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Are there any home remedies for mononucleosis?

My son is only 3 year old, and he has mononucleosis. I think he had gotten this infection from his preschool. Our doctor says we can treat this mostly at home but right now he...

How long do swine flu shots last?

Me and my kids got the swine flu shot last year. Do we need to get them again this year? If yes, why would we need to get them twice?

Why is my daughter getting bronchitis so frequently?

Every time my daughter has been sick this season, it always turns into bronchitis. It either starts from a cold, or something similar to that, and then by the time we take her...

Is hand foot mouth disease a recurrent infection in kids?

My daughter was diagnosed with hand-foot-mouth-disease repeatedly from her preschool. Is this usually a recurring infection? What can I do to prevent it?

What is the best way to treat lice in kids?

Lice is going around in my child's school, and my child just got diagnosed with it as well. I have the shampoo and conditioner to treat it. Is there anything else I can do to...

Is there any vaccination for swine flu?

There have been a few cases of swine flu in my area. Is there any vaccination that I can give my son to prevent him from getting it?

Is the zika virus infectious?

Is the Zika virus infection an airborne infection or does it only spread due to a mosquito bite? And also, if I'm planning to be pregnant this year, should I stay away from the...

Is hand foot mouth disease dangerous?

My child's preschool has an outbreak of hand-foot-mouth disease. Is this dangerous? How can I prevent my child from getting it?

How long should my son stay home with the chicken pox?

My son has the chicken pox, and I have him at home until it goes away. Approximately when should I send him back to school?

Is there a natural treatment for strep throat in kids?

My son is allergic to penicillin and has strep throat. The doctor gave him amoxicillin, but we don't want to use antibiotics altogether. Apart from antibiotics, are there any...

My daughter has a persistant fever. What should I do?

My daughter has been having persisting fevers. She was tested for some infectious diseases and malaria but they are negative. When should the next test be?

My daughter has pus filed boils around her leg. What could be causing them?

My 8 year old daughter has pus filled boils around her leg. We have shown it to the doctor and he's not sure of the origin. What type of things could cause this?

Is there any vaccine to prevent hand-foot-mouth disease?

My daughter has had two bouts of the hand-foot-mouth disease. Is there any vaccine to prevent it?

What is the treatment for sepsis?

My nephew is 3 years old and has been admitted in the hospital they actually found sepsis in his blood. I always thought this infection to be a hospital acquired infection, but...

Is it mumps?

My son (8 years old) suffers from swelling in his cheeks and it's hurting him a lot. He also has a fever at night. Can this be mumps? I attached a photo for you to look...

Is it normal to get sick two times per month?

My 5 year old son has been sick twice last month. He had a sinus infection the first week of the month, and strep throat the last week of the month. Is this normal, or could...

What does the chicken pox really look like, and how contagious is it?

I believe my son has the chicken pox, mainly because I see little red spots around his stomach and I know his friend has had it. What does this typically look like? And what...

If my son has chicken pox, how can I prevent it from spreading to other children? my

My youngest son has chicken pox. Is there anything I can do to prevent it from spreading to my other children? They have been vaccinated, but I am still nervous.

How can I prevent my child from getting Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease?

My 2 year old daughter goes to daycare, and I've been told a few children in the school have HFMD. I unfortunately have no choice but to bring her to daycare because of my job....

Cough for 1 week plus - should I worry?

My child has had a mucusy cough and has been feeling lethargic and hot for a little over a week. Other than that she's not showing any odd symptoms. Could it be an infection?...

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