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Appendicitis: Urgent Appendix Removal Is Needed!

Last updated on December 29, 2021.

Causes | Signs and Symptoms | Types | Risk Factors | Complications | Diagnosis | Treatments | Preventions | Recovery

Appendicitis can be serious and potentially life-threatening if left untreated! STAY ALERT!!!

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Tuberculosis (TB): Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Infection

Last updated on November 24, 2021.

What is TB? | Signs and Symptoms | Causes | Risk Factors | Diagnosis | Complications | Treatments | BCG Vaccine | Preventions | More Help!

Tuberculosis (TB) is a common infectious disease caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection.

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Constipation: Does Your Bowel Move Smoothly?

Last updated on October 22, 2021.

Constipation Meaning | Causes | Signs & Symptoms | Risk Factors | Complications | Diagnosis | Preventions & Home Remedies | Treatments | Laxatives

Constipation happens when you have difficulty with bowel movement or defecation. Let’s talk about 💩 ……

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Gastroenteritis: Protecting Your GI Tract from Infection

Last updated on October 12, 2021.

Causes & Types | Signs & Symptoms | Risk Factors | Complications | Diagnosis | Treatments | Home Remedies | Preventions

Gastroenteritis often causes diarrhea, vomiting, abdominal pain or even dehydration in severe cases. Personal and food hygiene is essential to prevent such infections!

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Your Expert Guide to Allergy Specialists in Hong Kong

Last updated on August 27, 2021.

Did you know Hong Kong does not have enough allergy specialists? According to the Hong Kong Medical Journal, the city is sorely underserved by allergists. Indeed, most people with allergies are managed by their general practitioner or an organ-specific doctor such as an ENT specialist. While their care is adequate, it will be viewed through […]

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Autism (ASD) in Hong Kong: Signs, Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment

Last updated on August 13, 2021.

What is ASD | Signs and symptoms | Causes | Disorders | Diagnosis and screening | Treatment | Cure | Support services | Role of mainstream schools | Role of special schools

There are about 25,000 registered autistic children in Hong Kong. Here is your complete, doctor-reviewed guide about autism.

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Strep Throat: What it is & How to Treat it

Last updated on May 6, 2021.

What is strep throat | Ways of transmission | Signs and symptoms | When to see a doctor | Treatment | Prevention 

About 20% to 30% of children with a sore throat actually have strep throat. Here is everything you need to know about strep throat, reviewed by pediatrician Dr. Eddie Cheung.

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Common Cold in Children: What it is & How to Treat it

Last updated on May 21, 2021.

What is common cold | Ways of transmission | Signs and symptoms | When to see a doctor | Prevention

Everyone has had colds. Here are all the answers you need on common cold – for you and your children, reviewed by pediatrician Dr. Eddie Cheung.

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The Ultimate Guide to Pediatricians in Hong Kong

Last updated on October 13, 2021.

What is pediatrician | Pediatricians in HK | When to see a pediatrician | Reasons to see a pediatrician | Costs | Pediatricians list | Pediatricians on Hong Kong Island | Pediatricians in Kowloon | Pediatricians in New Territories | Insurance coverage

Everything you need to know to take care of your little (one)s.

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A Paediatrician’s Insights on COVID-19 and Kids, with Home-schooling Tips

Last updated on August 25, 2021.

Medically Reviewed

A practical guide for parents, paediatrician-reviewed, to understand COVID-19 risks in little ones and support their kids this year.

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