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  • Clarithromycin


    Clarithromycin is an antibiotic used to treat many different types of bacterial infections in children. You might see a brand name such as Biaxin on the label. It comes as liquid, tablets, or extended release tablets.

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  • Allergic to Bread? A Hidden Problem

    Allergic to Bread? A Hidden Problem

    Pizza, macaroni, breads, crackers, cereals, and spaghetti are among many children’s favorite foods. These foods and many others can be sources of gluten (protein found in wheat, rye, and barley). When some children eat gluten-containing foods, their bodies mistake the grain protein for a foreign invader and launch an attack on the protein, damaging the […]

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  • Hives

    Hives: A-to-Z Guide from Diagnosis to Treatment to Prevention

    Related concepts: Chronic Urticaria, Urticaria, Welts, Wheals What is hives? Hives are a sign that the whole body is experiencing a hypersensitivity reaction. Hives occur when the body’s capillaries and tiny veins get leaky. Fluid escaping from some of these blood vessels becomes trapped in parts of the skin and lining membranes of the body, […]

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  • Food Allergies

    Food Allergies: A-to-Z Guide from Diagnosis to Treatment to Prevention

    Related concepts: Food hypersensitivity, Oral allergy syndrome, Allergic proctocolitis Introduction to food allergies: Many parents of infants and toddlers are told that food allergies don’t happen that young, or that they are very rare. We’ve learned that food allergies certainly do happen and that they are common – affecting about 1 in 18 children before […]

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