Food allergy in a child: symptoms, causes and treatment
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…

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First aid for electric shock: what can be done before the ambulance arrives
As a rule, we get an electric shock or electric shock in everyday life: broken sockets, electrical appliances, neglect of basic safety precautions are the main causes of electric trauma.…

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Mononucleosis in a child: symptoms and treatment
Hello readers of the magazine. I am a pediatrician Evgeny Kovalenko. In this article I want to talk about an insidious disease - mononucleosis in a child. Its symptoms are…

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Urticaria in a child: treatment, causes and symptoms

The main symptoms of the appearance of urticaria in both a child and an adult include:

Red spots on the body;
Itching
Blisters on the mucous membranes;
Swelling of the face, eyes;
Temperature rise.
At the very beginning of its occurrence, an obsessive itching appears, especially in places where clothes are most tightly in contact: seams from underwear, elastic of pants, etc. Then blisters appear, similar to a nettle burn (hence the name) or insect bites. If urticaria has arisen from external exposure to an allergen (household chemicals, an insect bite), then itching and redness spread from this place on the body. Continue reading

False croup in a child. Signs, treatment, difference from true croup

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

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Heart disease in newborns
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