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Posted by: Douglas McLaughlin, MD on Jun 26, 2019


The most common symptoms are itchiness, a rash, difficulty breathing and swelling of the face, hands or feet. Less commonly, vomiting, diarrhea or light-headedness can be symptoms of an allergy.

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700 Children’s features the most current pediatric health care information and research from our pediatric experts – physicians and specialists who have seen it all. Many of them are parents and bring a special understanding to what our patients and families experience. If you have a child – or care for a child – 700 Children’s was created especially for you.

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Because soccer is such a physically demanding sport, it is common to have players leave the field with bruises, scrapes and bumps. Not all symptoms and injuries are as simple to fix and might require more expert care and treatment. Read More

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Most parents don’t stop worrying about their child after they turn 18. For parents of young adults with lifelong medical conditions and cognitive or learning disorders, there is an added worry of whether their child can be their own advocate. Read More

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Up to 40% of girls and as many as 50% of boys experience a broken bone during childhood. Here are four things you should know about casts and how to care for them. Read More

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Calling All Parents: Do you Know About the Summer Slide?

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Even though there is a lot of debate about how to prevent summer learning loss, we know that kids who are actively engaged in learning during the summer are better set up for success down the road. Here are some tips to keep kids learning. Read More

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For a lot of children, summer means no school, warm weather and staying up late. While we want summer to be a time for our kids to relax and enjoy themselves, we also know that children strive and feel most safe when there is a sense of routine to their every day. Read More

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Memorial Day is approaching, which is traditionally the start of summer and the kickoff of “boating season.” When you head out on a boat this summer have fun, make memories and remember these important tips. Read More