palate)
Painful, shallow ulcers (sores) on the lining of the mouth. Found on the gums, inner lips, inner cheeks, or tongue
Rinsing the nose with salt water can help wash out dust and mucus. The water also rinses out germs and pollen.
Nasal congestion can be the worst part of a cold for young children. It can keep your baby from feeding and sleeping well.
A feeling that vomiting might occur and feeling “sick to the stomach” (queasy). Vomiting has not occurred. That symptom is covered in the Vomiting handout. Stomach pain is not present. That symptom is covered in the Abdominal Pain handout.
Pain or discomfort in the back, side or front of the neck. Includes minor muscle strain from neck overuse
Questions about flying or mountain travel with a newborn baby.
Common questions asked about the normal newborn’s appearance and body
Common questions asked about normal birthmarks in newborns. Note: Rashes such as baby acne are not covered here.
How infections and other serious diseases can present in newborns
Common questions asked about normal skin rashes in newborns. Note: Mongolian spots and birthmarks are not covered here.
Common questions asked about newborn noises, reflexes and behaviors. These are normal and not signs of illness.