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    • Dallas
    Navigating Seasonal Allergies: Tips for Parents
    Warmer temperatures in Texas are here, and so are seasonal allergies. Texas is well known for seasonal allergy challenges, and managing your child’s allergies this time of year can often be intimidating. However, by taking some proactive measures you can help navigate your child through allergy season with ease.  Stay Indoors: Dry and windy weather...
    • 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...
  • Allergic Rhinitis (Allergies/Hay Fever) - Premier Pediatric Urgent Care Provider in Texas - Little Spurs Pediatric Urgent Care Read Article
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    • 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...
    • News
    Autism Awareness Month
      April is Autism Awareness Month! We are excited to be participating in Any Baby Can’s Walk for Autism, this Saturday, April 20th. This event is an Official Fiesta® San Antonio event and helps support various programs for families facing autism. The event consists of a 2 mile walk or a “Superhero 5K” and will...
    • News
    Measles – What You Need To Know
    On March 5th, 2019 the first case of measles was diagnosed in San Antonio in recent years. The San Antonio Metropolitan Health District is urging everyone to be vaccinated against measles, and the Center for Disease Control (CDC) states the vaccine is 97% effective. People need 2 doses of the MMR vaccine to be fully protected....
    • News
    Help! My Child Has The Flu!
    Your child has flu symptoms of fever, nasal congestion, cough, and body aches!  They feel miserable, tired, and are cranky. What can you, as a parent, do to help them feel better? If your child has tested positive within 48 hours after flu symptoms have begun, they may be eligible to take Tamiflu. The American...
    • News
    Little Spurs Pediatric Urgent Care Earns Accreditation from the Urgent Care Association
    We at Little Spurs Pediatric Urgent Care are excited to announce that we have recently earned the distinction of Accredited Urgent Care from the Urgent Care Association. Urgent care centers are not required to pursue this accreditation, but we decided to do so because we wanted to ensure that our centers offer the best care...
    • News
    East San Antonio Clinic Now Open!
    Our new clinic, located at 2039 E. Houston St, 78202, is now open! KSAT 12 came out and took a look around and spoke to Dr. Spurgat about exactly what it is we do. Thank you! Read full article here. Little Spurs Pediatric Urgent Care has ten locations in San Antonio and two in Houston....
    • News
    Back to School – Pink Eye in Children
    Kids are back in school! As parents we know what that means- contagious illnesses are ready and waiting.Pink Eye We all know about “pink eye.” It’s when your child’s eye becomes inflamed and red and you are pretty sure if you tried to take them to school, they would be sent right back home! Pink...
    • News
    Tips and Tricks For the Summer Heat!
      Texas currently has an excessive heat warning in effect. During this period, heat related illnesses such as heat exhaustion and heat stroke will be prevalent. Heat exhaustion can lead to heat stroke. It is important to make sure that if your child has heat exhaustion they are put in an air-conditioned room with plenty...
    • Fever
    Flu season has arrived!
    The flu season has arrived! Flu symptoms include: Fever from 102 or higher Coughing Congestion Upset stomach Muscle aches Complications from the flu include febrile seizures in young children and pneumonia. There are medications if prescribed within the first 48 hours of symptoms that may shorten the course of the illness. After 48 hours, the...
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