Author: Daniel R. Neuspiel, M.D., M.P.H.

The Filtering Function of Tonsils

It's a school night, and your child begins complaining of a sore throat. You take out a flashlight and, sure enough, his tonsils are enlarged and red.

The Worrisome Wart

Treating a common childhood annoyance. Two of the most common skin conditions seen in children are warts and skin tags.

Coping With Bedwetting

Wetting the bed while spending the night at a friend’s house can be embarrassing. Waking up nightly to change the sheets can be frustrating.

Nosebleeds in Children

Nosebleeds during childhood are very common and usually not serious, occurring in about 30% of children under 5 years and 56% of children 6-10 year.