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Campylobacter Infection in Children

Campylobacter infection is a mild to serious digestive illness. It is caused by bacteria.  Symptoms often include cramping, diarrhea, belly pain, and fever.

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Detailed information on cancer in children, including causes, diagnosis, treatment, and coping

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Cancer Treatment for Children

The specific treatment for your child's cancer will be determined by your child's healthcare provider, based on a variety of factors, including the type of cancer and the extent of the disease.

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Candidiasis in Children

Candidiasis is an infection caused by yeast called Candida. Candida normally causes no harm, and is found on the skin, vaginal area, and digestive system. But in some cases, it can overgrow. This can cause a rash, itching, and other symptoms.

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Canker Sores (Aphthous Ulcers) in Children

Canker sores are small sores inside the mouth. They are often found inside the lips, on the cheeks, or on the tongue.

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Carbon Monoxide Poisoning in Children

Carbon monoxide poisoning is an illness that occurs from breathing in carbon monoxide (CO) gas. It is a medical emergency and needs treatment right away.

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Cardiac Catheterization for Children

Cardiac catheterization is a procedure in which a long, flexible tube (catheter) is put into a blood vessel. The doctor then guides the catheter into the heart to find and treat heart problems.

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Cardiomyopathy and Your Child

Cardiomyopathy is any disease of the heart muscle. It causes the heart to lose its ability to pump blood as it should.

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Care of the Baby in the Delivery Room

A newborn baby is wet from the amniotic fluid and can easily become cold. Drying the baby and using warm blankets and heat lamps can help prevent heat loss. Often a knitted hat is placed on the baby's head.

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Care of the Uncircumcised Penis in Teens

In an uncircumcised boy, the foreskin will begin to separate from the tip of the penis. This happens naturally while the boy is a baby. This is called foreskin retraction.

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Caring for Babies in the NICU

Detailed information on caring for babies in the NICU

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Cast Types and Maintenance Instructions

The outside of a cast can be made of plaster or fiberglass. Cotton and synthetic materials line the inside of the cast to make it soft and to provide padding around bony areas, such as the wrist or elbow.

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Helping Hands Patient Education Materials

Written and illustrated by medical, nursing and allied health professionals at Nationwide Children's Hospital, Helping Hand instructions are intended as a supplement to verbal instructions provided by a medical professional. The information is periodically reviewed and revised to reflect our current practice. However, Nationwide Children's Hospital is not responsible for any consequences resulting from the use or misuse of the information in the Helping Hands.