July 15, 2013

Fever, Diarrhea, Vomiting – What is it? How to treat it.

A fever is not a disease. It is a symptom that can accompany many childhood illnesses, especially infections. A fever is not the only sign of a serious illness. While some children are fine with a temperature of 104, others can be deathly ill with a temperature of 101 or even without a fever or a […]

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Discolored Runny Nose – What is it? How to avoid & treat it.

A runny nose with green or yellow discharge is a sign of a viral infection or a bacterial/sinus infection. Your child may just have a cold or a more serious sinus infection requiring antibiotics. According to our Illness Policy, if your child shows these symptoms, he/she will need care at home away from other children for at least […]

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Chicken Pox – What is it? How to avoid & cure it.

Chickenpox is a highly contagious viral infection that causes a red, itchy rash on the skin. The chickenpox rash usually appears first on the abdomen or back and face, and then spreads to almost everywhere else on the body, including the scalp, mouth, nose, ears, and genitals. The rash begins as multiple small, red bumps […]

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