Caring for Kids…at Billings Clinic

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Wash hands to prevent spread of Enterovirus D68

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There have been recent calls from concerned parents hearing news that our community may be affected by the recent outbreak of Enterovirus D68.  This is a rare strain of a common summer virus that can result in more robust respiratory symptoms than other strains of enteroviruses.  In children with a history of asthma or reactive … continue reading

The Stomach Flu

Little boy with stomach pain

The ‘stomach flu’ (gastroenteritis) is one of the most common reasons that we see kids in the pediatric office.  The typical stomach flu starts with about 24 hours of lots of vomiting followed by several days and up to a couple of weeks of diarrhea.  This is different than The Flu (short for influenza) of … continue reading

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