What Do Hives Look Like on a Baby?
Hives is a common skin condition that can be caused by bug bites, medications, food allergies, and more. If you suspect your baby has hives, learn how to spot the symptoms, how to treat her, and when to call a doctor.
What Does Fifth Disease Look Like on a Baby?
Fifth disease is a viral illness that may start with cold-like symptoms. Learn how to spot the signs and treat your baby, as well as when to call the doctor.
cheek or sunburn. It may start with cold like symptoms. Mild fever, runny nose and headache. Then the rash may appear and spread in a blotchy pattern to the chest, arms, legs, back and buttocks. Interestingly,
What Does HFMD Look Like on a Baby?
HFMD is a viral illness that usually affects children 5 years and younger. Learn how to recognize the symptoms, how to treat it, and when you should call a doctor.
[MUSIC] Hand, foot and mouth disease is a common viral illness that usually affects children under five years old. Symptoms include fever sore throat red blister-like mouth sores and rash or blisters on the palms soles and buttocks. Don't confuse this illness with foot and mouth disease which affects farm animals . Hand foot and mouth disease is usually caused by the Coxsackie virus. It should go away in about a week. But in the meantime, ibuprofen or acetaminophen
What Does Poison Ivy Look Like on a Baby?
Poison ivy has shiny green leaves in groups of three connected by one stem. If you suspect your child has come into contact with poison ivy, find out what exactly to look for, how to treat him, and when to call the doctor.
[MUSIC] Poison ivy has shiny green leaves in groups of three connected by a single stem. When your child touches it she may develop red streaks or patches, a rash, or blisters. The reaction is caused by the plant's oily resin called urushiol. Wash the urushiol off the affected area with mild soap and cool water right away. And apply a topical corticosteroid cream or calamine lotion for the itching. And wash all clothes that may have touched the poison ivy . The rash itself isn't contagious but the rosacea can cause more damage if it isn't removed. Keep your child's nails short to
What Does Contact Dermatitis Look Like on a Baby?
There are two types of contact dermatitis: irritant contact dermatitis and allergic contact dermatitis. Find out how to identify and treat both skin conditions and when you should call the doctor.
topical antibiotics, certain metals, fragrances or poison plants. Irritants usually cause an immediate reaction , whereas allergic reactions may take a few days to show up. To treat contact dermatitis, avoid the irritating substance, if you know what it is.
What Does Whooping Cough Sound Like?
Pertussis, or whooping cough, is a bacterial respiratory infection that might look like a cold at first. Learn more about the symptoms of this serious condition and when you should worry.
[MUSIC] Pertussis or Whooping Cough is a bacterial respiratory infection that can cause violent coughing. It's a serious condition, but at first your child simply may appear to have a cold. A
When to Worry: Bronchiolitis
Bronchiolitis is usually caused by a viral infection of your child's respiratory tract and might start off looking like a cold. Learn how to treat this condition and when you should worry.
mist vaporizer at night. Eat, keeping him upright and avoiding irritants like cigarette smoke . [MUSIC]
When to Worry: Asthma
Asthma is a chronic disease that can be more serious for children. Learn about the common symptoms, what to expect if your child has asthma, and when you should call your doctor.
symptoms may disappear over time, although a family history and proximity to cigarette smoke increases the chances. Of persistent asthma. There's no cure for asthma, but it can be controlled. The most important thing you can
When to Worry: RSV
Children with respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV, have many of the same symptoms as a bad cold but could be a serious condition. Find out how to treat RSV and when you should worry.
same symptoms as a bad cold. Your child may have a cough, stuffy nose , soar throat, ear aches, or fever. Infants with RSV may also experience lethargy, crankiness, a lack of appetite. RSV can sometimes lead
When to Worry: A Lingering Cough
Your child's lingering cough is most likely due to the common cold, but it could be a sign of something more serious. Learn about at-home treatment methods and when you should call a doctor.
the cause. You child's cough is most likely the effect of the common cold . An upper respiratory infection. With more than 200 cold viruses around, your child can keep getting new infections without his symptoms necessarily