•                                                               Infections                                                                                                 

     Infections can be caused by bacteria, viruses or parasites. Infections that can affect children are:                                                                                                                                 

    Fever is often a symptom of infection 

     

    Colds, Coughs and Ear Infections

    Colds are common for children, they can catch 8 or more colds per year. Most colds get better in 5-7 days. 

    Coughing helps clear the body's airways. Children often cough when they have a cold to clear their cheat or throat. A cough with other symptoms (high temperature or breathlessness) can be a symptom of chest infection or asthma. 

    Most ear infections are caused by viruses and often follow a cold. Ear infections can cause earache and a high temperature.                                 

                                                                                                                    don't touch your face

Last Modified on September 8, 2020