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Fever and high temperatures in children

Fevers are quite common in young children and usually they are mild. Find out how to deal with fever and high temperatures in children here.

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Types of thermometer

Learn about digital thermometers and other different types of thermometers which you can use to take a child's temperature.

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Fever

A high temperature is a normal response to infection and can be a common sign of a cold or flu. Learn about how to take a temperature reading and self-care advice.

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Raynaud's phenomenon

Raynaud's phenomenon (or Raynaud's disease) is a condition causing some areas of the body to feel numb and cool in response to cold temperatures or stress.

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Heatstroke

Heatstroke is a life-threatening condition where the body overheats and can no longer maintain a healthy temperature. Learn more about the causes and treatment.

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Colds and flu symptoms

Symptoms of a cold can include:sore throat, fever (a temperature of 38 °C or higher), sneezing, blocked or runny nose and cough. Learn about cold and flu symptoms.

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Food safety guide

How long can you leave food in the fridge? What temperature is safe to cook food? Answer these questions and more with this infographic about food safety.

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Kids' health

Discover more about health topics relevant to kids and their parents and carers, such as fever and high temperature, medicines, vomiting, mental health and chickenpox.

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Frostbite

Frostbite develops when your skin freezes after exposure to very low temperatures. You can greatly reduce your risk of frostbite if you prepare properly.

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Skin

Skin covers your body and has many important functions. It protects you from weather and infection, and helps to control your body temperature. Learn more about your skin and how to keep it healthy.

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Objects in the ear after care

When an object has been removed from the ear, it is possible to get an infection. Signs of infection can include pain, redness and temperature. Learn more about these symptoms and how to self care tips here.

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