What Is The Normal Weight In Infants And The Characteristics Of Intestinal Worms?
Hi Doc. I want to ask, is it normal for a 17 month old baby with a 9.2kg BB? And what are the characteristics of a baby with worms? Thank you 🙏
Originally posted 2020-04-14 08:10:50.
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Worms can be experienced by anyone, although this disease can be overcome by administering worm medicine, this condition can occur repeatedly if prevention is not done. Someone who has a worm does not have serious symptoms, but some typical signs that can be seen are:
- Itching around the anus, often occurs at night
- Skin redness around the anus
- Frequent abdominal pain
- Decreased appetite until there is weight loss.
To prevent intestinal worms is to apply a clean and healthy lifestyle and regular consumption of worm medicine. A clean and healthy lifestyle by regularly washing hands with soap, keeping nails clean and cutting nails when it's long so that there are no germs that settle between the nails, always use clean clothes, use footwear and wash clothes using hot water so that the eggs worms that might stick to clothes or sheets and towels can be killed. Prevent children from scratching the anus using their hands and keep the food they eat clean.
According to the anthropometry table according to WHO standards, the threshold category of nutritional status when viewed from body weight according to age, at the age of your child 17 months with a weight of 9.2 kg into the category of good nutrition. Keep your child's nutritional needs sufficient by consuming nutritious foods and implementing clean and healthy lifestyles.
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