Category: Infectious Diseases

Fever in Kids and Babies – When It’s Serious!

Fever in Kids – Really That Scary?   Throughout the year,the most common thing we see in the emergency department is fever in...

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What Is Diarrhea

What is Diarrhea?    Lately I’ve been seeing a lot of babies and toddlers with diarrhea; many having had diarrhea for a week or...

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Mono and Epstein Barr Symptoms – is it really a kissing disease?

 Epstein Barr Symptoms & Mono   Is Mono really a kissing disease?  Most kids are exposed to mono by the time they are...

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Stomach Flu – When To Be Worried

Stomach Flu and Kids – What To Know & Do Stomach Flu in children – or viral gastroenteritis – generally only require...

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Don’t Ignore Sore Feet

Sore Feet In Kids – Do Not Ignore This   Sore Feet are common but should never be ignored.   Staying active as a family is a...

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Zika Virus – Do You Need To Be Scared?

Zika Virus – What You Need To Know   It’s wintertime, and heading down South is on many people’s minds right now. With the...

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Athletes Foot and Bacterial Infections 101

Bacterial Infections –Athlete’s Foot, Warts, Foot Infections 101   The skin is the largest organ on our bodies. It covers every...

Here's how to treat pink eye and how to prevent it. Pediatrician Dr. Dina Kulik has a helpful video on giving kids eye drops that makes it easy! | DrDina.ca

How to Treat Pink Eye

Eyedrop woes? Here’s how to treat pink eye and how to prevent it.  It’s that time of year again! kids are snotty, boogery and...

Do Probiotics Help With Gastroenteritis? - DrDina.ca | Talia Zenlea MD

Do Probiotics Help With Gastroenteritis?

Do Probiotics Help With Gastroenteritis?  There are few things in life grosser than toddlers with gastroenteritis. I’m all for anything...

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What Do I Do When a Child Has a Fever?

It’s that time of year when kids are bringing home lots of bugs caught at school! Here’s some tips on what to do when a child...

What Does The Roseola Rash Look Like? - DrDina.ca

What Does The Roseola Rash Look Like?

What Does The Roseola Rash Look Like?   It’s that time of year again, when viral illnesses come out in droves and our kids get virus...

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What Causes Pink Eye?

  What Causes Pink Eye – As Bad As It Looks?   What is it, and what causes pink eye? Pinkeye, or conjunctivitis, is...

MMR Immunization and Measles Outbreaks – a Real Threat to Public Health

MMR Immunization and Measles Outbreaks – a Real Threat to Public Health

I am asked every day by well-meaning parents how to protect their child from measles. Some of these parents have vaccinated their children,...

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Warning – E coli Outbreak In Canada

Urgent Warning to All Parents, there has been an E Coli Outbreak In Canada! Several people are in hospital tonight after 24 cases of E....

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Tetanus Is Out There! What Are The Signs Of Tetanus?

Tetanus Is Out There! What Are The Signs Of Tetanus?   Today there is a 6 year old boy, lying in a London, Ontario hospital fighting...

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Symptoms Of Pink Eye? Beauty Tips to Remember

Symptoms Of Pink Eye? Beauty Tips to Remember   Pink eye is a big pain! Fortunately, it is general short lived, and your physician can...

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Is This A Normal Baby Temperature? What Temperature Is A Fever?

Is This A Normal Baby Temperature? What Temperature Is A Fever?   Knowing your child’s temperature is really important and can be quick...

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What Is Whooping Cough (Pertussis)? What Is The Whooping Cough Sound?

What Is Whooping Cough (Pertussis)? What Is The Whooping Cough Sound?   It’s that time of year again. Kids and adults everywhere are...

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What Does The Measles Rash Looks Like?

What Does The Measles Rash Looks Like?   The City of Toronto is in panic mode. My office receives hundreds of calls and emails per day...

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What Is Measles And What Does The Measles Rash Look Like?

What Is Measles And What Does The Measles Rash Look Like   The four confirmed cases of measles in Toronto, and measles outbreak at...