home > healthy kids center > healthy kids a-z list > childhood vaccination schedule index Childhood Vaccination Schedule Childhood Vaccination ScheduleRelated Doctor's & Expert's Views « Back to Childhood Vaccination Schedule Index Sorted Alphabetically A-Z Sort by popularity Ask the Experts - Children's Health Chickenpox Vaccine for My Child? Hospitals: Can Yours Handle Your Emergency? Travel Medicine Kit Travel Medicine: Healthcare When Traveling Abroad Whooping Cough Symptoms Sorted by Popularity (as on MedicineNet) Sort alphabetically Hospitals: Can Yours Handle Your Emergency? Travel Medicine: Healthcare When Traveling Abroad Travel Medicine Kit Chickenpox Vaccine for My Child? Whooping Cough Symptoms Ask the Experts - Children's Health Suggested Reading on Childhood Vaccination Schedule by Our Doctors Related Diseases & Conditions 24 articles Chickenpox (Varicella) Chickenpox (chicken pox) is a contagious childhood disease caused by the varicella-zoster virus. Symptoms have an incubation period of 14 to 16 days and Fever Although a fever technically is any body temperature above the normal of 98.6 F (37 C), in practice, a person is usually not considered to have a significant Hepatitis A and B Vaccinations Hepatitis A and Meningitis Encephalitis is a brain inflammation that causes sudden fever, vomiting, headache, light sensitivity, stiff neck and back, drowsiness, and irritability. Mumps Mumps is an acute viral illness caused by the mumps virus. Symptoms of mumps include fever, headache, muscle aches, tiredness, and loss of appetite; followed Whooping Cough (Pertussis) Whooping cough (pertussis) is highly Meningococcemia Meningococcemia is a bloodstream infection caused by Neisseria meningitides. Meningococcemia symptoms include fever, headache, fatigue, and body aches. Measles Measles (rubeola) is a highly contagious disease that's caused by a virus. Symptoms include a rash, high fever, cough, runny nose, and red eyes. Treatment Rabies Rabies is a viral disease that is transmitted via the bite of an infected animal. Symptoms include fever, headaches, and weakness. Treatment involves a Tetanus Tetanus is an often-fatal disease caused by nerve toxins produced by the common bacteria Clostridium tetani. In a seven-day period after infection, a person Rotavirus Rotavirus is the most common cause of severe Hepatitis B (HBV, Hep B) The hepatitis B virus (HBV, hep B) is a unique, coated DNA virus belonging to the Hepadnaviridae family of viruses. The course of the virus is determined Children's Health Children's health is focused on the well-being of children from conception through adolescence. There are many aspects of children's health, including Testicular Pain (Pain in the Testicles) Testicular pain, or pain in the testicle Autism Spectrum Disorder (In Children and Adults) Autism in children and adults is Adenovirus 14 Adenovirus infection, particularly Ad14, or the "killer cold virus" has been on the increase in the past two years. Symptoms range from those experienced Mitochondrial Disease Learn about mitochondrial disease, genetic disease in which include a group of neuromuscular diseases that are caused by damage to the mitochondria Common Diphtheria Diphtheria is a disease that causes symptoms and signs such as fever, enlarged lymph nodes, and swallowing problems. Erythromycin is the primary treatment Mercury Poisoning Mercury is a naturally occurring element found in water, soil, and the air. Mercury is also contained in some fish, some of the products we use in the Laryngitis Laryngitis is an inflammation of the voice box (vocal cords). The most common cause of acute laryngitis is infection, which inflames the vocal cords. Symptoms Polio A polio infection causes symptoms and signs such as paralysis, limb deformities, and even death. There is no curative treatment for polio. Treatment focuses Bronchiectasis (Acquired, Congenital) Bronchiectasis has three types: 1) cylindrical bronchiectasis, 2) saccular or varicose bronchiectasis, 3) and cystic bronchiectasis. Causes of bronchiectasis Hepatitis A (HAV, Hep A) Hepatitis means inflammation of the liver. Hepatitis A (HAV, Hep A) is one type of liver disease caused by a virus. Since hepatitis A is a virus, it can Is Whooping Cough (Pertussis) Contagious? Whooping cough (pertussis) is a highly contagious respiratory infection caused by Bordetella pertussis. 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