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All Parents Should Know How To Recognize These 10 Childhood Illnesses

When a child exhibits the first symptoms of SARS, several parents begin administering anti-fever medications. However, they are unaware that more severe illnesses can masquerade as a common cold. Parents should pay attention to their children's signs before it's too late to protect their welfare.

Entertainment_update wants to show you how to recognize a major illness in your kid and how to select the best care option.

1. Angina pectoris

Symptoms of a common cold include:

1. A swollen or inflamed throat

2. A high temperature

Symptoms that stand out:

1. Tonsil enlargement

2. A white icing on the tongue and the inside of the mouth

3. Discomfort in the eyes

4. A fever of more than 99.5 degrees Fahrenheit

5. Weaknesses

6. Swallowing problems

It's normal to believe a child has a cold when they have a sore throat and a fever. These symptoms, on the other hand, may be initial signs of angina. Because of its severe symptoms angina is a risky condition. The pathogen that causes this illness is streptococcus, which commonly infects the heart or kidneys. Medicines are typically prescribed as early as the first day of sickness to prevent complications. Do not refuse to hand them over to your child.

2. Infection with rotavirus

Symptoms of a common cold include:

1. A scratchy throat

2. Fever

3. Having a bad day in general

4. A stuffy nose

Symptoms that stand out:

1. Stomach pains

2. The act of vomiting

3. A stomachache

This disease combines the signs and symptoms of a cold with a variety of digestive problems. If you come into contact with an infected person or consume infected food or drink, you will become infected. Since vomiting and diarrhea cause the body to lose a lot of water, dehydration is the most serious danger to be concerned about throughout this illness. As a result, the very first thing mothers can do is give their children water - but only in tiny, easily digestible quantities, such as 1 tablespoon every 3-5 minutes.

3. Cough caused by whooping cough

Symptoms of a common cold include:

1. Coughing that is not wet

2. Fever

3. A stuffy nose

Symptoms that stand out:

1. A bad cough that makes a whooping sound and causes vomiting

Since not all doctor can detect whooping cough in its early stages, treating the child with anti-cold medication can produce falsely positive results. However, as time progresses, the terrible cough with a "whoop" tone, which is the illness's first visible symptom appears. This suffocating cough could lead to vomiting. Don't put it off; see a doctor right away. Only a professional can determine the illness through a series of tests.

Scarlet fever is number four.

Symptoms of a common cold include:

1. A swollen or inflamed throat

2. A high temperature

3. Weakness

Symptoms that stand out:

1. A small rash of redness

Scarlet fever is a contagious disease that mostly affects infants. A small red rash can emerge on the body a day after the illness begins. Scarlet fever is distinguished by the absence of a rash on the face and nose or the skin around the lips. Doctors also administer antibiotics to prevent severe problems in the internal organs, much as they do in the case of angina.

Asthma is number five.

Symptoms of a common cold include:

1. A coughing

Symptoms that stand out:

1. An inability to breathe

2. A whooping sound made by the lungs

Apart from infectious diseases, asthma can also induce a cough. Asthma is a genetic disease, so if anyone in your family has it, you should be careful. If a person with asthma has SARS, an allergic reaction, or even while crying or laughing, they are at risk of suffocating. Asthma is a chronic condition, but if treated properly, it can be forgotten for a long period of time. A deteriorating case of asthma can occur at any time, so you must give your baby antihistamines as recommended by your doctor to prevent it.

6. Poliomyelitis

Symptoms of a common cold include:

1. Weakness

2. A fever

3. A general feeling of ill health

Identifying signs and symptoms:

1. Severe pain and aches in the legs and arms

2. A lack of directional awareness

Poliomyelitis, also known as polio, is a serious disease that affects the spinal cord and can result in extreme paralysis. It is often misdiagnosed and handled as if it were a common cold. Doctors assume a more severe condition when the child complains of pains in their legs and arms, develops movement problems, or loses their sense of direction. Polio can only be diagnosed using a specific blood test. The baby will have to go through a lengthy and difficult recovery process after the disease has passed, and regular movements will never be returned.

Tuberculosis is number seven on the list.

Symptoms of a common cold include:

a cough that is dry

2. A tickling sensation in the throat

Symptoms that stand out:

1. A persistent, wet cough

2. A growing sense of weakness

3. Fair complexion

4. A cramping sensation when coughing

Tuberculosis is often mistaken for a cold in its early stages, but there is a significant difference. When an individual has a cold virus, the symptoms usually go away after a few days. If they have tuberculosis, however, the disease progresses. Their skin turns pale, and their fever persists for an extended period of time. It's critical to keep an eye on your child's cough. It causes cramping and is followed by a metallic sound. If you suspect it's tuberculosis, you should consult a doctor immediately and have your child's lungs X-rayed.

Croup No. 8

Signs and symptoms of a common cold:

1. Weaknesses

2. A high temperature

3. Having a bad day in general

Symptoms that are distinct:

1. A stubborn cough

2. A swollen or inflamed throat

Croup may develop alongside a common cold. When a child gets a cough, the infection enters the upper air passages and then descends to the lower airways swelling the throat. The swelling shoves the child's throat, causing him to cough. Their cough sounds exactly like a dog barking, and their breathing turns shallow and laboured. If you think it's croup, you should call emergency services right away. This disease sometimes results in death. The airway becomes blocked and there is a chance of suffocation if a child does not receive treatment quickly. It's important to keep in mind that croup progresses rapidly and can be fatal if not treated promptly.

Measles is number nine.

Symptoms of a common cold include:

1. Weakness

2. Stuffiness in the nose

3. A swollen or inflamed throat

4. A high fever

5. Joint discomfort

Symptoms that stand out:

1. A rash on the body with white spots on the insides of the cheeks

Measles is a highly contagious disease. Measles and the flu are difficult to distinguish in their early stages. When a kid has measles, however, the mucus in their mouth varies, resulting in white spots on their cheeks. A rash can appear several days later, which may aid in the diagnosis of the illness. It's important to keep the sick child isolated in order to prevent the infection from spreading. Because of the risks associated with measles, you should exercise extreme caution during the early stages of the illness.

Rubella is number ten.

Symptoms of a common cold include:

1. A sneezing fit

2. A swollen or inflamed throat

3. A high fever

Symptoms that stand out:

1. A rash on one's skin

Rubella is a virus-borne disease that attacks the immune system as well as all vital organs and structures. A rash that occurs on the third day after the initial infection is a significant symptom of rubella.

Take good care of your babies and be aware of their signs. Which signs do you believe are the most easily mistook for a common cold? Tell us.

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