Maladies et problèmes de santé

Conditions and illnesses

It's after 5 p.m. and your child is entering the eighth hour of a fever, accompanied by a runny nose, clammy skin and a bucket-full of tears. As a parent you are naturally concerned and decide to seek medical advice. But where do you go - the local doctor, CLSC or hospital Emergency Room?

Conditions and illnesses

Scoliosis is a problem that makes the spine curve and twist from side to side. It is most often found in girls in their early teens. But boys can have it, too.

Conditions and illnesses

Having scoliosis means that your spine (backbone) curves and twist from side to side instead of growing straight. This can be treated.

Conditions and illnesses

Viral respiratory illnesses include colds, flu, and RSV. What to do?

Conditions and illnesses

Bulimia nervosa is a disorder in which food intake gets out of control. Having this eating disorder is nothing to be ashamed of. Talk to your doctor or another person you trust. You may find it’s a relief just to tell someone. Your doctor can also suggest treatments that may help.

Conditions and illnesses

Depression in the young can be difficult to diagnose. Here are some cues, if you think your child is depressed.

Conditions and illnesses

Pneumonia is a term that means lung infection. It is important for a child with pneumonia to get treatment. But how to know when a cold turns into pneumonia?

Conditions and illnesses

You've noticed that your child has flat feet, you might be wondering if it's cause for concern.

Conditions and illnesses

Meningitis is an infection of the membrane and fluid around the brain and spinal cord. Viral meningitis is caused by a viral infection.

Conditions and illnesses

The pediatrist said that you child has Undescended Testicle? What does he mean?

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