A closeup image of a woman removing a splinter from her finger with tweezers.

How to Tell If A Splinter is Infected

Most people will have a minor splinter or two in their lifetime. Splinters can be a common annoyance, especially when they penetrate the skin and cause discomfort.  While most splinters are harmless and can be…

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A closeup image of a baby boy who is not feeling well resting his head on his mother’s shoulder.

How to Tell if Your Baby Is Dehydrated

Dehydration is a common condition in babies, especially during hot weather or when they are sick.  This condition occurs when the body loses more fluids than it takes in, leading to a lack of hydration. …

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Do I Need Stitches?

Do I Need Stitches? Here’s What You Should Know So you just experienced an accidental cut. What now? Deciding whether a bandage will stop the bleeding and protect the wound while waffling over the question,…

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A preteen girl getting her ear examined at the doctor’s office by a female doctor.

Can Allergies Cause Ear Infections? 

Can Allergies Cause Ear Infections? Here’s What You Should Know As we approach springtime, allergies are top-of-mind for many of us who enjoy spring flowers but not the pesky pollen that comes with them, especially…

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