There are many different causes of abnormal bleeding, sometimes between periods. Some may not be anything to worry about however below are some management guidelines.
Bronchiolitis is a generally self limiting viral illness characterised by a prodrome of coryza, prior to cough and often wheeze.
Children & Young People’s Occupational Therapy Service (Coventry) / Integrated Disability Service (Warwickshire)
Formerly Child Development Service (CDS)
Male circumcision is the surgical removal of the foreskin
Information about the services provided by our community gynaecologists.
Continence Services are specialist teams providing support and medical advice for people with bowel or bladder incontinence.
Dilation (or dilatation) and curettage (D&C) refers to the dilation (widening/opening) of the cervix and surgical removal of part of the lining of the uterus and/or contents of the uterus by scraping and scooping (curettage).
Bedwetting (nocturnal enuresis) can be worrying and frustrating, but it's common for children to accidentally wet the bed during the night.
Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is the partial or total removal of external female genitalia for nonmedical reasons. It is also known as female circumcision, cutting or sunna.
Infertility is defined as 'failing to get pregnant after two years of regular unprotected sex'.
Sometimes a high temperature in children is associated with more serious signs and symptoms, such as: breathlessness. vomiting. rash. fits or seizures.
A grommet is a very small tube that's inserted into your child's ear during surgery.
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A hydrocele denotes a pathological accumulation of serous fluid in a body cavity.
A hernia occurs when an internal part of the body pushes through a weakness in the muscle or surrounding tissue wall.
Jaundice is a term used to describe the yellowing of the skin and the whites of the eyes.
Lactose intolerance is a common digestive problem where the body is unable to digest lactose, a type of sugar mainly found in milk and dairy products.
Current or threatened miscarriage
A chalazion, also known as a meibomian cyst, is a common condition affecting the eyelid.
Management and referral of common orthopaedic problems in childhood
Phimosis is a condition where the foreskin is too tight to be pulled back over the head of the penis.
Plagiocephaly is a disorder that affects a baby’s skull making the back or side appear flattened.
PCOS is a common ovarian endocrine disorder, which is often complicated by chronic anovulatory sub-fertility and hyperandrogenism.
Chickenpox during pregnancy can cause complications, both for the pregnant woman and the unborn baby.
Treatment of female genital prolapse
Ptosis is a drooping or falling of the upper eyelid.
A red eye can be alarming, but can be a sign of a minor eye condition, such as conjunctivitis or a burst blood vessel.
Information regarding the safeguarding of children in Coventry and Rugby.
School nurses work across education and health, providing a link between school, home and the community.
Sepsis - overwhelming infection requiring urgent treatment
If your child snores, it may be caused by an underlying problem with their airways, such as enlarged tonsils.
Speech and Language Therapists support children’s speech, language and communication.
A squint (strabismus) is a condition where the eyes point in different directions.
Unplanned pregnancies / Termination of pregnancy (TOP)
Tongue-tie affects some babies with a tight piece of skin between the underside of their tongue and the floor of their mouth which may interfere with breast feeding.
Undescended testicles are a common childhood condition where a boy's testicles are not in their usual place in the scrotum.