Infant & Toddler Diseases & Conditions

Healthy is a state of being, and at Mark9 Pediatrics, getting your baby and your family to healthy as soon as possible is our top priority. However, this doesn’t mean that we don’t hit any speed bumps along the way. Your infant is subject to numerous diseases and conditions, some preventable and some not. If you are concerned about infant diseases and conditions or about your baby’s health, call your Coppell pediatrician, Dr. Moemeka, today.

Diagnosis

If your child is suffering, Dr. Moemeka will track and monitor your baby’s symptoms and refer you to the appropriate subspecialists if needed to determine the appropriate diagnosis.

Treatment

Dr. Moemeka will work with you to develop the best treatment plan for you and your baby. At Mark9 Pediatrics, your baby’s wellness is our top priority, and we will work with you to find the right treatment to get your baby back to healthy as quickly amd easily as possible.

Advocacy

When your child is suffering, you are your baby’s best advocate. At Mark9 Pediatrics, you are not alone. We will stand beside you and your baby to make sure that she gets the care she needs to be healthy. We understand how stressful it can be, and we want to make sure you know that you always have the support of Mark9 Pediatrics beside you.

Some infant conditions you may encounter

Birth Defects

Birth defects are quite common. In fact, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, birth defects occur in 1 out of every 33 babies born. Although they’re called birth defects, not all of them are present at birth.

The majority of birth defects are determined in the first trimester of pregnancy, and many of them don’t have a clear cause. However, Dr. Moemeka can work with you and your baby to manage any symptoms and maintain health and wellness.

Chickenpox

Chickenpox causes an itchy rash that is accompanied by blisters. This highly-contagious disease is preventable with a vaccine, and since it can be very serious, we strongly encourage parents to take preventative action to avoid the contraction of chickenpox.

If your child is not protected against chickenpox or is having complications from chickenpox, call Dr. Moemeka today.

Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease

Hand, foot, and mouth disease is a contagious viral infection that causes a fever, sore throat, decreased appetite, a rash, and painful sores. While some children will only experience mild symptoms, some cases can be severe and require medical attention. If you think your child has hand, foot, and mouth disease, call Dr. Moemeka to talk about keeping your child and your community healthy while your infant is contagious or ill.

Why choose Mark9 Pediatrics

This list is, of course, not exhaustive. If you are concerned about the health and wellness of your child, don’t hesitate to call Dr. Moemeka to talk about what you can do to support the health of your family, your baby, and your community. The best way to treat any condition is to prevent it or catch it early.

Your baby’s health is our top priority, and we know that condition management can be a stressful part of parenthood. At Mark9 Pediatrics, we want you to know that you are not alone on your family’s wellness journey and that you always have support and resources here.

To talk about your baby’s wellness, call Mark9 Pediatrics today at (972) 325-2005 or request an appointment online to reserve your appointment with Dr. Moemeka.

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