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Encephalitis in Children: Symptoms, Complications and Treatment
HFMD: Hand Foot Mouth Disease in Singapore  
HFMD: Hand Foot Mouth Disease in Singapore

A blister-like rash on the hands and feet as well as ulcers in the mouth are the main symptoms of HFMD (hand foot mouth disease), and give this infectious disease its name. HFMD is a viral disease that is endemic in Singapore, which means it occurs...

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How to Help Your Child Build Resilience  
How to Help Your Child Build Resilience

Coping with the death of a loved one is a difficult process. When her husband died suddenly of liver cirrhosis, Mdm Mary Tan (not her real name) and her three children aged five to nine struggled to come to terms with it. Soon, it became clear that her son, now 10, and the older of her two daughters, now 8...

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When Meals Are a Problem With Young Children  
When Meals Are a Problem With Young Children

It’s dinner time. You sit down to eat with your four-year-old daughter as you do every evening, and begin to feed her, putting one spoonful at a time into her mouth while you talk to her to distract her. If you are lucky, the meal will be over in 15 minutes...

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  Secondhand/Thirdhand Smoke and Children
  If you’re a smoker and a parent, smoking doesn’t just harm you, it also harms your children...
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  Paediatric Dentistry
  Paediatric Dentists are dental child specialists who provide a comprehensive range of dental services...
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  Children’s Eye Conditions
  Healthy eyes are critical to a child’s growth and development. However, due to genetic and environmental factors...
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  When to visit Children's Emergency  
  Conditions and Treatments  
  Abdominal Pain (Child)  
  Allergies (Child)  
  Asthma (Child)  
  Bronchiolitis (Child)  
  Childhood Myopia  
  Chronic Lung Disease (Child)  
  Ear Infections (Child)  
  Early Childhood Caries  
  Headache in Children  
  Squint or Strabismus (Child)  
  Urinary Tract Infection (Child)  
  Useful Numbers  
  Singapore General Hospital
Tel: (65) 6222 3322
  KK Women's and Children's Hospital
Tel:(65) 6225 5554
  National Cancer Centre Singapore
Tel: (65) 6436 8000
  National Heart Centre Singapore
Tel: (65) 6436 7800
  Singapore National Eye Centre
Tel: (65) 6227 7255
  National Dental Centre Singapore
Tel: (65) 6324 8910
  National Neuroscience Institute
Tel: (65) 6357 7153
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