Monthly Archives: January 2016

What is RSV?

Every year from November to April we are officially in RSV season. This may not mean much to you but for pediatricians this is something we brace for and dread. So why should you care? Typically an older child or adult infected with RSV will seem to just have a cold. However, if you have an infant or small child, RSV, respiratory syncytial virus, can be much more than just a cold.

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What is a “cold” and how should you treat it?

Every fall/winter we go through the same dreaded respiratory virus season.  What exactly does that mean?  For doctors it means very busy days in the office.  For patients it means lots of colds, coughs, croup, sinus infections, RSV (respiratory syncytial virus) and influenza to name a few.  The most likely upper respiratory infection you and your […]

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Itchy, dry skin….what to do?

It’s that time of year when the heater can dry our home environment out a bit and your child has dry skin and seems itchy…Here are some helpful tips on home care and when you need to see your pediatrician.

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Meet Dr. Regina Mangine

A native of Nebraska, Dr. Regina Mangine has been a pediatrician for seven years. She is part of the team at CPCMG’s El Cajon office.

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Meet Dr. Leon Kelley

A pediatrician in San Diego for more than 40 years, Dr. Leon Kelley opened his practice in southeast San Diego after serving in the United States Navy. He currently sees patients at the CPCMG Euclid office.

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