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Images. Is your child at risk for these childhood diseases? If your child has a serious illness, it's important to get medical attention quickly.
With the widespread use of immunizations against streptococcus pneumoniae and haemophilus influenzae type b, the epidemiology of bacterial infections causing fever has changed. Fibroids, uterine (see heavy menstrual bleeding). Some mild diseases produce very high fevers and severe illnesses can produce mild fever.
Febrile illness in children younger than 36 months is common and has potentially serious consequences.
The following information from the american academy of pediatrics (aap) lists some of the most common. Children and families facing serious illness have to deal with complex symptoms and concerns at the various phases of illness. While health is the first priority, education also is important. Current illness prevention precautions have proven quite successful if implemented. Babies and small children usually do not have asthma. How to recognise warning or red flag signs of serious illness in children under 5, such as cold hands and feet, rapid breathing, or mottled skin. It's important to not panic. But in some cases, a fever can be a sign of a more serious infection.