•                                                                               Infections                                                                                                 

     Infections can be caused by bacteria, viruses or parasites.   

                                                                   (Click on the infection you want to know more about)                                                                                                     

    Fever is a sign and 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 chest or throat. A cough with other symptoms (high temperature or breathlessness) can be a symptom of chest infection, bronchitis, pneumonia 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 October 10, 2022