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How often is normal the child to be ill

Thursday, October 22nd, 2009

KidChildren who virtually never get sick, or they are not so small that they can be counted on fingers. The general opinion of doctors is that illness, children gradually build up their immune systems, which will help them later to resist infections attacking the body. But one has to be sick 1-2 times a year, and another – the presence of constant runny nose and cough. How often can ill child without causing alarm among parents and doctors? The term “children suffering often is blurred, as each child, for example every body is individual. According to modern medical standards “often suffering children” are considered those that:
• for up to 1 year of age suffer from respiratory diseases and more every year
• aged 1 to 3 years – 6 times more
• aged 3 to 5 years – 5 times more and
• over 5 years – 4 times more.
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