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General Pediatrics

General Pediatrics

General pediatrics offers primary healthcare services for children from infants through adolescence, with an emphasis on the treatment and prevention of most common illnesses, such as fevers, cold and flu, stomach ache, headache, diarrhea, common respiratory tract infections, etc. Our pediatricians are also expert vaccinators, as pediatric patients require specialized attention and are required to get their vaccinations on time to protect them from some common yet harmful diseases.

At Rainbow Children's Hospital, our team of leading and renowned pediatric experts offer comprehensive Pediatric care for all infants children and adolescents, and specialized expertise on common and complex disease treatments and assistance with behavioural and mental health issues.

The Department of General Pediatrics at the Rainbow Children’s Hospital has the best pediatricians who offer the following services -
- Adolescent medicine
- Breastfeeding counseling
- Injury prevention
- Chronic fatigue syndrome
- HIV care and AIDS prevention
- Family support immunizations
- Treating special children and youth
- Alcohol and drug abuse
- Neurally mediated hypotension
- Polycystic ovary syndrome
- Managing children suffering from chronic diseases
- Developmental screening
- Mental health care for children
- Prevention and management of obesity
- Sexually transmitted diseases

The following chronic diseases are treated at the Rainbow Children’s Hospital:
- Diabetes

- Complementary alternative medicine
- Eating disorders
- Asthma
- Behavior disorders
- Seizures
- Obesity
- Lead clinic
- Hypertension

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Leading General Pediatrics Hospitals

What are some common Pediatric conditions?

The most common pediatric conditions are:

Immune orders
Fetal alcohol syndrome
Delayed puberty
Behavioral disorders
Poison Ivy/ Poison Oak
Substance abuse
Crohn’s disease
Lead poisoning
Difficulties in breastfeeding
Apnea of prematurity
External ear problems
Diabetes Type 1 and 2
Skin disorders
Hand-foot-mouth disease
Digestive problems
Breathing problems
Migraine headaches
Growth problems
Adolescent health problems
Lung disorders
Developmental disorders
Ear disorders
Contact dermatitis
Fungal infections
Gastroesophageal reflux
Adolescent female puberty
Cystic fibrosis
Newborn complications
Eating disorders
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
Flu and flu H1N1
STDs in adolescents
Amenorrhea in teens
Sports injuries

Why should I pick the Rainbow Children’s Hospital for my pediatrics needs?

The staff at the Rainbow Children’s Hospital include experienced pediatricians who promote advanced medical care to the children and their healthy families. We have some of the top specialists in the country. Here are some other reasons as to why you should pick the Rainbow Children’s Hospital for your pediatric needs:

Our clinic has been set up in a way that parents can access it easily throughout the day, night or weekend hours. We provide a comfortable waiting area for the children and parents. We also have a dedicated play area for young children.

If your child is suffering from a long-term complicated chronic condition, we can help the parents in managing it in the long term. Through our comprehensive list of inpatient as well as outpatient services, we can help in the treatment and management of conditions like infectious diseases, developmental problems, obesity, asthma, and diabetes. Child specialist near you and Best pediatrican at Rainbow Children’s Hospital can give you more details about your pediatric needs.

How do I choose between a family doctor and a pediatrician?

To make the selection, you first need to understand what is the difference between a family doctor and a pediatrician. A family doctor can treat children as well as adults in the family while a pediatrician only specializes in infants, children, and teenagers. For some people, getting treated by the same doctor is important. Others prefer to have a doctor focused on the needs of children only.

Ultimately, the decision is a personal one where you need to select the doctor with whom you are most comfortable. You can try interviewing the family doctor and the pediatrician to help you make the decision. Here are a couple of things you can discuss with the doctor before selecting the right one for you:

Their office hours
If the staff is friendly or not
The hospital they are affiliated with
Billing process
Emergency after-hours services
Getting the same doctor during every visit

What will happen with the pediatrician after my child becomes a teenager?

It is very important to maintain a good relationship with your pediatrician during adolescence. During this time, a teenager is going through a lot of physical and emotional changes. After they reach puberty, they will have a lot of questions about the health issues that they might want to ask their doctor in private. Once they reach the age of 16 years, they can decide if they want to make a transition from a general pediatrician to a general practitioner.