The diseases that are prevalent in the babies of 0 to 1 year, sometimes it can be dangerous, so it is very important to consult whenever you are in doubt, the pediatrician on the status of the baby. In the first quarter of the drink infections can be serious, so it is important to note if your baby has a fever go to a hospital, is generally to review and conduct a blood test and urine.
The diseases that are prevalent in the babies of 0 to 1 year are the following:
It is one of the infections more frequent, as is usually bacterial, sometimes as a complication of a catarrh of the upper respiratory tract which, according to the age you can do well without antibiotic or require an antibiotic, this infection is usually painful, so your baby may wake up at night crying and not wanting to eat because it hurts the ear when swallowing.
- Respiratory infections:
Can affect the upper respiratory tract, this disease is very frequent, but mild. He baby is uncomfortable by nasal stuffiness and coughs, your appetite may decrease, and often improve with nasal washes and ambient humidity. If the disease affects the lower airways because it is more serious because it may be a bronchitis and at times need hospital admission and treatment in specific.
Usually this disease is viral in origin, does not require specific treatment, but if you need to be very consistent with oral hydration so it is important that your baby get enough fluids (oral rehydration solution) so as not to suffer dehydration. In these cases your baby may have vomiting, diarrhea, or both.
- Infections of urine:
These infections are the first that must be discarded before a baby of less than one or two years with a fever without clear focus. For these diseases will collect a urine culture before starting the antibiotic treatment, depending on the age of the child and according to his affectation of the general condition will require hospital admission.
- Skin infections:
Infections of the skin and soft tissues require antibiotic treatment and in some cases admission to hospital, between these diseases is the measles, chicken pox, rubella, rash, sudden, urticaria infectious, among others) these are of viral in origin.