Colds are common in children and can be spread by a sneeze, a cough or even sharing a toy. Learn more about symptoms, treatment and when to call your pediatrician...Read more

Ear pain, or otalgia, can be a common reason children visit a pediatrician. There are several causes of ear pain, including teething, sore throat, ear infection, or blocked Eustachian tubes...Read more

Eczema, or atopic dermatitis, is common in children and causes dry, red and itchy skin. It is caused by a flaw in the skin barrier that lets moisture out and can sometimes allow allergens and bacteria in...Read more

Fever is often the body’s response to a bacterial or viral infection. Learn more about what constitutes a fever, how you should treat it, and when you should call your pediatrician or take your child to emergency...Read more

Vomiting and diarrhea are common in children. Together, they are sometimes called gastroenteritis by your doctor and “stomach flu” by others. It is not the real “flu,” which is caused by the influenza virus . Most of the time, vomiting and diarrhea is caused by a virus, which may also bring a...Read more