Articles and information on common cold symptoms from the blog of GetzWell Pediatrics, a pediatrician group in San Francisco.

common cold symptoms

Articles and information on common cold symptoms from the blog of GetzWell Pediatrics, a pediatrician group in San Francisco.

Fever Phobia: What Most Parents Don’t Know About Their Child’s Fever

Misconceptions about the dangers of childhood fever are very common. Many San Francisco parents lose sleep and experience unnecessary stress due to unwarranted concerns about the harmful side effects of fever in their children.

Fevers are part the body’s effort to activate the immune system, so they are one of our innate protective mechanisms. Most fevers are good for children because fevers help them to fight infection.

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Home Remedies for Cold Symptoms

This is the time of year when kids have the sniffles and we all want advice to make our little ones more comfortable. In light of the recent removal of cough and cold medicines from store shelves (for children under 2 years) and an FDA panel recommendation against giving over-the-counter cough and cold medicines to children under 6 years, what’s a parent to do?

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