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A. Fever

Fever disease is one of the health problems often suffered by children in the transition seasons. This could be because this is new in the transition seasons and battered children against many germs (usually viruses) on a large scale. Fever is not an illness. But rather a symptom that the body is building a defense against infection. More precisely, a fever can be a symptom of various diseases. Start mild to serious infection.

B. Respiratory Diseases

Respiratory Diseases is One of the diseases of children in the transition seasons that preceded fever is a disease of the respiratory system. Fever is a symptom of respiratory system disease and is usually mild to moderate (37.4 to 39.4 degrees Celsius).

But in some cases of influenza in children, fever may reach 39.9 degrees Celsius. The initial symptoms of respiratory tract disease can include coughing, sometimes accompanied by shortness of breath. Can also be accompanied by cough runny nose, sneezing, and increased body temperature. Can also be special symptoms, namely abnormal breathing. we must pay attention for maintain child health.

Based on the location of the attack, the disease can be divided into two:

b1. Upper respiratory tract disease.

Generally, symptoms of upper respiratory illness are milder, such as a cold. Only in certain cases of serious symptoms can occur, for example, a rather high fever (strep throat) and toxemia or poisoning (in diphtheria).

b2. Lower respiratory tract disease.

Disturbance in this section may bring bronchopneumonia, pneumonia is derived from branches of throat infections, and bronkioetitis, which is a serious infection in the last branch of the respiratory tract adjacent to the lung tissue.

C. Digestive Diseases

In the transition to the monsoon season, cases of this disease are high because of the large amount of dust and dirt that could potentially be a vector. The disease is also very closely related to food consumption patterns. Because the disease is usually caused by bacteria or viruses that commonly contaminate food and beverage, whether it be homemade foods or snack foods outside the home. Given the diet of children who tend to be arbitrary, the possibility of this disease becomes very large.

Gastrointestinal diseases usually preceded the complaint of diarrhea, nausea, and vomiting. Symptoms of vomiting and diarrhea are usually accompanied by fever, headache, and heartburn, heartburn. Feces of children may appear slimy and bloody even (if the cause is not an infection, symptoms of vomiting and diarrhea are often accompanied by heartburn and stools without mucus and blood).

First aid is usually given priority to stop the vomiting and diarrhea. And after being given treatment, within 3 days generally reduced complaints. If not, the child needs to be addressed more seriously.

D. Prevention and Treatment

* Keeping the food intake of children. Adequate nutrition, according to age, weight, and your child’s activity will increase endurance, so not susceptible to disease

* Complete with multivitamins. This supplement contains a variety of essential vitamins (which can not be made by the body). When given correctly – the composition and the dosage adjusted to the needs of children – a multivitamin can help improve endurance, so not susceptible to disease transition.

* Make sure any food and drinks in the mouths of children are guaranteed clean. That is, in addition to being more hygienic in processing and preparing food at home, persuade children not to snack at random.

May these tips can be used to maintain child health, especially for we that leave in the tropic season.