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Teenage Illnesses, Allergies & Immunisation

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This article describes the uncomfortable condition of sinusitis, including some valuable advice on relieving the symptoms of sinusitis.

This article covers the signs and symptoms of pneumonia, the treatment and the complications that can occur in children with pneumonia.

This article on influenza – or flu as it is commonly known – explains the common symptoms of flu and how to care for your afflicted child.

This article on colds is full of great advice on how to ease the symptoms of the common cold, including traditional and natural remedies.

This article on chapped lips contains great information on how to prevent and treat chapped lips in adults and children.

This article covers the signs and symptoms of bronchiolitis, the treatment and the complications that can occur in babies with bronchiolitis.

Giardia is a common NZ parasite. Kiwi Families has provided helpful articles on giardia and explains the signs and symptoms, treatment, risks & complications of the giardia stomach…

We provide information on gastroenteritis and explains the signs and symptoms, Treatments, Risks and Complications of this bug and the special considerations for children with gastroenteritis.

Read on to find out all about campylobacter, we explain the signs and symptoms, treatments, risks and complications of the stomach bug and how to prevent the spread of campylobacter.

We provide information about Scarlet Fever – the causes, signs and symptoms, treatment, risks and complications and advice on how to help your child at home with scarlet fever.

We provide information and advice about the signs and symptoms, treatments, risks and complications of rubella or German measles – most importantly the potential complication for pregnant women.

Chicken pox is a highly infectious disease characterised by a fever and rash. We provide information and advice about the signs and symptoms, treatments, risks and complications of chicken…

Meningitis is inflammation of the layers covering the brain and spinal cord. It is an illness that can be caused by a virus, fungus, parasite, bacterium, medical condition…

Kiwi Families have provided information about the cause of glandular fever, the spread of the disease and how to help your child with glandular fever.

This article explains fever, the signs and symptoms in children and some great tips on how to manage fever at home.

This article on conjunctivitis covers the common symptoms and the necessary prompt treatment to prevent the spread of conjunctivitis throughout the family. 

This article explains what whooping cough is and how it could affect your child. There’s some great advice on the signs and symptoms, treatments, and how to help…

Strep throat is a common condition – read about the signs and symptoms and how the doctor will treat a strep throat.

This parent friendly article covers the signs and symptoms of sore throats, the treatment and complications that can occur in children with sore throats.

This Mumps article give parents concise information on the signs and symptoms of mumps and how to care for a child with mumps at home.

This article explains the types of ear infections in toddlers and young children, the signs and symptoms to look out for and the treatment for ear infections.

This Kiwi Families article provides an allergies overview and also provides a practical overview on coping with allergies in children.