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 be found throughout the body.
The baby cannot say what is bothering him. However, it is better for mom to pay attention to symptoms such as redness of the skin, the child’s moodiness, poor and restless sleep.
The reaction manifests itself within 1-2 hours after ingestion of food containing an allergen. Therefore, in many cases, it is not difficult to establish the culprit. Continue reading
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 right time can seriously ruin the long-awaited vacation. A correctly assembled first-aid kit can save the situation. However, we should not forget that for all drugs listed below, there are contraindications. Consult a specialist and carefully read the instructions for use. Continue reading
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