52018Aug
Chickenpox in Kids

Chickenpox in Kids

Chickenpox begin as small red bumps that change into water blisters which pop and then become crusty. The bumps usually start on the head and back and then spread to the arms and legs. You can get them in the mouth and eyelids as well. Usually children have fever with chickenpox. Your child may have…

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252014Oct
What Parents Need to Know about Enterovirus D68

What Parents Need to Know about Enterovirus D68

By Centers for Disease Control and Prevention¬† Every year, millions of children in the United States catch enteroviruses that can cause coughing, sneezing, and fever. This year, the enterovirus that is most commonly causing respiratory illness in children across the country is enterovirus-D68 (EV-D68). Take basic steps to keep your child from getting and spreading…

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282014Jul
Sinusitis

Sinusitis

Sinus infections develop about 10-14 days after the onset of an upper respiratory infection or with ongoing allergies. It is recognized by duration, day and nighttime cough, fatigue, headache, or persistent creamy nasal drainage (not just green mucus in the AM and face pressure). In addition, eyes may matter throughout the day and asthma may…

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182014Jul
Strep Throat

Strep Throat

Signs and symptoms may include: Sore throat and enlarged tonsils (pus and redness not essential) Swollen lymph nodes Fever, muscle, body, or joint aches Headache Belly ache, nausea, or vomiting Pinpoint rash Nasal congestion Treatment: Antibiotics will shorten the course of the illness and minimize its spread to others. Medication¬†MUST be taken for the entire…

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