Archive | May, 2018

Cuts and Scrapes: How do I know if my child needs Stitches?

Cuts and Scrapes: How do I know if my child needs Stitches?

by Maria Diaz, MD, FAAP An active and curious child may get some scrapes and cuts. Don’t panic. Just examine the area, keep pressure on it if it is bleeding, and once the bleeding stops, then clean the area. According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, “Almost all active bleeding can be stopped by applying […]

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