Conditions & Treatments

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    Fevers

    What is a fever? A fever is defined by most healthcare provider as a temperature of 100.4°F (38°C) and higher when taken rectally. The body has several ways to maintain normal body temperature. The organs involved in helping with temperature regulation include the brain, skin,...

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    Fibromyalgia

    Overview Fibromyalgia is a condition that causes pain in muscles and soft tissues around the body. It is an ongoing (chronic) condition. It can affect the neck, shoulders, back, chest, hips, buttocks, arms and legs. The pain may be worse in the morning and evening....

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    Fifth Disease

    Overview Fifth disease is a viral illness that causes a rash (exanthem). Fifth disease is also called erythema infectiosum. And it’s known as "slapped cheek" disease. This is because the rash can cause a child's cheeks to become very red. Fifth disease is spread from...

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    First-Degree Burns

    Overview A burn is damage to tissues of the body caused by contact with things such as heat, radiation, or chemicals. A first-degree burn affects only the outer layer of skin (epidermis). Causes The causes of a first-degree burn can include: Mild sunburn Very hot...

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    Flatfoot

    Pediatric flatfoot refers to several conditions that have one feature in common—a complete or partial collapse of the foot’s arch. The more serious forms of the condition—called “rigid” flatfoot—are tarsal coalition and vertical talus....

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    Flu

    Overview Influenza (flu) is a very contagious viral infection that affects the air passages of the lungs. It causes a high fever, body aches, a cough, and other symptoms. It is one of the most severe and common viral illnesses of the winter season. Most...

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    Fluid and Electrolyte Disorders

    An electrolyte disorder is an imbalance of certain ionized salts (i.e., bicarbonate, calcium, chloride, magnesium, phosphate, potassium, and sodium) in the blood....

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    Folliculitis

    Folliculitis is the inflammation of hair follicles due to an infection, injury, or irritation. It is characterized by tender, swollen areas that form around hair follicles, often on the neck, breasts, buttocks, and face....

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    Food Allergies

    A food allergy is when your child’s body has a bad immune reaction to a certain food. This is different from a food intolerance which does not affect the immune system. This is true even though some of the same signs may be present....

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    Foreign Bodies in the Ear, Nose, and Airway

    An infant or young child may put an object in his or her ears, nose, or mouth. Objects in the mouth may be swallowed or breathed (aspirated) into the lungs. Objects in the ears and nose can make it difficult to hear or breathe and...

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