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.

All Children's Health Posts
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By Dr. Abbasian
This is the most common skin disease affecting almost all individuals by the time they reach adulthood.
Topics and Subtopics: Children's Health & Skin Health

By DMG Podiatry, Foot and Ankle Surgery
“My child has flat feet” is something I hear daily. The lack of understanding about this condition is frustrating.
Topics and Subtopics: Children's Health & Foot & Ankle Problems

By DMG Podiatry, Foot and Ankle Surgery
Intoeing means that one or both feet point inward instead of pointing straight ahead when walking or running.
Topics and Subtopics: Children's Health & Foot & Ankle Problems

By DMG Podiatry, Foot and Ankle Surgery
Heel pain in children is not uncommon. It is something, however, that warrants medical evaluation and attention. Heel pain in children should not be ignored. There are many problems that can cause heel pain in children, and the cause can only be determined by your doctor. If your child is experiencing heel pain, it should be evaluated by your podiatric foot and ankle surgeon.
Topics and Subtopics: Children's Health & Foot & Ankle Problems

By DMG Podiatry, Foot and Ankle Surgery
It's very important to begin foot care at a very young age, because feet carry people for their entire lives. Children can be affected by foot conditions including warts, heel pain, ingrown nails, flat feet, sport injuries, and intoeing or outoeing.
Topics and Subtopics: Children's Health & Foot & Ankle Problems

By DMG Podiatry, Foot and Ankle Surgery
What is pediatric heel pain? Heel pain is a common childhood complaint. That doesn’t mean, however, that it should be ignored, or that parents should wait to see if it will “go away.” Heel pain is a symptom, not a disease. In other words, heel pain is a warning sign that a child has a condition that deserves attention.
Topics and Subtopics: Children's Health & Foot & Ankle Problems

By DuPage Medical Group Primary Care
Postnasal drip is the most common cause of chronic cough. Postnasal drip is a condition that develops when secretions from the nose chronically drip into the
back of the throat. These secretions can cause throat inflammation and trigger a cough.

By DuPage Medical Group Otolaryngology
Otosclerosis is a common cause of hearing loss affecting many patients and can be passed down in families. It is a disease of the middle ear bones which causes an abnormal fusion or fixation to the inner ear. This fixation of the last bone (the stapes bone) prevents sounds from getting to the inner ear, causing a conductive hearing loss. This type of hearing loss usually can be reversible.

By DuPage Medical Group Otolaryngology
People with dysphagia have difficulty swallowing and may also experience pain while swallowing. Some people may be completely unable to swallow or may have trouble swallowing liquids, foods, or saliva. Eating then becomes a challenge. Often, dysphagia makes it difficult to take in enough calories and fluids to nourish the body.

By DuPage Medical Group Otolaryngology
There are many different types of ear infections that all have different symptoms.

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