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Episode 27: The Immune System & Fevers

May 15, 2019 Written by Kids First

Special guest Dr. Karina Gobin, a Board Certified Allergist and Immunologist, joins Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Karen Gentile to discuss our children’s immune system! In this episode we will cover:

  • How many illnesses are expected per year/month
  • When do we need to worry about fever
  • When should we consider an immune deficiency
  • Why we get fevers after vaccinations
  • How to “boost” the immune systems and whether vitamins are recommended
  • Special precautions to protect our newborns fragile immune system, especially when considering travel

Dr. Gobin can be found at Allergy, Sinus, & Asthma Professionals