Pediatric Health Library

Pediatric Diseases and Conditions: C

  • Calculating a Due Date

    First, determine the first day of your last menstrual period. Next, count back 3 calendar months and add 1 year and 7 days to that date.

  • Campylobacter Infection in Children

    Campylobacter infection is a mild to serious digestive illness caused by bacteria.  Symptoms often include cramping, diarrhea, belly pain, and fever.

  • Cancer Overview

    Cancer cells don't function properly, and they can spread to many areas of the body. Tumors are clusters of cells that are capable of growing and dividing uncontrollably; their growth is not regulated.

  • Candidiasis in Children

    Candidiasis is an infection caused by yeast called Candida. Candida normally causes no harm, and is found on the skin, vaginal area, and digestive system. But in some cases, it can overgrow. This can cause a rash, itching, and other symptoms.

  • Canker Sores (Aphthous Ulcers) in Children

    Canker sores are small sores inside the mouth. They are often found inside the lips, on the cheeks, or on the tongue.

  • Carbon Monoxide Poisoning in Children

    Carbon monoxide poisoning is an illness that occurs from breathing in carbon monoxide (CO) gas. It is a medical emergency and needs treatment right away.

  • Cardiac Catheterization for Children

    Cardiac catheterization is a procedure in which a long, flexible tube (catheter) is put into a blood vessel. The doctor then guides the catheter into the heart to find and treat heart problems.

  • Cardiomyopathy and Your Child

    Cardiomyopathy is any disease of the heart muscle in which the heart loses its ability to pump blood effectively.

  • Care and Management of Multiple Pregnancy

    A woman with a multiple pregnancy needs more calories and nutrients, more frequent prenatal visits, and more rest.

  • Care of the Baby in the Delivery Room

    A newborn baby is wet from the amniotic fluid and can easily become cold. Drying the baby and using warm blankets and heat lamps can help prevent heat loss. Often a knitted hat is placed on the baby's head.

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