Your Toddler: Head to Toe
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This user's manual to toddlers contains all the health information that parents tend not to get from their child's doctor. Illustrations.
be further infected. Keep dry skin moisturized. This prevents breakage and minimizes entry points for bacteria. Frequent bathing, use of drying soaps, and swimming in pools treated with chlorine can increase dry skin. Try to minimize baths and use moisturizing soaps. After your child has been swimming in a pool, rinse her off or bathe her. And after all baths, use a moisturizer. When does my doctor need to be involved? Your doctor should see your child if the impetigo is getting worse in one
more than two times the recommended dose every four hours around the clock. For this reason, accidental acetaminophen overdosing is quite unusual. Make sure to check the ingredients when you give your child an over-the-counter cold medication. If you give Tylenol and another acetaminophen-containing medication, you could be giving her an excessive dose. Ibuprofenis the active ingredient in Advil and Motrin. It belongs to a class of drugs called NSAIDs, or non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.
D. fragilis can cause chronic gastrointestinal upset and in some cases diarrhea. Additional Resources: http://www.biosci.ohio-state.edu/~parasite/enterobius.html The bones of the legs include the femur, the tibia, and the fibula. The head of the femur fits into the hip socket. 16 Legs and Feet BOWLEGS AND KNOCK-KNEES What is happening inside my child’s body? As toddlers learn to walk and then run, the shape of their legs changes. Initially, a toddler walks with a wide-based gait, and her
instruments should perform the procedure. When does my doctor need to be involved? If the skin is tender, red, or warm, or if there is pus in the area, it may be infected. For any of these symptoms, call your doctor. What tests need to be done, and what do the results mean? Tests are unnecessary with ingrown toenails. What are the treatments? Ingrown toenails causing inflammation and infection of the skin may need to be removed. A podiatrist typically does this. It is a simple, in-office
health problem. Also, make sure to wash out the humidifier often to prevent bacteria and mold buildup in the unit. When something irritates the skin, remove the irritant. In fact, once the skin is irritated, you should try to use only color-free, perfume-free detergents, soaps, and lotions — even if you don’t think that a detergent, soap, or lotion was the original culprit. Doing so will prevent further irritation, because perfumes and colors almost always exacerbate already irritated skin.