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  • Your Child Has a Sore Throat: What's the Cause?

    A sore throat is one of the most common concerns among parents of school-aged children. Here is information from the American Academy of Pediatrics about sore throats and their causes. Also included is information about strep throat tests, tonsillitis, how to prevent the spread of germs, and when to

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  • Yeast Diaper Rash (Candidiasis)

    A shiny red rash, pinker than usual skin, or red bumps in the diaper area that may be caused by a yeast called Candida. There are other causes of diaper rash that produce a similar skin appearance but are not caused by an infection.

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  • Whooping Cough (Pertussis)

    A contagious and fairly common bacterial infection that causes a range of illnesses, from mild cough to severe disease

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  • Warts (Human Papillomavirus)

    Warts are skin infections caused by human papillomavirus (HPV).

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  • Vomiting

    If the vomiting is associated with an infection, the incubation and contagious periods depend on the type of germ causing the infection.

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  • Urinary Tract Infection

    An infection of one or more parts of the urinary system. The urinary system includes the kidneys, the tubes that join the kidneys to the bladder (ureters), the bladder, and the tube that leads from the bladder to the outside (the urethra).

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  • Upper Respiratory Infection (Common Cold)

    The term upper respiratory infection usually refers to a viral infection of the upper respiratory tract (ie, nose, throat, ears, and eyes). Upper respiratory infections are common among infants in child care (10–12 per year) but become less common as children mature. Older children and adults have

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  • Tuberculosis (TB)

    A disease caused by an infection with the bacteria Mycobacterium tuberculosis that usually involves the lungs but could affect other parts of the body

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  • Thrush (Candidiasis)

    A yeast infection predominately produced by Candida albicans organisms causing mouth infections in young infants

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  • Sty

    A mild infection in the eyelid at the base of the eyelashes or near the edge of the eyelid

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  • Strep Throat (Streptococcal Pharyngitis) and Scarlet Fever

    A disease caused by group A Streptococcus bacteria

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  • Shingles (Herpes Zoster)

    An infection caused by the reactivation of varicella-zoster (chickenpox) virus within the body of someone who previously had chickenpox or (rarely) someone who had received the chickenpox vaccine in the past

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  • Shigella

    An intestinal infection caused by the Shigella bacteria

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  • Scabies

    An infestation of the skin by small insects called mites

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  • Salmonella

    Salmonella is an intestinal infection caused by Salmonella bacteria.

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  • Rubella (German Measles)

    A mild viral infection usually lasting 3 days that is now rare in the United States because of routine immunization

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