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Posts for tag: Immediate Pediatric Care

By Ayman Rawda
June 18, 2019
Category: Child Healthcare

Find out when to bring your little one in for immediate care and what to expect.

Nothing is worse than dealing with a sick child. Of course, sometimes it’s hard to tell whether you should wait it out, bring your child in to Pediatrician3see a pediatrician or whether their symptoms warrant a trip to the ER. To better understand what immediate care we offer here in Oak Lawn, IL, read through our list of frequently asked questions.

What urgent pediatric care is offered by your Oak Lawn, IL, clinic?

As long as your child’s symptoms are not severe or life threatening our clinic will be able to treat a wide range of non-serious but still urgent injuries and illnesses such as:

  • Cold and flu
  • Allergies
  • Asthma
  • Ear infections
  • Fever
  • Stomach problems
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Burns
  • Sprains
  • Sore throat and/or strep throat
  • Upper respiratory infection
  • Viral or bacterial infections
  • Sports-related injuries

We can perform blood tests, urinalysis, and imaging tests such as X-rays to make a definitive diagnosis. Often times, we can figure out what’s going on and how to treat it just by examining your child and asking questions about the symptoms they are experiencing. For life-threatening or serious health issues we highly advise that you call 911 or go to your closest emergency room.

What are your office hours?

Pediatrics on Demand is open seven days a week from 8AM until midnight, which ensures that our patients get the care they need no matter the time. After all, we understand that symptoms often appear at night or first thing in the morning, and it’s comforting to know that you can see a pediatrician immediately, even late at night.

How do I get an appointment for my child?

You can call our office at (708) 424-0900 to schedule an appointment, or you can easily book a sick visit appointment online (often for the same day); however, we also welcome walk-ins, so you don’t have to schedule an appointment ahead of time in order to be seen by one of our Oak Lawn, IL, children’s doctors. You can also check our website to get updates on the current wait time for walk-ins.

If in doubt, don’t hesitate to call Pediatrics on Demand in Oak Lawn, IL. We would be happy to talk with you over the phone about your child’s symptoms to make sure that they get the proper medical attention they need. Call us today for any questions on immediate care.

It’s important to understand when you should turn to our Oak Lawn, IL, pediatric office for illness or injury.

If your child is dealing with a condition or symptom that requires urgent medical attention, we know how stressful that can be. You want to childmake sure that your little one receives the best care possible; however, there are still some misunderstandings as to when you should visit the hospital and when you can turn to Dr. Ayman Rawda at Pediatrics on Demand in Oak Lawn, IL, for immediate care. Here’s what you should understand about getting immediate pediatric care,

A good rule of thumb is: If your child is not dealing with a serious or life-threatening condition or injury, then this is something Dr. Rawda can handle right here in our Oak Lawn, IL, office. Of course, if your child is dealing with a life-threatening emergency, then it’s important that you take them to the closest ER as soon as possible.

Just as the name suggests, Pediatrics on Demand is here to address a wide variety of minor-to-moderate illnesses and injuries, and to make sure that your child gets the treatment they need to manage their symptoms and get them feeling better quickly.

Here are just some of the most common injuries and illnesses that Pediatrics on Demand treats,

  • Urinary tract infections
  • Cold and flu
  • Respiratory infections
  • Gastrointestinal problems
  • Sore throat or strep throat
  • Bacterial infections
  • Strains and sprains
  • Bites and stings
  • Burns
  • Sports-related injuries
  • Vomiting or diarrhea
  • Asthma and allergies
  • Viral infections
  • Ear infections

These are some of the problems that we can treat right away when you bring your child into our office. Of course, even if the problem your child is dealing with isn’t on this list, all you have to do is give us a call and let us know what’s going on. We would be happy to tell you if that’s something we can treat.

We offer a full range of diagnostic services from blood and urine tests to X-rays to ensure a swift and accurate diagnose, so we can quickly get your child on the road to recovery.

If your child is sick and you are concerned about their health then it’s important that you call (708) 424-0900 to schedule an immediate appointment with Dr. Rawda at Pediatrics on Demand in Oak Lawn, IL. Walk-ins are also welcome, and we are open seven days a week until midnight.