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
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 similar to a number of other ailments. Over time, this diagnosis in society began to grow into myths that misinform or frighten parents. I propose to deal with the topic of mononucleosis in a child. Let’s start with the main thing – most often the culprit is the Epstein-Barr virus. How does he appear in a patient?
Symptoms of mononucleosis in a child
During the examination of the child, I see the following symptoms: 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