We are now offering Telehealth virtual visits. Call our office to learn more.

Blog Archive

5 Vaccines That Can Protect Your Child's Health and Wellbeing May 10th, 2021

Your child’s early, adolescent, and teen years are likely to be free of preventable disease thanks to vaccinations. Childhood diseases and mortality rates are much lower than they were a hundred years ago, thanks in large part to vaccines. At Pediatric Care of Four Corners in Davenport, Florida, Dr. Eiman...

Early Signs of Dyslexia Apr 8th, 2021

Kids learn and grow rapidly, acquiring new skills almost daily. And because each child develops at their own pace, it can be tricky to determine if your child has a developmental issue or is merely a late bloomer. That said, there are certain signs that indicate developmental and learning conditions,...

Is My Child's Growth Rate Normal? Mar 15th, 2021

If you're concerned about your child's development and growth rate, join the club! Every parent wants to be sure their child is growing properly. But confusing terms like "percentiles" can cloud the issue. The fact is, terms like these are just tools doctors use to pick up on cases that...

My Child Can’t Sit Still Feb 11th, 2021

Whether your child is trying to sit through dinner, an in-person class, or a virtual lesson, fidgeting and wiggling can certainly be distracting. But the inability to sit still isn’t just a distraction; it can be a sign of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).  The Centers for Disease Control and...

Sports Physicals: Why Your Child Needs One Jan 1st, 2021

Physical exams are a key part of keeping your child safe and healthy. Specifically, spring is the best time for a sports physical, and our team at Pediatric Care of Four Corners can help get your child ready for their season. Let’s discuss why it’s important for your child to...

Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine Dec 23rd, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered dramatic changes throughout everyday life — and in the medical community as well. Not only are providers across the country postponing elective procedures, but many are also encouraging people to avoid in-office appointments to reduce their risk of exposure to this highly contagious coronavirus.But what...

Is Your Child Allergic to Mold? Dec 1st, 2020

Allergies can make a child miserable, so the sooner you figure out what they’re allergic to, the better. If you need help figuring it out, Dr. Eiman ElSayed of Pediatric Care of Four Corners in Davenport, Florida, offers allergy testing and treatment for children of all ages.  Allergy symptoms Sneezing,...

What Can I Do If My Baby Isn't Nursing Well? Nov 11th, 2020

As a new mom, breastfeeding can seem like one more challenge to overcome in the middle of all the other challenges, like middle-of-the-night feedings, lack of sleep, and just trying to get back to feeling “normal” again. Even though breastfeeding is a “natural” choice, it’s not always an easy routine...

What Happens at a Well-Child Visit? Oct 9th, 2020

Did you know that the American Academy of Pediatrics created a schedule laying out how often children need well-child visits? While older children may require an annual visit, younger children (especially those under one year) require much more frequent care. Dr. Eiman ElSayed and our team at Pediatric Care of...

Common Signs of Dyslexia Sep 9th, 2020

There are many myths regarding development conditions like dyslexia and ADHD. When it comes to dyslexia, many people believe that it’s just mixing up letters when spelling. But dyslexia is much more complex than that. Left untreated, dyslexia can profoundly affect your child’s success in school. Dr. Eiman ElSayed and...

The Benefits of Telehealth Aug 7th, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has altered many of our normal day-to-day interactions. To limit interaction with others, social distancing, curbside pickups, and telework are now the new normal.  Technology doesn’t just create work-from-home opportunities. You can also receive health care from home. At Pediatric Care of Four Corners, our team, led...

Do Children Grow Out of Allergies? Jul 15th, 2020

Itchy eyes, runny nose, bloating, gas, hives: Allergies can cause a wide variety of uncomfortable symptoms in kids and adults alike.  Just like adults, children can develop allergies to things like pollen, pet dander, grass, dust, and food. Food allergies are very common in children, and the Centers for Disease...

Myths and Facts About Vaccinations Jun 24th, 2020

Did you know that the first method of inoculation was invented by Edward Jenner in 1796? This type of inoculation didn’t use the same methods that we know today, but it demonstrated the power of vaccines.  Although modern vaccines have been used safely for decades, there are a lot of...

Helping Your Child Cope with Autism May 27th, 2020

In the United States, 1 in 54 children is diagnosed with autism, and as many as 33% of those children are nonverbal. Parenting a child with autism can be challenging, especially if your child falls into the nonverbal category. It’s normal to feel frustrated at times, but there are many...

Talking to Children About COVID-19 Apr 27th, 2020

As an adult, the overwhelming amount of changing information about the COVID-19 coronavirus is frightening. Imagine what’s going through the minds of children around the country and the world. With school canceled without much warning and social distancing being required in every state, kids have a lot to adjust to...

Parenting a Child With ADHD Mar 27th, 2020

If you’ve just been told that your son or daughter has ADHD, it may bring relief to finally have an explanation for your child’s erratic behavior, which seems to be driven by an internal combustion engine. On the other hand, the diagnosis may bring questions on how best to parent...