Pediatric Place of Tampa - Grand Oak Park, 1338 W. Fletcher Ave. - Tampa, FL 33612 - Phone: 813-264-2288 - Fax: 813-264-1677
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Reasons to call after hours:

Pediatric Place of Tampa

  • Any trauma that has occurred.
  • If a baby is less than 3 months of age and develops a rectal temperature greater than 100.40F
  • Behavioral changes such as refusing to take a bottle for more than 3 feeding sessions, listlessness, or uncontrollable crying.
  • Vomits repeatedly over 1/2 of the feeding.
  • Has frequent watery stools (greater than 4-5 a day), especially with blood or mucus.
  • Has pus, redness, odor around the cord.
  • Has a severe rash.
  • Any difficult or labored breathing, especially coughing, rapid breathing, excess coughing or appears to stop breathing.
  • Any seizure, continuous jerking or loss of consciousness.
  • Parents feel angry, out of control with concern of child abuse.

These problems usually can wait until regular office hours:

  • Slight nasal congestion without fever or without frequent coughing.
  • Constipation
  • Pinworms
  • Rashes present for several days not getting worse.
  • Prescription refills for routine medicines.
  • Chronic cough not getting worse.


Pediatric Place of Tampa - Grand Oak Park, 1338 W. Fletcher Ave. - Tampa, FL 33612 - Phone: 813-264-2288 - Fax: 813-264-1677