Posts Tagged ‘paracetamol’
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…Read More
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…Read More
Your Child Says ‘It Hurts’ – What to Do?
They don’t have a fever, you know it is not a flu or cold, there are no symptoms presenting, yet they still insist they’re sore. What you should do next? It can be an emotional time, having a sick child at home. It can be extremely frustrating, throw in the scenario where you don’t exactly…Read More
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…Read More