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    Sunburn Safety for Children
    Summer is here, and so is the Texas heat! Summertime is filled with lots of fun in the sun, however, sunburns are not so fun and can cause a lot of pain. Keeping your children safe and healthy is always our priority, so we are here to provide some tips for keeping children safe from...
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    Winter Car Safety
    Winter is here! The change in season brings cozy hot chocolates, fluffy winter coats, and keeping your little ones safe in their seats. But did you know those big puffy coats may not be the best at keeping your children safe in their car seats during the colder months? Let’s find out why and discuss...
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    Introducing: Eyebox – Concussion Assessment
    As a pediatric urgent care clinic, we are constantly seeking new and innovative ways to improve the care we provide to our patients. That’s why we are excited to announce the introduction of Oculogica’s Eyebox technology at our clinics. As of right now we are offering Eyebox exams at our Bandera Clinic in San Antonio...
  • Common Back to School Illnesses: Protecting Your Child  - Premier Pediatric Urgent Care Provider in Texas - Little Spurs Pediatric Urgent Care Read Article
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    Common Back to School Illnesses: Protecting Your Child 
    It’s that time of year again! As the school year begins, parents are not only concerned about their children’s academic progress but also their health. Unfortunately, the close proximity of students in classrooms can lead to the spread of various illnesses. In this article, we will discuss common back-to-school illnesses. Understanding how these illnesses are...
  • Seizures & Epilepsy  - Premier Pediatric Urgent Care Provider in Texas - Little Spurs Pediatric Urgent Care Read Article
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    Seizures & Epilepsy 
    What are seizures?  Seizures are a sudden and uncontrolled change in a person’s movement, consciousness, affect, and behavior. The symptoms of a seizure vary, but the ones most people are familiar with are classified as tonic-clonic or “grand mal” seizures (https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/health/conditions-and-diseases/epilepsy/tonic-clonic-grand-mal-seizures) , that cause a person to lose control of their body, and experience convulsions...
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    American Heart Month: How to Keep Your Child’s Heart Healthy
    February is American Heart Month, and it’s the perfect time to discuss how to keep your child’s heart healthy. Pediatricians emphasize the importance of children’s heart health, especially since heart disease remains the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States. From proper nutrition to regular exercise, there are a...
  • Holiday Travel Trips for Parents With Toddlers 2022 - Premier Pediatric Urgent Care Provider in Texas - Little Spurs Pediatric Urgent Care Read Article
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    Holiday Travel Trips for Parents With Toddlers 2022
    The holiday season is full of fun and adventure. As Thanksgiving and Christmas approach, these adventures may include traveling by car or plane with toddlers. As parents, we understand it can be fun but also challenging. To ease these challenges, we’ve created a list of travel tips for this 2022 Holiday season.   Traveling by...
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    The Very Stinging Caterpillar
    Did you know that caterpillars can sting you? There are multiple species of caterpillars that can sting you and cause a variety of different reactions if in contact with human skin. The most common species found in Texas are the buck moth caterpillar and the southern flannel moth (asp) caterpillars. Buck Moth Caterpillar Southern Flannel...
  • What to Look For If Your Child Suffers A Head Injury - Premier Pediatric Urgent Care Provider in Texas - Little Spurs Pediatric Urgent Care Read Article
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    What to Look For If Your Child Suffers A Head Injury
    Head injuries are very common in children. Most head injuries in children are minor and do not cause any serious sequelae. The most common mechanisms of head injuries include falls (most common), sports, motor vehicle accidents, projectile (i.e., a toy is thrown and hits a child in the head), bike accidents, and assaults. There are...
  • Dog Safety - Premier Pediatric Urgent Care Provider in Texas - Little Spurs Pediatric Urgent Care Read Article
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    Dog Safety
    Dogs can be cute and cuddly companions, but they can also pose a safety risk. It is extremely important to remember a few basic safety principles when it comes to dealing with dogs and to seek medical care in the event of a dog bite. First and foremost, children should not approach an unfamiliar dog....
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    Telemedicine
    Telemedicine! It’s everywhere. It’s fast, easy, and convenient! At the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, we began offering telemedicine to our patients as a way to obtain care without leaving the comfort of their homes. For pediatric patients, this can be a wonderful way to treat certain conditions that do not require a...
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    Fever
    If your child has a fever, it is probably a sign that her body is fighting an infection. When your child becomes ill because of a virus or bacteria, her body may respond by increasing body temperature It is important to remember that, except in the case of heat stroke, fever itself is not an...
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