Celiac Disease

Overview Celiac disease is a chronic autoimmune disorder that affects the digestive system. It is caused by an abnormal immune response to gluten, a protein … Read more

Appendicitis

Overview: Appendicitis is a medical condition in which the appendix, a small pouch attached to the large intestine, becomes inflamed. This condition is most common … Read more

Urinary Tract Infection

Overview: A urinary tract infection (UTI) is an infection that affects any part of the urinary system, including the kidneys, ureters, bladder, and urethra. UTIs … Read more

Ticks

Overview Ticks are ectothermic arthropods that belong to the class Arachnida. They have a hard exoskeleton and are typically brown or black. Ticks are found … Read more

Fleas

Overview Fleas are small, wingless insects that can cause a variety of problems for children. They are most commonly known for causing itching and skin … Read more

Bed Bugs

Overview Bed bugs are small, reddish-brown insects that feed on the blood of humans and animals. They are about the size of an apple seed … Read more

Lice

Overview Lice, also known as Pediculus humanus capitis, are tiny wingless insects that live on the scalp and hair of humans. They are a common … Read more

Scabies

Overview Scabies is a common skin condition caused by a tiny mite called Sarcoptes scabiei. The mite burrows into the top layer of the skin, … Read more

Hookworm

Overview Hookworm is a parasitic infection caused by the worms Ancylostoma duodenale and Necator americanus. These worms are found in soil that has been contaminated … Read more

Tapeworm

Overview A tapeworm is a parasitic flatworm that can infect a human’s intestines. Tapeworm infection in children is relatively uncommon, but it can occur and … Read more