Posts Tagged ‘ibuprofen’

Colds, Coughs and Ear Infections in Children

Colds It is normal for a preschool child to have at least 6 or more colds a year. This is because there are hundreds of different cold viruses and young children have no immunity to any of them as they have never had them before. Gradually they build up immunity and get fewer colds. Antibiotics…

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Children’s Medicines

For some childhood illnesses medicines aren’t always needed. Most illnesses get better by themselves using therapies that do not involve medicines. Ibuprofen and Paracetamol are often used to relieve the discomfort caused by a high temperature or pain. Both Paracetamol and Ibuprofen are safe and effective. It is recommended to have one or both stored…

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Few Tips for Helping Sick Kids Sleep

When a kid is sick they just want their mum, it’s a well-known fact. Who can blame them? It is also a well-known, when kids are sick, they generally have trouble sleeping: pains and aches, high fevers and persistent coughing all turn a restful sleep into the impossible dream. And if your kid isn’t sleeping,…

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Treating your child’s Fever!

If your child has a fever and is older than 6 months, probably does not need to be treated for the fever unless it is uncomfortable. Watch your child behavior, if he is sleeping, eating and drinking normally, and is able to play, you should wait to see if the fever improves by itself and…

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