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Bed Wetting

Bedwetting (nocturnal enuresis) means a child passes urine in the night when they are asleep. Bedwetting is common. About 1 in 7 children aged five, and 1 in 20 children aged ten, are bedwetters. A...


When an insect or other small creature bites you, they make a tiny hole in your skin, often to get to the blood that they feed on. Stings contain chemicals that are very irritating to the skin and ...

Body Odour

Body odour is the smell caused by bacteria feeding on sweat on the skin, especially in the armpit and groin area.

Sweat itself doesn’t smell. The smell is made by the bacteria that feed on ...


A bunion is a bony swelling at the base joint of the big toe causing the big toe to be angled inwards, towards the second toe. The skin and tissue on the bump of the bunion can become inflamed, swo...


Scalds and burns account for about six per cent of injuries in young children.
Spilt hot drinks cause most scalds, cups of tea and coffee are still hot enough to scald a child fifteen minut...

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