Get Your Kids Ready with Dr. Tanya’s Back to School checklist

As summer draws to a close, it’s time to start preparing your kids to go back to school. Getting ready for a new school year is about more than new school supplies and clothes. This Back to School checklist will…

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Medical Ear Piercing

I have been piercing ears in my office for 15 years and have gotten quite a few parent and media calls recently on the topic.  I treat infected ear lobes on a daily basis from patients who get their ears…

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Back to School with Food Allergies

The thought of sending your food allergic child back to school can be terrifying.  The scariest part for many parents is that a child can be unknowingly exposed and reactions can be life threatening. Food allergies affect roughly 1 in…

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How to Recognize and Treat a Drooling Rash

A drooling rash is just a skin irritation from the constant wetness of drool on an infant’s sensitive skin. I recommend a thin layer of aquaphor or petroleum jelly on the skin area. Generally aquaphor or petroleum jelly will help the…

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