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Dr. George L. Blum, MD

Pediatrician

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64 years Experience
Dr. George L. Blum, MD
  • Franklin, MI
  • Univ of Mi Med Sch, Ann Arbor Mi
  • Accepting new patients

Should I get my son vaccinated after being scratched by a cat?

Not needed, if he has been getting his regular immunizations. Wash with soap and watch for infections.

How can I treat frequent ear pains in my 5 year old?

If the pains are from ear infections, that can cause later hearing problems. Should be examined, and the exact cause treated.

Is alternative medicine safe for kids when they're 4 years old?

Many of those medicines are plant extracts, with the higher chances of allergic reactions

How long does childhood asthma last?

Boys seem to get better after teens, but may need to be on proper medications to prevent pneumonia and difficulty in getting exercise.

When does a cough become serious?

With fevers and loss of appetite and energy

What drinks and foods are the best to give energy to kids?

Fruits plus 2 glasses of milk daily.

Can you recommend a safe ointment for diaper rashes?

Try Clotrimazole cream, wash with mild soap, not Wipes.

Should kids also have 5 small meals a day?

Try to follow common practice of breakfast, lunch and dinner with perhaps milk and cookie at night. Yogurt can be the equivalent of a glass of milk.

My baby sounds like he is wheezing. Should I be worried?

He may have Tracheomalacia, which means he has soft cartilage in his windpipe (trachea}. This gets better as babies get around 1 year old. If he seems short of breath, he should READ MORE
He may have Tracheomalacia, which means he has soft cartilage in his windpipe (trachea}. This gets better as babies get around 1 year old. If he seems short of breath, he should be seen by a doctor regularly.