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Measles: MMR Vaccine Is Best Prevention
Scabies and Head Lice: Itchy Skin Conditions Caused by Parasites  
Scabies and Head Lice: Itchy Skin Conditions Caused by Parasites

Severe itching is a common symptom of scabies and head lice, two highly contagious skin conditions caused by parasites. Overcrowded living conditions and poor personal hygiene can help spread both these skin conditions, which can affect adults...

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Treatment for Rash, Eczema & Other Baby Skin Conditions  
Treatment for Rash, Eczema & Other Baby Skin Conditions

A newborn baby needs special care and handling. To protect your baby’s skin from rash and other skin conditions, dress your baby in light clothing and avoid thick swaddling, especially in the hot Singapore weather. Use mild cleansers or soap...

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Earwax in Children  
Earwax in Children

Cerumen or earwax is a naturally occurring substance in our ears. Special glands found in the outer half of the skin lining the ear canal produce this yellowish brown, thick, or viscous substance. Genes determine the colour of the wax. Primarily, earwax traps dust and other dirt particles...

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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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