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Common Kid's Summer Illnesses

Swimmer's Ear

Affecting the outer ear, swimmer’s ear (also called acute otitis externa) is a painful condition resulting from inflammation, irritation, or infection. These symptoms often occur after water gets trapped in your ear, with subsequent spread of bact...

Sunstroke In Children

Sunstroke occurs when too much time has been spent in the sun resulting in an extremely high body temperature. Sunstroke may cause rapid pulse, disorientation, nausea,a dry swollen tongue and red, hot skin...

Heat Rash

The first time your baby gets a heat rash can be unsettling. Seemingly out of nowhere, your little one is covered in angry little bumps. And then, of course, panic sets in...

Hay Fever

Hay fever usually affects children from the age of seven, and older children and teenagers are more susceptible to the allergy than adults. Hay fever symptoms, including itchy eyes and a running nose, can be particularly distressing for children...

Eczema

Eczema is a chronic skin problem that causes dry, red, itchy skin. It is also called or . Eczema is the most common skin problem treated by pediatric dermatologists. About 65% of patients develop symptoms before age 1, and about 90% of them develo...

Lyme Disease

Lyme disease is a tick borne disease and is most likely to be contracted during the summer months. Ticks that carry the bacteria responsible for Lyme disease are found throughout the UK and in other parts of Europe and North America.

Food Poisoning

Food poisoning is a food borne disease. Ingestion of food that contains a toxin, chemical or infectious agent (like a bacterium, virus, parasite, or prion) may cause adverse symptoms in the body. Those symptoms may be related only to the gastroint...

Coxsackie Virus

Coxsackieviruses are part of the enterovirus family of viruses (which also includes polioviruses and hepatitis A virus) that live in the human digestive tract. They can spread from person to person, usually on unwashed hands and surfaces contamina...

Bee Stings

A bee's stinger works like an automatic pump — the longer it stays in, the more venom it releases — so get it out as quickly as you can...

Eye Protection From The Sun

Parents are always concerned for their children’s health and safety. As a result, most kids sport sunscreen when outdoors. However, according to the Vision Council, more than half of parents neglect to enforce their kids to wear sunglasses, an ess...

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Common Kid's Summer Illnesses

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Here are 10 common summer illnesses that every parent should be protecting their kids from.