Atopic dermatitis in children: do I need a diet and how to treat it
Atopic dermatitis (ATD) is a chronic skin disease that may have a hereditary predisposition. Such a diagnosis is made solely by clinical manifestations. It is characterized by a violation of…

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Heat stroke in a child: symptoms and first aid
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…

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Roseola in children: what is the "sixth disease"
Roseola in children is an acute disease that infants are susceptible to. Normally, it passes on its own in 6 days, hence the name “sixth disease”. Roseola or sudden exanthema…

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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

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 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

Obesity in a child: causes, symptoms, treatment

The norm of weight in children is calculated by the formula. It takes into account the age, gender, height of the child. After calculations, you can find out for sure there are deviations from the norm. Moms and dads need to stick to the measurements on this table. You can not assess the weight and development of the child, comparing it with peers. Each child is individual. Much depends on lifestyle, nutrition, genetics. Therefore, it is wrong to focus “on the eye.”

Table of the norm of weight in children according to WHO standards.
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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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Hemolytic disease of the newborn
Hemolytic disease of the newborn (GBN) is a pathological condition that is accompanied by massive decay of red blood cells. This is due to incompatibility due to the Rh factor,…

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Atherosclerosis
Atherosclerosis is a chronic disease in which arteries are affected and lipid and protein metabolism in blood vessels is disturbed. Atherosclerosis progresses over many years and causes cardiovascular diseases: hypertension,…

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The child has frequent poisoning: we solve the problem by one or two
Cycle: toilet - basin - bed, and in a new way. What to do if the child is often poisoned? Children have insufficiently strong immunity, few useful intestinal bacteria, and…

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