Category: <span>Childrens Health</span>

Gastroenteritis is an infection of the digestive system. Food poisoning is also a form of gastroenteritis. The course of the illness can vary depending on the bug that causes it.

Gastro (in short) is a type of intestinal infection. The …

Most children develop cough after a cold. Most coughs are caused by viruses and so antibiotics are of least help. A cold is often followed by chest infections. Most of them are severe, short term bronchitis. It may be a …

Infections, inhaling of a foreign body, asthma, bronchiolitis and croup can cause breathlessness. Cold and cough can cause noisy breathing.

When the child has developed cold or cough he may become more breathless than usual. Babies and children are unable …

Some children hold their breath for unusually long periods of time.

Causes of breathe holding spells in children:

  • When the child is angry or very upset.
  • If the child was very active throughout the day or is unwell this usually

In Osteochondritis, growing part (epiphysis) of the bone is affected. In children this growing part adds new bone. The epiphysis of the arms and legs are at the ends of the bones. The bone stops growing when the children attain …