"Snow pleasure" warning to parents Pediatric Chest Diseases Specialist Prof. Dr. Sedat Öktem, "With the expected snowfall, children can come together to play snowballs and cause an increase in infections." used expressions.
With the statement made by the Medipol Mega University Hospital, warnings were given to parents against possible infections in children who would gather together to play snowballs on the street during snowfall.
Speaking in the statement, Öktem stated that due to the Kovid-19 epidemic, children did not infect each other because they were not in closed areas such as schools and classrooms.
For this reason, Öktem said less respiratory tract diseases were seen in children compared to previous years and said:
"However, with the expected snowfall, children may come together to play snowballs and cause an increase in infections. Diseases such as pneumonia, croup, bronchiolitis, tonsillitis, sinusitis and middle ear infections may increase during this period.
Bronchiolitis may have symptoms such as wheezing, ear pain in ear infections, croup, hoarseness and hoarseness in the voice. Fever is one of the common findings that can be seen in all of these diseases. In addition, symptoms such as cough, weakness, loss of appetite can be seen frequently in these diseases.
Öktem advised parents to apply to the healthcare institution without delay, saying, "In these diseases, if there are symptoms such as fever, shortness of breath, difficulty in breathing, and frequent breathing, consult a doctor immediately." warned.
Karaman Haber - Source: AA