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Having a child who isn't feeling well is very worrisome. If you need to make sick child visits in Mount Dora, FL, you can count on Dr. Samuel Divaker and Dr. Rezia Divaker of Divaker Pediatrics to give you peace of mind and excellent medical services.

All parents are prepared for well-child visits. These are part of your regular schedule. You know when to bring in the baby or your child for their exam. It is pretty stress-free even if you may dread having to bring them in for vaccinations. Sick visits are another thing altogether. You may wonder if you should bring your child to the ER or if the pediatrician will be able to see them on short notice.

Oftentimes, with children, symptoms come on quite quickly and can be quite severe. The doctors at Divaaker Pediatric take sick child visits in Mount Dora, FL seriously, and they will make sure your child gets the immediate care they need. They also understand how upsetting it is for the family when they have a sick child. At the office, every day, time is allowed for sick visits that they know will happen. 

Symptoms that require a sick visit:

  • Fever that lasts more than two days
  • Fever over 100.4 in infants under 2 months
  • Fever over 104 in older children
  • Pain in the stomach
  • Pain in the ears
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Painful rash
  • Headache
  • A  severe fall or accident
  • Painful or trouble swallowing

A sick visit to the pediatrician is for illnesses that are not in any way life-threatening. If your child is bleeding profusely, has had a severe head injury, is having difficulty breathing, is dehydrated, having a seizure, or is unconscious, this is the time to call 911 or rush to the emergency room. 

It is best to call ahead if your child is feeling ill and make an appointment. This means there will be less time spent waiting in the waiting room where there may be other sick children. At the end of the visit, hopefully, you will have a diagnosis or will need to go for other tests. You may need to pick up a prescription at the pharmacy.  You will likely be told to call the office if there are any changes or if symptoms get worse. Be sure to follow the advice of your doctor and take the prescription until all the medicine is gone.

For sick child visits in Mount Dora, FL, call Dr. Samuel Divaker and Dr. Rezia Divaker of Divaker Pediatrics at (352) 383-8384.

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