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?
- Colds and Flu.
- Conjunctivitis (“pink eye“)
- Stomach Aches.