Category: Infectious Diseases

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EBOLA – Coming to Canada???

EBOLA – Coming to Canada???   Fear over Ebola and potential for spread to North America is growing. This is the first Ebola...

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Plantar Warts – How to Prevent These Gross Things

Plantar Warts – How to Prevent Them   Plantar warts are one of the three most common reasons that bring children into the...

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What Do You Need To Know About Ebola?

What do you need to know about Ebola?   Fear over Ebola and potential for spread to North America is growing. This is the first Ebola...

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What to Put on Mosquito Bites

What to Put on Mosquito Bites and Other Bug Bite Treatment   Mosquito bite treatment What it looks like – red, itchy bumps...

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Febrile Seizures in Children – Not As Scary As You Think

Febrile seizures in children – not as scary as you think   I frequently see patients that have just had their first (or subsequent)...

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Cough Medicine for Kids

Cough Medicine for Kids   Before you reach for that cough and cold medicine for kids at the nearby pharmacy, please take pause. Though...

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Child and Infant Ear Infections

  Child and Infant Ear Infections and Tube Surgery   When your baby or infant has an ear infection, your lives may be miserable....

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Scarlet Fever in Children

Scarlet fever in children – why does my child’s skin feel like sand paper?   Scarlet fever, like many infectious diseases, goes around...

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What is that Croupy Cough?

  What is that Croupy Cough?   Croup announces its aggravating presence around the office and emergency room a few times a year and I...

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Pediatric Immunization Schedule – Vaccine Side Effects

  Pediatric immunization schedule – vaccine side effects   Not a day goes by when I am not asked about possible side effects in...

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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...

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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.  ...