Children's Health

A child’s well being and health is constantly evolving as he or she reaches different stages of development. It is often difficult to diagnose what is wrong with a child if they are unable to articulate their symptoms of an illness. Children’s health can range from developmental disorders, acne, allergies, or behavioral problems.

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By DuPage Medical Group Otolaryngology
It is common for infants and children to experience swelling of their tonsils and adenoids as they fight bacteria and viruses. If tonsils or adenoids frequently become enlarged, or infections develop, surgery to remove them may be recommended. Our otolaryngologists (ENT) share symptoms to watch for and when to consider surgery.

By DuPage Medical Group Otolaryngology
Ear infections are the most common reason parents bring their children to the doctor. It is estimated that five out of six children will develop an ear infection by the age of three. DuPage Medical Group’s Otolaryngologists (ENT) share why ear infections are so common in children, what warning signs to watch for, and the steps you can take to prevent them.

By Don N Seidman, MD
Several non-confirmed cases of Acute Flaccid Myelitis (AFM), a rare polio-like illness, have been reported in Illinois and across the country in 2018. Pediatrician, Dr. Don Seidman, explains what families should know about AFM.

By DuPage Medical Group Primary Care
With the cold and flu season upon us, now is the perfect time to go through your medicine cabinet and make sure it is fully stocked when you need it most.

By DuPage Medical Group Primary Care
A large emphasis is placed on what we eat; however, water is the most important thing you consume each day. Staying hydrated is essential to maintaining good health, which can be challenging, especially during warmer weather or with increased activity levels.

By DuPage Medical Group
Our physicians live the importance of staying active all year long. Discover some of their families' favorite spots to be active in the communities in which they live and work.

By Priscilla Carvalho, MD
Build physical activity into the routine to keep your kiddos active during the school year! Pick up great tips from Pediatrician, Dr. Priscilla Carvalho.

By Carol Chamblin, DNP, APN, RN, IBCLC, Karen Manning, APN, IBCLC
Breastfeeding is natural but it doesn't always come naturally. Our International Board Certified Lactation Consultants have put together this list to help you prepare!
Topics and Subtopics: Children's Health, Pregnancy & Women's Health

By DuPage Medical Group Allergy, Asthma & Immunology
Food allergies, especially among children, are more common than you may think. According to the Food Allergy Research and Education Network, nearly 1 in every 13 children in the United States (approximately two in every classroom) has a food allergy. It is important to be aware of food allergies when sending your children to school, on play dates, or when participating in other group activities. Even if your own children do not suffer from food allergies, it is likely that a friend or classmate does. Dupage Medical Group Allergists share tips and recipes your kids will love that are allergy-safe.

By DuPage Medical Group Ophthalmology
Topics and Subtopics: Children's Health, Eye Care & General Health

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