Mononucleosis in a child: symptoms and treatment
During the examination of the child, I see the following symptoms: Fever. Body temperature can rise up to 40 degrees. In my practice, the longest period of high temperature lasted…

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Symptoms of a concussion in a child
Such head damage as concussion very often manifests itself in children. Moreover, a head injury (traumatic brain injury) is in the first position in pediatric traumatology, requiring urgent arrival at…

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The child’s ear hurts: what to do about it?
When a child’s ear hurts, not all mothers know what to do with this and how to calm the baby. Mom is much easier to understand what worries her child,…

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All about flat feet: transverse and longitudinal, how to treat and prevent

Flatfoot is a change in the shape of the foot of the foot when its longitudinal or transverse arch is lowered. Most often, girls and women are affected. This causes significant inconvenience, and in some cases leads to complications. In this article, you will learn how to prevent this outcome and improve your quality of life. You will also find tips on preventing flat feet. They are especially relevant for women who like to walk in high heels. They are useful to mothers to prevent the development of flat feet in a child. Of course, flat feet can be congenital, but it is rare – 3% of cases. To determine it, most often succeeds after 6 years. The fact is that in young children, the foot is flat. Therefore, talking about the presence of a problem is quite difficult at an early age.

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What is the size of Mantoux: the norm in children

Many readers are interested in what size Mantoux is the norm in children? To answer this question, we offer a comprehensive study.

What you need to do Mantoux

Mantoux reaction is a minimally invasive and informative method for identifying the causative agent of tuberculosis – infection with Koch mycobacterium. With its help, early diagnosis is possible when there is no symptomatology. Tuberculosis is an infectious and inflammatory disease, most often affecting the respiratory system. Less common are foci of inflammation in the bones, eyes, kidneys, and other organs. For centuries, there was no cure for this disease, and the fate of the sick was a slow fading. In the 20th century, antibiotics, vaccines, and Pirke test appeared. It became known what the size of the Mantoux should be – the norm in children. However, even now the epidemiological situation for tuberculosis is extremely unfavorable. Therefore, the role of tuberculin diagnostics cannot be underestimated. Continue reading

How to recognize rickets: signs in children

Symptoms of rickets in children are caused by a violation of phosphorus-calcium metabolism. In this case, the musculoskeletal system is affected, defects in the internal organs are detected. There is a decline in reactivity. The disease does not appear suddenly – it can be recognized and stopped in the early stages. Otherwise, it will affect the overall health of the child and his future physical condition. Rickets disrupts the development of crumbs in many aspects, including growth. The disease deforms the structure of the bones. Most often, the disease affects children aged 3 months to 2 years. Therefore, during this period, you need to especially monitor the baby’s nutrition.

Rickets in a child occurs due to a deficiency of vitamin D. During the period of active growth, the body especially needs it. If it is not enough, then the lag on many points begins. You can recognize and stop the disease in the early stages. Most mothers are scared if a pediatrician finds signs of rickets in a child. Should I panic right away? What to do to prevent ailment? To answer these questions, you should understand the nature of the disease.

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A child grinds his teeth in a dream: reasons. Creaks in the afternoon
There are various reasons why a child grinds his teeth in his sleep. There are similar incidents in the afternoon, when the child is awake. What does this behavior mean?…

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Symptoms of pneumonia in a child
It is important for parents to know the symptoms of pneumonia in the child in order to take action in time. Pneumonia (pneumonia) can lead to dangerous complications. Inaction or…

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Swelling of the legs during pregnancy: causes, and what to do
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.…

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Child Health Group: What She Talks About
Surely you met such a point in the child’s medical record - a health group. But what is this group? What is she talking about? Not everyone knows about it.…

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