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  • Molluscum Contagiosum

    Molluscum are small raised growths that have a smooth, waxy surface. Viral infection of the skin

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  • Mono (Infectious Mononucleosis)

    Mononucleosis (mono) is a viral infection of the lymph nodes. Main symptoms are sore throat and widespread swollen lymph nodes

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  • Mosquito Bite

    Bites from a mosquito cause itchy, red bumps. Often they look like a hive.

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  • Motion Sickness

    Symptoms triggered by a spinning, rocking or rolling motions. The main symptoms are dizziness and nausea

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  • Mountain Sickness

    Symptoms that occur with travel to a high altitude. Starts at 8,000 feet (2400 meters) above sea level or higher. Also called Altitude Sickness.

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  • Mouth Injury

    Injuries to the lips and mouth. Includes inner cheeks and the roof of the mouth (hard and soft palate)

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  • Mouth Ulcers (Mouth Sores) - Symptom

    Painful, shallow ulcers (sores) on the lining of the mouth. Found on the gums, inner lips, inner cheeks, or tongue

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  • Nasal Rinses Children and Teens

    Rinsing the nose with salt water can help wash out dust and mucus. The water also rinses out germs and pollen.

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  • Nasal Suction

    Nasal congestion can be the worst part of a cold for young children. It can keep your baby from feeding and sleeping well.

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  • Nausea - Symptom

    A feeling that vomiting might occur and feeling “sick to the stomach” (queasy). Vomiting has not occurred. That symptom is covered in the Vomiting handout. Stomach pain is not present. That symptom is covered in the Abdominal Pain handout.

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  • Neck Pain - Muscle Strain

    Pain or discomfort in the back, side or front of the neck. Includes minor muscle strain from neck overuse

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  • Newborn - Flying and Mountain Travel

    Questions about flying or mountain travel with a newborn baby.

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  • Newborn Appearance

    Common questions asked about the normal newborn’s appearance and body

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  • Newborn Birthmarks

    Common questions asked about normal birthmarks in newborns. Note: Rashes such as baby acne are not covered here.

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  • Newborn Illness - How To Recognize

    How infections and other serious diseases can present in newborns

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  • Newborn Rashes

    Common questions asked about normal skin rashes in newborns. Note: Mongolian spots and birthmarks are not covered here.

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  • Newborn Reflexes and Behaviors

    Common questions asked about newborn noises, reflexes and behaviors. These are normal and not signs of illness.

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  • Nose Allergy (Hay Fever)

    An allergic reaction of the nose. Main symptoms are an itchy nose, clear discharge and sneezing.

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  • Nose Foreign Body Removal

    Child put a foreign body (FB) in their nose. The child tells the parent or the parent see a strange object in child’s nose. Your doctor or nurse says it is safe to try to remove it at home. That’s only helpful for small, harmless objects.

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  • Nose Injury

    Injuries to the inside or outside of the nose.

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  • Nosebleed

    Bleeding from 1 or both nostrils. Not caused by an injury.

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  • Oral Allergy Syndrome

    A minor allergic reaction to some raw fruits and vegetables. Causes itching and swelling only to the lips and tongue

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  • Overweight Older Child - Prevention and Treatment

    Your child is gaining weight too fast or: Your child looks chubby or fat or: Your child doesn’t like sports because his weight makes it hard keep up or: Your child is getting teased about his weight.

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  • Overweight Toddler - Preventing Over-Feeding and Over-Eating

    Currently 10% of 2 to 5 year old children in the U.S. are overweight. The main cause is over-eating. Overeating means eating more calories daily than are needed for normal growth and activity.

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  • Pacifiers

    A pacifier is an artificial nipple for a baby to suck on. It can be used when they are not hungry.

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  • Penis - Contact Dermatitis

    Rash on the male genitals (penis or scrotum).

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  • Perioral Food Rash

    A rash around the mouth from contact with food. Mostly seen in babies and toddlers

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  • Picky Eater

    A picky eater refuses certain foods. He won’t try new foods. Vegetables and meats are the most common ones. You are not concerned about how much he eats or his appetite.

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  • Pinworm Seen

    A tiny, harmless worm that lives in the colon (large bowel). It causes itching of the anus.

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  • Pityriasis Alba

    Small pale spots on the face. Called Pityriasis Alba (PA)

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  • Pityriasis Rosea

    Pityriasis Rosea (PR) is a widespread skin rash. Special finding: a large "herald patch" that precedes the rash by 1 to 2 weeks

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  • Pneumonia - Bacterial

    A bacterial infection of the lungs.

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  • Pneumonia - Viral

    A viral infection of the lungs.

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  • Poison Ivy - Oak - Sumac

    A very itchy rash with blisters. Caused by contact with the poison ivy plant

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  • Puncture Wound

    The skin is punctured by a pointed narrow object (such as a needle). Puncture wounds that contain splinters or slivers are covered elsewhere.

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