Category: Childrens Health

Worms In Kids Stool

Many children pass worms in their stool, due to infestations of worm in their intestine. When the worms become excess in the intestine, or if the intestinal flora is not suitable to the worms, they travel …

Excessive Flatulence In Children

Flatulence in infants is a common occurrence,  gas which is a natural byproduct formed after digestion of breast milk which contains lactose. While sucking milk little amount of air is also gulped, this also contributes for …

How To Break A Fever In A Toddler

The rise in body temperature from normal, in a person is referred to as fever. In medical terms if the oral temperature is above 99.8degreefrn or rectal temperature is above 100.4degreefrn it …

Hiatal Hernia In Children

Hiatal hernia in children happens when a part of the stomach moves upward, and it pushes against the walls of the diaphragm and esophagus.

Causes Of Hiatal Hernia

The usual causes of hiatal hernia include the …

Petechiae are red, brown, or purple spots that do not disappear when you put pressure on them. They can be as tiny as less than a millimetre. It is due to bleeding in the tiny blood vessels under the skin.…

Question: What are the causes and remedies for bad breath in children?

Answer: Bad breath in children is a common occurrence in children of older age group and adolescents. Bad breath is also called Halitosis.

Bad breath is often the …

Question: Baby Sucking Thumb, how to stop baby from sucking thumb?
Answer: Thumb sucking is very common in children. The habit of thumb sucking starts from early childhood and many times continues till the child goes to school. Parents worry …

Question: My boy is 2 and half years old and has sickle cell anemia. A few days ago he was diagnosed as having Malaria and was also found to have a HB of 5. Is it possible to raise his …

Question: I would like to know what are the causes and symptoms of urticaria pigmentosa in children and babies. What are the available options for treatment of urticaria pigmentosa in children?
Answer: Urticaria pigmentosa in children and babies is …

Acid reflux or gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is caused by an incompetent lower esophageal sphincter, pyloric stenosis, or motility disorder. Acid reflux in infants causes the backflow of gastric and duodenal contents into the esophagus. This reflux exposes the esophageal …

Question: My Daughter is 2 years old. She was diagnosed with a viral infection on June 7. On June 27 she developed a constant cough that somewhat gets better after a nebulizer treatment. She coughs up clear white phlegm …

Question: How do I treat bronchopneumonia on a 3 year old toddler? How does gas stove or heater affect a child who is diagnosed with bronchopneumonia? Can you tell me causes, treatment and management of bronchopneumonia in children?

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Poison ivy belongs to the genus of the cashew family. It is capable of producing allergic reaction to those who have become sensitized to it. Poison ivy and poison oak contains resin in their sap.

Poison ivy in children is …

Impetigo in children is a skin infection caused by a bacterium called Staphylococcus aureus, and they generally develop around the mouth and nose. The germicidal infection usually has the following symptoms:

  • Rashes on the surface of the skin.
  • Skin lesions

Scabies in children is an itchy skin condition caused by a mite. Incidence of scabies is highest in children below 15 years who live in crowded and unhygienic places. Scabies is highly contagious and should be properly treated to prevent …

Treat Acne in Children

Acne in children is also called infantile acne. The causes for acne in children include the following:

  • Hormonal fluctuations
  • Over production of oil on the skin
  • Friction from prolonged and frequent use of hats and caps

What Is Roseola Infantum?

Roseola infantum is a disease that attacks infants from 6 months old up to about 2 years. It is characterized by the sudden appearance of rashes, especially in the chest area that radiates to the other …

Treatment for Gastritis in Children

Gastritis or the inflammation of the stomach lining is a disease that commonly affects older people. This is primarily because of the thinning of stomach walls and a decrease of the immune system to fight …

Viral Gastritis in Children

Among the most common conditions that gastroenterologists care for are disorders of the stomach, the organ that receives, stores, and partially digests food in the early steps of human digestion.

Viral gastritis in children is the …

How to Treat High Fever in Children

The hypothalamus is the part of the brain that controls our temperature. When there is infection, the hypothalamus increases its temperature to fight the infections, thus fever occur.  The body temperature of a …