Tuesday 12 January 2021
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After the new strain of Corona, which appeared in Britain, caused a huge rise in cases of infection, scientists continue to strive to identify symptoms and ward off risks.
According to the British Express newspaper, health experts have discovered that the new alternative is more transmissible than others, stressing the importance of discovering any new symptoms for you and your children. It is known to all the main symptoms of adults, but what about children and infants? .. This is what we review.
Fatigue is one of the main symptoms in affected children, as data revealed that 55% of children suffer from exhaustion, while in infants, this can reveal itself in tantrums and crying.
Dr Richard Watkins, an infectious disease physician and professor of medicine at Northeast Ohio Medical University, said: “It is about substances called cytokines that the immune system produces when it is attacked. These cytokines indicate to your body that it is time to go to work and fight infection, but then it can be. To make you feel tired, after all, your body focuses its energy on fighting the virus, even if you cannot detect it. “
The second most common symptom is headache, with it reported in 53%, if you have young children, it can be difficult to know if they have headaches.
And the American Center for Disease Control also officially lists headaches as a symptom of Corona virus in children.
Professor Ann McGregor said children often develop stomach pain at the same time, and she advises parents to ask their children if their heads hurt if they complain of stomach inflammation.
A fever is a warning sign in adults, but it also affects 49% of children, and a high temperature is counted as 37 ° C or higher.
As the body temperature rises, it may feel cold until the temperature drops and stops rising, people describe this as chills.
When an infection occurs, the immune system will launch an attack to try to eliminate the cause.A high body temperature is a normal part of this reaction.
38 percent of children have had a sore throat, which is usually a sign of a viral infection, and it can be a symptom of a cold or flu, as well as Covid-19 disease.
Sore throat is the general term for any condition in which the throat feels scratchy and sore.
About 35 percent of children with coronavirus report experiencing anorexia, according to doctors, infants under the age of one year are the most likely to experience this.
Experts advise trying to divide food into smaller portions and feed them less.
Loss of appetite means that the person does not have the same desire to eat as he used to.
Signs of decreased appetite include not wanting to eat, unintended weight loss, and not feeling hungry no matter what time of day it is.
In fact, the thought of eating may make a person feel nauseous, as though they might vomit after eating.