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This page contains links to eMedTV Kids Articles containing information on subjects from Betwetting to Colic Relief. The information is organized alphabetically; the "Favorite Articles" contains the top articles on this page. Links in the box will take you directly to the articles; those same links are available with a short description further down the page.
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  • Betwetting
    Bedwetting is a common problem in children under the age of six. This eMedTV article explores some of the causes of bedwetting and explains when you may need to contact a doctor about this problem. Betwetting is a common misspelling of bedwetting.
  • Bleeding Diaper Rash
    In some cases of a severe diaper rash, bleeding may occur. In this section of the eMedTV library, you will find information about other possible symptoms of severe diaper rashes and find out what a yeast diaper rash may look like.
  • Boostrix
    Boostrix is a booster vaccine used to prevent tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis. This eMedTV article offers a complete overview on this drug, including how it works, dosing guidelines, general precautions, possible side effects, and more.
  • Boostrix and Breastfeeding
    As this eMedTV page explains, Boostrix is typically considered safe for use in women who are breastfeeding. This page further explores Boostrix and breastfeeding, including information on why this vaccine is important for women with small children.
  • Boostrix and Pregnancy
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, Boostrix can now be given during each pregnancy, even if you've received it before. This article takes a closer look at the vaccine's use during pregnancy and explains whether it can be given after delivery.
  • Boostrix Dosage
    The standard Boostrix dosage is one vaccine injected a single time in individuals age 10 and up. This eMedTV article further discusses dosing guidelines for this vaccine, including a list of factors that may affect when it is given.
  • Boostrix Drug Interactions
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, drug interactions may occur when Boostrix is taken with certain other medications, such as immunosuppressants, other vaccines, or tetanus immune globulin. This page also describes the problems that may occur as a result.
  • Boostrix Side Effects
    This eMedTV segment explains that there are several potential side effects of Boostrix, including headaches, pain, and fatigue. This page also highlights some of the more serious problems that may require immediate medical attention.
  • Boostrix Uses
    As this eMedTV page explains, Boostrix is a booster vaccine used to prevent tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis in adults and children as young as 10 years old. This page further discusses these uses for Boostrix, including information on how it works.
  • Boostrix Vaccine Information
    This segment of the eMedTV library presents some basic information on Boostrix, a vaccine used to prevent three different diseases. This page explains who can receive this medication, how it works, and possible side effects, with a link to learn more.
  • Boostrix Warnings and Precautions
    This eMedTV segment takes an in-depth look at several Boostrix warnings and precautions, including the risks of taking the drug if you have certain medical conditions. This page also explains what to tell your doctor before receiving this vaccine.
  • Boudreaux's Butt Paste
    Boudreaux's Butt Paste is a non-prescription diaper rash ointment used to treat and prevent rashes. This eMedTV Web page describes how the ointment works, explains how to use the product, and lists some of its potential side effects.
  • Boudreaux's Butt Paste Dosage
    There is no standard recommended "dosage" for Boudreaux's Butt Paste. As this segment from the eMedTV Web site explains, the product is intended to be applied liberally to the skin as often as needed (often at every diaper change).
  • Boudreaux's Butt Paste Drug Interactions
    There are currently no known drug interactions with Boudreaux's Butt Paste. This eMedTV article explains what you should discuss with your child's doctor before using Boudreaux's Butt Paste on your baby and offers general warnings for the product.
  • Boudreaux's Butt Paste Information
    Are you looking for information on Boudreaux's Butt Paste? This page of the eMedTV library presents a brief overview of this product, with information on how it works for diaper rash, how to apply it, and important safety considerations to keep in mind.
  • Boudreaux's Butt Paste Overdose
    An overdose with Boudreaux's Butt Paste may lead to dangerous effects if the ointment is taken by mouth. This eMedTV resource lists possible overdose symptoms and explains what treatment options are available if someone ingests Boudreaux's Butt Paste.
  • Boudreaux's Butt Paste Side Effects
    Potential side effects of Boudreaux's Butt Paste include stinging, tingling, and itching of the skin. This eMedTV page lists other possible side effects and explains what serious problems may occur if the ointment is accidentally ingested.
  • Boudreaux's Butt Paste Uses
    As this eMedTV segment explains, the uses of Boudreaux's Butt Paste include the treatment and prevention of diaper rash. This article covers other approved uses for this product and also explains how the ointment can be used for off-label purposes.
  • Boudreaux's Butt Paste Warnings and Precautions
    Consult your child's doctor before using Boudreaux's Butt Paste if your baby has severe diaper rash. This eMedTV page lists other warnings and precautions for Boudreaux's Butt Paste, and explains what else you should be aware of before using the product.
  • Breast Care While Nursing
    Taking care of your breasts is an important -- and often forgotten -- part of breastfeeding. This eMedTV article tells you everything you need to know about caring for your breasts while nursing, including what you can do to prevent mastitis.
  • Breast Engorgement
    Many women may experience breast engorgement (extreme filling and swelling of breasts) after giving birth. This eMedTV segment explains what causes this condition, lists possible symptoms, and offers tips on treatment and prevention.
  • Breast Engorgement Remedies
    Several over-the-counter (OTC) pain medications are useful remedies for breast engorgement pain or swelling. This eMedTV resource also discusses the importance of expressing breast milk (or breastfeeding) frequently and massaging the breasts.
  • Breast Engorgement Treatment
    You can treat breast engorgement by breastfeeding frequently and massaging the breasts. This eMedTV Web page offers more suggestions on relieving breast engorgement and explains what over-the-counter medications you can use to help minimize the pain.
  • Breast Milk Composition
    Breast milk has three distinct stages: colostrum, transitional milk, and mature milk. This page from the eMedTV library describes the composition of breast milk in more detail and explains how mature milk is further broken down into two types.
  • Breastfeeding a Premature Baby
    Hoping to breastfeed your preemie? This eMedTV article tells you everything you need to know about providing your premature infant with breast milk -- and debunks a few myths along the way.
  • Breastfeeding Advantages and Disadvantages
    Breastfeeding not only provides benefits to the baby; it can also be good for the mother. This eMedTV article offers information on how you can make your choice about feeding options and explores the advantages and disadvantages of breastfeeding.
  • Breastfeeding and Alcohol
    Can you drink alcohol while breastfeeding? In this eMedTV article, we discuss the topic in detail, with info from both sides of the debate. We talk about "pumping and dumping," the results of research studies, and more.
  • Breastfeeding and Medications
    Before you decide to stop breastfeeding in order to take medications, take a look at this eMedTV article to help you determine whether certain medications are safe to use while you are nursing. It also offers resources that can help in your decision.
  • Breastfeeding and Returning to Work
    With a little planning, many women are able to balance breastfeeding and returning to work. This eMedTV article gives helpful instructions on how to do this, with tips on pumping at the workplace, storing breast milk, talking to your boss, and more.
  • Breastfeeding Vs. Formula Feeding
    Although many doctors may recommend breastfeeding, some people prefer formula feeding. This eMedTV resource explores the differences between formula feeding versus breastfeeding, including primary benefits and drawbacks of these options.
  • Breastfeeeding Overview Information
    Breastfeeding may seem like no big deal, but there's a lot to consider, especially if you're new to it. This eMedTV presentation provides a detailed overview of breastfeeding, including the ins and outs, the hows and whys, proper self-care, and more.
  • Can Infants Get Strep Throat?
    Although uncommon, it is possible for infants to get strep throat. This page from the eMedTV Web site explains why it is difficult to diagnose this throat infection in infants and describes some of the possible symptoms an infant with strep may have.
  • Candida Diaper Rash
    A Candida diaper rash is an infectious type of diaper rash. As this eMedTV Web page explains, the overgrowth of yeast is a common result of a simple diaper rash that has worsened due to lack of treatment or the rash not responding well to treatment.
  • Car Travel With an Infant
    It can be hectic to travel in a car with an infant, so make sure to be prepared and to be flexible. This eMedTV article provides more information about traveling with babies, including tips for packing and prepping the car.
  • Caring for Your Infant
    Taking care of an infant means figuring out naps, playtime, car travel, and more. This eMedTV Web article gives a brief overview of caring for your infant, with helpful tips and links to in-depth articles on a variety of parenting topics.
  • Causes of Diaper Rash
    The primary diaper rash cause is stool or urine irritating the skin. This article from the eMedTV archives explores other possible reasons for diaper rash, including causes of skin rashes that develop under the diaper that are not related to diaper use.
  • Causes of Fever Blisters
    Fever blisters are primarily caused by the herpes simplex type 1 virus. As this eMedTV article explains, while herpes simplex type 1 and type 2 are both causes of fever blisters, over 95 percent of recurrent outbreaks are caused by the type 1 virus.
  • Causes of Head Lice
    The causes of head lice are typically instances of direct contact with an infested person. However, as this eMedTV Web page explains, the lice can also be spread through contact with infested clothing. An overview of the head louse is also provided.
  • Causes of Scoliosis
    Injury, tumors, and birth defects can cause scoliosis. However, as this eMedTV article explains, it is often unknown why a person will develop this condition. This page takes an in-depth look at the factors that can lead to scoliosis.
  • Changing a Diaper
    This eMedTV Web segment explains that before you change your baby's diaper, make sure you have all the items you need, such as a clean diaper and diaper rash cream. This article also provides step-by-step guidelines for changing a diaper.
  • Children's Tylenol
    Children's Tylenol is a nonprescription drug approved for treating minor pain in children ages 2 to 11. This eMedTV page further explains what this medication is used for and offers information on dosing, warnings, and possible side effects.
  • Children's Tylenol Dosage
    Your child's age and weight are the main factors in determining his or her Children's Tylenol dosage. This eMedTV segment provides a dosing chart for this group of medications and explains when and how to give your child his or her dose.
  • Children's Tylenol Drug Information
    This page of the eMedTV library presents some basic information on Children's Tylenol. This includes the forms in which the drug is available, what it is used for, and its primary advantage when compared to aspirin.
  • Children's Tylenol Drug Interactions
    Certain drugs may interact with Children's Tylenol, such as phenobarbital, warfarin, and isoniazid. This eMedTV article explains what may happen during these interactions and lists other medicines that may cause Children's Tylenol drug interactions.
  • Children's Tylenol Side Effects
    Potentially serious Children's Tylenol side effects include vomiting, diarrhea, and liver failure. This eMedTV article describes other serious side effects that may occur if you child takes too much Children's Tylenol.
  • Children's Tylenol Uses
    Children's Tylenol is licensed to treat minor aches and pains in children 2 to 11 years old. This part of the eMedTV library discusses Children's Tylenol uses in more detail and explains when the non-prescription medicine should not be used.
  • Children's Tylenol Warnings and Precautions
    If your child has G6PD deficiency, talk to a doctor first before giving your child Children's Tylenol. This eMedTV page offers more Children's Tylenol warnings and precautions, including a list of possible complications that may occur with the drug.
  • Chill Out
    In general, liquid medications taste better chilled. So, as long as the storage requirements for the medication allows, try keeping it in the fridge. Always ask your pharmacist first, though, because some liquid medications must be stored at room temperature.
  • Cipro and Ear Infections
    This portion of the eMedTV library talks about using ciprofloxacin ear drops to treat ear infections. This article describes what type of ear infections can be treated with the medication and provides a link to more detailed information on its uses.
  • Cipro Ear Drops
    As this eMedTV article explains, ciprofloxacin ear drops are often prescribed to treat "swimmer's ear." This resource briefly describes how the drops are used and who can use them. Cipro ear drops is a common abbreviation of ciprofloxacin ear drops.
  • Ciprofloxacin Ear Drop Information
    As this eMedTV article explains, ciprofloxacin ear drops are used to treat outer ear infections. This Web page offers some basic information on the ear drops, explaining how they are used and listing some potential side effects.
  • Ciprofloxacin Ear Drops
    As an antibiotic medication, ciprofloxacin ear drops help treat outer ear infections, or "swimmer's ear." This eMedTV page takes an in-depth look at these prescription drops, including potential side effects, helpful dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Ciprofloxacin Ear Drops Dosage
    As explained in this article from the eMedTV site, a course of ciprofloxacin ear drops generally lasts for seven days. This segment explains when and how to use ciprofloxacin ear drops, with dosing guidelines to keep in mind during treatment.
  • Ciprofloxacin for Ear Infection
    As an antibiotic, ciprofloxacin ear drops help treat a particular type of ear infection. This eMedTV segment explains what the ear drops are used to treat and includes basic dosing guidelines to keep in mind. A link to more details is also given.
  • Ciprofloxacin Hydrochloride for Ears
    As explained in this eMedTV article, ciprofloxacin hydrochloride ear drops are used for "swimmer's ear" (otitis externa). This Web page takes a quick look at the ear drops, with information on how they are normally used.
  • Clonidine ER
    Clonidine ER is a drug prescribed to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). This eMedTV Web page takes an in-depth look at this medication, including details on how it works, dosing guidelines, potential side effects, and more.
  • Clonidine ER Dosage
    This eMedTV page explains that when treating attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) with clonidine ER, the dosage amount will be based on several factors. This page discusses what those factors are and lists important tips for taking this drug.
  • Clonidine ER Drug Information
    Clonidine ER is a prescription drug used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). This eMedTV page offers more information on clonidine ER, explaining the drug's dosing guidelines, side effects, and what to discuss with your doctor.
  • Cloth Diapers vs. Disposable Diapers
    Confused about which type of diaper is best for your baby? You're not alone. In this eMedTV article, we look at all sides of the cloth vs. disposable diaper debate to help you make a decision that's right for you and your little one.
  • Clotrimazole Cream Diaper Rash
    For babies with yeast diaper rash, clotrimazole cream is often recommended. As this eMedTV article explains clotrimazole is an over-the-counter (OTC) antifungal cream that is specifically used for treating diaper rashes caused by a yeast infection.
  • Colic and Breastfeeding
    This eMedTV article explains why there does not appear to be a link between colic and whether a baby is breastfed or bottle-fed. This page also lists certain foods that a breastfeeding mother may avoid to help relieve symptoms of colic.
  • Colic Diet
    For babies with colic, dietary changes may help relieve some of the symptoms. As this eMedTV page explains, these changes can include eliminating certain foods from your diet, if breastfeeding, and feeding your baby in an upright position.
  • Colic in Babies
    If your baby cries for more than three hours straight for at least three days a week, he may have colic. This eMedTV Web page takes a closer look at babies and colic, explaining possible causes of colic and how long this condition tends to last.
  • Colic in Newborns
    Babies who cry for more than three hours straight at least three days per week likely have colic. This eMedTV Web article further discusses colic in newborns, including information on how it is defined, possible causes, and how long it lasts.
  • Colic Relief
    Some possible suggestions for colic relief include dietary changes and comforting strategies. This eMedTV segment provides other tips for relieving colic, such as bringing your baby to a quiet room and limiting outside movement and noises.
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