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  • Mononucleosis
    Mononucleosis is a viral illness that often results in fever, swollen lymph glands, and a sore throat. This eMedTV article discusses the causes, transmission, symptoms, and treatment of mononucleosis and provides links to additional information.
  • Scarlet Fever
    Scarlet fever is an illness that is characterized by a rash, fever, and sore throat. As this eMedTV Web page explains, it is caused by bacteria. This article discusses the cause, symptoms, treatment, and possible complications of this condition.
  • Head Lice
    Even though head lice are very common, they are easily treated, and the lice do not spread disease. This eMedTV article provides a detailed overview on head lice, including information on the insect's life cycle, transmission methods, and treatment.
  • Scoliosis
    Scoliosis is a disorder that is characterized by a sideways curvature of the spine. This portion of the eMedTV Web site offers an in-depth look at this condition, including information on its causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.
  • RSV
    RSV (respiratory syncytial virus) is a contagious virus that causes respiratory infections. This selection from the eMedTV archives discusses the transmission, risk factors, symptoms, and treatment of this virus.
  • Pink Eye
    Pink eye is a condition in which the conjunctiva (a tissue in the eye) becomes inflamed. This page from the eMedTV archives explores the causes of this condition, lists common symptoms, and explains how it is diagnosed and treated.
  • Fifth Disease
    Fifth disease is a mild illness that usually occurs in children and is caused by parvovirus B19. This eMedTV Web page explains the history, symptoms, transmission, and treatment of the disease, and links to other resources about the condition.
  • Strep Throat
    Strep throat is a type of bacterial infection that most often affects children between the ages of 5 and 15. This eMedTV Web article further explores this throat infection, including causes, possible symptoms, and treatment options.
  • Bedwetting
    It is very common for children under the age of six to wet their bed. This eMedTV article offers an in-depth discussion on bedwetting, including why it occurs, how it can be treated, who is most likely to be affected by it, and more.
  • Mono Symptoms
    For most people with mono, symptoms include such things as swollen glands, fever, and sore throat. This eMedTV Web page describes these and other possible symptoms often seen with mono, such as body aches, chills, and fatigue.
  • Infant Colic
    If your baby cries for three hours straight, three days a week for three weeks, she may have infant colic. This eMedTV article describes this condition in detail, with information on possible risk factors and tips on coping with a newborn who has it.
  • Fever Blisters
    Fever blisters occur as a result of direct or indirect contact with someone who has an active infection. This eMedTV article describes this condition in more detail and explains how the blisters can be diagnosed, transmitted, and treated.
  • Diaper Rash
    A diaper rash most often occurs when the skin covered by a diaper becomes irritated from stool or urine. This eMedTV article explains what these rashes look like, explores other causes, and offers detailed treatment and prevention information.
  • Understanding a Crying Baby
    When your baby cries, he or she is communicating a certain need to you. This eMedTV Web segment takes an in-depth look at what the various cries sound like and what they mean. This article also offers tips on how to calm a crying baby.
  • Daycare
    Safety, cost, and location are some of the factors to consider when searching for a daycare for your baby. This eMedTV page takes an in-depth look at other factors to consider during your search, including potential dangers.
  • RSV Virus
    The respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) can cause respiratory infections such as bronchiolitis and pneumonia. This eMedTV Web page provides an overview of this virus, including transmission methods and its season.
  • Strep Throat Symptoms
    If you have strep throat, symptoms may include fever, white patches on the throat, and red tonsils. This eMedTV Web segment describes other signs of this throat infection and explains how long these symptoms typically last.
  • Vigamox
    Vigamox is a prescription eye drop that is used to treat bacterial conjunctivitis. This eMedTV article offers a complete overview of this antibiotic medication, including how it works, potential side effects, safety warnings, and more.
  • Baby Formula Feeding
    All infant formulas are designed to be the best possible substitute for natural human breast milk. This eMedTV resource provides some general tips on formula feeding your baby and describes the three different ways that formulas are prepared.
More Kids Articles
  • About Head Lice to Bedwetting
  • Betwetting to Colic Relief
  • Colic Remedies to Does Teething Cause Diarrhea?
  • Drug Interactions With Docosanol to Gatifloxacin Eye Drops
  • Gatifloxacin Medication Information to Head Lice
  • Home Remedy for Head Lice to Imipramine HCl
  • Imipramine Hydrochloride to IPOL Vaccine Information
  • IPOL Warnings and Precautions to Mononucleois
  • Mononucleosi to PedvaxHIB Side Effects
  • PedvaxHIB Uses to Pertussis Vaccine
  • Precautions and Warnings With Imipramine Hydrochloride to RSV Disease
  • RSV in Adults to RSV Risk Factors
  • RSV Symptoms to Side Effects of Imipramine Hydrochloride
  • Signs of Head Lice to Tessalon Capsules
  • Tessalon Dosage to Vusion Dosage
  • Vusion Drug Interactions to What Is Imipramine Hydrochloride Used For?
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