Conditions We Treat

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Thumb Sucking

Thumb sucking is normal in infants and young children. It shouldn't cause any permanent problems if your child stops by age 5.

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Thyroglossal Duct Cyst

A thyroglossal duct cyst is typically noticed as an area of fullness or a lump in the midline of the neck, usually just above the voice box.

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Thyroglossal Duct Cyst in Children

A thyroglossal duct cyst is a pocket in the front part of neck that is filled with fluid. A child is born with this cyst.

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Thyroid Conditions

Detailed information on thyroid conditions and pregnancy

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Tibial Torsion in Children

Tibial torsion is an inward twisting of the shinbones. These bones are located between the knee and the ankle. Tibial torsion causes a child's feet to turn inward.

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Tick Bite Diseases

Ticks feed on human blood. Most tick bites are harmless, but some species can cause serious diseases.

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Tick Bites

Ticks attach themselves to the scalp, behind the ear, in the armpit and groin, and also between fingers and toes. Find out what to do if you find a tick on your child.

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Tilt Table Test for Children

The tilt table test is done find the cause of fainting (syncope). Tilt table testing is done with a special table or bed that changes a child's position from lying to standing. The child's blood pressure and heart rate are checked while he or she is in the different positions.

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Time-Out

Time-out is a type of discipline that is used to stop bad behavior in a child. It takes the child out of the situation and gives him or her time to calm down.

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Tinea Capitis

Tinea capitis (TIN-ee-uh CAP-i-tis) is an infection of the scalp which is caused by a fungus. It is also called ringworm.

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Tinea Pedis

Tinea pedis (tin EE uh PEE duss) is a very common fungal infection on the skin of the feet. It is usually called athlete’s foot.

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Tinea Versicolor

Tinea versicolor (TIN ee uh VUHR sih kuhl er) is a common rash caused by the overgrowth of microscopic yeast on the skin's surface. The rash looks like small, scaly spots. 

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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.