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  • Rotavirus

    Fecal-oral route: Contact with feces of children who are infected. This generally involves an infected child contaminating his own fingers, then touching an object that another child touches. The child who touched the contaminated surface then puts her fingers into her own mouth or another person’s

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  • Roseola (Human Herpesvirus 6)

    A viral infection causing fever or rash in infants and children that primarily occurs between 6 and 24 months of age

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  • Ringworm

    A fungal infection that may affect the body, feet, or scalp

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  • Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV)

    A virus that causes the common cold and other respiratory signs or symptoms

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  • Pneumonia and Your Child

    After an exam, the doctor may order a blood test or an x-ray. These tests can help your doctor decide how to treat your child's infection. If your child needs medicine, be sure you know the right amount, when to give the medicine, and if you should give food with it. If you forget or don't understand

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  • Pneumonia

    An inflammation of the lungs primarily caused by a viral or, less commonly, bacterial infection. Infection of the lungs often is secondary to an infection that starts in the nose and throat area (ie, the upper portion of the respiratory tract) and then spreads to the lungs (ie, the lower portion of the

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  • Pinworms

    Small, white, threadlike worms (0.25″–0.5″ long) that live in the large intestine

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  • Pinkeye and Your Child

    Pinkeye (acute contagious conjunctivitis) occurs when the thin tissue covering the white part of the eye and the inside of the eyelids is red or swollen (inflamed).

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  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)

    Inflammation (ie, redness, swelling) of the thin tissue covering the white part of the eye and the inside of the eyelids

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  • Mumps

    A viral illness with swelling of one or more of the salivary glands

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  • Mouth Sores

    Herpes simplex virus, canker sores, hand-foot-and-mouth disease, and thrush

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  • Mosquito-borne Diseases

    Through the bite of an infected mosquito. West Nile disease may also be spread by blood transfusion and organ donation.

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  • Mononucleosis

    A disease caused by the Epstein-Barr virus; the illness is commonly known as mono.

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  • Molluscum Contagiosum

    A skin disease caused by a virus, somewhat similar to warts

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  • Meningitis

    An infectious disease causing swelling or inflammation of the tissue covering the spinal cord and brain.

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  • Measles

    Yes.

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