Another disease to which children are exposed is typhoid fever, stomach infection caused by a virus transmitted by consuming contaminated food or water, even the children acquire the virus by eating fruit or vegetables without washing or washed in dirty water . It is also spread from person to person.
Symptoms of typhoid fever are high fever of 39 ° C or 40 ° C, diarrhea, vomiting, headache, rash, pink, loss of appetite and malaise. In some cases, constipation may occur.
If your child has these symptoms, you must immediately take him to the doctor because he may be the only one who will give you the proper remedies, usually, typhoid treated with special antibiotics and bacteria in each individual case, and the disease can even last for 2 to 4 weeks.
While we can take the health center, give plenty of homemade solution of water and put cold cloths on his forehead to lower the temperature. But do not forget that if typhoid untreated, can even lead to pneumonia and can make your child prone to keep the bacteria for life in the body.
When you take your child to the doctor, he underwent several tests, blood, urine and faeces, to diagnosis. Typhoid fever can be due to three different types of bacteria: Salmonella typhi, the bacillus of Eberth or microorganism Paratyphi types A, B and C.
Heal your child with medications prescribed by a doctor, isolated utensils and dishes, and cleans very well the bathroom with bleach to prevent HIV infection among family members.
To prevent typhoid basic food thoroughly wash with water and a few drops of bleach. Teach your children to wash their hands before eating and after using the toilet. There are also vaccines against the disease. If you take good care of these guidelines, you and your family will be free from typhoid.