About Plateau Pediatrics
Located in Crossville, Tennessee, we are excited about helping serve the health care needs of Cumberland County children. Our three board-certified pediatricians and board-certified pediatric nurse practitioner care for young people from birth until age 21, marriage, or pregnancy. We provide comprehensive medical home services, including:
  • Well-baby and well-child exams
  • Daycare, school, sports, and camp physicals
  • Same-day appointments for sick and injured children
  • Management of chronic childhood illnesses
  • Primary care for children with special needs
  • All required (and some optional) vaccines
  • Nutrition counseling with a registered dietitian
  • Breastfeeding support services
  • Hearing, vision, developmental, and behavioral screening
  • Inpatient care at Cumberland Medical Center for children requiring hospitalization
  • Coordination of tests and services (physical therapy, MRI)
  • Coordination of referral care for children requiring pediatric subspecialists
  • An on-call physician available by phone 24 hours a day, 365 days a year
Suzanne Berman, M.D. Vulvovaginitis refers to a red, itchy irritation of the labia and vaginal area. Often, there is a film or discharge from the raw tissue which can be foul-smelling. Sometimes vulvovaginitis can be so severe that it hurts to urinate, even though there is no urinary tract infection (UTI). Many young girls have this condition from time to time. What causes vulvovaginitis? In teen girls and adult women, a yeast infection is the most common cause -- especially after a course of antibiotics. Fortunately, in little girls, vulvovaginitis usually isn't caused by yeast or other infections. More often, it's caused by salt and acid from chemicals, sweat, urine, and other secretions. How do I treat vulvovaginitis? To soothe vulvovaginitis, we recommend the following: Don't use bubble bath in the tub. Don't let a bar of soap sit in the tub with your child. Have your child get out of the bathtub right after washing and rinsing her hair -- shampoo c... View more