Monthly Archives: August 2014

Child Food Poisoning: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Child Food Poisoning: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Food poisoning is a form of gastroenteritis caused by eating food that is contaminated with poisons, usually bacteria. Within 3 to 24 hours, depending on the poison, the symptoms of abdominal cramps, fever, vomiting, and diarrhea occur with unpleasant ferocity. ...

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Children’s Eye Injuries: Treatment and First Aid

Children’s Eye Injuries: Treatment and First Aid

Injuries to the eye should be treated promptly because they could have long-term consequences for your child’s sight. If your child receives a blow to the eye, the eye socket will probably protect the eye itself, but the surrounding area ...

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Common Causes of Daytime Drowsiness in Children

Common Causes of Daytime Drowsiness in Children

Drowsiness in a normally alert child can be a symptom of a fever, hypothermia (when the body temperature falls below normal), or dehydration. It can also occur before or after a convulsion, or as a result of medication, such as ...

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