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Vulvovaginitis in Baby Girls – Symptoms, Causes, Treatment and Prevention

Vulvovaginitis is condition that affects baby girls, teenage girls and some women. It is a condition that causes inflammation of the genital area, which leads to development of red itchy sores with a burning sensation. Many mothers and in particular first-time mothers never realize that their baby girls have developed Vulvovaginitis. They only come to

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Cradle Cap in Babies– Symptoms, Cause & Treatment

Medically referred to as neonatal, infantile seborrhoeic dermatitis or honeycomb disease, cradle cap is a health condition associated with development of skin rashes on the scalp of newly born babies. The condition mostly develops after three months of birth. Older babies and toddlers can also develop the condition. Development of cradle cap is usually not

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Symptoms of Psoriasis in Babies(Images) – Causes & Treatment

Just like in adults, babies also do develop psoriasis. This is a skin condition that occurs due to fast growth of skin cells that build up only to shed off fast in the same way that they grew. Although the condition is rare in babies until they reach teenage, some babies do get affected when

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Gastroenteritis in Babies – Symptoms, Causes, Treatment & Prevention

Gastroenteritis refers to infectious diarrhea, which occurs as a result of inflammation of a baby’s gastrointestinal tract. This includes the stomach and small intestines. Although gastroenteritis can affect anyone of any age, the infection is mostly common in infants and babies. Gastroenteritis affects about at least 3 million people inducing babies annually worldwide, leading to

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Whooping Cough – Symptoms, Cause, Treatment & Prevention

Whopping cough is a disease of the airways. It affects the trachea (windpipe) and the two bronchi (the two pipes that lead to the lungs). It is a highly contagious disease that is mainly spread through sneezing, coughing and nasal discharge. Whooping cough used to be a very common disease in babies until an appropriate

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Torticollis in Babies – Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

It is very possible that you have at one time or on several occasions far apart woken up with a twisted neck. You wake up only to find that your head tilts on both side and experience pain when you try to turn your head. That is what is referred to as Torticollis, a condition

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Hypospadias in Babies – Symptoms, Cause, Treatment & Complications

Hypospadias is a birth defect that a baby boy can develop while still in the womb. It is a condition that affects about 1 in every 250 babies born worldwide. The condition is characterized by wrong positioning of urethra (urinary opening). The penis naturally develops like other parts of the body during pregnancy. Development of

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Infant Low Birth Weight – Causes, Risks & Management

A study conducted by US Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) a few years ago established that of the 3.8 million births recorded in the US in 2011, 6.1% representing about 231,900 infants were born with low birth weight with 1.3% representing about 49,300 infants born with extremely low birth weight. The situation is

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RSV in Infants and Babies – Symptoms, Causes, Treatment & Prevention

The acronym RSV refers to respiratory syncytial virus, a virus that affects lungs and airway. This is one of the most common respiratory diseases that affect infants, babies and older kids. Adults do also get affected. The infection, which can be in form of pneumonia or bronchiolitis is highly contagious because an infected baby or

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Sepsis in Babies – What it is, Symptoms, Cause & Treatment

Sepsis is one of the little known health conditions that are otherwise life-threatening. Although the condition affects teenagers and adults, it mostly affects infants and babies. It is a health condition associated with damage to a baby’s organs or body tissue due to an infection. Your baby can develop sepsis as a result of any

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