Unexplained fever or high fever in a child without symptoms
Today I want to talk with you on the topic "fever of unknown origin." This implies a high temperature, more than 38.3 degrees, which lasts more than 3 weeks. However,…

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First aid kit on vacation with a child. What to put?
What to put in a medicine cabinet, going on vacation with a child? This question is especially relevant in the summer. The absence of one or another medication at the…

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Hemolytic disease of the newborn
Hemolytic disease of the newborn (GBN) is a pathological condition that is accompanied by massive decay of red blood cells. This is due to incompatibility due to the Rh factor,…

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Heat stroke in a child: symptoms and first aid

Heat stroke is a dangerous condition for both a child and an adult. As many as three different diseases can develop from overheating of the body. In addition to heat stroke, conditions such as heat exhaustion and cramps can occur. Each of the three diseases has its own symptoms and slightly different models of first aid. In this article we will talk about how to help a child with heat stroke.

Heat stroke: symptoms

Heat stroke is the most formidable condition for the body. Because of it, the child may die or receive serious damage to vital organs. Most affected are children under 4 years old, as well as older people aged 65 years and older. The main symptoms of heat stroke include: Continue reading

Roseola in children: what is the “sixth disease”

Roseola in children is an acute disease that infants are susceptible to. Normally, it passes on its own in 6 days, hence the name “sixth disease”. Roseola or sudden exanthema is one of the most mysterious childhood diseases on the planet. A few decades ago, its symptoms were attributed to other diseases. It was possible to study it in detail only in the 20th century. Until now, neither scientists nor doctors have been able to prove the role of any of the pathogens. However, it is known that most cases of roseola in children are a primary infection caused by herpes virus types 6 and 7. It usually develops at an early age. This is due to the fact that up to 12 months of life, antibodies to this virus have 60-90% of children, and by 3-5 years – already 100%. Continue reading

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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Heart diseases
Heart disease occupies the first place as the cause of death worldwide, and mortality from them is constantly growing. Why is this happening ?: Sedentary lifestyle, poor diet, poor ecology,…

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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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Heart diseases
Heart disease occupies the first place as the cause of death worldwide, and mortality from them is constantly growing. Why is this happening ?: Sedentary lifestyle, poor diet, poor ecology,…

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