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Pediatric Care Specialist

Love Family Healthcare, PLLC

Family Medicine Practice located in Arlington, TX

Finding a pediatrician you trust for your children helps them maintain exceptional health. At Love Family Healthcare, PLLC, a black-owned health care practice in Arlington, Texas, family medicine practitioner Shira Love, MSN, FNP-C, and her expert team offer quality, compassionate, and comprehensive pediatric care services for children ages 5 and older. Schedule a pediatric visit by phone or book online today.

Pediatric Care Q&A

What is pediatric care?

Pediatric care at Love Family Healthcare, PLLC includes prevention, evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of conditions children typically experience. Examples include:

  • Illnesses
  • Injuries
  • UTIs
  • Diabetes
  • Allergies
  • Asthma
  • Other chronic diseases
  • Hormone problems
  • Growth issues
  • Nutritional deficiencies

Shira and her team offer comprehensive primary care services for kids ages 5-18 in a warm, welcoming environment. They personalize each visit based on your child’s health, lifestyle, needs, and preferences.

What are the benefits of pediatric care?

You can reap numerous benefits by choosing pediatric care at Love Family Healthcare, PLLC. The team can improve your child’s health, preventing illness and disease or detecting medical problems before serious complications develop. 

Shira can also complete physicals needed for school, sports teams, or a camp. Love Family Healthcare, PLLC offers immunizations to reduce your child’s risk of becoming ill or contracting a disease. 

Building a relationship with Shira at a young age allows her to really get to know your children and provide the best possible care.

What happens during pediatric care visits?

When your child arrives at Love Family Healthcare, PLLC for their appointment, friendly staff members greet them. A provider checks your child’s weight, height, pulse, temperature, and blood pressure. 

Shira then reviews their medical history, asks about their lifestyle, and discusses symptoms or concerns you may have. 

She completes a physical examination to evaluate your child’s eyes, ears, breathing, throat, heartbeat, reflexes, and abdomen. She assesses their hearing, vision, growth, and development. 

Shira may suggest your child undergo a nasal or throat swab, urine test, blood tests, allergy or asthma testing, X-rays, or other imaging procedures as needed.

What are my child’s treatment options?

If your child is in good health, they likely don’t require any treatment. If they have an illness, injury, disease, or disease risk factors, Shira may suggest one of the following:

  • Diet or exercise changes
  • Other lifestyle changes
  • Dietary supplements
  • Prescription medications
  • Fracture or wound care
  • Injections
  • An inhaler
  • Allergy shots

If your child has a severe or complex medical problem, Shira can refer them to a specialist. 

When should I schedule pediatric care appointments?

You should schedule a wellness checkup for your child every year or book an appointment if they require a sports or school physical. 

You should also schedule a pediatric care visit if your child becomes ill, gets injured, or experiences new or unusual symptoms. 

To ensure your child stays as healthy as possible, schedule a pediatric care appointment with Love Family Healthcare, PLLC by phone or online today.