Diseases and Conditions
Head Lice Treatments for Kids
Learn the basics of diagnosing and treating kids with head lice infestations.
Snoring and Children
How do you know if your child is just a normal snorer or if he has obstructive sleep apnea? When is snoring a problem?
Allergy Treatments for Kids
Allergies are common in children, and fortunately, there are many good treatments that can help you control your child's symtoms.
Poison Ivy Treatment Guide
Poison Ivy, Poison Oak and/or Poison Sumac will cause an allergic reaction in most people. Urushiol is a chemical in these plants that causes the blisters and itchy rash. Learn to prevent and control reactions and common treatments.
Asthma is a common, but sometimes underdiagnosed, condition in children. Symptoms include coughing, wheezing and trouble breathing, but symptoms can usually be easily controlled with proper asthma medications.
Eczema Treatments for Kids
Learn about preventing eczema flares and treating your child with eczema, to help get this itchy rash under better control.
Muscular Distrophy is a common misspelling for Muscular Dystrophy.
Hemofilia is a common misspelling for Hemophilia.
Appendicitis is a common problem in older kids, causing severe abdominal pain and vomiting.
Understanding Klinefelter Syndrome
Klinefelter syndrome is a disorder in which males have an extra sex chromosome, XXY, instead of the usual male arrangement, XY.
Treatment of Persistent Middle Ear Fluid
Treatment of children with persistent middle ear fluid can help your children hear and understand your speech. Learn to prevent ear infections, promote listening, language learning, and early literacy learning.
When Should Puberty Start?
When should puberty start? Puberty usually occurs in a series of stages (tanner stages) between the ages of 8 and 13 for girls and 9 and 14 for boys.
Tanner Stages and Puberty
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Tanner Stages and Puberty
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Epilepsie is a common misspelling for epilepsy.
Sleep Apnia and Children
Sleep Apnia is a common misspelling for Sleep Apnea or Obstructive Sleep Apnea.
Kids and Appendisitis
Are you looking for information about appendisitis, a common misspelling for appendicitis?
Learn about treating allergies with avoidance and allergy medications.
Allergies and Children - Something in the Air
Allergies commonly affect children causing sneezing, runny nose and water eyes. Learn about common symptoms of hay fever in kids and triggers, including pollen, mold, dust mite, animals and chemicals. Plus get info on diagnosis and treatments.
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Children with Hirschsprung's disease lack the nerve cells that enable intestinal muscles to move stool through the large intestine (colon) causing a delay in passing meconium in newborns and chronic constipation. Learn about tests used to diagnose this condition and surgical treatment options.
Epilepsy Information Page
Having a seizure does not necessarily mean that a person has epilepsy. Only when a person has had two or more seizures is he or she considered to have epilepsy.
Childhood Nephrotic Syndrome
Childhood nephrotic syndrome causes high levels of protein in the urine (proteinuria), low levels of protein in the blood and swelling or edema. Learn about causes and common treatments.
Food allergies affect up to 6% of children and can cause serious and even life threatening reactions. Learn about allergic reactions, the most common foods that cause allergies in children (eggs, milk, peanuts, soy and wheat), having multiple allergies and about food labeling to avoid foods with ingredients that your child is allergic to.
Hydrocephalus in Children
Hydrocephalus in children causes an excessive accumulation of fluid in the brain, which can cause the ventricles to enlarge. Learn about the different types of hydrocephalus, causes, symptoms, diagnosis, testing and treatments.
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