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Treatment for Allergic Rhinitis in Children  
Treatment for Allergic Rhinitis in Children

Treatment for allergic rhinitis is long-drawn as symptoms can recur when the allergen is present. Treatment involves identifying and avoiding allergens such as the house dust mite, and managing the symptoms with medication. Children with mild allergic rhinitis can be treated with oral...

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Stomach Flu Puts Children at Risk of Severe Dehydration  
Stomach Flu Puts Children at Risk of Severe Dehydration

What is commonly known as stomach flu causes discomfort due to the ensuing vomiting and diarrhoea, which are often accompanied by tummy pains and fever. More significantly - though infrequently - it can have a detrimental effect on babies...

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Down Syndrome: Early Intervention Can Help  
Down Syndrome: Early Intervention Can Help

Down syndrome (or Down's syndrome) is a genetic disorder that occurs in about one in every 700 babies in Singapore. It is a chromosomal abnormality in which the child is born with 47 chromosomes instead of 46. More precisely, an extra chromosome...

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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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