Kids and Teens

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  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis

    Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) happens when your blood sugar is high and your insulin level is low. This imbalance in the…

  • Diabetic Nephropathy

    High levels of sugar in the blood can damage tiny blood vessels in your kidneys. This can cause kidney disease,…

  • Down Syndrome

    Down syndrome is a genetic disorder that causes physical problems and intellectual disabilities. Most people with it live healthy, productive…

  • Dysmenorrhea

    La dismenorrea es el término médico para los cólicos menstruales. Ocurre antes o durante el período menstrual y, por lo…

  • Dyspepsia

    Learn about the symptoms, causes and treatment of dyspepsia, a pain or feeling of fullness in the upper abdomen.

  • Dysphagia

    Dysphagia is difficulty swallowing. Learn about the causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of this condition.

  • E. coli Infection

    Learn about the symptoms, complications, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of E. coli infection.

  • Ear Infection

    Ear infections are one of the most common conditions in children, especially younger children. They are caused by a bacterial…

  • Eating Disorders

    An eating disorder is an obsession with food and weight that harms a person's well being. There are 2 main…

  • Eczema and Atopic Dermatitis

    Eczema is a general term for rash-like skin conditions. The most common type of eczema is called atopic dermatitis, which…

  • Effects of Early Sun Exposure

    Getting sunburned when you’re young puts you at greater risk for melanoma, the deadliest type of skin cancer.

  • Ehrlichiosis

    Ehrlichiosis is a bacterial infection caused by a tick bite. It causes flu-like symptoms. Most cases are generally mild.

  • Enlarged Adenoids

    Adenoids are tiny pieces of tissue at the back of your throat. They help children’s bodies fight infection by catching…

  • Enterovirus D68

    Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) is a type of non-polio enterovirus. It is more common in children and causes respiratory infection.

  • Enuresis (Bedwetting)

    Enuresis (bedwetting) is a common occurrence when children wet the bed during sleep. It is often just a stage in…

  • Epilepsy

    Epilepsy is a disorder of the brain. People with epilepsy have brain cells that create abnormal electricity, causing seizures. Learn…

  • Esophageal Atresia and Tracheoesophageal Fistula

    Esophageal atresia and tracheoesophageal fistula are disorders of the digestive system. They occur, usually together, in babies before they are…

  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction

    Eustachian tube dysfunction is when the tube connecting your throat and middle ear gets inflamed and plugged up. It can…

  • Exercise-induced Bronchospasm

    Learn about the symptoms, causes, diagnosis, and treatment of exercise-induced bronchospasm.

  • Fainting

    Fainting happens when your brain does not get enough oxygen. You lose consciousness, or “pass out,” for a few seconds…