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Aches and pains
What you need to hear on kids’ earaches
Earaches are common in children, especially younger ones. They can be painful for children and busy mums and dads can feel a bit stuck as to how they can help. Earaches are often triggered by a simple cold and the most common type happens when the middle ear becomes inflamed.
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Your Child’s Coughs and Sore Throats
Coughs and sore throats are two of the most common childhood complaints. It’s likely that your child will get one, or both at some point. Learn more about coughs and sore throats, why your child gets them, and advice on relieving these symptoms.
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Coughs In Babies And Children Causes Symptoms And Treatment
When your baby or toddler has a cough, it can be very distressing for you both. Whether it’s a tiny tickle in your little one’s throat, or a cough keeping the family up at night, it’s good to know what may be causing it and what to do about it. A cough in children is their body’s way of reacting to irritation in the airways. The cough itself is not necessarily a bad thing – it is a normal response by the body to something that it doesn’t want there, such as mucus (phlegm) or a foreign object. Coughing is an important reflex because it helps to remove the irritant from the windpipe.
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Beat the Boredom: When Cold and Flu Keep your Child Home From School
You’ve got the whole day planned. Once Lucy is at school, you’ll do the shopping, get to the post office and tackle your afternoon’s work in the office. You’re hurrying along a mopey Lucy when she complains of a sore throat. You feel her forehead, and sure enough, she’s warm – you take her temperature to make sure. Nothing extreme, but this is a child who needs to stay home from school today. Cold and flu season has arrived again. Keeping sick children home enables them to get the rest and care they need and allows you to monitor and manage their symptoms – and go to the doctor, if necessary.1 But while they're at home, they’re still kids, and they get easily and often bored. So how do you balance their need for rest with their desire to be entertained? Here are some suggestions to engage young minds and keep spirits up while resting at home.
Coping with your child’s first fever
While fevers are common in young children, the very first time a baby has a fever can be worrying for parents. To encourage symptomatic relief, it’s essential to be aware of the signs of fever and to know what you can do to help.
Aches and pains
Headaches in Children: Causes and ways to relieve
It’s been a long day at school and your child comes home complaining of a headache. As parents, we worry when our children complain of pain. Headaches are a common type of pain in children. Headaches can have an impact on your child’s life, causing them to miss school or other activities so it is important to understand them.
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Four Foods To Help Soothe Your Child’s Sore Throat
Cold and flu season is back – achoo! – So if you have children, you'll want to be prepared if they're struck down with the no-fun-for-anyone sore throat. A cold virus is usually the cause of a sore throat, although there are some options you could try to help relieve their sore throat.
How To Get Your Child Through the Night With a Fever
You’ve taken your child’s temperature and given them the correct dose of  Nurofen for Children to help reduce their fever, and now you’re sitting by their bed wondering how you can keep them comfortable throughout the night.
Headaches in Teenagers
With the rise of technology in recent years, children have a very different upbringing and childhood to the generations before them, and family life today is very different from a few decades ago. Whether they are doing their homework on the family computer, checking their social networking sites on their phone or playing games on their tablets, handheld devices like these are keeping our kids entertained for hours on end. But did you know these electronics could be causing them to suffer from headaches ? Looking at screens for a long time without a break could be causing eye strain, which can cause headaches. Remind your teenager to take regular breaks to rest their eyes.
Aches and pains
How to deal with your child’s headache
Headaches are often regarded as something adults suffer from. In fact, it’s more common in children than you might think. According to studies, up to 8 percent of preschool children and about 60 to 80 per cent of teenagers experience headaches. The good news is that headaches tend to be much shorter in children than in adults.
Facts About Fever in Children For Parents
Generally, a fever is the body’s natural reaction to infection.
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Sore throat in children: causes, symptoms, and relief
From the little ones that give your child a tickle to the ones that are more painful, sore throats can interfere with your child’s life. Find out what causes a sore throat, and how to relieve it.