Chickenpox in a child
Gradually, the child’s social circle expands and chickenpox can visit the child. An acute viral disease is transmitted by airborne droplets. It is very difficult to get infected through objects,…

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Laryngitis in a child: treatment. Parent Guide
Laryngitis in a child requires compulsory treatment. This is not an ARVI, which passes by itself. Laryngitis is an inflammation of the mucous membranes of the larynx that usually occurs…

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PMS in men: how it manifests itself and why it happens?
How many jokes women have to endure about the notorious PMS! Is there a PMS in men? It turns out that the stronger sex also suffers from this syndrome. In…

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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, even a thorough examination does not give an answer to why it arose. Parents are worried, the child is suffering, so let’s figure it out now.

In the past, people believed that fever was something demonic and supernatural. They believed that it was necessary to get rid of it immediately. In the 18-19 centuries, many people died from yellow, purple, typhoid fever and dengue. The doctors of that time treated her as best they could, and often with wild methods. For example, they caused vomiting, sweating, or bleeding. Continue reading

List of the most common diseases in Russia in infants

Recall that the indicators relate to Russia. The list was published on the official portal of the Federal State Statistics Service.

The most common problem was respiratory diseases. Over the year, more than 2 057 312 cases were diagnosed among infants.
The second place was taken by cases that appear in the perinatal period. This includes congenital malformations and injuries sustained during childbirth. The frequency is 411 thousand cases. 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

Sinusitis in children: symptoms and treatment
Sinusitis in children has pronounced symptoms and treatment should be followed immediately. With such a pathology as sinusitis in children (treatment is carried out taking into account the observations and…

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Sinusitis in children: symptoms and treatment
Sinusitis in children has pronounced symptoms and treatment should be followed immediately. With such a pathology as sinusitis in children (treatment is carried out taking into account the observations and…

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What causes the wrong ECG result?
An electrocardiogram, or ECG, is a simple test that doctors use to measure the electrical activity of the heart. This helps them identify underlying heart diseases. Sometimes non-standard ECG results…

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Bradycardia: causes, symptoms, treatment
What is bradycardia? Bradycardia is a condition in which the heart beats at a slower rate than normal, that is, the heart rate (heart rate), or heart rate, is less…

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