Posts by: Dina M. Kulik, MD, FRCPC, PEM

Doctor Dina Health Advice for Kids - Doctor Dina Health Advice for Kids - Park Packing

Park Packing Essentials

  Park packing essentials   While at the park with my kids today, my younger son asked me for water. I had no water packed. In fact I...

Doctor Dina Health Advice for Kids - Doctor Dina Health Advice for Kids - MERS Virus

MERS virus – the next SARS?

The Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS virus) – the next SARS?   I am starting to get a lot of questions from worried parents...

Doctor Dina Health Advice for Kids - Wetting the Bed

Wetting the bed – a sign of something more serious?

  Wetting the bed – a sign of something more serious?   What is enuresis (bedwetting)? Though most children are toilet trained...

Doctor Dina Health Advice for Kids - Dry Skin

Dry patches of skin – Eczema

Dry patches of skin – Eczema – skin winter blues   This time of year many people are feeling the effects of the dry, cold...

Doctor Dina Health Advice for Kids - Lacerations

Lacerations, Cuts and scrapes – welcome to summer!

  Lacerations, Cuts and scrapes – welcome to summer!   I’m not sure about your kids, but as soon as the snow starts to melt...

Cradle Cap – What Is That Sticky Yellow Stuff?

  Cradle Cap – What Is That Sticky Yellow Stuff?   Cradle cap is essentially baby dandruff. Usually it looks yellow, greasy or...

Doctor Dina Health Advice for Kids - Acne

Types of Acne and Their Treatment

Acne can be a miserable by-product of puberty, affecting 85% of all teenagers. It is caused by an inflammation of the sebaceous glands and...

Doctor Dina Health Advice for Kids

Fun Family Vacations – Traveling with your Kids

  Fun Family Vacations – Traveling with your Kids   With the winter cold in full swing, case many of my patients are going...

Doctor Dina Health Advice for Kids

What causes thrush? – It may not be milk on that tongue

Thrush is a very common infection in babies. It is caused by Candida albicans yeast that is usual in the first few months of life.  ...

Doctor Dina Health Advice for Kids

How to manage epistaxis (nosebleeds)

Nosebleeds, or epistaxis, are very common in children. They are usually caused by dryness or irritation of the skin between the two...

Doctor Dina Health Advice for Kids - Fever

Your Home and Car First Aid Kit

  Your Home and Car First Aid Kit As the weather warms up, doctor we will be outside more often. Unfortunately, symptoms cuts and...