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The Latest From Injuries & First Aid

How To Treat A Burn – Do’s & Dont’s

How To Treat A Burn – Do’s & Dont’s

How To Treat A Burn With Your Child Do’s and Don’ts of Burn Management Unfortunately I see burns from hot liquids and flames too often in the emergency room. The patient is usually a curious toddler who wants to see what a caregiver is drinking, or wants to peer into...

How to manage epistaxis (nosebleeds)

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 nostrils, called the nasal septum. This area is rich in blood vessels and very easily irritated. The most common cause for...

Splinter Removal Made Easy

Splinter Removal Made Easy

Splinter Removal 101 Running around barefoot on a deck sounds super fun right? Well, yes, until your two year old starts screaming as he got what seems like a million splinters under his feet. That was my weekend fun! I frequently see kids in the office...

The Latest From Allergies & Anaphylaxis

Dry patches of skin – Eczema

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 weather. Heating our houses doesn’t help either. Eczema is dry skin that becomes inflamed. Parents usually recognize eczema in toddlers and babies...

Lactose Intolerance In Children?

Lactose Intolerance In Children?

Lactose Intolerance In Children - Gassiness and Belly Pain? Parents tell me all the time that their children are lactose intolerant, just like they are. Their children exhibit milk intolerance symptoms that include: fussiness, bloating, irritability,...

How to Recognize an Anaphylactic Reaction

How to Recognize an Anaphylactic Reaction

Anaphylactic Reaction - What To Do I'm an allergy parent, and I write the Irritated by Allergies blog for Yummy Mummy Club, as well. My son has had severe food allergies since birth, so I've got six years of handling those allergies, and mitigating his...

The Latest From Infectious Diseases

Tricks To Manage Your Child’s Next Cold

Tricks To Manage Your Child’s Next Cold

It's Cold Season, Here Are Some Tricks TO Manage Them “Compensation for this post was provided by hydraSense®. Opinions expressed here are my own.” It’s that time of year again, the kids are sniffling, rubbing their noses and sneezing non-stop. Viral...

Stye In Eye? What Is A Stye Anyway?

Stye In Eye? What Is A Stye Anyway?

Stye In Eye? What Is A Stye Anyway?   Unfortunately, its viral season again. All around me are kids and parents with viral illnesses – stomach flu, influenza, runny noses and weepy eyes. Conjunctivitis (pink eye) is going around like crazy and reeking...

Stomach Flu – When To Be Worried

Stomach Flu – When To Be Worried

Stomach Flu and Kids - What To Know & Do Stomach Flu in children - or viral gastroenteritis - generally only require hydration. Even if your child is not eating, this is usually not a concern as long as he or she is drinking. I recommend small sips...

How To Stop Diarrhea

How To Stop Diarrhea

How To Stop Diarrhea, First The Symptoms Lately I’ve been seeing a lot of babies and toddlers with diarrhea; many having had diarrhea for a week or more. When a baby has diarrhea, parents naturally become concerned about hydration and weight loss. These...

The Latest From Doctors, Hospitals, & Medicines

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