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
Greetings to readers of Imom.me. I am Olesya Ivanova, candidate of medical sciences, allergist-immunologist. In this article I want to talk about a common problem not only in the spring. We will talk about allergic conjunctivitis in a child. This knowledge is useful not only for children, but also for adults. Noticed eye problems in the baby, and are lost in conjecture, what could it be? Now, mom will know not only the symptoms of allergic conjunctivitis in the child, but also the treatment methods. Continue reading
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, blood type, or other rarer reasons. As you understand, the hemolytic disease of the newborn is a medical conflict between the mother and the baby. In that article, you will learn how GMD develops and how it is treated.
Rhesus conflict and HDN
Rhesus factor (Rh), in simple terms, is a specific protein (D-antigen). It is located on the surface of red blood cells. If it is present, then Rh + is absent, then Rh -. Rhesus conflict develops if the mother has a negative blood type, and the baby has a positive one. Continue reading