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Julie Good, MD, DABMA
(650) 724-5338
725 Welch Rd
Palo Alto, CA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Insurance
Medicare Accepted: No
Workmens Comp Accepted: No
Accepts Uninsured Patients: No
Emergency Care: No


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Robert Henry Kremers, MD
(510) 784-4000
209 Amherst Ave
San Mateo, CA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Vanderbilt Univ Sch Of Med, Nashville Tn 37232
Graduation Year: 1967

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Chow Howard K MD
(650) 579-6500
50 South San Mateo Drive
San Mateo, CA
 
Dale Shelley Jacknow, MD
101 S San Mateo Dr Ste 208
San Mateo, CA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ca, San Francisco, Sch Of Med, San Francisco Ca 94143
Graduation Year: 1985

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Dr. Harry D Verby
(650) 579-6500
50 S San Mateo Dr Ste 260
San Mateo, CA
Specialty
Pediatrics

James Anthony Ferrara, MD
(650) 343-4200
123 S San Mateo Dr
San Mateo, CA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med, Washington Dc 20007
Graduation Year: 1983

Data Provided By:
Mark Harrison Showen
(650) 342-4145
50 S San Mateo Dr
San Mateo, CA
Specialty
Pediatrics

Data Provided By:
Dr. Peter Chi-Tung Wang
(650) 342-4145
50 S San Mateo Dr Ste 180
San Mateo, CA
Specialty
Pediatrics

Peter Chi-Tung Wang, MD
(650) 342-4145
50 S San Mateo Dr Ste 180
San Mateo, CA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Johns Hopkins Univ Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21205
Graduation Year: 1983

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After Hour Pediatrics
(650) 579-6581
210 Baldwin Avenue
San Mateo, CA
 
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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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