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Children often fall sick after they swim/play on a beach, this could be due to
drinking seawater. Saltwater in the sea can cause nausea and spontaneous cough.
If the seawater enters the windpipe, it can cause breathing problems. The
kidneys of children under twelve months are not developed enough to handle salt,
an overdose of salt can lead to serious illness.