Child Health

Headlice

Head lice are tiny insects that live in human hair. They’re particularly common in children.

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Fever in Children

A fever is a high temperature. As a general rule, in children, a temperature of over 37.5C (99.5F) is a fever.

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Hand Foot and Mouth Disease

Hand, foot and mouth disease is a viral infection that can affect young children.

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Further information

From warts and measles to chickenpox and tonsillitis, find out how to recognise some of the most common childhood conditions

The NHS – Childhood Illness

Slapped Cheek Syndrome

Slapped cheek syndrome is a viral infection that’s most common in children, It usually causes a bright red rash to develop on the cheeks.

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Chicken Pox

Chickenpox is a mild and common childhood illness that most children catch at some point.

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Children, Young People and Families Services (CYFP)

A database of local services available for children, young people and families in Berkshire.

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