Red or pink color of the white of the eye.
Read MoreRed or pink color of the white of the eye.
Read MoreFainting is a sudden loss of consciousness and falling down. A return to being awake and alert happens within a minute or so. Also called passing out or blacking out. The medical name for fainting is syncope. This handout can help you prevent the most common types of fainting.
Read MoreYour child has a fever if: Rectal, Ear or Forehead temperature: 100.4° F (38.0° C) or higher. Oral or Mouth temperature: 100° F (37.8° C) or higher.
Read MoreYour child has a fever if: Ear or Forehead temperature: 100.4° F (38.0° C) or higher. Oral or Mouth temperature: 100° F (37.8° C) or higher.
Read MoreFever is a body temperature of 100.4 F (38 C) or higher. Fever is a symptom, not a disease.
Read MoreQuestions about how to take the temperature and when is it a fever.
Read MoreFifth disease is a viral rash that starts with red cheeks. Then it spreads to the shoulders and upper thighs.
Read MoreInjuries to fingers
Read MoreMild bacterial infection of the skin fold next to the fingernail
Read MoreMild chronic infection of the skin fold next to the fingernail. The medical name is chronic paronychia
Read MoreStung by a fire ant. Fire ant stings are more common in the Southern U.S.
Read MoreAllergic reaction to a food.
Read MoreRapid onset of vomiting and diarrhea after eating a bad food.
Read MoreQuestions about caring for the normal uncircumcised penis in a baby boy. Includes questions about foreskin retraction. Smegma questions are covered.
Read MoreA bacterial infection of the space between the foreskin and head of the penis. The medical name is posthitis
Read MoreNew onset of passing urine often while awake. This is called urinary frequency
Read MoreFrostbite is a cold injury to the skin. The ears, nose, fingers, and toes are most often affected
Read MoreGranuloma Annulare (GA) is a bumpy skin condition in the shape of a circle
Read MoreGrowing pains are harmless pains that occur in the leg muscles. They are common and occur in 10 to 20% of children. They often start between ages 4 and 6.
Read MoreA nervous habit of twisting or pulling out the hair. The medical name for this is trichotillomania.
Read MoreMajor thinning of the hair starting 3 months after a stressful event. The medical name for this type of hair loss is telogen effluvium.
Read MoreBroken hairs from tight braids or pony tails
Read MoreHand-Foot-And-Mouth Disease (HFMD) is a viral infection. Small red spots and tiny water blisters. Seen on the palms, fingers, soles and toes. The diagnosis cannot be made without these.
Read MoreInjuries to the head. Includes the scalp, skull and brain
Read MoreYour child is having a migraine headache. It is like previous migraines
Read MorePain or discomfort in the muscles of the scalp. This includes the forehead to the back of the head
Read MoreHeadaches often are caused by stress. Headaches occur when your child is worried about something or under pressure. These are often called “stress headaches.”
Read MorePain or discomfort of the head. This includes the forehead to the back of the head
Read MoreYour child’s heart rate (HR) sometimes speeds up. It seems too fast. The medical name for this is tachycardia. Most of the time, your child’s HR seems normal.
Read MorePain or burning caused by irritation of the lower esophagus from stomach acid. The esophagus is the tube from mouth to stomach. Pain is located in the lower chest or upper belly. Also, called acid indigestion
Read MoreA fine pink rash caused by overheating. Mainly on the face, neck, chest, and upper back
Read MoreSymptoms after being in high temperatures (such as heat waves). Symptoms after hard work or sports during hot weather.
Read MoreA hernia is a bulge in the groin or upper scrotum. The bulge contains a loop of intestine. It slides through a defect in the muscles of the lower abdomen.
Read MoreA viral infection that causes little ulcers in the back of the mouth
Read MoreA viral infection of the mouth and lips in young children