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Lactose Intolerance

Lactose intolerance is a common digestive condition that affects people of all ages, including children. While lactose intolerance in children can present challenges, understanding its causes, symptoms, and management strategies can help parents and caregivers support their child’s health and well-being.    What is Lactose Intolerance?  Lactose intolerance is a digestive disorder characterized by the […]

Shin Splints

Shin splints, also known as medial tibial stress syndrome, is a common overuse injury that affects children engaged in physical activities, particularly sports and running. While shin splints can cause discomfort and impact a child’s ability to participate in physical activities, understanding its causes, symptoms, and treatment options is essential for effective management.     What […]

Infantile Spasms

Infantile spasms, also known as West syndrome, is a rare but serious form of epilepsy that typically affects infants during the first year of life. Recognizing the signs and symptoms of infantile spasms is crucial for early diagnosis and intervention.     What are Infantile Spasms?  Infantile spasms are a type of seizure disorder characterized by […]

Colic in Babies

Colic is a common concern among parents of newborns, causing distress and frustration for both babies and caregivers. Understanding what colic is and how to manage it can help alleviate stress and provide relief for everyone involved.     What is Colic?  Colic is defined as excessive, inconsolable crying in an otherwise healthy and well-fed infant, […]

Pediatric Psoriasis

What is Pediatric Psoriasis? Psoriasis is a condition in which the immune system mistakenly attacks healthy skin cells, leading to an accelerated skin cell turnover and the formation of thick, scaly patches known as plaques. In pediatric psoriasis, these symptoms can manifest in children of various ages, from infants to adolescents, impacting their physical and […]

Rhabdomyolysis in Children

Rhabdomyolysis is a rare but serious condition that causes excessive muscle breakdown which may lead to kidney injury or failure.    Rhabdomyolysis in children can be triggered by infections, exercise, muscle injury, and in rare cases some medications or genetic conditions.     What happens?  The excess breakdown of muscle fibers releases a protein called myoglobin into […]

Understanding Kawasaki Disease

Kawasaki Disease (KD) is a rare but serious condition that affects children under five. Named after the Japanese pediatrician who first described it in the 1960s, KD is characterized by inflammation of the blood vessels throughout the body. While the exact cause remains unknown, early recognition and treatment are crucial for preventing complications. In this […]

Celiac Disease

Celiac disease is a common autoimmune disorder affecting children, characterized by an intolerance to gluten, a protein found in wheat, barley, and rye. For parents of children diagnosed with celiac disease, understanding the condition and how to manage it is crucial for their child’s health and well-being.     What is Celiac Disease?  Celiac disease is […]

Newborn Fingernail Care

Fingernails in newborns grow very quickly, often requiring care up to once a week to prevent scratching injuries. Fortunately, when scratches do occur, they are almost always minor and superficial. Here are some tips to help prevent excessive or bothersome scratches.   Newborn mittens are used to keep the hands covered and prevent scratches. They […]

The Hidden Dangers of Vaping and Related Health Concerns

In recent years, vaping has surged in popularity, particularly among young people. Initially touted as a safer alternative to traditional smoking, vaping has quickly become a pervasive trend, especially among the pediatric population. However, beneath its harmless facade lies many dangers and unwanted health concerns, particularly for our youth.     The Rise of Vaping Among […]