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RSV (Respiratory Syncytial Virus) In Infants: What to Know

It’s incredibly stressful to worry about young children being sick, especially if they cannot communicate well yet. It’s hard to tell what their condition is, and it’s even more difficult to know exactly what to do to remedy their illness. There are types of illnesses that are common, contagious, and can be a significant cause …

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What Are the Common Causes of Diarrhea and How to Treat It

Diarrhea is technically not a bad thing. Contrary to popular belief, it is our body’s reaction to germs and is a way of getting rid of pathogens. It usually comes with fever, nausea, vomiting, stomach cramps, dehydration, and rashes.  Your kids can also suffer from diarrhea. It is often brought about by salmonella and rotavirus. …

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Everything You Need to Know about Kid’s Concussions

A concussion is the most common and least serious type of traumatic brain injury (TBI) that occurs due to a bump, blow, or jolt to the head. This kind of impact can give you a brain rush inside your head. Since it is made of soft tissue, a concussion can bruise the brain, damage its …

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What Should Parents Do If Their Kid Gets Hurt by a Dog?

As parents, the last thing we wish to happen to our kids is for them to get hurt. However, there are instances where accidents happen, and there’s nothing more to do than accept the occurrence and learn from it—one of which is when our man’s best friend hurts them by accident. Although considered ideal pets …

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What Are the Common Causes of Sinus Pain in Children?

A sinus infection may develop after an upper respiratory infection (URI) or a typical cold. The URI irritates the nasal passages, obstructing the entry of the paranasal sinuses and resulting in an infection. Allergies can also result in sinusitis as nasal tissues swell and mucus production increases. Here are the common causes to better understand …

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What Parents Should Do If Their Child Has a Headache

Headaches can be a significant cause of discomfort, no matter what age. If the patient is a child, it can also cause parents great distress. With the advent of medicines to cure various pain, there is still a disagreement on when is the right time to provide pain medication and consult a doctor.  According to …

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Hay Fever: All You Need to Know about Seasonal Allergies

Hay fever is known as seasonal allergies or seasonal allergic rhinitis. They are called seasonal because it usually causes symptoms during the spring and summer.  It occurs when a person is exposed to certain pollen, leading the body to release histamine and other chemicals that turn to wheezing, runny nose, and watery eyes. Everyone can …

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How to Tell If Your Kid Is Suffering from Dehydration

Water loss and rehydration are a part of everyday life. Water evaporates from the skin and leaves the body when you breathe, cry, sweat, and use the toilet. A toddler gets most of their water needs from eating and drinking. When they lose more water than they take in, it can cause dehydration. Urgent care …

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Essential Care: What to Do When Your Child Is Vomiting

It’s natural to feel anxious or frightened when your kid vomits. However, it is important to know that vomiting is typically not a sign of a severe health issue.  There are two most common causes of vomiting: a viral illness or a foodborne ailment. It usually only lasts a few days. Now, dehydration is the …

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Sound Reasons to Have Your Child Get a Flu Shot ASAP

Taking a flu shot is important because it can lead to serious complications, such as dehydration, bacterial pneumonia, ear infections, and sinus infections. The CDC estimates that influenza leads to 200,000 hospitalizations every year. In fact, it’s estimated that 80,000 people died during the 2017-2018 flu season. If you are considering foregoing taking your flu …

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