Emergency Numbers and Adress

Outline of emergency numbers and adress for Berlin:

  • Emergency control centre for poisoning cases der Charité Berlin: 030 / 19240 (day and night, cost free)
  • Pediatrician emergency Service (KV): 030 / 31 00 31 (national health patient)
  • Emergency Service for private patients: 0800 / 89 79 69 5 (liable to costs)

 

 

What do I need to look out for after my baby is vaccinated?

If your Baby has the following symptoms after vaccination you should inform the practice:

  • persistent fever Lasting more than 24 hours
  • increased drowsonessor litlessness
  • loss of appetite

Vaccine-related complaints may occur within a period of 4 to 6 weeks after the vaccination, most of which last longer than 2 weeks: These may include, for example:

  • sniffling
  • coughing
  • diarrhoea
  • Skin Problems.

Please note that a small palpable lump at the injection site is usually unproblematic and most of the time disappears again by itself.

 

 

Tick bites - What do I need to know?

After a tick bite, or in rare cases after a mosquito bite, borrelia (a type of bacteria) can be transferred from the tick or mosquito to a Person.

Signs of a possible borrelia infection include:

apale red ring around the bite Location or on other parts of the Body that does not disappear within approximately 24 hours ("Erythema chronicum migrans")

 If you observe a reddening like this occuring on your child after they are bitten by atick or mosquito, please come to our practice for further Investigation, advice and treatment.

In the event of a borrelia infection, administration of an antibiotic is necessary.

Directly after a bite or sting, a single dose of 3 Ledum C30 globules may be recommended.