6 Signs it's Time to Dump Your Kid's Bad Doctor

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Safety Neglect

Does your doc poke her hands in your child's mouth sans gloves or without washing before and after? It's a major red flag that safety and hygiene practices probably aren't being observed in her office. Check out your surroundings: are the exam rooms clean? Do the nurses and assistants observe safety and hygiene rules? Are there covers placed over the otoscope before it's placed in your child's ear? When a doctor or her staff blatantly skips out on hygiene protocol, it's time to kick her to the curb.