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  • What is SIDS? - Premier Pediatric Urgent Care Provider in Texas - Little Spurs Pediatric Urgent Care Read Article
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    • Child Safety
    What is SIDS?
    Many of us have heard of SIDS but what is it? and how does it happen? Can we prevent it? SIDS is commonly known as Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. These deaths usually occur among infants who are less than a year old while sleeping. Although there isn’t a guaranteed method to prevent SIDS, sleep safety...
    • Burns
    What To Do If Your Child Has A Head Injury
    Children often bump or bang their heads and it can be difficult for parents to know whether it is serious or not. Any time a child has a blow to the head it is considered a head injury.    Most head injuries are not serious, especially in toddlers when they are developing motor skills.  They...
  • Common Back To School Illnesses - Premier Pediatric Urgent Care Provider in Texas - Little Spurs Pediatric Urgent Care Read Article
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    • Child Safety
    Common Back To School Illnesses
    It’s back to school time! Here is an overview of some common illnesses that quickly spread this time of year: Hand Foot and Mouth HFM is a common viral illness for children. It is most common in kiddos under seven years of age. Common Symptoms: The most common symptoms of HFM disease are fever, mouth/throat...
    • Child Safety
    What You Need To Know About Infant Sleep
    Every year in the US, 3,500 infants die of sleep-related infant deaths (SIDS).  The American Academy of Pediatrics published an update to recommendations for reducing infant deaths in the sleep environment in 2022. The following are the updated recommendations for safe sleep practices:    BACK to sleep for every infant – make sure the infant is...
  • Allergic Rhinitis (Allergies/Hay Fever) - Premier Pediatric Urgent Care Provider in Texas - Little Spurs Pediatric Urgent Care Read Article
    child sneezing tissue in hand
    • Allergies/Hives
    Allergic Rhinitis (Allergies/Hay Fever)
    Allergic Rhinitis is an allergic reaction to airborne allergens which can be a substance or substances that are normally harmless. Airborne allergens like pollen, mold, animal dander, and dust can cause an allergic reaction in the nose (Allergic Rhinitis/Hay Fever). Although pollen is the most common cause of Allergic Rhinitis, many things can cause this...
    • 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...
    • Child Safety
    Tips For Baby Proofing Home
    A baby entering your home is an exciting time. It involves lots of changes and joyful experiences. It also means that it is time to baby-proof your home in order to keep your child healthy and safe. My number one rule of baby-proofing your home is to do the babyproofing before your baby needs it....
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    Alicia Tezel, MD Elected to Urgent Care Association Board
      Our very own Chief Medical Officer, Alicia Tezel, MD, FAAP, was elected to the Urgent Care Association Board. As a director on the board, Dr. Tezel will join a group of medical professionals seeking to bring the best of urgent care education and resources to the industry. Little Spurs Pediatric Urgent Care received accreditation...
    • Child Safety
    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...
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    Firework Safety and Children
    Next month, Americans across the country will once again participate in the tradition of celebrating Independence Day with fireworks.  However, each year roughly 10,000 people, mostly children and teens, are injured from consumer fireworks.  These accidents vary from minor to serious burns and injuries! On top of that, children 5 to 14 years of age are among the highest at risk.  If you plan to participate in the tradition of lighting...
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    Drowning in Children
    Drowning is the leading cause of accidental death in children under the age of 5 years old. It is most common in children between the ages of 1-5 years old, however it can occur at any age. The most common causes of drowning include inadequate adult supervision, inability to swim, use of alcohol (teenagers and...
    • Coronavirus
    Children and COVID-19
    So much has changed since we first found out about Coronavirus (now known as COVID-19) back in December 2019/January 2020.  We have gone from looking at it from a  distance to staring at it closely as it reveals itself in our own backyards.  The United States has had a dramatic surge in the number of...
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