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  • Mono (Infectious Mononucleosis)

    Mononucleosis (mono) is a viral infection of the lymph nodes. Main symptoms are sore throat and widespread swollen lymph nodes

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  • Mosquito Bite

    Bites from a mosquito cause itchy, red bumps. Often they look like a hive.

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  • Motion Sickness

    Symptoms triggered by a spinning, rocking or rolling motions. The main symptoms are dizziness and nausea

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  • Mountain Sickness

    Symptoms that occur with travel to a high altitude. Starts at 8,000 feet (2400 meters) above sea level or higher. Also called Altitude Sickness.

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  • Mouth Injury

    Injuries to the lips and mouth. Includes inner cheeks and the roof of the mouth (hard and soft palate)

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  • Mouth Ulcers (Mouth Sores) - Symptom

    Painful, shallow ulcers (sores) on the lining of the mouth. Found on the gums, inner lips, inner cheeks, or tongue

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  • Nausea - Symptom

    A feeling that vomiting might occur and feeling “sick to the stomach” (queasy). Vomiting has not occurred. That symptom is covered in the Vomiting handout. Stomach pain is not present. That symptom is covered in the Abdominal Pain handout.

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  • Neck Pain - Muscle Strain

    Pain or discomfort in the back, side or front of the neck. Includes minor muscle strain from neck overuse

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  • Newborn - Flying and Mountain Travel

    Questions about flying or mountain travel with a newborn baby.

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  • Newborn Appearance

    Common questions asked about the normal newborn’s appearance and body

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  • Newborn Birthmarks

    Common questions asked about normal birthmarks in newborns. Note: Rashes such as baby acne are not covered here.

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  • Newborn Illness - How To Recognize

    How infections and other serious diseases can present in newborns

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  • Newborn Rashes

    Common questions asked about normal skin rashes in newborns. Note: Mongolian spots and birthmarks are not covered here.

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  • Newborn Reflexes and Behaviors

    Common questions asked about newborn noises, reflexes and behaviors. These are normal and not signs of illness.

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  • Nose Allergy (Hay Fever)

    An allergic reaction of the nose. Main symptoms are an itchy nose, clear discharge and sneezing.

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  • Nose Foreign Body Removal

    Child put a foreign body (FB) in their nose. The child tells the parent or the parent see a strange object in child’s nose. Your doctor or nurse says it is safe to try to remove it at home. That’s only helpful for small, harmless objects.

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