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Complementary feeding

An infant is exclusively breastfed till the age of 6 months, as and when the child wants (at least 8…
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Acute pyogenic meningitis

Common in neonates and infants because of poor immunity. COMMON ORGANISMS Neonates (upto 28 days): E.coli, Streptococcus pneumoniae, Pseudomonas 3…
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Nocturnal Enuresis

Enuresis denotes normal urinary bladder emptying at a wrong place and time at least twice a month after the age…
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Pica

Common in children below 5 years of age. DEFINITION It is the persistent ingestion of non nutritive substances (plaster, charcoal,…
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Breath holding spells

Reflexive events initiated by provocative events that lead to anger, frustration or pain that cause a child to cry. •…
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