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Patient Education Handouts
Published: January 2021
... in them. Toothpaste. Exception: large amount such as more than a mouthful (2 ounces) Copyright 2000-2021 Schmitt Pediatric Guidelines LLC Your child swallowed an unusual but harmless substance Your doctor told you it was harmless It was not a solid object that could get caught...
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Patient Education Handouts
Published: May 2022
... online for suicide-related topics Giving away possessions Children and adolescents who feel depressed, express suicidal thoughts, and are also using alcohol or other substances are more likely to die by suicide. Be sure to ask your teen about alcohol use and discuss with the doctor whether you...
Patient Education Handouts
Published: May 2022
... y Salud Mental (Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration) www.samhsa.gov Es importante mantener el apoyo y líneas de comunicación abiertas con su hijo, sin juzgarlo, en especial si corre un mayor riesgo de cometer suicidio. Si su hijo está teniendo ideas suicidas, su...
Patient Education Handouts
Published: August 2021
... L23.0 L23.9 Red itchy area of the skin from contact with an allergic substance The rash is always very itchy Rash on one small part of the body (localized) Usually starts as raised red spots. It can change to blisters. Skin contact with an allergic...
Patient Education Handouts
Published: August 2021
... J45.991 R05 Cough caused by pollens or other allergic substances Lots of coughing The cough can be dry (no mucus) or wet (coughing up mucus) Mucus often is sticky and causes repeated throat clearing A coughing fit or spell is over 5 minutes of nonstop...
Patient Education Handouts
Published: August 2021
.... The changes can come on very quickly. Cause: a substance that gets on the penis and causes an allergic reaction. Insect bites such as from mosquitoes or chiggers can cause it. Plant chemicals such as from poison ivy or pollens can also cause it. Treatment: no different that more milder rashes...
Patient Education Handouts
Published: August 2021
... not be used as a substitute for the medical care and advice of your pediatrician. Listing of any resources does not imply an endorsement. H10.21 Eye irritation from getting an irritating substance in the eye The main symptom is a pink or red eye The eye looks irritated...
Patient Education Handouts
Published: August 2021
... foods usually resolve in 6 hours. Hives just in one spot are usually due to skin contact with an irritant. Examples are plants, pollen, food or pet saliva. Localized hives are not caused by drugs, infections or swallowed foods. If you know what is causing the hives, avoid this substance...
Patient Education Handouts
Published: August 2021
... in this handout should not be used as a substitute for the medical care and advice of your pediatrician. Listing of any resources does not imply an endorsement. The vaccines contain substances that turn on your immune system. About 25% of children have a skin reaction to the substances at the shot site...
Patient Education Handouts
Published: August 2021
.... Reaction to an inhaled substance (called an allergen). Most often, this is a pollen. Grass, trees, weeds and molds are the most common pollens. Allergens can also be from cats, dogs, horses, rabbits and other animals. Dust, chemicals, or pollutants can also cause a raspy voice. This is from...
Patient Education Handouts
Published: August 2021
..., it’s not itchy. If it’s just on the fingers, it’s usually due to a soap or hand cream. Rubber gloves can also be a cause. Contact dermatitis . Skin contact with an allergic substance. If the rash is very itchy, the cause is probably this. The location of the rash may suggest the cause: Poison...
Patient Education Handouts
Published: August 2021
... Through Practice: If your child is over age 8 and unable to swallow pills, he should practice. Practice this skill when he’s not sick or cranky. (Note: Some children can’t swallow pills until age 10.) Start with small pieces of candy or ice and progress to M&M’s. Try to use substances...
Patient Education Handouts
Published: August 2021
... enough milk Due to substance in breastmilk which blocks removal of bilirubin Onset 4 to 7 days of age Lasts 3 to 12 weeks Not harmful Onset during first 24 hours of life Can reach harmful levels Overview: Some jaundice is present in 50% of newborns...
Patient Education Handouts
Published: August 2021
... bumps. Reason: can cause a serious face infection. Avoid putting any oily or greasy substances on your face. Reason: They block oil glands and make acne worse. If you use cosmetics, use water-based cosmetics. Avoid hair tonics or hair creams (especially greasy ones). When you sweat, they will get...
Patient Education Handouts
Published: August 2021
..., Zaditor or Alaway. For severe eye allergies, using these eye drops every day will help the most. Use them until pollen season is over. Older Antihistamine/Vasoconstrictor Eye Drops - 2nd Choice: Often, the eyes will feel much better after the allergic substance is washed out. Also, putting...
Patient Education Handouts
Published: August 2021
... smoking. Allergic Cough . Some children get a cough from breathing in an allergic substance. Examples are pollens or cats. Allergic coughs can be controlled with allergy medicines, such as Benadryl. Mucus or phlegm can be white, grey, yellow or green. Yellow or green phlegm is a normal...
Patient Education Handouts
Published: August 2021
... smoking. Allergic Cough . Some children get a cough from breathing in an allergic substance. Examples are pollens or cats. Allergic coughs can be controlled with allergy medicines, such as Benadryl. Trouble breathing occurs Wheezing occurs Cough lasts more than 3 weeks You think your...
Patient Education Handouts
Published: August 2021
... substances. About 30% of babies with severe eczema also have food allergies. The most common is cow’s milk. Over 10% of children have eczema. It’s the most common skin condition of the first 10 years. Disclaimer: This health information is for educational purposes only. You the reader assume...