After Hours

Urgent Care

If your child needs medical attention after hours, please call our office at (713) 861-4800 to be connected with the physician on call. If your child needs medical care immediately, and you are unable to bring them during our normal business hours, we strongly encourage you take them to an urgent care clinic equipped with caring for children.

Examples of appropriate problems to visit a pediatric urgent care after hours include:

  • Vomiting and diarrhea that last for more than a few hours in a child of any age
  • Rash, especially if there is also a fever
  • Cuts that might need stitches
  • Limping or is not able to move an arm or leg
  • Ear pain with fever
  • Drainage from an earl
  • Severe sore throat or problems swallowing
  • Sharp or persistent pains in the abdomen or stomach
  • Pain that gets worse or does not go away after several hours
  • A rectal temperature of 100.4°F (38°C) or higher in a baby younger than 2 months
  • Fever and repeated vomiting at the same time
  • Blood in the urine
  • Bloody diarrhea or diarrhea that will not go away
  • Not drinking for more than 12 hours

Emergency Care

In case of an emergency, we strongly recommend that you take your child to an emergency center staffed with pediatricians. Please call (713) 861-4800, and if it is after hours, ask to speak with the physician on call to determine if your child has a true emergency. Here is a list of emergency rooms in the Houston area that are equipped to care for children.

Examples of appropriate problems to visit a pediatric emergency room after hours include:

  • Bleeding that does not stop with direct pressure over the wound
  • Suspected poisoning (Call the Poison Help Line 1-800-222-1222)
  • Seizures (rhythmic jerking and loss of consciousness)
  • Trouble breathing
  • Skin or lips that look blue, purple, or gray
  • Neck stiffness or rash with fever
  • Head injury with loss of consciousness, confusion, vomiting, or poor skin color
  • Sudden lack of energy or is not able to move
  • Unconsciousness or lack of response
  • Acting strangley or becoming more withdrawn and less alert
  • A cut or burn that is large, deep, or involves the head, chest, abdomen, hands, groin, or face
Contact Us

Peekaboo Pediatrics
1740 W 27th St Ste 305
Houston, TX 77008-1437
Tel: (713) 861-4800
**24/7 Physician Phone Coverage
Fax: (713) 861-7762

Peekaboo Pediatrics

Office Hours
Monday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM