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7 Causes of Stomachaches in Kids That Parents Should Know Of

Kids are naturally fidgety and noisy creatures. Regardless, these two traits are also part of their charms because they’re naturally curious to know more about their environment. However, their enjoyment of life can be halted whenever they get sick. Most children get the same illnesses that adults get, but they tend to get stomachaches more …

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Pediatric Telemedicine: Fighting Infectious Diseases

Now more than ever, many healthcare providers, particularly pediatricians, are encouraged to use telemedicine for minor illnesses and injuries. By employing technology like cellphones, tablets, and computers, telehealth makes treatment more convenient for parents. Furthermore, it can help parents who reside in rural places find child care. Significant health problems, on the other hand, demand …

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Urgent Care: What to Know About Respiratory Tract Infections

Infections of the sinuses, throat, airways, or lungs are known as RTIs. This is the most common type of viral infection. Lower respiratory tract infections affect the chest, whereas upper respiratory tract infections affect the area between the neck and the shoulder blades. Read on about respiratory tract infections (RTIs) and why pediatric urgent care …

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5 Pediatric Emergencies Every Parent Should Know

Every parent wants what’s best for their child, and to help prepare yourself for anything, you need to keep abreast of pediatric emergencies. Knowing when an emergency situation occurs is important because quick action is vital when it comes to the health of a child. Unfortunately, it can be hard to determine when a child …

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The Impact of Sleep On Your Child’s Overall Health

Any parent knows how crucial it is to get enough sleep, especially when you’re raising a child. We take care of their physical, emotional, and developmental needs, but do we ever consider the impact of not getting enough sleep on a child’s mental well-being? How Sleep Impacts a Child’s Overall Development Yearly growth and development …

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Appendicitis Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment in Children

The earliest signs of appendicitis, such as stomach soreness, fever, and loss of appetite, are frequently misdiagnosed as other illnesses. One morning, Heather, an eight-year-old girl, complained of stomach pain. Heather’s mother assumed her daughter was making excuses because she disliked online education and dismissed the concern.  When Heather started screaming because she was in …

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5 Major Differences between Stomach Flu and Food Poisoning

Stomach flu and food poisoning can have similar gastrointestinal symptoms, but some key differences between the two. Stomach flu, also called viral gastroenteritis, is an infectious viral illness spread from person to person. Bacterial foodborne illness, also known as food poisoning, is caused by bacteria or parasites contaminating food. They are often transmitted when food …

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Warts in Children: Common Causes and Easy Remedies

Warts are small, hard bumps on the skin caused by an infection from the human papillomavirus (HPV). They are usually pink, tan, or brown in color and most commonly found on the hands or feet.  They are very common in children and can be a cause of discomfort for them. To get a better understanding …

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Red Flags That Indicate Your Child May Have a Lazy Eye

Also known as Amblyopia, lazy eye refers to the condition of having an impaired vision caused by an abnormal visual development early in life. This specific condition does not really have any preference when it comes to the person it would afflict; that is why even children may have an offset of it. That said, …

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An Urgent Care Approach to Asthma in Children—What to Know

Asthma is commonly misunderstood as an easily controlled illness. However, it can turn into an emergency condition and a life-threatening one in a matter of seconds. It is vastly important to recognize the signs and symptoms of asthma and use an asthma action plan if necessary. After all, it is the leading cause of hospitalization …

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