July 15, 2013

Pink Eye / Conjunctivitis – What is it? How to treat & cure it.

Conjunctivitis (Pinkeye, Pink Eye)   is the most common eye problem children can have. It can cause redness, itching, inflammation or swelling, and a clear or white, yellow, or greenish gooey liquid to collect in the eyes. It usually doesn’t hurt, but itching can be annoying. Sometimes it feels like you have an eyelash or […]

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Strep Throat – What is it? How to avoid & cure it.

Strep Throat is an easily treatable throat infection caused by a group A streptococci bacteria. It is most common in children over three years old and begins with a fever, a red, swollen throat and tonsils that can have a white coating of pus, swollen glands, decreased appetite and energy level. Cases are most common […]

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Roseola – What is it? How to avoid & cure it.

Roseola is a highly contagious virus that many infants under three years old can catch, but is most common in infants under age one. Roseola is generally a non-eventful childhood illness. Once it has run its course, it usually goes away without any further complications. The first symptom you will notice in your child is […]

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