Third Wave of Covid-19 – Symptoms In Children

Earlier the Corona Infection showed very mildly to moderate symptoms in children. But in its second wave, the virus is getting much severe in children as well as adults below 45. The number of death of younger age has increased considerably.

Common Symptoms Of New Covid Strain In Children:

Reports suggest that new covid strain is impacting children up to 14 years of age. It is important that parents keep a close watch to the symptoms of covid in children. The symptoms may vary from adults. The common symptoms which are usually seen are:-

  • Fever,
  • Headache,
  • Cough &

Along with this there another disease which has been linked with children i.e.

Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome (MIS-C) In Children:

According to research, MIS-C is a serious disease condition linked with coronavirus, leading to life-threatening conditions.  It starts from mild rash, fever, abdominal pain, vomiting, diarrhea, and rashes to bloodshot eyes and extreme tiredness. Later on in advanced stages, It can cause inflammation of organs like the heart, lungs, kidneys, brain, skin, eyes, and gastrointestinal organs. The signs of this condition may be misunderstood with many other health problems, so it is better to get a physical examination done as soon as you notice any symptoms.

Other uncommon symptoms for kids in Covid:

  • Loss of appetite
  • Sleeplessness
  • Cracked and Red lips
  • Bluish tint lips

If left unnoticed it can affect the lungs and leads to pneumonia.

So it’s crucial to identify the signs of coronavirus in children to avoid complications.

HOW TO KEEP CHILDREN SAFE FROM COVID-19:

It is important to follow the guidelines given by the Government of India.

Here are some ways to do it.

  • Make sure kids are following all precautions such as wearing masks, sanitizing their hands from time to time, and maintain social distance.
  • Give them an appropriate nutrient which includes vitamin B complex, Vitamin C, Vitamin D, calcium, and zinc, to boost their immunity.
  • Clean using disinfectant, commonly used surfaces to avoid infection.
  • Isolate oneself if we get any of the symptoms
  • Do not neglect any symptoms of kids

Immediately contact Dr. Vaseem Choudharyat Homeo Care Clinic, if you see any of the above symptoms.