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Common Diseases

Some diseases may affect the newborns as well as the children. These are the common diseases for both the age group and that can be treated by the pediatrician.

We can categorise these diseases based on the affected areas. Such as:

1. Heart Disease like Congenital Heart Diseases

2. Respiratory Disease:

  • Chronic Cough (children)

  • Sore throat

  • Asthma (children)

  • Pneumonia

  • Bronchiolitis (newborns)

  • Allergic Rhinitis (children)

  • Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

  • Common Cold

  • Flu

3. Congenital Diseases like Congenital Heart Disease, Downs Syndrome.

4. Abdominal Problems:

  • Colic Abdomen

  • Diarrhea

  • Gastritis (children)

  • Vomiting

  • Abdominal Pain

  • Constipation

  • Bleeding per Rectum

  • Lactose Intolerance

5. Brain Problems:

  • Febrile Convultion

  • Epilepsy (children)

  • Cerebral Palsy (children)

  • Stroke

  • Neuro Cysticercosis (children)

  • Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

6. Kidney Diseases:

  • Frequent Urination

  • Urinary Tract Infection

  • Nephrotic Syndrome

  • Nephritis (children)

  • Flu

7. Skin Problems:

  • Scabies (children)

  • Atopic Dermatitis

  • Oral Candidiasis

  • Hand Foot and Mouth Disease

  • Oral Herpes

  • Seborrheic Dermatitis

  • Miliaria

  • Chicken Pox

  • Boils

  • Urticaria (children)

  • Dry skin

8. Some other common diseases in children and newborns are:

  • Growth Failure

  • Conjunctivitis

  • Eye Discharge

  • Otitis Media (Ear Infection)

  • Dengue

  • Head Trauma

  • Fever

  • Ear ache

  • Ear Discharge

  • Malnutrition

  • Headache

  • Undescended Testis

  • Allergy

  • Urinary Tract Infection

  • Poisoning

  • Insect Bite