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Why we emphasize yearly health check ups

At Frontier Kids Care we take Health check ups seriously because we know that adult diseases begin in childhood! We journey with you and your children as we take them from birth, through childhood to the end of adolescence with a focus on education and prevention. Continue reading…

Reducing Fever

Fever

Fever remains a big concern for parents especially in babies, therefore, we’ve compiled this quick article discussing causes and remedies. Continue reading…

Baby bottle tooth decay! a common problem

Tooth decay in a child Baby bottle tooth decay happens when sweetened liquids or those with natural sugars (like milk- formula or breast milk, and fruit juice) cling to an infant‘s teeth for a long time. Bacteria in the mouth thrive on this sugar and make acids that attack the teeth. It can happen with prolonged breastfeeding as well!
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Impetigo

Impetigo, one of the most common skin infections among kids, usually produces blisters or sores on the face, neck, hands, and diaper area. Continue reading…

Red Eye (Viral Conjunctivitis)

We have been seeing a number of cases of red eye over the last few weeks and have been hearing about some unconventional treatments that are being advised

Red eye, also called pinkeye (Conjunctivitis) is the inflammation (ie, redness, swelling) of the thin tissue covering the white part of the eye and the inside of the eyelids.   Continue reading…

Yellow Fever

We have seen recent calls to make sure you have your yellow fever vaccine. So what is yellow fever? Continue reading…

Atopic Eczema

 

Atopic eczema or atopic dermatitis is a skin condition that causes dry, red, itchy skin.  Continue reading…

Allergies and asthma

Asthma continues to affect a large number of our children and is one of the leading causes of missing school Continue reading…

Dengue

There has been a new upsurge in the number of dengue cases being seen and we are even seeing some deaths in children related to the disease. Continue reading…

Allergic Rashes in children

Papular urticaria is a number of very itchy red lumps (papules) that develop in response to an insect bite. Continue reading…