ADHD

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Significant problems with behavior and lack of attention often result in identification as Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Children with ADHD characteristically have difficulty focusing on a task, are distractible, behave impulsively, and are hyperactive and disruptive.… Read More

Benadryl Dosing

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Diphenhydramine, the active ingredient in Benadryl, is a type of medicine that provides temporary relief of allergy symptoms, including those associated with insect bites and stings.… Read More

Migraines

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We understand there are more than 300 medical causes for headache. But in children, what are some of the key features to look for, i.e., location, severity?… Read More

Vomiting

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Vomiting is the forceful ejection of a large portion of the stomach’s contents through the mouth. The mechanism is strong stomach contractions against a closed stomach outlet.… Read More

Constipation

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Constipation is often due to a diet that does not include enough fiber. Drinking or eating too many milk products can cause constipation. It’s also caused by repeatedly waiting too long to go to the bathroom. If constipation begins during toilet training, usually the parent is applying too much psychological pressure.… Read More

Strep Throat

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Strep throat is an infection of the pharynx (throat) and tonsils caused by a bacterium called group A streptococcus. Strep throat accompanied by a rash is called scarlet fever. Strep throat must be treated with an antibiotic.… Read More

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