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  1. Guide

    Chickenpox

    Chickenpox is a mild and common childhood illness. Learn about chickenpox symptoms and treatments.

    1. Introduction
    2. Symptoms
    3. Causes
    4. Diagnosis
    5. Treatment
    6. Complications
    7. Preventing the spread of chickenpox

    25/07/2017 | Organisation

  2. Guide

    Shingles

    Shingles (also known as herpes zoster) is an infection of the nerve and the skin around it. Learn about shingles symptoms and treatments.

    1. Introduction
    2. Symptoms
    3. Causes
    4. Diagnosis
    5. Treatment
    6. Complications

    25/07/2017 | Organisation

  3. Guide

    Skin rashes in children

    Childhood rashes are common and aren't usually a cause for concern. Most are harmless and disappear without treatment. Learn about the most common causes.

    1. Introduction

    25/07/2017 | Organisation

  4. Guide

    Blisters

    Blisters are small pockets of fluid that usually form in the upper layers of skin after it's been damaged. Learn about blister causes and treatments.

    1. Introduction
    2. Causes
    3. Treatment
    4. Prevention

    25/07/2017 | Organisation

  5. Guide

    Febrile seizures

    A febrile seizure is a fit that can happen when a child has a fever. Learn about febrile seizure symptoms and treatment.

    1. Introduction
    2. Symptoms
    3. Causes
    4. Diagnosis
    5. Treatment

    25/07/2017 | Organisation

  6. Guide

    Polymyalgia rheumatica

    Polymyalgia rheumatica (PMR) is a condition that causes pain, stiffness and inflammation in the muscles around the shoulders, neck and hips. Learn about its symptoms and treatments.

    1. Introduction
    2. Symptoms
    3. Diagnosis
    4. Treatment

    25/07/2017 | Organisation

  7. Guide

    Fever in children

    A fever is a high temperature. As a general rule, in children a temperature over 37.5C (99.5F) is a fever. Learn about its causes and treatment in children.

    1. Introduction

    25/07/2017 | Organisation

  8. Guide

    Baby health and care

    How your baby's weight and height is monitored, plus how to understand your baby's centile charts.

    1. Sleep problems in children
    2. Treating a high temperature
    3. Spotting signs of serious illness
    4. Coughs, colds and ear infections
    5. Diarrhoea and vomiting
    6. Infectious illnesses
    7. Children's medicines
    8. Looking after a sick child
    9. Serious conditions and special needs
    10. Your baby's weight and height
    11. Baby health and development reviews
    12. How to take a baby's temperature
    13. Leg and foot problems in children
    14. Reducing the risk of SIDS
    15. Constipation in young children

    25/07/2017 | Organisation

  9. Guide

    Mouth ulcer

    Mouth ulcers are painful sores that appear in the mouth. Learn about mouth ulcer symptoms and treatments.

    1. Introduction

    25/07/2017 | Organisation

  10. Guide

    Your health and wellbeing

    Find out how to eat a healthy diet in pregnancy, including plenty of fruit and vegetables, and cutting down on sugar and saturated fat.

    1. Healthy eating
    2. Foods to avoid
    3. Exercise
    4. Vitamins and supplements
    5. Sex in pregnancy
    6. Your health at work
    7. Pregnancy infections
    8. Travel
    9. If you're a teenager
    10. Illegal drugs in pregnancy
    11. Pharmacy and prescription medicines

    25/07/2017 | Organisation

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