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
False croup is not an independent disease in a child. Most often, he accompanies ARVI. False croup in a child is characterized by inflammation in the vocal cords. It affects the lining of the larynx, affecting the trachea and bronchi. In medicine, there is a second concept of “true croup”. This is also an inflammatory process in the vocal cords. So what is the difference? Their main difference is in the root cause. In false croup – ARVI, and true – the ingestion of a foreign object inside or diphtheria. 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