Pregravid preparation: what tests should be taken when planning a pregnancy?
Before planning a pregnancy, it is important for a woman and her partner to undergo a series of tests included in pregravid preparation. Diagnosis and timely treatment directly affect the…

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Adenoids in children: symptoms and treatment
In the cold season, adenoids in children are more often inflamed, each parent should know the symptoms and treatment. A number of symptoms are similar to other diseases. Therefore, if…

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Chickenpox in a child
Gradually, the child’s social circle expands and chickenpox can visit the child. An acute viral disease is transmitted by airborne droplets. It is very difficult to get infected through objects,…

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hospitalizations

My son hurts a testicle. Genital problems

Mom knows what to do when the child has a fever, cough, runny nose. But complaints about the pain in the testicle of the son, can confuse even dad. Most parents think that genital problems can appear already at the stage of puberty. But this is not so, and even infants face diseases.

Some symptoms indicate serious illnesses that require immediate treatment. Be sure to take your son to the doctor. There is nothing to be afraid of – it is scary to remain in ignorance.

Will it go by itself?

It is impossible to hope that the problem will be solved by itself. Ignoring the disease can lead to infertility, impotence, removal of the testicle. Treatment and diagnosis should be carried out by a qualified specialist. Continue reading

Hemangiomas in children: methods of treatment, what are the possible complications

Hemangioma in a child is a type of birthmark. This is the most common benign tumor on the skin. Neoplasms consist of endothelial cells that line the blood vessels. They can appear in a child immediately at birth, or in the first months of life. Often pass without treatment, however, only a specialist can determine the need for therapy in each individual case.

Statistics: hemangioma in children

Hemangiomas of various types are found in 10% of children around the world. They can appear to any racial group. According to statistics, found in children with body weight below 1000 g (premature). Doctors note that neoplasms are less common in boys than in girls.

About 60% of all hemangiomas recorded in clinical practice are formed mainly in the head or neck of a child. Most neoplasms will continue to grow during the first 6-12 months of life, before they begin to shrink in size. If this does not happen, you must necessarily apply the appropriate treatment. Continue reading

Lactose: intolerance symptoms and diet. Refusal of “milk” – not a cure

The first symptoms of lactose intolerance can occur even in infancy. Some babies cannot process milk properly. Hence the problems: poor weight gain, changes in the regularity and quality of the stool, as well as colic and cramping. Others notice symptoms of lactose intolerance already in adulthood. It is believed that this happens when several factors are affected. With this diagnosis, people still need to consume dairy products. In this case, lactose-free products are ideal.

Lactose is essentially milk sugar. It is considered a carbohydrate of the disaccharide group, consists of residues of glucose and galactose molecules. Lactose is found mainly in dairy products, but can also be in drugs, as a filler. Milk sugar is part of some confectionery. As part of the sweets you can see “artificial sweeteners”, it is possible that it will be lactose. Pay attention to the instructions in small print. Baby formula contains approximately 85% of this element. From lactose, drugs are made to treat intestinal disorders: from constipation to dysbiosis. Continue reading

Neonatal screening of newborns. Mandatory examination in the hospital
The baby literally just came into the world, and doctors say that neonatal screening is needed. Young mothers who have not heard about this can be frightened by some manipulations…

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Lose the taste of life: the main symptoms of depression
The term depression is often used in relation to a depressed state. But in fact, this is a serious mental disorder that requires immediate professional treatment. In some cases, it…

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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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Autism in children: signs
According to experts, autism can manifest itself in children even in infancy. It is customary to attribute the diagnosis to disorders. It is caused by disorders of the nervous system…

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