Common Medical Conditions

Blood Disorders

Effects of orphanage living on the blood.

Hepatitis B Infections

Effects of living conditions on the child’s medical health and the liver.

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Articles about children exposed to hostile living conditions

Developmental Delays

Effects of living conditions on the child’s developmental health.

Premature Infants..

Issues related to effects of being born too early.

Sexual Abuse

Issues related to living in a environment for potential being a victim

Learning Disabilities

Effects on children as related to brain development

HIV Infections

Conditions related to infectious diseases such as HIV and outcomes

Physical Abuse

Physical abuse in children.

Small Heads

Effects on children as related to brain development and head size.

Chronic Infections

Conditions related to infectious diseases and Medical Health.

Post Institution Syndrome

Effects of living conditions on the child’s developmental health.

Diet and Malnutrition

Effects of environment and nutrition on the child’s medical health

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

Articles about children exposed to Alcohol during pregnancy.

Parasitic Infections

Parasitic infections and their effects on children.

Chronic Ear Infections

Effects of environment on the child’s medical health

Respiratory Problems

Conditions related to issues with breathing such as Asthma, Tuberculosis and Pnuemonia

Decayed Teeth

Effects of poor nutrition on teeth.

Scabies and Lice..

Parasitic infections of the skin

Milk Intolerance

Articles about children exposed to milk and its effects.

Vaccinations

Can vaccines from overseas be counted?

ADD and Hyperactivity

ADHD and the adopted child.

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: