Baby Antibiotics Voorhees NJ

Conventional wisdom tells us that babies and germs make a bad mix. Since children's immune systems generally aren’t fully functional until their second birthday, diligent moms and dads pay special attention to cleanliness and proper sanitation. And when babies come down with bugs, well-intentioned pediatricians often prescribe broad'spectrum antibiotics.

Joel Mark Fiedler
(856) 435-1300
1012 Laurel Oak Road
Voorhees, NJ
Specialties
Pediatrics
Insurance
Medicare Accepted: No
Workmens Comp Accepted: No
Accepts Uninsured Patients: No
Emergency Care: No


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Alloy Andrew DO
(856) 784-7011
1000 White Horse Road
Voorhees, NJ
 
Alimam Ammar MD
(856) 751-8777
100 Carnie Boulevard
Voorhees, NJ
 
Nancy Hillis
(856) 782-3300
1020 Laurel Oak Rd
Voorhees, NJ
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Rafael L Valencia, MD
(856) 435-6530
146 Lakeview Dr S Ste 102
Gibbsboro, NJ
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Santo Tomas, Fac Of Med And Surg, Manila, Philippines
Graduation Year: 1974

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Folasade I Kehinde, MD
(215) 427-5202
St. Christopher's Hospital for Children
Philadelphia, PA
Specialties
Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

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Comperatore Dominic F MD
(856) 751-2300
502 Centennial Boulevard
Voorhees, NJ
 
Abdolreza Esfahani Zadeh, MD
(856) 558-0042
2023 Main St
Voorhees, NJ
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Paresh Jaiswal
(856) 782-3300
101 Carnie Blvd
Voorhees, NJ
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Hoff Meredith A Pa-C
(856) 751-7772
502 Centennial Boulevard
Voorhees, NJ
 
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Babies, Antibiotics, and Asthma

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By Kris Kucera

Conventional wisdom tells us that babies and germs make a bad mix. Since children’s immune systems generally aren’t fully functional until their second birthday, diligent moms and dads pay special attention to cleanliness and proper sanitation. And when babies come down with bugs, well-intentioned pediatricians often prescribe broad-spectrum antibiotics. Unfortunately, giving antibiotics to infants—even just one course—in their first year of life may double their susceptibility to asthma, compared to antibiotic-free babies, according to researchers from the University of British Columbia, along with BC’s Centre for Disease Control and Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Evaluation. Scrutinizing eight studies, which surveyed more than 12,000 children, the researchers’ data indirectly support the hygiene hypothesis—the idea that in developed countries, kids’ reduced exposure to germs may actually impede their immune responses. Critics argue that although pediatric exposure to germs is essential, certain bacterial infections necessitate antibiotic treatment as a safety measure. Also, they point out, the hygiene hypothesis fails in inner cities, where asthma rates in underprivileged youths have soared, even though most of these kids live amid substandard levels of hygiene. With the jury still out, concerned parents should ask their pediatricians for blood work before they agree to medicate their infants, preventing needless antibiotic treatments for viral infections or illnesses with undetermined causes.

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