Most Common Diseases In Children?

What is the most common childhood disease?

Tooth decay is the single most common chronic childhood disease—5 times more common than asthma, 4 times more common than early- childhood obesity, and 20 times more common than diabetes.

What are the top 10 most common diseases?

  • Unintentional injuries.
  • Chronic lower respiratory disease.
  • Stroke and cerebrovascular diseases.
  • Alzheimer’s disease. Deaths in 2017: 121,404.
  • Diabetes. Deaths in 2017: 83,564.
  • Influenza and pneumonia. Deaths in 2017: 55,672.
  • Kidney disease. Deaths in 2017: 50,633.
  • Suicide. Deaths in 2017: 47,173.

What are the six killer diseases of a child?

Malaria, pneumonia, diarrhoea, HIV and tuberculosis are preventable and treatable. But they are still killing children in large numbers. Major causes of death among children vary by age. Children under 5 are especially vulnerable to infectious diseases like malaria, pneumonia, diarrhoea, HIV and tuberculosis.

What are the most common illnesses?

Common Illnesses

  1. Allergies.
  2. Colds and Flu.
  3. Conjunctivitis (“pink eye“)
  4. Diarrhea.
  5. Headaches.
  6. Mononucleosis.
  7. Stomach Aches.

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