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 Pediatrics
Croup is breathing difficulty accompanied by a "barking" cough. Croup, which is swelling around the vocal cords, is common in infants and children and can have a variety of causes.
Topics and Subtopics: Children's Health

By DuPage Medical Group Pediatrics
Bronchiolitis is a common viral respiratory illness that affects infants. Any number of different viruses can cause bronchiolitis, but the end result is the same: inflammation, swelling and mucus production in the small airways of the lungs called the bronchioles. Bronchiolitis typically occurs during the first two years of life, most commonly in infants from 3-6 months old, and mostly occurs during the winter months. The virus most commonly associated with bronchiolitis is Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV), which accounts for approximately half of all cases.
Topics and Subtopics: Children's Health & Respiratory Problems

By Dr. Morris
Bedwetting is a common but embarrassing problem. As part of normal development, all children between the ages of 2 and 4 years old should be able to stay dry during the day. However, many children may not be able to stay dry at night until they are older.
Topics and Subtopics: Children's Health

By DuPage Medical Group Ophthalmology
Amblyopia, often termed ‘lazy eye’, is the number 1 cause of loss of vision in children.
Topics and Subtopics: Children's Health & Eye Care

By DuPage Medical Group Pediatrics
How do you best give your children their medication?
Topics and Subtopics: Children's Health

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

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