Childhoods Boo-Boos

Does your child go to daycare or school? These learning environments help your child develop little by little. However, they are also great places to catch germs, as children congregate and share many items such as toys and pencils. Children’s minor ailments therefore also must be managed at home. Don’t worry! These infections are often mild and will go away quickly without leaving any traces. This guide will help you learn more about the common illnesses your child can get.

Table of content

  • Fever
  • Hand washing
  • Methods of transmission
  • Details on boo-boos:
    • Chickenpox
    • Hand-foot-mouth disease
    • Impetigo
    • Molluscum contagiosum
    • 5th disease
    • Cold and flu
    • False croup
    • Sore throat
    • Earaches (Otitis media)
    • Conjunctivitis
    • Gastroenteritis
    • Intestinal worms
    • Head lice (Pediculosis)
  • Can my child go back to school or to daycare?
  • Useful links
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