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My 18-month-old has a perpetually runny nose that often looks tainted with blood. Does it mean he might get a nosebleed?
Is it OK to have my six-month-old’s ears pierced?
I’ve heard babies shouldn’t eat honey. Why?
My daughter has to have her tonsils out. What are the risks associated with “going under”?
My child has yellowish, brittle toe nails. What’s the problem and how do I fix it?
Is it OK to give my child a multivitamin or vitamin supplement?
Does my son talk loudly because he’s had so many ear infections? Could there be permanent damage?
I heard chickenpox is getting more dangerous for kids. Is this true?
How sick is “too sick” to go to school or daycare?