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How to tell if your child is sick

Here is some helpful guidance on how to tell if your child is unwell, common symptoms and childhood illnesses and when you should seek further advice.

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Recognising serious illness in children

Trusted advice on serious symptoms and illnesses in babies and children including high fevers, diabetes, meningitis, and when to seek professional advice.

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Serious childhood rashes

A rash on your baby’s skin may indicate a serious condition, especially if they also have a high temperature, cough or swollen neck glands. Learn more here.

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Hand, foot and mouth disease

Find out what is hand, foot and mouth disease and links to trusted information on its symptoms, diagnosis and treatment.

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Chickenpox

Chickenpox is a mild and common childhood illness, however pregnant women, newborn babies and people with a weakened immune system can also be at risk.

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Serious childhood illnesses: what to do | Raising Children Network

How do you know if your baby or young child is really sick? This guide helps you recognise signs of serious childhood illnesses and explains what to do.

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Measles in children and teenagers | Raising Children Network

Measles can be very serious. Symptoms include a runny nose, fever and rash. Immunisation protects your child, but children can still get measles.

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Otitis media in children - myDr

Otitis media (middle ear infection) is a common childhood illness causing earache and fever. It usually gets better quickly with pain relievers but sometimes antibiotics are needed.

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Hand, foot and mouth disease: children | Raising Children Network

Hand, foot and mouth disease is a common childhood illness. It causes mouth ulcers and blisters on hands and feet. It’s mostly mild but can be uncomfortable.

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