There is a recent case of dipheria in an elementary school in Alberta. This is a life threatening bacterial infection that we haven’t seen in years in Canada. It emphasizes the importance of keeping your children up to day on their vaccines.
The FDA has recently warned against teething products with benzocaine and have asked companies to stop manufacturing them. Typical products containing this are oragel and ambesol etc. Swallowing benzocaine can cause a serious blood problem called methemoglobinemia. Paediatricians usually just recommend something firm to bite on like a teething ring. cold is fine but not frozen as this can cause frostbite on the face.
Walk-In Doctors Week of May 21st
Monday: Closed for Queen Victoria Day
Tuesday: Drs. Cannitelli and Kalwani 845-11
Wednesday: Dr. Cannitelli and Barra 845-1045
Thursday: Drs. Barra and Kalwani 845-11
Friday: Dr. Barra 845-1030, Dr. Kalwani 845-11
At times, our walk-in may reach capacity at which point it will close prior to the times listed above.
will be held at the Woodbridge Kids Clinic
on Sundays (starting in February)
for ages 8-11 and 12-15
Sessions will focus on teaching kids
about anxiety as well as symptom relief
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We are closed Monday oct 9 for thanksgiving. We reopen Tuesday wishing everyone a happy thanksgiving with their families.