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Canker Sores

Canker sores are a common form of mouth ulcer. They occur in women more often than men. They may occur at any age, but usually first appear between the ages of 10 and 40.  A canker sore is a p...


Catarrh / Congestion

Nasal congestion or catarrh is one of the most common problems affecting the nose, and is usually due to infection (particularly the common cold) or allergies such as hay fever.
Catarrh is c...


Chickenpox

Chickenpox is one of the classic childhood diseases, and one of the most contagious. The affected child or adult may develop hundreds of itchy, fluid-filled blisters that burst and form crusts. Chi...


Chilblains

Chilblains are patches of red, swollen and itchy skin, believed to be caused by a combination of cold weather and poor circulation. The toes are particularly vulnerable, but it also affects earlobe...


Choking

Choking is caused when a foreign object becomes lodged in the windpipe or throat, restricting the flow of air to the lungs. This is usually caused by a piece of food in adults; children may also ch...


Colic (Infantile)

While the exact cause of infantile colic is unknown it is characterised by prolonged inconsolable crying which is distressing for both parents and baby.

A child with Colic tends to be unusu...


Congestion (Nasal)

A congested nose occurs when the membranes lining the nose become swollen from inflamed blood vessels. Congestion can be caused by many of the same things that cause a runny nose including colds, s...


Croup


Croup is a respiratory childhood condition which causes the inflammation of the upper airways- the voice box (larynx), the windpipe (trachea), the main air tube to the lungs, and the larger...


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