Dr Katie (general practitioner) blogs today about the unfortunate resurgence of measles in Australia over recent years. She tells us all about why this has happened, what to look for if you think your child has measles and most importantly, what to do about it.
HAND, FOOT AND MOUTH disease, the condition dreaded by all preschool/kindy/day-care parents and long suffered by kids. Dr Katie, our resident blog GP tells us all we need to know about this common and uncomfortable condition.
In this very informative article, our resident GP Dr Katie goes through the ins-and-outs of CHICKEN POX . What you need to know about the disease, how we treat it and prevent it. Given the recent outbreak of chicken pox in Brisbane, this is an article you don’t want to miss!!
Dr Megs takes a quick look at this VERY common skin problem of children and what you can try to get rid of them.
A quick post about these dreaded parasites that cause an intense and distressing itch by burrowing under the skin. What are they? How do you get rid of them? Read on to find out!!
Oh the scourge! Oh the affliction! Woe is the befallen and all else run for your lives!!
One of the most awful and common infections spread by children – SCHOOL SORES (otherwise known as impetigo). Here’s what to do about it.
NAPPY RASH Nappy rash is a really common problem that we see in infant children who still wear nappies (diapers). It can be uncomfortable and at times painful for the child, and distressing to parents who are trying to treat it. The problem is caused by the child’s...