FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

While your children are of course unique, their health problems probably aren't. The doctors and nurses at Tennessee Valley Pediatric Associates Inc have helped hundreds of kids overcome common health problems, and are happy to share what they know.

Call us to learn more about our pediatric care treatment and procedure. When you visit our clinic, we provide FREE weight checkups for newborns. FREE parking is available, too.
  • What is considered a fever?
  • Does my baby have reflux?
  • What if my child is vomiting or has diarrhea?
  • I think my child has ADHD / ADD?
  • When do I need to get my child’s flu shot?
1. Do you recommend the Gardasil (HPV) vaccine?
   --Yes we recommend the Gardasil vaccine 100%. Cervical cancer was responsible for 4,210 deaths in women in the year 2016. This vaccine helps to prevent cervical cancer related to the HPV virus. This vaccine is also recommended for out male patients to help prevent the spread of HPV. We are happen to answer any questions you may have or address any concerns.

2. Do you recommend the flu vaccine?
--Yes. We recommend the flu vaccine for all of our patients once every year.

3. Do you offer STI (sexually transmitted infection) testing?
--Yes we offer testing for STI and treatment as needed.

4. What types of birth control do you prescribe?
--Oral contraceptive pills, contraceptive patch, vaginal birth control ring, and Depo-provera shots.

5. Is the Adolescent clinic open on the weekends like the main office?
-- The Adolescent clinic is closed on the weekends but we do encourage out older patients to go the main office to be seen on the weekends as needed.

6. Can I get an x-ray at the Adolescent clinic?
--The Adolescent clinic does not have x-ray available. However, when you call for an appointment for something that may need an x-ray we will schedule you at the main office.

7. I need a vaccine or a lab only visit. Does the Adolescent clinic offer lab draws and vaccine appointments?
---Yes.
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256-381-6963
"Dr. Melvin, his doctors, Karmen, Jana, Brittney, and all of the staff are great! We trust them completely. We've been seeing them for almost 7 years. They take such awesome care of our children! I highly recommend!"

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