Care of parents and regular consultations by children's doctors can protect a child from health problems. A disease or any abnormality noticed by a pediatrician in time will be easier to treat and will minimally disturb a small patient.
The developing body of a child requires regular monitoring by a doctor in order to diagnose and fix problems in time. Up to a year, monthly visits to the pediatrician are required. After a year, it is important to visit a doctor once a year. An additional examination by a pediatrician is necessary before the first visit to a kindergarten or school.
A pediatrician will conduct an examination and, if necessary, will refer to one of the children's doctors:
An unscheduled visit to the doctor is necessary if a child began to refuse to eat often, does not gain weight, or has a fever. Do not ignore any of these symptoms, because the child’s body is weak in immunity and it is difficult for it to fight the disease on its own.
A visit to a pediatrician begins with questions and answers. The doctor learns about the condition of a child: its behavior, nutrition, habits, and characteristics noticed by the parents. At this stage, it’s important to talk about family diseases that can be inherited.
After collecting the information, the examination begins. A pediatrician weighs a child, measures height and body temperature, evaluates reflexes, examines the skin. ENT-specialist examines ears, throat, and nose, and the gastroenterologist palpates the stomach. Also, a pediatrician can schedule a visit to the profile doctor or an additional examination (common blood and urine test, sputum bacteriosis, ultrasound of internal organs). A full examination will allow to prescribe an effective treatment for a child or to verify the patient’s health.
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Regular visits to the pediatrician are a necessary measure for the health of children of any age. Do not neglect this, even if there are no complaints about well-being.