Children with diarrhoea and/or vomiting should definitely be kept off school until at least 48 hours after their symptoms have gone. How can I help my child to cope with the hospital admission? The herpes simplex virus – or “cold sore virus” – is highly contagious and can be easily passed from person to person by close direct contact. If your child started sneezing and coughing before they got a fever, and they don’t have any tummy pain, they might have a good old fashioned cold. On the first day a rash appears with small red spots. All surgery carries the risk of infection. If bowel needs to be removed, the surgeon may change from using keyhole surgery to open surgery.

They may also be reluctant to eat certain foods or brush their teeth. We try to ensure your baby’s cares can be carried out by you, but there are times when this may not be possible, for example, following X-rays or if your baby is unsettled. If your baby is under three months old its not generally recommended to give paracetamol syrup, unless advised by a GP. Always stay close in case they choke. Vascular malformations and hemangiomas are benign, (good natured) lesions. If you want to have sex, consider different positions such as kneeling on all fours. Water-resistant sunscreen is needed if sweating or contact with water is likely.

Ensure adequate pain relief is administered (Rationale 11). Don’t give anti-diarrhoeal medicine to children under 12 because they may have undesirable side effects. To avoid infection, wash your hands after changing a nappy before you do anything else. The MenB vaccine will be given at the same time as the other routine immunisations your baby will be due at these times (see the back cover of this leaflet for details). The triangular plastic anchor rests on the skin of the abdomen to hold the device firmly in place. It is now possible for the surgery to send prescriptions electronically to local pharmacies. In particular, blood donations are needed from black and Asian people because the current levels of black and Asian donors are very low.

Blocked shunts usually require a revision operation. Aimed at adults in England aged 40 to 74, it checks your vascular or circulatory health and works out your risk of developing some of the most disabling – but preventable – illnesses. Check with your health visitor or GP first if you want to introduce solid foods before six months. It also will contribute to being overweight. For most this will be the nasal spray as it is more effective than the injected vaccine for children, children aged from two to 17 with long-term health conditions are also being offered the annual flu nasal spray instead of the injection. Ask your GP about having the vaccination. Almost all cases of cervical cancer are caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV).

See preventing hand, foot and mouth disease below for more information about stopping the infection spreading. When should I take my child to see a doctor? ‘So I would hope that this scheme can only serve to relieve some of the pressure on our GPs and so save money that way.’ WHICH AILMENTS CAN BE TREATED UNDER THE SCHEME? A bad bout of flu is much worse than a heavy cold. Try sitting in a steamy atmosphere with your baby before a feed. Rice e.g. Adults can also get croup but this is rare.

If you are interested in attending please call or leave a message at reception for our assistant practice manager Chris Ward. When the teeth grow, special chemicals are released by the body, which causes part of the gums to separate and so allows the teeth to grow through. The evening culminated in Nicola Theron, Community Health Partnerships Local Area Director, asking Mr Clive Efford to officially open the building. The new guidelines drawn up by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) aims to advise healthcare professionals about preventing or delaying early labour whether they are working in hospitals, midwifery units or assisting with home deliveries. Antiviral creams can only help to heal a current outbreak of cold sores. Sores or blisters develop around your genitals. However, most women with genital herpes have healthy babies and a normal vaginal birth.

Herpes can be very serious for a young baby, whose immune system won’t have fully developed to fight off the virus. The dip in winter donations is expected to be greater this year due to a combination of seasonal and swine flu. However, most women with genital herpes have healthy babies and a normal vaginal birth. If the blood is dark and contains bits of food or what look like coffee grounds, it may be coming from your digestive system. The British Soft Drinks Association says the move is not needed. If you get genital herpes during pregnancy, there’s a small risk of complications, depending on whether you’ve had genital herpes attacks before, and what stage of pregnancy you’re at.