Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Children's Health Overview

What is children's health?
Children's health issues can be divided into acute illness and chronic disease. Acute illness is common in childhood and most often the result of an infection or an injury. A chronic disease is one that can be controlled, but not cured.

What are the symptoms of children's health?
Symptoms depend on the underlying acute or chronic illness. Chronic diseases are usually characterized by acute episodes of illness, followed by periods of time where symptoms may be reduced or absent.

How does the doctor treat children's health?
Treatment of children's health depends on the underlying acute or chronic illness. In most cases, a chronic disease will require a lifetime of regular treatment.

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