Surgeries and Procedures: Laryngoscopy for Parents
Laryngoscopy, a visual examination below the back of the throat, can help discover the causes of voice and breathing problems, pain in the throat or ear, difficulty in swallowing, narrowing of the throat, blockages in the airway, and vocal cord problems.
Corneal Abrasions for Parents
Corneal abrasions, which are common among kids, happen when something gets into the eye. Though sometimes painful, they're rarely serious and usually heal within a few days.
Corneal Abrasions for Teens
A corneal abrasion happens when something cuts, scratches, or scrapes the cornea (the clear tissue covering the eye). Most will heal in a couple of days.
Laryngoscopy for Parents
Laryngoscopy, a visual exam of the voicebox and airway, can help discover the causes of voice and breathing problems, throat or ear pain, and other bothersome symptoms.
Immune System for Parents
The immune system, composed of special cells, proteins, tissues, and organs that protect against germs and microorganisms, is the body's defense against disease.
Rh Incompatibility During Pregnancy for Parents
If you just found out you're pregnant, one of the first tests you should expect is a blood-type test. This basic test determines your blood type and Rh factor, which may play an important role in your baby's health.
Typhoid Fever for Parents
While typhoid fever isn't common in the U.S., it can be a health threat elsewhere. Learn about this illness and how to prevent it.
Immune System for Teens
The immune system is made up of special cells, proteins, tissues, and organs that defend people against germs and microorganisms. It's the body's defense against organisms and substances that invade our systems and cause disease.
Immunotherapy to Treat Cancer for Parents
This promising new type of cancer treatment stimulates a person's immune system so it is better able to fight disease.
Urine Test: 24-Hour Analysis for Kidney Stones for Parents
This test can show if certain substances are found at high concentrations in the urine, and might be causing kidney stones.