Childhood Diseases

Also indexed as:Erythema Infectiosum, Fifth Disease, Roseola infantum, Rubella, Scarlet Fever, Diseases, Childhood
It’s up to parents to protect children from common contagious diseases that can cause skin rashes and other symptoms. According to research or other evidence, the following self-care steps may be helpful.
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It’s up to parents to protect children from common contagious diseases that can cause skin rashes and other symptoms. According to research or other evidence, the following self-care steps may be helpful.
  • Learn about vaccinations Talk to your healtcare provider about the potential risks and benefits of using vaccinations for preventing childhood diseases
  • Diet right

    Ensure your child eats a nutritious diet to boost his or her immune system and improve the effectiveness of vaccinations

  • Take your child for a checkup

    Visit your child’s doctor to make sure the disease does not result in serious complications

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The information presented in Aisle7 is for informational purposes only. It is based on scientific studies (human, animal, or in vitro), clinical experience, or traditional usage as cited in each article. The results reported may not necessarily occur in all individuals. Self-treatment is not recommended for life-threatening conditions that require medical treatment under a doctor's care. For many of the conditions discussed, treatment with prescription or over the counter medication is also available. Consult your doctor, practitioner, and/or pharmacist for any health problem and before using any supplements or before making any changes in prescribed medications. Information expires June 2015.

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