When your infant’s skin feels hot to the touch, something is incorrect.
What is bronchitis? Bronchitis is an infection or inflammation of the large airway to the lungs. (These airways are called bronchi). When your child has a cold, sore throat, influenza, or sinus infection, the virus that caused it can infect the bronchi. As soon as […]
Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is a common and highly contagious virus that contaminates the respiratory tract of a lot of children prior to their 2nd birthday. For most babies and kids, the infection causes absolutely nothing more than a cold. But for a little portion, […]
Why does my baby get so many colds? One reason that babies get a lot of colds is that their immune systems are immature, making them more susceptible to disease. In addition, more than 200 different viruses cause the acute rhinitis and your child is […]
Definition of flu: the flu is an infection of the nose, throat, and lungs caused by influenza viruses. There are several influenza viruses, and in any given year, some are more common than others. Flu infections are most typical during “flu season,” which lasts from approximately […]
Some people confuse cold sores with canker sores. Canker sores are crater-like sores that typically appear separately on the tongue or gums or on the inside of the cheeks.
My child appears to have a sore throat – he’s uncomfortable swallowing and his cry sounds scratchy. Could it be caused by an infection?
Lots of parents have “fever phobia”– a tendency to go crazy when their child’s body temperature level spikes. And understandably, you’re much more likely to push the panic button this winter due to the fact that of worries about H1N1 influenza.
We’ve all had coughs that keep us awake at night, however when toddlers cough at night, diagnosing the issue can be difficult. Learn more about the causes of nighttime cough and the ways to treat it.