Edema of the legs during pregnancy is encountered by expectant mothers quite often. For some, the problem appears already in the third trimester, while for others it is somewhat earlier. Swelling of the legs during pregnancy reduces the quality of life: it’s hard to walk for a long time, discomfort may appear even during rest, you can’t wear your favorite shoes. This condition can signal malfunctioning of organs and the presence of diseases. This can affect the health of the mother, and, accordingly, during pregnancy. You should immediately begin to solve the problem.
Swelling of the legs in pregnant women is a natural physiological condition. It is provoked by hormonal changes in the body of the future mother. These changes lead to the accumulation of fluid in the tissues, which are especially observed in the lower extremities.
Edema does not necessarily occur on both legs, but can only be on one. This means that only the pelvic vein is compressed on one side only. Continue reading
Symptoms of bronchitis in children and adults do not differ. A disease of the respiratory system has the same symptoms, but the intensity of the manifestation may vary. In children and adults with weak immunity, the symptoms of bronchitis will be more difficult to leak. This is a common disease in people of any age, especially in the autumn-winter period. Bronchitis often accompanies ARVI or the flu, or occurs later. In some cases, the disease develops independently.
Forms of bronchitis
Bronchitis has two forms, depending on what causes the inflammatory process in the bronchi. If a blockage occurs in them due to swelling of the mucous membrane, then the disease becomes “obstructive”. Continue reading
Symptoms of pharyngitis do not differ in age, therefore, the manifestations are the same for adults and children. Pharyngitis is an inflammation of the mucous membrane of the throat. Soreness may vary, for example, if there is sinusitis or SARS in the supplements, then it will be harder to tolerate. This is due to the fact that the symptoms of a second disease also join the symptoms of pharyngitis.
Causes of Pharyngitis
Most often it is inhaled air, or rather its temperature. Pharyngitis, in both children and adults, can be caused by hot, but often cold air. Remind your child to breathe with his nose, not his mouth, while walking. The reason may be too hot or very cold dishes. The temperature of the food should be normal, and ice cream should be eaten gradually. The disease can be caused by viruses, fungi (Candida), pathogens, for example, streptococci, staphylococci, pneumococci. Also, symptoms of pharyngitis are observed with sinusitis, rhinitis, or caries. This is because the infection spreads beyond its site of inflammation. Continue reading
Chronic tonsillitis (CT) is common after a recent sore throat. It can also provoke any other infectious disease in which inflammation of the throat mucosa has been observed. Often people confuse chronic tonsillitis with tonsillitis. In fact, angina is the popular name for acute tonsillitis, which usually precedes the chronic form. In chronic tonsillitis, the lymphoid tissue of the tonsils of the pharynx is affected. In rare cases, the focus of infection can be localized on the tonsils, or lingual. An acute inflammatory process is observed, which is repeated throughout the year. Most often, children are affected by an illness, ranging from 15 to 63% of cases, depending on the time of year. Treatment should be started immediately, because other diseases develop against the background of the ailment. Among them are diseases of the skin, eyes, kidneys, and thyroid gland.
The root cause of chronic tonsillitis is infection. Most often, pathogens are: staphylococci, streptococci, pneumococci, Epstein-Barr virus, herpes virus, hemophilus bacillus, chlamydia, fungi. What could have preceded the disease? Continue reading
Pediatricians are often asked: “Is it possible to walk with a child with fever?” This question is especially popular in the cold season, when children are more susceptible to infectious diseases. The fact is that their immunity only gets acquainted with the outside world. Microbes and bacteria are present in the body, but the protective system prevents them from multiplying. But if some unfavorable factors affect the body, then they provoke the development of the disease. Immunity is trying to cope, for example, with hypothermia, and we can say, “distracted” from the fight against harmful microorganisms. As a result, the child fell ill, but is it possible and necessary to walk with temperature? We will understand the problem and find out the answer.
Is it worth it to walk with a child with fever? Continue reading