Tag: baby

Little Spurs Pediatric Urgent Care
    • Coronavirus
    Vaccines Available Children 6 months – 5 years
    We are excited to announce we received a small allotment of the Moderna vaccine for children 6 months – 5 years of age. We will be hosting three vaccine clinics over the next two weeks. San Antonio Vaccine Clinic #1: Little Spurs Pediatric Urgent Care – Wonderland; June 24th from 3pm-7pm San Antonio Vaccine Clinic...
    • Allergies/Hives
    What To Know About Newborn Rashes
    Newborns tend to have very sensitive skin after birth and may develop skin irritations and/or rashes within the first few weeks of life.  Here are some common rashes you might experience with your newborn: The most common infant rash is diaper rash.  The diaper area is a moist environment and this is  the main cause of diaper rash.  Frequent diaper changes help prevent...
    • Broken Bones
    Baby Walkers
    There is a misconception that baby walkers are only dangerous in the home if there are stairs. But that is not the only danger tied with baby walkers. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has called for a ban on all baby walkers throughout the United States, and for good reason. Yes, if there are stairs in...
    • Colds
    Does Your Child Need to be Tested for RSV?
    RSV, short for Respiratory Syncytial Virus, is one of the cold viruses seen every year with a season extending from about October through March. Children may have fever accompanied with runny nose, nasal congestion, and cough. Wheezing often develops with RSV, however; it is more common in children less than two years of age. There...
    • News
    Understanding Insurance Terms: Co-Pays, Deductibles and Facility Fees
    At Little Spurs we accept many kinds of insurances including Medicaid Superior, TRICARE, and BCBS. A full list can be found here: https://www.littlespurspedi.com/insurance.php With health insurance becoming more expensive, many policies now have higher co-pays and deductibles in order to maintain the same premium. So what is a co-pay? The co-pay is the payment set by...
    • News
    Where to take your child: ER or Pediatric Urgent Care?
    Imagine your child is ill or has just sustained an injury. How do you know whether you should go to the Emergency Room or a Pediatric Urgent Care? ERs are very busy and many times are overwhelmed with patients who could easily be managed in a Pediatric Urgent Care setting. More seriously injured children are cared...
    • News
    Squashing a Stomach Bug
    What is Gastroenteritis? Gastroenteritis, commonly known as “a stomach bug,” or “stomach flu,” is an inflammation or infection of the intestines. It typically causes vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain and dehydration. In most cases, the infection clears within a few days, but sometimes it takes longer. The primary risk is dehydration. What causes it? Gastroenteritis can...
    • News
    Finding Medical Care on Medicaid
    If your child has Medicaid and is in need of a doctor, you should always try calling your child’s primary care provider for an appointment. But if their doctor is unavailable, where should you go? Clearly if your child is very sick or seriously injured you should go to a pediatric hospital. But going to...
    • News
    Hazards in the Home
    Its Baby Safety Month! Here are some tips to child proof your home: Tip #1. Look out for loose cords! This can be window cords, electrical cords, and loose strings around your home in general! These can be dangerous for your baby or toddler! Tip #2: Watch out for sharp corners around the home. This...
    • News
    Baby Safety Month
    Tomorrow is the beginning of Baby Safety Month! Keep an eye on our Facebook and Twitter this week for Hazards in the Home to be wary of! Posted by Little Spurs Pediatric Urgent Care on Monday, August 31, 2015
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