2013 Stomach Virus Symptoms One of the most common symptoms of the stomach virus is diarrhea Vomiting is another common side effect of the stomach virus Your child may also be experiencing flu like symptoms when they catch the stomach virus ID: 918121 Download PresentationTags :
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Common Illnesses & Symptoms
Stomach Virus Symptoms
One of the most common symptoms of the stomach virus is diarrhea.
Vomiting is another common side effect of the stomach virus.
Your child may also be experiencing flu like symptoms when they catch the stomach virus.Slide3
Pertussis/Whooping Cough Symptoms
Begins with symptoms of a common cold with a mild cough or fever.
One to two weeks later the severe coughing can begin.
Pertussis can cause violent and rapid coughing, over and over, until the air is gone from the lungs, then you are forced to inhale with a loud "whooping" sound.
Common early Symptoms: Runny nose, Low-grade fever; Mild, occasional cough; Apnea (in infants)Slide4
Body aches and muscle pain
Fatigue, a general feeling of sickness
A dry cough, runny nose, and dry or sore throat.
Influenza usually does not cause symptoms in the stomach or intestines, such as vomiting and diarrhea.Slide5
Mumps is caused by a virus spread through infected saliva.
Pain when chewing or swallowing.
Fever, chills, headache, loss of appetite, and a general feeling of discomfort.
Swelling of the salivary glands in the face and jaw line.Slide6
More than 25 million people have asthma. About 7 million of these people are children.
Shortness of breath
Treatment: Inhalers, Steroids, Allergy
Conjunctivitis (Pink Eye)
Feels as if something is in your eye
Corners of the eyes become irritated
Pinkish coloration of the eye
Pain and pressure of the eye
Eyes may be sensitive to light and be crusted over when you wake up in the morning
Itching or burning of the eye
Treatment: Antibiotic eye dropsSlide8
Chicken Pox/ Varicella
A red, itchy rash, initially resembling insect bites, on your face, scalp, chest and back
Small, liquid-filled blisters that break open and crust over
Abdominal pain or loss of appetite
General feeling of unease and discomfort (malaise) or irritability
A dry cough
Treatment – Acetaminophen and soothing baths
The most common lotion used for chicken pox is Calamine lotion
. – helps with itching
How does one catch chicken pox ? You can get chicken pox from coming in direct contact with someone who has chicken pox and broken blisters. Also you can get it through airborne droplets.Slide9
Sensitivity to light
White spots inside the mouth
Skin rash (large, flat blotches)
No specific treatment – need to be immunizedSlide10
Symptoms are likely to develop around the waistline, buttocks area.
How does one catch the disease or how does it develop?
Direct skin-to-skin contactSlide11
Fever that begins suddenly and is often highest on the second day (fever over 101F)
Red throat, sometimes with white patches
General ill feeling
Loss of appetite and abnormal taste
Swollen lymph nodes in the neck
On rare occasions, strep throat can lead to rheumatic fever if it is not treated. Strep throat may also cause a rare kidney complication called post-streptococcal glomerulonephritis.