Items Tagged ‘illness’

Irritable bowel syndrome in children

April 2, 2018

Irritable bowel syndrome in children

By Health Tips for Parents healthtips

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a long-term disorder that affects the large intestine or colon. While there is no cure for IBS, treatments can ease symptoms and help your child get back to normal daily function. IBS affects up to 15 percent of children and adolescents in the U.S., but the underlying cause is not […]

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Fever 101: The why, how and what to do for fevers in children

December 21, 2016

Fever 101: The why, how and what to do for fevers in children

By uclahealth uclahealth

“I don’t feel so good,” your child groans. You put a hand to your child’s forehead, and sure enough, it’s warm to the touch. Fever strikes again! A fever is not an illness itself – it is actually a sign that the body is fighting off an infection. And while fevers may cause your child […]

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What do I need to know about the flu?

October 28, 2016

What do I need to know about the flu?

By uclahealth uclahealth

Children under the age of 5 are more likely to be hospitalized from influenza (flu) complications than those in other age groups. Annual flu vaccines are the best way to protect your child and family from the flu. Seasonal Influenza Seasonal influenza is a contagious, but preventable, respiratory illness that can be dangerous for young […]

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