Child’s Health (Pediatrics)

Patient Education - Child’s Health (Pediatrics)

Adenoid Hypertrophy

The adenoid forms part of lymphoid tissue at the portal of the upper respiratory tract. It lies within the mucous membrane of the roof and posterior wall of the nasopharynx. Regression of the adenoid occurs..

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Asthma in Children

Asthma is a condition that causes breathing problems. Kids may cough, wheeze, or be short of breath. This happens because airways in the lungs get swollen, smaller, and filled with mucus..

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Cerebral Folate Deficiency

Folate (Vitamin B9) is very important for brain development. Current research reveals that many kids with autism have low folate in their brains. Positive news is that this condition is treatable..

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Diarrhea

Diarrhea is usually caused by an infection in the intestines and the germs that cause the infection are: Viruses (most common), Bacteria, or Parasites. Viral gastroenteritis is a common illness in children..

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Teeth Grinding in Children

As parents, you might have faced concerns over your child grinding the teeth every once in a while. Teeth grinding in children can be a normal response to jaw growth, and will usually resolve on its own over time.

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Tonsillitis

Tonsillitis is inflammation of the tonsils, two oval-shaped pads of tissue at the back of the throat — one tonsil on each side. The palatine tonsils are paired structures consisting of lymphoid tissue. They are located in the tonsillar fossa on each side of the tongue base..

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