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Gunjan Pradhan
(814) 938-2602
81 Hillcrest Dr
Punxsutawney, PA
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Dr. Gaspar Alcaraz Santos
(814) 938-6141
203 Lane Ave
Punxsutawney, PA
Specialty
Pediatrics

Rizwan Jabir, MD
(724) 397-2083
PO Box 268
Marion Center, PA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Languages
Spanish
Education
Medical School: Dow Med Coll, Univ Of Karachi, Karachi, Pakistan
Graduation Year: 1986
Hospital
Hospital: Westmoreland Regional Hospital, Greensburg, Pa; Indiana Hosp, Indiana, Pa
Group Practice: Pediatric Care Ctr

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Marion Center Outpatient Testing Center
(724) 397-2995
100 Neal Drive
Marion Center, PA
 
Abed Al-Razzak Aydin, MD
(814) 938-3754
Mahaffey, PA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Damascus, Fac Of Med, Damascus, Syria
Graduation Year: 1975

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Dr.George Fatula
(814) 938-2602
81 Hillcrest Drive
Punxsutawney, PA
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Pittsburgh Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1971
Speciality
Pediatrician
General Information
Hospital: Du Bois Reg Medctr, Du Bois, Pa
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Gaspar Alcaraz Santos, MD
(814) 938-6141
203 Lane Ave
Punxsutawney, PA
Specialties
Pediatrics, General Practice
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Santo Tomas, Fac Of Med And Surg, Manila, Philippines
Graduation Year: 1955
Hospital
Hospital: Punxsutawney Area Hospital, Punxsutawney, Pa

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Dr. Rizwan Jabir
(724) 397-2083
PO Box 268
Marion Center, PA
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Abed Al-Razzak Aydin
(814) 938-3754
Mahaffey, PA
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. George Michael Fatula
(814) 371-1510
529 Sunflower Dr
Du Bois, PA
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Tips for Treating Your Child's Scrapes, Splinters and Stings

by Kelsey Anderson

(FeatureSource) The pleasures of summer often bring with them small dangers or injuries, especially if you have children. Whether you're dealing with a scraped knee, a sliver in a finger or an insect bite, prepared parents can react to problems quickly and calmly.

"Even the most carefully reared and watched child will sometimes get hurt or sick," says Vicki Lansky, author of "Practical Parenting Tips" (Meadowbrook Press). "Knowing how to handle minor accidents give parents a sense of control."

Lansky advises that careful attention is the best treatment for any injury, especially insect bites. If a bee stings your child for the first time, watch for signs of an allergic reaction. These may include difficulty breathing, faintness or swelling around the eyes, mouth, tongue or penis. If these symptoms develop, call 911.

Lansky reminds parents that remaining calm during a crisis will help your child remain calm. Teach your child to express feelings of pain, but there's also a time to regain control.

She shares these tips for handling the bumps on the road or knee:

Scrapes

Freeze several small water-filled balloons that can be wrapped in a towel and applied to scrapes, bumps or bites. If you add rubbing alcohol to the water before freezing, the ice pack will be malleable.

Cover a scraped knee or elbow with the cutoff top of a sock. This will give extra protection to the bandage underneath while allowing for movement and play. A terry cloth wristband also works well.

Apply medicine on the gauze pad (not the sore) when it's necessary to apply something that stings.

Splinters

Soak a splintered finger in warm water with antibacterial soap. Once the skin is softened, it will be easier to remove the sliver.

Ask your child to look the other way and sing a song, count or recite something while you gently prod the splinter with a sterile needle.

If you can't get a splinter out, leave it alone. Most splinters eventually work themselves to the surface. (See a doctor if one does not.)

Stings

Immediately apply a paste of baking soda and water to a bee sting reduces pain and welling.

Draw a bath containing baking soda or laundry starch and ask your itchy child to soak. Or go to the beach just for the sake of the cool, soothing water.

Apply white vinegar to bites in order to neutralize the sting of fire ants.

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