So upset at the pediatrician Mommy2Kay Due April 20; 1 child; Florida 4303 posts
Jan 23rd '13

I am so pissed at my son's pediatrician. I took him there for the first time a week ago because of his persistent croup, she ordered a throat culture and turns out he came up with strep throat. I find that he got an double ear infection, croup, asthma, and strep throat all within 2 weeks. He gets croup every couple of months and she dared to tell that it isn't croup, it's asthma because after the age of 3 kids don't get croup and it is really considered asthma. That's such BS!! I left there so pissed, I have no desire of taking him back there.

She could've at least done the blood test to see if there was a reason why he gets so many infections. He seriously gets at least 5 infections in a year. She even dared to say that she can only treat him only when there are symptoms. I wasn't asking her to treat him, I was asking here to at least refer me to an ENT like his pedi in NY did. I'm so frustrated right now. I have to change his insurance so he can be seeing at a good clinic that I know.

Do you ladies think I blown this out of proportion? To me, she sounds like she has no idea what she is talking about.

Cat Abbott 2 kids; British Columbia 1389 posts
Jan 23rd '13

Nope, not blowing out of proportion. She's either incompetent or just doesn't care. So sorry your son is so sick all the time! :(

melindapple 1 child; Michigan 5425 posts
Jan 23rd '13

take him to a different pedi and see if they can run a test to see if he has an immune deficiency. That is the only thing I could think of that would cause him to be prone to illnesses that often.