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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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Typhoid Fever (Child) [English] Permalink Public

Typhoid fever is a bacterial infection. Children can become very sick or even die without treatment. Typhoid fever is common in countries with poor sanitation. The disease is rare in the developed world. Audio available. (English)

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Tympanoplasty: Fixing a Hole in Your Child's Eardrum [English] Permalink Public

Your child needs an operation to fix a hole in his eardrum. This operation is called a tympanoplasty (say: TIM-pan-oh-PLASS-tee). Your child will sleep and feel no pain during the operation. This page explains what happens during the operation and how to take care of your child at home. Use this information to tell your child what to expect, using words he can understand. (English)

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Anemia (Child) [English] Permalink Public

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

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Appendectomy (Child) [English] Permalink Public

Sometimes children experience appendicitis (a swelling of the appendix due to blockage). Removal of the appendix, or an appendectomy, may be required. 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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Sore Throat and Tonsillitis (Child) [English] Permalink Public

A sore throat is usually a symptom of an illness. Learn possible causes, how long it lasts, and how to take care of your child. Audio available (English)

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Pain After an Operation: Taking Care of Your Child's Pain at Home [English] Permalink Public

​You are taking your child home from the hospital after an operation. Your child will probably feel pain for the first few days at home. This brochure will give you some information about your child's pain. The brochure will also tell you how to care for your child when he is in pain. Audio available. (English)

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Babies: How Can You Tell if Your Baby is Ill? [English] Permalink Public

A change in behaviour is often a sign of illness in babies. If your baby is ill, he may cry more or have a change in activity level. Audio available. (English)

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Blocked Tear Ducts (Child) [English] Permalink Public

Tears clean the eyes and keep the surface of the eyes moist. They are a clear fluid that is produced all the time by the tear glands (lacrimal glands) and flows down across the surface of the eye. A tear duct that is blocked stops the flow of tears from the eye down into the nose. It can affect one or both eyes. Audio available. (English)

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