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Nettle rash, more commonly known as hives, is an itchy rash consisting of red, raised welts that occur over portions of the body. The name “nettle rash” derives from the hives which resemble the rash received from touching a plant called stinging nettle. There isn’t always a known cause for the rash, but there are specific triggers. Up to 15-20% of the population will experience nettle rash at some point. Nettle rash usually dissipates on its own within a few hours but may reoccur on another spot of the body. Causes
Children’s heart rate is one of the important vital signs taken during every doctor’s appointment. Their heart rate, or pulse, is the rate at which their heart pumps blood. This rate is naturally higher after they’ve been running around, and naturally lower while resting, and the range of what’s healthy and normal varies widely by age. The younger the child, the faster the heart rate will be. A normal infant heart rate ranges between 100 and 150 beats per minute. However, a normal adult heart rate ranges between 55 and
These days, well child visits can be easy to overlook or delay, or to choose to do virtually. In many parents’ minds, they think, “Why should I potentially expose my child to the coronavirus or other pathogens for a well visit?” And with many doctor’s offices taking fewer patients and/or initially closing down, parents haven’t been in a hurry to take their children in for these visits, especially if they’re not due for any vaccines. The truth is, however, that well child visits in person are very important. Here is