Pneumonia in Children What Is Pneumonia? Pneumonia is an infection of the lungs, which can be caused by viruses or by bacteria. Pneumonia is a lung infection which presents with fever, coughing with phlegm, painful or difficulty breathing. What Are the Symptoms And Signs Of Pneumonia? Fever, sometimes with chills Coughing, usually with a lot
Hand Foot and Mouth Disease (HFMD) / Herpangina While HFMD cases are on the rise in Singapore, new parents tend to be less aware of the signs and symptoms as they are often more worried about other newborn issues. Here are some important education tips on HFMD from Dr Wendy. What is Hand-Foot-Mouth Disease (HFMD) or Herpangina?
Chickenpox What is Chickenpox? Chickenpox is a highly contagious disease caused by the varicella-zoster virus. It is easily spread from an infected individual to those who have never contracted chickenpox or never received the Varicella vaccination. Chickenpox can be easily transmitted from person-to-person through direct contact with the blisters, saliva or mucus of an infected