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.
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There is a false opinion that lice appear in children from dysfunctional families, where they are left to their own devices and do not care too much about their own hygiene. In practice, this parasite does not choose a victim for well-being. Pediculosis affects all children, as well as their parents.
There are many effective ways to get rid of lice quickly. However, in the treatment of pediculosis, many adults make a number of mistakes that not only do not rid the child of the parasite, but also can cause great harm to health.
How to get rid of lice?
What do lice look like?
Lice – a parasite that feeds on the blood of its carrier, and infection is called lice. Continue reading