pediatric housecalls Robert R. Jarrett M.D. M.B.A. FAAP

Showing posts from: January 2014

Cystic Fibrosis – A Boy Named Azer 

Living with any chronic medical condition can be exhausting, especially so with Cystic Fibrosis. But few understand just what it is or what it is like to live with it. Here is a blog kept by the mother of a 10-year-old boy with Cystic Fibrosis – Azer.

Topical Gel Helpful in Some Infantile Hemangiomas

We all know that birthmarks aren’t very uncommon. One particular type, Infantile Hemangiomas, can kind of sneak up on parents and some times be quite worrying.

About four percent of infants develop these kinds of lesions and most of them don’t become visible until sometime after birth. (more…)

Spinal Taps in Children

Let me let you listen in on a typical conversation between a pediatrician and parents of an infant, child or adolescent who is quite ill.

“Mr. and Mrs. Brown, Adam looks very ill, but I can’t be sure about what’s causing it until we run some tests.”