For children who are being adopted from the Eastern European countries such as Romania, Russia, Ukraine, medical condition are very similar. A adopting parent and examining physician should be on the look out for the following medical and emotional issues.
The following is a list of common medical conditions and medical risks associated with adopting children internationally:
|Attachment Disorders||Chronic Ear Infections||Chronic Respiratory Problems|
|Post Institution Syndrome||Recurrent Pneumonias||HIV Infection|
|Vision & Hearing Issues||Hepatitis B & C||Fetal Alcohol Syndrome|
|Learning Disability||Fetal Alcohol Effect||Scabies & Lice|
|Physical Abuse||Undiagnosed Genetic Syndromes||Decayed Teeth|
|Sexual Abuse||Milk Intolerance||Chronic Infections|
|Mental Retardation||Giardia & Salmonella||Failure to Thrive|
|Hyperactivity||Small Head||Short Stature|
For more Medical information about International Adoption Medical Problems visit the Medical Archives section here.