The following information from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) lists some of the most common childhood illnesses and their approved treatments. The treatments discussed here are based on scientific evidence and best practices. However, there may be reasons why your pediatrician has different recommendations for your child, especially if your child has an ongoing medical condition or allergy. We will discuss any variations in treatment with you. If you have any questions about appropriate care for your child, let’s discuss them together to ensure the needs of your child are met.