New epidemic in schools. Here are the Symptoms
With the opening of schools and the spread of beta germs, there has been an increase in the number of children coming to hospitals with complaints of throat infections.
While the air temperatures decrease in autumn, epidemics can be transmitted more easily with the opening of schools.
Recently, the number of children admitted to hospitals with throat infections due to Beta microbe, which is known as the most common cause of bacterial throat infection in school age, has increased.
Experts who stated that the infection, known as Beta Microbe among the public, increases gradually, especially towards the age of 4-5, and peaks between the ages of 5 and 15; ‘Beta infection, which spreads through the respiratory tract and is very contagious; If not treated promptly and appropriately, it can have life-threatening consequences. Since the infection is very contagious, it negatively affects the school-aged child’s family as well as his schoolmates.
WHAT ARE THE SYMPTOMS?
Children with beta-infection have symptoms of sore throat, headache, stomachache, high fever. Children younger than 6 months usually have a mild runny nose and low-grade fever, as well as a cold and peeling around the nostrils.
Low-grade fever, joint and muscle pain, and flu symptoms manifest themselves in those aged 6 months to 3 years. Transparent nasal discharge, slightly painful glands in the neck (lymph nodes), sinusitis, and sometimes accompanying middle ear inflammation can be seen. Between the ages of 12, it is usually accompanied by tonsillitis (tonsillitis), flu (nasopharyngitis) and sometimes scarlet fever.