Atherosclerosis
Atherosclerosis is a chronic disease in which arteries are affected and lipid and protein metabolism in blood vessels is disturbed. Atherosclerosis progresses over many years and causes cardiovascular diseases: hypertension,…

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Pneumonia in a child: types, causes and treatment
Pneumonia in both a child and an adult is pneumonia, which affects the alveoli and tissues. The process can affect only part of the lung (focal), or spread further. As…

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Symptoms of hypovitaminosis in a child
A lack of vitamins can lead to serious consequences, so it is important to know the symptoms of hypovitaminosis in a child. This condition is not difficult to be treated,…

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Allergies to cats: symptoms and causes

Indeed, the allergy to cats is not to blame for the hair of the animal. The main cause and catalyst for allergies are proteins – Fel D4 and Fel D1. These proteins are found in the saliva of cats, skin epithelium, and also in excrement.

For this reason, getting a sphynx cat or shaving your pet is not an option. Such measures will not solve the problem, since the source of the allergy is not hidden in the animal’s hair.

Symptoms of Cat Allergy
Symptoms of an allergy to cats in a child can manifest themselves in different ways. Continue reading

Molluscum contagiosum. What does it look like and how to treat it

First, make sure that it is definitely a molluscum contagiosum. Its sizes are from 1 to 5 mm, sometimes it can reach 15 mm. Sometimes the diameter can be within 1 centimeter. They have a semicircular shape, and the color can be pale pink or flesh. Nodules protrude slightly above the surface of the skin. At first they are dense and flat, but eventually become softer and become spherical. In the center, you can notice not only a characteristic dimple, but also an accumulation of white fluid that comes out if pressed. The incubation period lasts from 2 weeks to several months. On the body, you can find one formation, and maybe 2, up to 10 pieces. Continue reading

Appendicitis in a child: symptoms, causes, diagnosis and treatment

Appendicitis is the very process of inflammation in an organ called the appendix. It is a process in the form of a tube of sizes from 0.5 to 1.5 cm, and in diameter about 10 mm. This gut is blind, which means there is no way out. For this reason, clogging may occur, which causes inflammation. The appendix in the right lower abdomen is located closer to the groin.

What happens in the body with inflammation?
Inflammation of the cecum is a blockage of its lumen. It can be caused by an increase in lymphoid nodules, calla mass, a foreign body, a tumor, and even a parasite. For these reasons, the process accumulates mucus and excessive multiplication of microbes. All this leads to inflammation of the mucous membrane, the formation of blood clots and tissue necrosis. Continue reading

Mononucleosis in a child: symptoms and treatment
Hello readers of the magazine. I am a pediatrician Evgeny Kovalenko. In this article I want to talk about an insidious disease - mononucleosis in a child. Its symptoms are…

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How health depends on atmospheric pressure
A bad mood, a headache, and sometimes laziness, a person easily attributes to bad weather. Some of these statements are understood and even sympathetic. Others categorically reject this relationship. So,…

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5 reasons to do morning exercises
Morning awakening is always associated with drowsiness and even some laziness. To cheer up, some people immediately brew their aromatic coffee, others start the day with a shower. And only…

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Food allergy in a child: symptoms, causes and treatment
Infants develop a skin rash - urticaria, which is similar to a scattering of small pimples. In older children, blisters similar to combed mosquito bites may occur. Such redness can…

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