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The Informed Parent

You’re viewing: Peter W. Welty, M.D., F.A.A.P.

  1. The Bite Of The Stingray ›

    What to do if you're stung by a stingray.

  1. Talking In Their Sleep ›

  1. Ballet Injuries ›

    Often parents of young ballet dancers ask their physician about possible injuries connected with the sport. It is true. Ballet can cause damage to the body, just as any physical activity potentially can. It has its own set of injuries, with different types found at each level of expertise.

  1. Uncontrollable Hand Shaking ›

    Conversion reactions are those where there are neurological symptoms, such as fainting, or loss of sensation in a part of the body.

  1. Childhood Depression ›

    Part 1 of a two part article on childhood depression.

  1. Pulling Out One’s Hair ›

    Dr. Welty takes a look at trichotillomania, the inability to resist the impulse to pull out one's own hair.

  1. Scoliosis ›

    Scoliosis is defined as a lateral, or sideways, curvature of the spine.

  1. Stuttering ›

    Dr. Welty looks at the causes of stuttering and recommendations for treatment.

  1. Conjunctivitis ›

    Dr. Welty answers a common question about conjunctivitis.

  1. Sunscreen Q & A ›

    Dr. Welty answers a question on sunscreen.

  1. Dangers Of Sun Exposure ›

    Dr. Welty looks at the dangers of sun exposure and the steps you can take to protect your child.

  1. Diaper Rash ›

    Tips for dealing with diaper rash.

  1. Speech Development ›

    Speech development is a common concern for any young family. Fortunately, children are born with an innate drive to produce speech sounds, and they soon learn to understand and repeat the basic structure of the language that they hear.

  1. Infectious Diarrhea ›

    A look at E.coli

  1. The Flu Bug Strikes Again ›

    Dr. Welty takes another look at the seasonal flu.

  1. Swimmer’s Ear ›

    Dr. Welty looks at Swimmer's Ear, its causes, symptoms and treatments.

  1. Skin Rush, Impetigo ›

    This bacterial infection should be treated to prevent spreading.

  1. Questions & Answers: Head Lice Again ›

    A look at head lice and what to do if your child has it.

  1. Solar Protection For Young Eyes ›

    The dangers of UV light and the benefits of sunglasses for children.

  1. The Video Game Dilemma ›

    Some helpful guidelines for not letting video games take over family life.

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