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Fever in Children

The normal temperature of the human body is 98.6°F. If the temperature is taken rectally, the thermometer will show a rise of 1°F, that is it will show 99.6°F. The normal body temperature can vary slightly among individuals. The doctors consider the rise in body temperature as fever if it crosses the mark of 99.4°F …

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Eczema in Children

When a skin rash cannot be blamed on poison ivy or chicken pox, the culprit is eczema. In this condition, the skin turns red, and scaly and develops sores. The itching is beyond the limit and the skin starts to shed in the form of scales. Dermatitis is the other name for eczema. Dermatitis actually …

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Chicken Pox in Children

A typical childhood disease in children chicken pox is very notorious for being contagious. A kid infected with the chickenpox virus will develop numerous itchy blisters which are filled with fluid. These blisters burst later, which leads to crust formation. Children get approximately five hundred such blisters which grow over a red skin spot. They …

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Appendicitis in Kids

Many children have their appendix removed even before turning the age of fourteen. And the risk starts to peak as they age. The majority of children who get abdominal surgery is because of appendicitis. Appendicitis is actually appendix inflammation and as a result, a fingerlike tube grows on the lower right part of the large …

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