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What are the most common terminal diseases that affect children?

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Dr. Bates Moses
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Congenital & cancer: Terminal conditions in children are typically based on age range and best considered as 'causes of death' infants (less than 1 year old): congenital disorders, sids, premature birth children (1-14 years old): unintentional injuries, then cancers, cardiac abnormalities, and finally congenital disorders.

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What diseases are more common in young children?

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Viral Infections: Children often suffer from recurrent viral infections, especially when they are enrolled in daycare settings which puts them at increased risk. Ear infections are also common in kids but not as adults. Thrush in newborns is common as well as febrile seizures in toddlers.

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