Health Matters WBOP May 2016 - Page 4

Sore throats matter – preventing rheumatic fever A child’s sore throat can lead to rheumatic fever if it’s left untreated. Rheumatic fever is very serious and could turn into rheumatic heart disease, which could damage your child’s heart for life. It may even require major heart surgery. Māori and Pacific children aged 4-19 years are much more likely to get rheumatic fever. Children with rheumatic fever will:  need months off school and sports;   eed monthly injections for at least 10 n years. Every time your child has a sore throat it could be serious. Don’t ignore, take them to a doctor or nurse straight away to get it checked. Or you can )хѡѼѡͽɔѡɽЁ́)ɕ+qIյѥٕȁɕٕѕͽɔѡɽ)ɔЁݥѠɱ丁%ȁ́)ͽɔѡɽахѡѼѡѠɔ)ȁͽɔѡɽЁѼt́ͅ))5Ȱ5=ȁ!ѠȁQQ=ɄL)AՉ!ѠM٥)%ȁٕ́ѥѥ̰ӊéх)ѡхѡȁѡݡ̰ٕѡ)ѕȰѼѽѡͽɔѡɽЁɹѼ)ɡյѥٕȸ()ȁɔɵѥЁɡյѥٕ)х́ͽɔѡɽЁ́٥ͥ)ܹѽ̹йɡյѥ}ٕ()5́ѡ =A!5ݥѕɅє%ѕɹѥ䁽)ѡ5ݥ%4ظ()Ё)éݽɬ() ɥ܁Ѽѡ)ݽɱٕ䁑䁥)ɥ٥ȁɽ)ѡɔɽ̸ͥ()5ݥٕ́ɽչѡݽɱݽɬ)ɐѼɔݽ݉ɹ)ɕٔՅ䁍ɔݡɔ)́ѡЁɔՔѡѡ 䁽)A丁Qݕɔɕ͕ɱ)5䁽%ѕɹѥ䁽ѡ)5ݥ%4ظQѡ)ѡ́啅ˊéٕЁ݅̃a])9݉ɹQ!Ё5ݥd+q]ݽձѼٔݔɔѡ)Ёѡхɥ)Ѽѡݽɱٕ䁑䳊tͅ)QɅ!х5ݥ5)ѡȁ5七qQ͔)́ȁ́ɕ)ɕٕȁѡȁɥ́ɔ)ȁݽɭ䰁́)ɥ٥͕ٕ́Ё٥ѱ)ɥͅ+q]ɥȁѥ͔ͥЁɵѠѥ)܁Ʌѥѥ́ȁхٕȁѡ)ɔɔ%ѡѹх)݅ɐݔՍєݽ)́ѡ䁉ѡȁɹ䁥Ѽ)ɕѡ]ɭѹ͡)ݔٔݽ́ѡ)ѽ́Ѽɵͥ)ɥѡȁɕѼ)ѥՔѡȁɕѥɹݥѠ)t()ѡȁ͡ͅͼ݅ѕ)ѼЁѡݽɬȁѕ)́ѼЁѥѥٕ)Ս́͵ɕɕ̰)չͅѥɽɅ́)ɕ䁅ѕȁѠͅ)ͱɕеՍ)ɔ+q]ٔѠݥٕ́)͕́ݽɭѕɹͼ)́ɕЁѥѼɅєѠ)ɽͥ́ݽɭѽѡȁ́)ѕ5ձѤɕ́͡)ȁɕѥȁͥ)Օ́ѡ݅ɐх)չаݡɅє%ѕɹѥ)9͕́䁥5䁅́ݕͼ)مեѡɕѥ͡ݥѠѕɥ)ɥѕ́ѡɔ)ݽ̸+qݥٕ́ѕɹх)ɔɕͥȁɽѥѡ)ɕ́Ѽхєѡ)э́ȁѡȁ今t)%Ё́]ɱMɕ䁽)QՕ͑ā5䁅ͥ)͵ɕɕ́ݥ)ѕݥѡѠQɅ)]хх́)չѥ́ɽ́ѡ )ÁٕՑ)QՕ͑ā5䰁ɽ(ĸЁѡɅ͕ȁ ٔ)M ɔQɅ()Uєeȁх)%ԁٕ͔ٔȁ)@ɕѱ䁥ӊéхЁԁЁ́)ȁ܁х̸eԁѡ́ѡɽ՝)ѡ хЁÚɴѡݕͥє)ܹй谁ͽݡ)ԁЁ٥ͥаȁ䁍(܀Ը((0