Headaches are quite common in children and are usually not serious. Although the symptoms of adults and children may be different, but children could develop migraines, chronic daily headaches or stress-related (tension) headaches just like adults.
Sometimes, headaches in children could be due to minor head trauma, an infection or high levels of stress or anxiety. So, parents should pay attention to their child's headache symptoms ... more
Located on each side of the vaginal opening are the Bartholin’s glands, which secrete fluid that helps lubricate the vagina. In some cases, fluid backs up into the gland due to the obstruction of the openings of these glands, which causes a relatively painless swelling called a Bartholin cyst. In other cases, when the fluid is infected, a small area of puss is created, surrounded by inflamed tissue (abscess).
Depending on the pain, ... more
ADHD is a chronic disorder that affects millions of children and often persists into adulthood. Impulsive behavior, inattention and hyper activeness are some of the problems that are related to ADHD. Children with this disorder struggle with low self-esteem, poor performance in school and troubled relationships.
An ADHD diagnosis can be scary, and the symptoms can be challenging for parents and children. The majority of ... more
A microscopic parasite found in the stools of healthy people, as well as those who have diarrhea, abdominal pain or other gastrointestinal problems is called B. hominis (Blastocystis hominis). However, researchers are not sure if it actually causes an infection or it simply lives in the digestive system harmlessly.
Treatment won't be necessary if someone has Blastocystis hominis in their stools without any signs of infection. ... more
The red sores apparent on the face, particularly around a child’s nose and mouth may be an indication to impetigo that mainly affects infants and children. This is a highly contagious skin infection that typically occurs when bacteria enter the skin through cuts or insect bites; however, impetigo may strike a perfectly healthy skin as well.
Since impetigo may occasionally contribute to complications, the doctor may prefer ... more
Cold sores are a common condition. A cold sore starts with a tingling feeling on the lip and a small, hard spot that isn’t seen. After a day
or two; red blisters appear on the lip. Cold sores are also known as fever blisters are quite different from canker sores, a condition
people occasionally relate to cold sores. Although cold sores aren’t curable or preventable, it is possible to reduce their
frequency and occurrence ... more