Kid’s Health

Tonsillitis

Definition Tonsillitis is a medical condition characterized by increased redness and painful swelling of both the tonsils due to inflammation. Most cases of tonsillitis are due to a bacterial or viral [Read More ...]

Common Tooth Injuries in Children

Traumatic dentofacial injuries in children are often ignored due to lack of awareness about their severity. The damage to the involved teeth in the injury may become a source of infection or orthodontic [Read More ...]

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)

Definition Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) is a medical condition characterized by sudden death of an apparently healthy baby below 1 years of age. The death cannot be predicted or explained later by any [Read More ...]

Neonatal Jaundice

Definition Neonatal jaundice is a medical condition characterized by yellowish discoloration of the skin and eyes. It occurs due to a raised bilirubin level in the blood above 5 mg/dl. About half of all [Read More ...]

Rheumatic Fever

Definition Rheumatic fever is a type of inflammatory disease occurring following sore throat or scarlet fever due to infection by group A streptococcus. It is most common in children in the age group of 5-15 [Read More ...]

Common Dental Problems in Children

Maintaining your child’s dental health is often a very challenging task. Children are not as compliant as adults when it comes to brushing their teeth regularly and flossing appropriately. Good dental [Read More ...]
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