Preparing for an Allergy Test

You've probably never had an allergy test before, but your physician recommends one after a recent reaction to something that didn't go well with your body. Ok, so you don't know what to expect, and it's making you so anxious. Well, we will break it down for you with a few tips on how best to prepare for allergy testing. 1. Relax Yes, you read that right-relax. Honestly, getting an allergy test is not the worst medical procedure you'll ever experience. Read More 

How Your Child’s Doctor Can Treat Impetigo

Does your child have one or more blister-like sores that have some yellow color to them and that seem to be crusting over? Chances are your child is suffering from impetigo. This is a skin infection caused by certain strains of staphylococcus and streptococcus bacteria. It is quite common in children and may appear on the face, legs, buttocks, or even the arms. Impetigo is relatively easy to treat, but it does need to be treated by a doctor to ensure it does not spread. Read More