Common Childhood Illnesses
This is known as fifth disease because it was fifth in the list of historical classification of common skin rashes illness in children.
Meningococcal meningitis is a bacterial disease and caused by bacteria i.e. Neisseria meningitides also termed as meningococcus
Mononucleosis is a viral disease and being caused by virus i.e. Epstein Bars virus.
Shingles is caused by varicella - zoster virus, the same virus that caused chickenpox. Anyone who is had chickenpox may develop shingles.
Streptococcal infections are any type of bacterial infection caused by the streptococcus. There are two groups of infection.
Giardiasis is a parasitic infection that infects the intestine of animals and humans. The infection is called as giardiasis or beaver fever.
Stomach infection -Hemolytic uremic syndrome
HUS is a disorder that usually occurs when an infection in the digestive system produce toxic substance which destroy red blood cells, causing kidney injury.
Stomach infection - Pinworms
Pinworm is caused by a small, thin, white or round warm called enterobius vermicularis. Also known as enterobiasis ,seat worm infection, thread worm infection or oxyuriasis.
Stomach infection - Cryptosporidiosis
Cryptosporidiosis is a parasitic disease caused by cryptosporidium a protozoan parasite. It affects the intestine.
Stomach infection -Escherichia coli (E-coli)
E-coli is the name of germ or bacterium, that lives in the digestive tracts of humans and animals.
Stomach Infection - Campylobacter
Campylobacter is a bacterial infection that infects the intestinal tract and can also infect the blood stream. It is a common cause of diarrhea.
Stomach infection - Salmonellosis
Salmonellosis is a type of poisoning caused by the salmonella enterica bacterium. It is more common in summer than in the winter.
Lice (head lice pediculosis)
Pediculosis is an infection in the hairy parts of the body or clothing with eggs, larval or adults of lice. During the crawling stage of this insect, it feeds on human blood, which can result in severe itching.
Ring worm is also known as Tinea. Ring worm is a very infectious and common skin infection causing a ring shaped, red common in children.
Scabies is an infection caused by a parasite - the scabies mite and called Sarcoptes scabiei.
Swimmer's itch is an infection of skin rashes and caused by certain parasites of birds and mammals.