A painful disease that mostly affects kids and something that can affect all of us: the excessive heat. It's sending people to the emergency room for help. 13abc's Susan Ross Wells talked to an emergency
A check of what's going around this week finds two main issues: heat illness and hand, foot and mouth disease in children.
Doctors see it all this time of year. As we're out enjoying summer fun they say we need to use our heads when it comes to safety. Summer is trauma season and that keeps doctors busy in area emergency rooms.
What's Going Around this week includes a stomach bug that can bring vomiting and diarrhea. Doctors say they're also seeing trauma injuries including broken bones, and quite a bit of poison ivy.
As you plan your family's Fourth of July activities we have an important safety reminder. In this week's "What's Going Around?" segment we look at what emergency rooms expect will likely be going around
Safe Kids Greater Toledo says enjoy a professional fireworks show and don't risk injury with backyard fireworks. Remember: sparklers are dangerous for children and can cause serious burns. Safe Kids says every year 3,000 children go to the emergency room with fireworks injuries.
Summer is known as trauma season. It seems it's living up to its name. Susan Ross Wells paid a visit to the emergency room at the University of Toledo Medical Center. One physician says they're definitely
Dr Stephen Grider at the University of Toledo Medical Center says they're busy in the emergency room treating summer traumas. He says injuries from motorcycle, scooter and moped crashes are up and they're seeing a lot of poison ivy, allergies and some stomach bugs. He says they're also seeing an increase in drug use problems, specifically methamphetamine and bath salts.
The kids are now out of school so that means time for fun in the sun for the whole family, But it also means some new issues are bringing people in to see the doctor. What's Going Around? A doctor we
What's Going Around this week? According to ProMedica Family Physician Dr. Steven Freeman, a little bit of everything. Poison Ivy is big, sunburns and back pain. He says he's also seeing some upper respiratory infections.
Don't be fooled by our summer-like weather... some cool weather illnesses are still out there. Susan Ross Wells talked to ProMedica family physician Dr. Todd Francis this week who says he's still seeing
What's Going Around? ProMedica Family physician Dr. Todd Francis says upper respiratory infections are still out there, but allergies are the big thing right now. He says he's also seeing some injuries from outdoor activities like yard work and bike riding.
Watery, itchy eyes, cough.. wheezing.. and more. Plenty of issues are getting kids in to see the doctor this week. Susan Ross wells has a look at What's Going Around? A Toledo pediatrician says he's
A local pediatrician says What's Going Around this week is the three A's. Allergies, Asthma and Atopic Dermatitis, or eczema. The allergies kick everything off and these three are often seen together in a child.
Milder springtime weather gets us outdoors, but if we're not careful, it can also land us in the doctor's office. Susan Ross Wells reports on What's Going Around this week. Whether you're cleaning out
What's Going Around this week? Getting out in the yard means doctors are seeing people for treatment of skin irritations like poison ivy. There's also a cold virus making the rounds that brings runny nose, sore throat, cough and some body aches. Doctors say keep in mind if your symptoms last more than a week or two you may be dealing with allergies.
A couple of potentially very serious illnesses are showing up right now at one area pediatrician's office. 13abc's Susan Ross Wells checks "What's Going Around."
Now that it's officially fall, doctors are seeing more cool weather illnesses.
Allergy Symptoms: Itchy nose, sore throat