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Dr. Paul Christakis, MD

Pediatrician

Dr. Paul Christakis MD is a top Pediatrician in Boca Raton, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. Paul Christakis MD is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Paul Christakis MD is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. Paul Christakis MD is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In Boca Raton, FL, Dr. Paul Christakis MD is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
34 years Experience
Dr. Paul Christakis, MD
  • Boca Raton, FL
  • Univ of South Fl Coll of Med, Tampa Fl
  • Accepting new patients

Is it safe to give my child a cold shower in case of a high grade fever?

The shower doesn't have to be cold, in fact that may trigger uncomfortable chills and shivering. Just the act of wetting the skin and allowing the evaporation of the moisture off READ MORE
The shower doesn't have to be cold, in fact that may trigger uncomfortable chills and shivering. Just the act of wetting the skin and allowing the evaporation of the moisture off of the skin will bring the temp down more comfortably especially in a room that is not too chilly. After shower or bath, keep him naked and wrapped loosely with a towel.