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
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, blood type, or other rarer reasons. As you understand, the hemolytic disease of the newborn is a medical conflict between the mother and the baby. In that article, you will learn how GMD develops and how it is treated.
Rhesus conflict and HDN
Rhesus factor (Rh), in simple terms, is a specific protein (D-antigen). It is located on the surface of red blood cells. If it is present, then Rh + is absent, then Rh -. Rhesus conflict develops if the mother has a negative blood type, and the baby has a positive one. Continue reading
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