• 06 MAR, 2020
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    MoCo Coronavirus

    MoCo Coronavirus

    By: Dr. Joseph Mechak As most people know, there have been three confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Montgomery County. We expected this. We (the state, county, and Potomac Pediatrics) have been preparing for this. We are here for you. This is a constantly evolving situation and we do not have all the answers.  We also

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    • 10 DEC, 2019
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    Will this cough ever go away?

    Will this cough ever go away?

    By: Dr. Joseph Mechak Viral respiratory season is upon us.  This means lots of sniffles, sneezing, snot, and seemingly endless cough.  Cough can occur for a variety of reasons. Some scary, like asthma, pneumonia, and pertussis, but most during this time of year are either directly or indirectly related to one of these viral respiratory

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    • 04 APR, 2019
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    Not all red eyes are ‘Pink Eye’

    By: Dr. Joey Mechak A common concern from parents and seemingly one of the biggest fears for daycares in Montgomery County is ‘Pink Eye.’ We get tons of calls and visits each year for eye discharge, goopy eyes, red eyes, swollen eyes, or ‘daycare says my child has ‘Pink Eye’ eyes. I am here to

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    • 26 APR, 2018
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    Cold and Allergy Help While you are Breastfeeding

    Having a cold or suffering from allergies while breastfeeding can be very brutal.  It can be hard to focus on feeding and nourishing your youngster when you yourself feel miserable because you have a fever, stuffy nose, cough or itchy watery eyes and sneezing. We get many questions everyday about how to make a mommy

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