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

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

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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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Anal Fissure (Child) [English] Permalink Public

​This factsheet provides an overview about an anal fissure including signs, symptoms and treatment options. Audio available. (English)

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Anaphylaxis (Child) [English] Permalink Public

This factsheet provides an overview about anaphylaxis including signs, symptoms, causes, complications, treatment, when to seek medical assistance, and prevention. Audio available. (English)

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Urinary Tract Infection (Child) [English] Permalink Public

You have an infection in your bladder. A bladder infection is also called a urinary tract infection (or UTI). This infection is most often caused by bacteria travelling up the urethra into the bladder. (English)

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Baby Flat-Head (Plagiocephaly): Treatment with a Corrective Helmet [English] Permalink Public

Plagiocephaly (say: play-gee-o-SEFF-ah-lee) is asymmetry (unevenness) in the shape of a baby's skull. It is also known as "baby flat-head." (English)

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What is pneumonia? (Child) [English] Permalink Public

Pneumonia is an infection in the lungs. It may also be called lower respiratory tract infection because it occurs deep in the lungs. Most cases of pneumonia are caused by viruses. A smaller number of pneumonia cases are caused by bacteria. Often, pneumonia follows a cold. Audio available. (English)

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