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Vertigo (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

Vertigo (sounds like ‘ver-tee-go’) is commonly called ‘Dizziness’. It can be a feeling of being light-headed or feeling faint. It can also be a feeling of spinning, whirling, or the room around you spinning. Vertigo can make it hard to stand or walk and you may feel off balance. It can also make you feel sick to your stomach (nauseated). (English) Colour

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Emergency: Two Most Common Ailments for Children in the Winter Season (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

A factsheet detailing the two most common ailments for children in the winter season: the common cold and gastroenteritis (diarrhea and/or vomiting). (English) Black & White

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Facts About Chickenpox [English] Permalink Public

HealthLinkBC Health File information about chickenpox including vaccine, symptoms, home treatment, and shingles. Number 44a. (English)

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Facts about Influenza (the Flu) [English] Permalink Public

HealthLinkBC Health File information about influenza including prevention, spread, symptoms, home treatment, when to see a doctor, and how to determine whether it is influenza or a cold. Number 12b. (English)

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Shingles (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

This factsheet provides an overview about shingles including treatment options. (English) Colour

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Fifth Disease (Parvovirus Infection) [English] Permalink Public

Fifth disease is an infection that often appears as a bright red rash on the face, especially in children. It is sometimes called "slapped face" disease. Number 54. (English)

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Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease [English] Permalink Public

Hand, foot and mouth disease is caused by certain types of viruses. Children under 10 years of age get the disease most often. Most cases occur in the summer and early fall. Number 64. (English)

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RSV - How to Protect Your Infant from Infection (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

This is a one page handout to provide parents of infants in the NICU in order to educated them on what RSV is and how to protect their infant from an RSV infection. (English) Colour

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Stomach Flu (Child) [English] Permalink Public

Viral Gastroenteritis (say: GAS-tro-enter-EYE-tis) is the inflammation of the stomach and small and large intestines. Viral gastroenteritis means the inflammation is caused by infection with a virus. It often causes vomiting (throwing up) or diarrhea. Viral gastroenteritis is often called "stomach flu," but it is not caused by flu (influenza) viruses. Viral gastroenteritis can be caused by many different viruses, including Rotaviruses, Torovirus, Adenoviruses, Caliciviruses, Astroviruses, and a group of Norwalk-like viruses. (English)

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Chickenpox (Child) [English] Permalink Public

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

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