Swelling

Abscess

An abscess is a swelling filled with pus. There are three types of dental abscesses that resemble each other; it is their point of origin that differentiates them.

Burns

Burns can result from dry heat (fire), moist heat (steam, hot liquids), electricity, chemicals, or from radiation including sunlight. Treatment for burns depends on the depth of the burn - whether it is first, second, or third degree

Food Allergies

The most common foods that cause allergic reactions in children are wheat, milk, eggs, fish and seafood, chocolate, citrus fruits, soy products, corn, nuts, and berries. Dr. Janet Zand gives a comprehensive program for children's food allergies that...

Mumps

Mumps is a viral infection of childhood that affects the salivary glands, most commonly the parotid glands, located near the ear (hence its medical name, parotitis. The illness begins with a fever, headache, loss of appetite, malaise, and muscle...

Unvaccinated Children

The refusal of significant numbers of parents to vaccinate their children has created a sizable group of people needing very much to be studied, and has raised a number of important public health issues. Foremost among them is the fear that a large...

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