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Convulsions in Children: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment.

A convulsion, also known as a seizure, is a sudden, uncontrolled electrical disturbance in the brain that causes temporary changes in body movement, sensation, awareness, or behavior. While convulsions can occur at any age, they are more common in children, especially during the first few years of life. Symptoms of convulsions in children can vary…

SYMPTOMS AND TREATMENT OF BABY COLIC

SYMPTOMS AND TREATMENT OF BABY COLIC Baby colic is a common condition that affects infants, causing them to cry excessively for no apparent reason. It typically starts around two weeks of age and peaks at six weeks, gradually improving by four to six months. Although the exact cause of colic is unknown, it is thought…

ASPIRATION IN CHILDREN

Understanding Aspiration in Children Aspiration, the accidental inhalation of food, liquids, or other objects into the airway or lungs, is a common concern among parents of young children. While occasional aspiration is normal and harmless, frequent or recurrent aspiration can lead to serious health problems. Causes of Aspiration in Children Several factors can contribute to…

Malaria in Children: Understanding the Causes, Symptoms, and Effective Treatment

Malaria in Children: Understanding the Causes, Symptoms, and Effective Treatment Malaria is a mosquito-borne infectious disease that affects humans and other vertebrates. Malaria causes symptoms that typically include fever, fatigue, vomiting, and headaches. In severe cases, it can cause jaundice, seizures, coma, or death. Causes of Malaria in Children Malaria is caused by the Plasmodium…

CAUSES & TREATMENT OF STOMACH ULCER IN CHILDREN

PROTECT YOUR CHILD FROM PEPTIC ULCER A Peptic ulcer, also known as Stomach ulcer is a sore that develops on the lining of the stomach or duodenum (the first part of the small intestine). Peptic ulcers are caused by an imbalance between the digestive juices produced by the stomach and the various factors that protect…

PROTECT YOUR CHILD FROM CONJUNCTIVITIS

Conjunctivitis, also known as pink eye, is inflammation of the conjunctiva, the clear membrane that lines the inner surface of the eyelids and covers the white part of the eye. It is one of the most common eye infections in Nigeria,locally known as “Apollo” affecting people of all ages. Conjunctivitis can be caused by a…

PREVENT DENTAL PLAQUE IN YOUR CHILD

Symptoms and Prevention of Dental Plaque in African Children Dental plaque is a sticky film that forms on the teeth and can lead to cavities and gum disease. It is caused by bacteria that live in the mouth and feed on sugars and starches from food and drinks. Dental plaque is more common in children…

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