'Itchy uncomfortable genital region'

Discomfort whilst voiding is common in young children, particularly girls. The most common cause is a chemical vulvitis which once diagnosed is easy to manage. This condition involves inflammation at the end of the urethra, and the area around this. A urinary tract infection must be ruled out prior to making this diagnosis.

Bed Wetting

What causes it ? There are three basic reasons for enuresis: Firstly…
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Eczema, causes, treatment & advice

Eczema is a common condition due to an inherited dryness of the skin surface, coupled with excess sensitivity to irritants and allergens resulting in inflammation. This article helps the parent understand what eczema means.

Febrile Convulsions

What happens ? Often a parent will here a noise or see…


Snoring is common in children, particularly if they have a cold. But if snoring is constant, and causes problems with night time breathing, this sometimes will require further assessment. This article discusses when snoring is problematic and how it is managed.