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Tips to prevent children from the common cold in the summer


Children are more susceptible to getting sick and often catch colds during the summer, due to enteroviruses that children are exposed to, which leads to the emergence of upper respiratory symptoms such as a runny nose and sore throat in addition to stomach problems, and according to what was published by the “babydoppler” website, We offer you a prescription for the prevention of summer colds in children?


 What are the common cold in the summer?

Rhinoviruses tend to survive better in cold weather, which is why most people get sick during the flu season, which lasts from October to May. In summer and fall, children can get enteroviruses that affect the nose, eyes, and digestive system, along with cold symptoms. common.


Summer cold symptoms

If your child has these symptoms, he may have a cold in the summer:


-Fever.


-sore throat.


-Runny nose.


- Sneezing.


-Cough.


Colds usually go away within a week and there is no need to seek medical help, but you should contact your doctor if your child:


- Suffers from a high temperature.


The cold does not go away after about 10 days.


He neither eats nor drinks.


He has trouble breathing.


Swollen glands.


baby allergy in summer

If your child's cold lasts more than 10 days without improvement or is recurring frequently, it may be due to summer allergies, so it can be difficult to tell if it's an allergy. Symptoms are also similar:


- Sneezing.


Coughing.


-Runny nose.


 How to prevent colds in children in the summer

wash your hands :

Before touching, feeding or changing your child's diaper, wash your hands with soap and water to kill any potential germs. Ask everyone in the household to do the same.


Use hand sanitizer:

If you're out and about, make sure you carry hand sanitizer. Before anyone picks up your baby, give them some as well. It might be worth attaching a keychain-sized sanitizer to your stroller so it comes in handy on long summer trips.

Reduce the use of the air conditioner:

Air conditioners can be a life saver. However, it can dry out your child's body a lot, which prevents mucus formation. Although the mucus must be cleaned from your child's nose to prevent the spread of germs, on the plus side, it actually picks up germs so you can Remove them, and without mucus, there's nothing to take over their germs. Another problem is that air conditioners circulate the same air, keeping germs in the same place.


Stay away from patients:

If someone in your family is sick, it is a good idea to keep their distance until they feel better as children are more susceptible to infection with viruses.

Surface cleaning:

Regularly clean all surfaces, including tables, phones, and remote controls. Put tissues directly into the trash instead of leaving them where they are.

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