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As a parent, you probably know the difficulties of handling a sick child. While many of these illnesses are unpleasant, luckily they are not usually serious. It's necessary to know the basics of the most common illnesses your child might get
The common cold is one of the most common childhood illnesses. Colds are caused by viruses that spread easily in environments where people have close contact with one another. There is no cure for the cold, but it can be treated with over the counter symptoms include like fever, muscle aches, or headaches.
Treatment: - These ailments generally last from seven to ten days. You can help your child cure their sore throat by giving them warm liquids to drink. And inhale the steam for free from the nose block.
Is your child have frequent ear pain?
Ear infections are some of the most common childhood illnesses. children are more prone to ear infections than adults. Ear infections can be caused by bacterial or viral infections. Symptoms include ear pain, fever, irritability, difficulty sleeping, and tugging at an ear.
Influenza commonly known as the flu, influenza is a type of virus that spreads easily when infected people cough or sneeze. This common childhood illness has symptoms that include fever, sore throat, fatigue, body aches, and chills. Most cases can be treated at home by managing symptoms with medication, fluids, and rest.
Children can sometimes have fainting spells at school or home due to decreased blood flow to their brains (also called Syncope). These spells are usually brief and your child will regain consciousness within a few minutes. Your child can have a fainting spell due to extreme physical (tiredness, exercising in the heat) and emotional stress. Fainting could also be a sign of low blood sugar levels (Hypoglycemia), irregular heartbeats (Arrhythmia) or low red blood cell counts (Anemia). Get a doctor’s examination for Epilepsy if your child suffers from prolonged spells of fainting or seizures.