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Eczema (Atopic dermatitis)

Eczema is a chronic skin condition that causes red, dry, itchy skin that flares up from time to time. The problem is within the skin because there is a decreased ability to maintain moisture and hydration to the skin. Usually there is a family history of eczema, allergies, and/or asthma. Although ec...
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Constipation

Constipation can include passage of hard stools and/or decreased frequency of stools. Various causes of constipation exist, including low fiber, low water intake, withholding due to toilet-training, and more. Formula-fed babies may go 1-2 days between stools. Breast-fed babies may go several days to...
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Influenza – Flu

As per the CDC, 187 children died during the 2017-2018 flu season and 143 children died during the 2018-2019 flu season, so far 54 children have died in 2019-2020 flu season ending January 18, 2020 . Due to underreporting, the actual number may be up to 600. According to the CDC, 6000 to 26,000 chil...
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Hives (urticaria)

Hives are raised, itchy, pink bumps or patches that can measure anywhere from 1 to several inches in diameter and can appear anywhere on the body. Usually they are caused by exposure to an allergen/trigger such as certain foods, scents, plants erektildysfunksjon no, animals, medications, etc. Someti...
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