According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), in many parts of the world, asthma is often the most common chronic disease among children. In Singapore alone, approximately one in five children has asthma.
Some boys suffer from hypospadias, where the opening of their urethra, through which they urinate is not at the tip of the penis, but on its shaft or the scrotum. When uncorrected, ejaculation through the urethra, during adolescence and adulthood is similarly affected.
When children complain of pains and aches in their joints, there can be a number of causes behind the pain. It helps to quickly identify these causes.
Tummy (abdominal) pain due to surgical conditions such as appendicitis or intussusception require surgical treatment.