4579 South Cobb Drive, Suite 300, Smyrna, GA 30080

(404) 699-1339

Same-Day Sick Visit

Same Day Sick Visits in Smyrna, GA

Our excellent pediatricians, take care of the health needs of the children Atlanta Pediatric Partners in Smyrna, GA. If your child is ill, and it is not life-threatening, we want you to call our office so you can schedule a same-day sick child visit. We want to help your child recover quickly from their illness and recuperate back home in familiar surroundings.

Sick Child Visits in Smyrna, GA

We will answer some common questions about sick visits.

Defining Sick Child Visits

Q. What is a sick child visit?

A. This is a unique service some pediatric doctors provide when a child is ill. You can call them; they will see the child the same day.

Q. What is the purpose of a sick child visit?

A. The purpose is to keep the parent and child out of the emergency room as much as possible if the illness is not life-threatening. Our doctor helps your child feel better and heal quicker.

Q. When should I take my child to the pediatrician for a sick visit, and what does the doctor treat?


  • Fevers lasting more than two days
  • A 100.4-degree fever in children under two months
  • An ear-bacterial-viral infection
  • Swallowing problems
  • Nausea-vomiting
  • Diarrhea-constipation
  • Sinus problems-stuffy nose
  • Headache
  • Asthma-allergies
  • Abdominal pain
  • Fractures
  • Rash
  • Hives

Q. What happens during a sick child visit?

A. Temperature, vital signs, a health history, a physical examination, possible x-ray, blood work, and medications.

Q. How do I care for a sick child at home? 


  • Get rest
  • Reassure 
  • Avoid added stress
  • Stay calm
  • For an anxious child, encourage three slow, deep breaths
  • Keep usual routine
  • Listen, talk to, and play with your child
  • Take a break
  • Offer plenty of fluids

Q. What treatments and over-the-counter medications are available for a sick child?


  • Pain medication
  • Special medications for specific conditions
  • Anti-inflammatories
  • Antivirals
  • Antibiotics
  • Antihistamines 

Q. What are the signs that my child needs immediate care at the emergency room?


  • Breathing problems
  • Chest pain
  • Overly sleepy
  • Confusion
  • Skin color, nail beds, and lips are blue tint or pale
  • Dehydration
  • Fever above 100.4 degrees
  • Cannot urinate
  • Cannot pass a bowel movement
  • Refuses to drink liquids

Call Us When Your Child is Ill

If you seek a quality pediatrician and wish to know more about our pediatric services, please give us a call today at Atlanta Pediatric Partners in Smyrna, GA at (404) 699-1339.

Atlanta Pediatric Partners


4579 South Cobb Drive, Suite 300,
Smyrna, GA 30080

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8:00 am - 5:00 pm


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8:00 am - 5:00 pm


11:00 am - 7:00 pm


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