The Children’s Clinic Professional Association has been providing pediatric care for babies, children and adolescents in the Jackson, Tenn., area for many years. Our pediatricians and staff are dedicated to providing excellent personal care for you and your children from birth through their teenage years.
Children’s Clinic has five pediatricians who are each committed to offering the best care for your child. Our pediatricians will play an integral part of your child’s health and well-being from infancy through the teenage years and provide personalized and compassionate care to each patient.
Antibiotic resistance is one of the most urgent threats to the public’s health. Antibiotic resistance occurs when bacteria develop the ability to defeat the drugs designed to kill them. Each year in the United States, at least 2 million people get infected with antibiotic-resistant bacteria, and at least 23,000 people die as a result.
Worried your sore throat may be strep throat? Strep throat is a common type of sore throat in children, but it’s not very common in adults. Doctors can do a quick test to see if a sore throat is strep throat. If so, antibiotics can help you feel better faster and prevent spreading it to others.
Bacteria Cause Strep Throat
Viruses are the most common cause of a sore throat. However, strep throat is an infection in the throat and tonsils caused by bacteria called group A Streptococcus (group A strep).
The middle of the school year is upon us, and sports season is well under way. Many kids are spending hours each day involved in hard, physical activity--they are learning the games and how to be better at them. Unfortunately, many kids don’t properly consider the dangers that can occur on the playing field, and therefore do not properly protect themselves during play.
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Due to HIPPA regulations we do not answer any medical questions through email. We prefer you call 731-423-1500 and ask for one of the nurses. Thank You!