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  • Abdominal Pain - Stress Related

    Pain or discomfort in the stomach (abdomen or belly). The stomach pains occur when your child is worried about something. This is often called the “worried stomach”.

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  • Abdominal Pain - Symptom

    Pain or discomfort in the stomach (abdomen or belly). Pain found between the bottom of the rib cage and the groin crease.

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  • Acetaminophen (Tylenol) Dosage Table

    Acetaminophen (Tylenol) Dosage Table

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  • Acne

    Acne is a skin condition caused by blocked oil glands. Main symptoms are pimples and blackheads on the face.

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  • Amoxicillin Rash

    A harmless rash that occurs when a child is taking an antibiotic. The rash is not from a drug allergy. Occurs in 10% of children who are taking amoxicillin.

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  • Anal Fissure

    An anal fissure is a shallow tear in the skin around the anus. This is the cause in over 90% of children with blood in the stools.

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  • Anal Itching

    Itching of the anus. Occurs on a repeated basis.

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  • Animal Bite

    Bite or claw wound from a pet, farm or wild animal.

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  • Antibiotics - When Do They Help?

    Antibiotics are strong medicines that can kill bacteria. However, they are often over-used in our society

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  • Appetite Slump - Young Child

    You are concerned that your child is not eating enough food each day. It may seem like your child is never hungry.

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  • Arm Injury

    Injuries to the arm (shoulder to hand). Injuries to a bone, muscle, joint or ligament.

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  • Arm Pain - Muscle Strain

    Arm muscle pain from hard work or sports (muscle overuse). Pain is not caused by an injury. Also called muscle overuse syndrome

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  • Arm Pain - Symptom

    Pain in the arm (shoulder to fingers). Includes shoulder, elbow, wrist and finger joints. Includes minor muscle strains from hard work or sports (overuse). Pain is not caused by an injury

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  • Asthma Attack

    Your child is having an asthma attack. Your child has been diagnosed in the past with asthma.

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  • Athlete's Foot

    Fungus infection of the feet. Causes an itchy rash on the feet and between the toes

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  • Baby Bottle Tooth Decay - Prevention

    Baby bottle tooth decay (BBTD) is the main type of tooth decay in toddlers. It’s caused by excessive exposure to milk or juice. That happens with crib bottles or tote bottles.

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  • Back Pain - Muscle Strain

    Back muscle pain from carrying or lifting heavy things

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  • Back Pain - Symptom

    Pain or discomfort in the upper, mid or lower back. Includes minor muscle strain from back overuse

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  • Bed Bug Bite

    Bites from bed bugs.

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  • Bedwetting

    Wetting the bed at night while asleep. The medical name is nocturnal enuresis

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  • Bee or Yellow Jacket Sting

    Stung by a honeybee, bumblebee, hornet, wasp, or yellow jacket. Over 95 percent of stings are from honey bees or yellow jackets. The main symptoms are pain and redness.

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  • Behavior Training - Consequences

    Consequences are what happens after a child breaks a rule. All children need universal rules and limits about what is good and bad behavior. They need consequences to help them learn the right choice. If the consequence is unpleasant (negative feedback or a punishment), the child is less likely to repeat

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  • Behavior Training - Rules and Discipline Basics

    Children come into this world impulsive and undisciplined. When they start to walk, they begin to get into trouble. They do not develop much self-control until 3 years of age. They need to be taught safe and socially acceptable behavior.

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  • Biting

    The bad habit of biting people. One of the most unacceptable of aggressive behaviors.

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  • Blisters - Friction

    Raised pocket of clear fluid, covered by skin. Friction blisters usually occur on the palms, fingers, heels or toes.

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  • Boil

    Staph skin infection causing a painful red lump in the skin

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  • Bottle-Feeding (Formula) Questions

    Common questions asked about formula and feeding from a bottle.

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  • Breast Buds

    A small disc-shaped lump felt under the nipple (areola). Indicates the start of puberty

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  • Breastfeeding - Baby Questions

    Breastfeeding questions about your baby

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  • Breastfeeding - Milk and Feeding Questions

    Breastfeeding questions about feeding, milk and supply

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  • Breastfeeding - Mother's Breast Symptoms

    Breastfeeding questions about mother’s breast symptoms

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  • Breastfeeding - Mother's Diet and Alcohol Use

    Breastfeeding questions about mother’s diet and alcohol use. Main concern is how much gets into breastmilk and could this affect the baby.

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  • Breastfeeding - Mother's Illness

    Breastfeeding questions about mother’s illness

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  • Breastfeeding - Mother's Medicines and Smoking

    Breastfeeding questions about mother’s medicines, drugs or smoking. Main concern is how much gets into breastmilk and could this affect the baby.

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  • Breath-Holding Spell

    A spell that includes holding the breath, then turning blue and passing out.

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