Related Conditions and Treatments
An abrasion is a superficial rub or wearing off of the skin, usually caused by a scrape or a brush burn.
Blocked Tear Duct (Dacryostenosis)
A blocked tear duct can be a relatively common ailment that affects as many as 6 percent of newborns.
Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
Carbon monoxide poisoning happens because of excess exposure to carbon monoxide (CO), a poisonous, colorless, tasteless, odorless gas that is produced from the incomplete burning of fuels that contain carbon.
A cold is caused by a virus. More than 200 types of viruses can cause a cold.
Conjunctivitis, also known as pink eye, is an inflammation of the conjunctiva of the eye.
Lead poisoning occurs when lead — once a common ingredient in paint and still used in batteries, pipes, pottery, and some cosmetics — builds up in the body.
Nosebleeds (epistaxis) are fairly common in children, especially in dry climates or during the winter months.
Phimosis and Paraphimosis
Phimosis is a constriction of the opening of the foreskin so that it cannot be drawn back over the tip of the penis. Paraphimosis occurs when the foreskin is retracted behind the corona (or crown) of the penis and cannot be returned to the unretracted position.
Reye syndrome is a rare condition that affects the normal chemical balance in the body, resulting in potential damage to all organs, but primarily the brain and liver.
Small Cuts and Scrapes
Most cuts and scrapes are minor injuries that can be treated at home.
Speech, Language, and Hearing Development Problems
The most common cause of speech delay in children is the persistence of fluid behind the eardrum and the associated hearing loss.
Splinters are sharp slivers of wood, glass, or other debris that is lodged underneath the skin.