You don’t need to visit the hospital if the child has a simple cold, cough, gassiness or even fever. But, in case your child has a high fever or a fever persisting for more than 3 days, get your baby checked.
For any serious conditions including shortness of breath, seizure, accidents involving deep wounds or burns, you should take your child to the hospital immediately.
Poor sanitation, improper toilet habits, family history- these are the most common causes of urinary infections in children.
In case of symptoms like fever, discomfort while passing urine, foul smelling urine, consult a pediatrician.
Defect in a baby’s heart from birth is called congenital heart disease. These can be fatal and need to be treated with utmost urgency.
Examples of congenital heart diseases include ASD (Atrial Septal Defect), VSD (Ventricular Septal Defect), PDA (Patent Ductus Arteriosus), BAV (Bicuspid Aortic Valve) and LQT (Long QT) syndrome.
Epilepsy is a disease of the central nervous system causing seizures, abnormal behaviors, loss of awareness etc.
Epilepsy is categorized into different types including Refractory Epilepsies, Febrile Seizure, Absence Seizure, West Syndrome, Dravet Syndrome, convulsions, seizure etc.