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What Should You Do When Your Child Is Feeling Feverish?

Fever is often a sign that there is an infection present. It works to fight the infection by inhibiting the growth of bacteria and viruses. Additionally, fever helps to increase the activity of the immune system so that it can better attack the pathogens. Although the presence of fever can be alarming, you don’t have …

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Nausea and Vomiting Cases and Pediatric Urgent Care Centers

Have you tried nursing a sick kid? Nausea and vomiting are difficult for both your child and you as a parent because no parent wants their child to be unhappy.  The good news is that, for the most part, nausea and vomiting aren’t cause for concern because, with a little care, they normally go away …

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Effective Tips for Preventing Your Child from Getting a Cold

It is quite common for little kids to catch a cold. Still, this condition can affect them the same way it affects adults, especially when the little ones are not immune to it. Parenting requires learning how to protect your child from the cold, and you can find some easy-to-follow child cold prevention tips below. …

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Children Care Guide: How to Handle Chronic Nosebleeds

During a child’s early years, parents and guardians will encounter different types of health concerns and worries. One thing a child will experience at least once is a nosebleed. It’s even more concerning if your child gets them regularly. Parents should note that this is not an abnormal occurrence, but it can be very frightening …

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6 Reliable Ways to Lessen Your Child’s Asthma Episodes

As a parent, you want to provide the utmost comfort to your children. After all, whatever bad experiences they incur can be quite a painful thought. With a condition like asthma, it’s tricky to navigate. Asthma attacks can occur at any given moment, requiring immediate medical attention and urgent care. When it comes to mitigating …

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Diarrhea and Dehydration

Diarrhea and Dehydration in Children: Proper Prevention and Treatment Matters

Diarrhea is not uncommon in kids. The good news is it is often mild and goes away fast. Acute diarrhea typically lasts for less than a week and certainly no longer than two weeks.  A child has diarrhea if they have bowel movements more than they usually do and if their stools are more watery …

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4 Things First-Time Parents Should Know about Kid Allergies

Allergies are an immune system response that causes an exaggerated reaction when your body’s defenses fight off an allergen. They are a common problem in children—allergies are the sixth leading cause of chronic illness in children, affecting at least 40 percent of the total kid population in the US. But since having allergic reactions is …

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The Practical Advantages of Flu Vaccines for Children

Flu shots are vital for children in a way that they’re extra layers of protection safeguarding them from the nasty influenza virus that can have devastating consequences, especially in kids.  The best method to avoid the flu and its complications is to get a flu vaccine. The flu vaccine lowers the chances of dying from …

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What Causes High Fever in Children and When Should You Worry?

Fever is terrifying for parents. Whether you’re a new parent, watching your children suffer is never easy. It’s even harder when they have a febrile illness. While most fevers subside in three to four days and require nothing more than proper hydration, over-the-counter medication, and rest, talk to your doctor if you’re concerned about your …

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Everything to Know about Respiratory Tract Infections

Respiratory Tract Infections (RTIs) are infections of the sinuses, throat, airways, or lungs. These are some of the most prevalent viral illnesses. Upper respiratory tract infections affect the neck and shoulder blades, whereas lower respiratory tract infections affect the chest. Because RTIs affect not only adults but also children, there is growing concern that surrounds …

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