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  • Corneal Abrasions for Parents


    Corneal abrasions, which are common among kids, happen when something gets into the eye. Though sometimes painful, they're rarely serious and usually heal within a few days.

  • Corneal Abrasions for Teens


    A corneal abrasion happens when something cuts, scratches, or scrapes the cornea (the clear tissue covering the eye). Most will heal in a couple of days.

  • Laryngoscopy for Parents


    Laryngoscopy, a visual exam of the voicebox and airway, can help discover the causes of voice and breathing problems, throat or ear pain, and other bothersome symptoms.

  • Rh Incompatibility During Pregnancy for Parents


    If you just found out you're pregnant, one of the first tests you should expect is a blood-type test. This basic test determines your blood type and Rh factor, which may play an important role in your baby's health.

  • A to Z: Bronchiectasis for Parents


    Learn about causes of breathing difficulties and conditions that can affect the lungs and bronchi.

  • Typhoid Fever for Parents


    While typhoid fever isn't common in the U.S., it can be a health threat elsewhere. Learn about this illness and how to prevent it.

  • Immunotherapy to Treat Cancer for Parents


    This promising new type of cancer treatment stimulates a person's immune system so it is better able to fight disease.

  • Severe Combined Immunodeficiency for Parents


    Severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID) is an immune deficiency that can be successfully treated if it's found early.

  • Swimmer's Ear (Otitis Externa) for Parents


    Swimmer's ear is an infection of the ear canal caused by many types of bacteria or fungi. Find out how to prevent it.

  • A to Z: Hearing Loss, Mixed for Parents


    Learn about causes of hearing loss and conditions that can affect the ear and auditory nerve.

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