Q & A with Dr. Jay

Q&A with Dr. Jay

Question: My 10-year-old son was around a friend who has the flu. The friend was tested at the walk-in clinic, given medicine and now is on the mend. My son now has the symptoms. Should I go get him tested?

Q&A with Dr. Jay

Question: My 7 year old son stepped on a wooden board with a rusty nail in it. The nail went through his shoe and into the heel of his foot. It bled quite a bit but has stopped now. It is slightly painful but he can walk on it. What are my main concerns?

Q&A with Dr. Jay

Question: My 4 year old son has a lump behind his knee. It’s about the size of a walnut. What can it be?

Q&A with Dr. Jay

Question: My 3 month old has a very dry and crusty rash on the top of her head. What can I do for it?

Q&A with Dr. Jay

Question: My one month old is not sleeping through the night, and I have been told that if I give her some rice cereal in her bottle, that she would sleep longer. Should I do this?

Q&A with Dr. Jay

Question: My 6 year old son has been complaining of his stomach hurting on and off for several weeks. When I touch his stomach area, he says it doesn’t hurt. When should I worry?

Q&A with Dr. Jay

Question: My 9 year old son was playing at a park with some wooded areas. He started itching his legs the next day and now the rash is very red. I am afraid it is poison ivy. What is the best remedy?

Q&A with Dr. Jay

Question: My 5 year old had to go the ER for IV fluids because he got dehydrated from a stomach/intestinal flu. What can I do to avoid this the next time?

Q&A with Dr. Jay

Question 1: My one month old has an eye which keeps getting a discharge, especially after a long time of sleeping. Why is this occurring?

Q&A with Dr. Jay

Question: Can I give my one month old water to drink?

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