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Covid-19: Warning signs your child has a severe disease

Published on Jan 28, 2022 01:15 PM IST
  • Covid-19: While cough, cold, sore throat, fatigue are signs of mild disease, if your kid has high fever for more than three days, is showing respiratory distress or becoming lethargic, you should immediately get medical help.
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As hospitalizations of children across the globe witness an overall increase as Covid-19 pandemic rages on, it's important to pay attention to the warning signs of severe disease in your child. While cough, cold, sore throat, fatigue are signs of mild disease, if your kid has high fever for more than three days, is showing respiratory distress or becoming lethargic, you should immediately consult a doctor. Ayurveda expert Dr Nitika Kohli shared warning signs of severe disease in children in her Instagram post.(Pixabay) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jan 28, 2022 01:15 PM IST

As hospitalizations of children across the globe witness an overall increase as Covid-19 pandemic rages on, it's important to pay attention to the warning signs of severe disease in your child. While cough, cold, sore throat, fatigue are signs of mild disease, if your kid has high fever for more than three days, is showing respiratory distress or becoming lethargic, you should immediately consult a doctor. Ayurveda expert Dr Nitika Kohli shared warning signs of severe disease in children in her Instagram post.(Pixabay)

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If you child has high fever that lasts for more than three days, it's time to get immediate medical help.(Pixabay) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jan 28, 2022 01:15 PM IST

If you child has high fever that lasts for more than three days, it's time to get immediate medical help.(Pixabay)

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If your kid becomes unusually lethargic and not being his/her normal self, you must get help.(Pixabay) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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If your kid becomes unusually lethargic and not being his/her normal self, you must get help.(Pixabay)

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Reduced oral intake by child should not be ignored.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Reduced oral intake by child should not be ignored.(Unsplash)

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Increasing respiratory rate with grunting and severe retraction should be addressed immediately by rushing the kid to the hospital.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Increasing respiratory rate with grunting and severe retraction should be addressed immediately by rushing the kid to the hospital.(Unsplash)

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Drop of oxygen saturation below 93 per cent is another alarming sign. They must receive medical attention as they may have severe pneumonia, acute respiratory distress syndrome, or multi-organ dysfunction syndrome.(Pixabay) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jan 28, 2022 01:15 PM IST

Drop of oxygen saturation below 93 per cent is another alarming sign. They must receive medical attention as they may have severe pneumonia, acute respiratory distress syndrome, or multi-organ dysfunction syndrome.(Pixabay)

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