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Malnutrition is a lack of proper nutrition, caused by not having enough to eat, not sufficient eating on the right things at the right time.

It is most common among children in developing countries. To date, it is affected billions of people worldwide. If it is not properly treated, then it may lead to severe.


Types of Malnutrition:

Under-nutrition: This type of malnutrition cause when by not getting enough protein, calories, and proper nutrition. This leads to low weight and low height.

Over-nutrition:  It causes due to overconsumption of nutrients like protein, calories, and fat. Usually, this leads to overweight and obesity.


Malnutrition causes due to several reasons:

  • Low intake food
  • Lack of vitamin c
  • Lack of vitamin a
  • Absent of proper nutrition in daily food
  • Digestive Problems


  • Tiredness and Irritability
  • Depression
  • Always feeling cold
  • Complications after surgery
  • Higher risk of getting sick
  • Swollen Stomach
  • Hollow Cheek
  • Anxiety



If your child is suffering from malnutrition, you have to consult a pediatrician. They will tell you how to overcome this problem. Here are some treatments which you can go through:

  • Dietary changes and supplements
  • Having food with extra nutrients
  • Drinks with lots of Calories
  • Snacking between meals

Besides this, if it’s become severe:

  • Treating the symptoms which may appear
  • Treating any infection, if it occurs
  • Checking any mouth swallowing problems.


Common Cold:

Sore Throat is the most common disease among children. It is a painfully dry and scratchy feeling in the throat.

It is caused due to infections, environmental effects, and dry air. Your child gets rid of the sore throat within a week. However, sometimes it is troublesome.



Sore Throats causes due to several reasons. Some causes are:

  • Allergies
  • Dryness
  • Irritants
  • Colds
  • Viral Pharyngitis

Signs and Symptoms

  • Fever
  • Decreased Appetite
  • Hoarseness
  • Cough
  • Runny Nose
  • Fussiness
  • Sleeping more than usual

Medications and Treatment:

  • Sip-warm liquids
  • Eat cold or frozen liquids
  • Gargle with saltwater
  • Throat Lozenges
  • Take Ibuprofen as needed

Get to the Pediatrician if your child:

  • Trouble in swallowing
  • Difficulty in drinking liquids
  • Feels very tired
  • Pus Back in the Throat
  • Sore throat if longer more than 2-3 days.



Mumps is a common childhood viral infection. Normally it is characterized by swelling of the parotid gland. It causes pain and swelling in the parotid glands.

The treatments of Mumps are easy and available worldwide. However, sometimes complications arise like brain infection, deafness, and other problems.


The diseases mumps causes by paramyxovirus which spread via coughing, sneezing, and through the saliva of an infected person. Furthermore, it can also suffer through contact with contaminated items.

Signs & Symptoms

  • Facial Pain
  • Swollen
  • Fever
  • Headache
  • Tiredness
  • Loss of Appetite
  • Muscle Aches

Treatment of Mumps

  • Rest when you feel tired
  • Take the pain relievers such as Ibuprofen
  • Drink Plenty of fluids

Chicken Pox:

Chickenpox is a viral infection that causes fever, itching, rashes with spots all over the body. Mostly this disease affects the child, especially the kids under age 12.

Nowadays vaccines are available that protect children from this disease. It is highly contagious to those who haven’t vaccinated it.


Chickenpox is caused by the varicella-zoster virus (VZV). It spread through direct contact or rashes. It also occurs when the person with chickenpox coughs, sneezes or inhales the air droplets.

Symptoms of Chicken Pox:

  • High Temperature
  • Aches
  • Headache
  • Loss of Appetite
  • Muscle weakness
  • Red bumps

Medications and Treatment:

  • Give your child a bath with lukewarm water every 3-4 hrs
  • Don’t make the body dry
  • Put the lotion in the itching area
  • Trim fingernails
  • Put gloves on your child’s hand to avoid scratching during sleep


When to Consult the Doctor?

  • Fever more than 4 days
  • Severe cough or trouble in breathing
  • Vomiting
  • Stiff neck






























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