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Abscess Drainage: Caring for your child at home after the procedure (Child) [English] Permalink Public

​Your child has had an abscess drained. This factsheet explains how to look after your child at home after the procedure, and when to call for help. Audio available. (English)

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Wound care (Child) [English] Permalink Public

How was the wound repaired? Caring for a wound with stitches (regular or dissolving) or staples; Washing the wound;Bathing; Removing stitches or staples; Caring for a wound treated with glue; Caring for your child’s wound treated with adhesive strips (Steri-strips); When to see a doctor; Taking care of your child’s scar after the wound has healed; Key points. Audio availble. (English)

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Vomiting (Child) [English] Permalink Public

Vomiting (throwing up) happens when very strong stomach contractions force a large part of the stomach contents back up the swallowing tube (esophagus) and out through the mouth or nose. It is usually caused by a minor illness. Vomiting is not the same as regurgitation. Regurgitation is the effortless spitting up of a small amount of food or liquid. Food goes up the swallowing tube and into the mouth. Regurgitation is very common in babies. It is not harmful. Audio available. (English)

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Tonsil Surgery or Tonsil and Adenoid Surgery: Caring For Your Child After the Operation [English] Permalink Public

Your child needs an operation to take out his tonsils. Your child may also need an operation to take out his adenoids at the same time. These operations are called a tonsillectomy and an adenoidectomy. (English)

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Tonsillectomy or Tonsillectomy and Adenoidectomy with Obstructive Sleep Apnea (Child) [English] Permalink Public

Your child needs an operation called a tonsillectomy to take out the tonsils. Your child may also need an operation called an adenoidectomy to take out the adenoids. Your child also has obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Your child will need closer observation while she is in the hospital. (English)

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http://www.aboutkidshealth.ca/En/HealthAZ/TestsAnd...

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Allergies (Child) [English] Permalink Public

Allergies occur when you come in contact with something your body is sensitive to. Allergic reactions can be caused by food, drugs, infections, insect bites, animals, things you breathe and skin contact with irritants such as cosmetics or soaps. Audio available. (English)

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Hives (Child) [English] Permalink Public

Hives are raised, itchy, red bumps (swellings) on the skin. They can be of different sizes and can appear anywhere on your child’s body. This factsheet provides an overview on hives including symptoms, causes, and when to seek medical assistance. Audio available. (English)

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Urinary Catheter: Care at Home (Child) [English] Permalink Public

Your child has come home from the hospital with a urinary catheter. A catheter is a thin tube. A urinary catheter drains urine (pee) from your child's bladder to the outside of the body. There are some things you need to do to look after your child's catheter at home. Parents and older children can learn how to care for a catheter. Before your child goes home, a nurse will show you what to do. This page also explains what to do. There are different types of urinary catheters: A Foley catheter enters your child's bladder through the tube that carries urine out of the body (the urethra). A suprapubic catheter enters your child's bladder through a cut in the belly. You care for both these catheters the same way. Audio available. (English)

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Ulcerative Colitis (Child) [English] Permalink Public

Ulcerative colitis (UC) is a type of inflammatory bowel disease (called IBD for short). UC is a condition that causes inflammation in the bowel (also known as the large intestine or colon) of your gastrointestinal tract (or GI tract). Inflammation is when parts of your body get red, swollen, and painful. (English)

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Ampicillin or Amoxicillin Rash: Caring for Your Child's Rash [English] Permalink Public

Some children develop a skin irritation while taking ampicillin and amoxicillin arepenicillin antibiotics. These are ampicillin or amoxicillin rashes. They can happen any time while taking the medicine. This factsheet provides an overview including signs and symptoms, causes, risks, complications, treatment, prevention and when to seek medical assistance. (English)

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