Chronic tonsillitis: symptoms and treatment of the disease
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…

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The norm of hemoglobin in children
Got the baby’s tests and want to understand if everything is normal with hemoglobin? We will help you deal with the results of medical research! Read what values ​​this indicator…

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Looking for reasons: vomiting in children without fever
There are many diseases that are accompanied in children by vomiting without fever. Perhaps this happened unexpectedly. The child could feel well and vomiting abruptly opened. In some cases, well-being…

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hospitalizations

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 with the child. If we say that everything will be fine and this is important for the baby, this is unlikely to calm my mom. You just need to explain how and why neonatal screening for newborns is done. I will talk about this in this article.

What is neonatal screening for newborns for?

Neonatal screening (NS) of newborns is included in the list of mandatory examinations in the maternity hospital. It can be carried out only after the parents give their consent. No way without it. Why is it needed and why should not refuse an examination?

Neonatal screening allows you to find out if a newborn has hereditary ailments. This includes: adrenogenital syndrome, galactosemia, congenital hypothyroidism, cystic fibrosis, phenylketonuria. I will not waste time with the readers of Imom.me, telling how they appear, lighten and heal. I’ll warn you that they are all dangerous for the baby’s life. Continue reading

Unexplained fever or high fever in a child without symptoms

Today I want to talk with you on the topic “fever of unknown origin.” This implies a high temperature, more than 38.3 degrees, which lasts more than 3 weeks. However, even a thorough examination does not give an answer to why it arose. Parents are worried, the child is suffering, so let’s figure it out now.

In the past, people believed that fever was something demonic and supernatural. They believed that it was necessary to get rid of it immediately. In the 18-19 centuries, many people died from yellow, purple, typhoid fever and dengue. The doctors of that time treated her as best they could, and often with wild methods. For example, they caused vomiting, sweating, or bleeding.

It’s good that medicine has gone far ahead. Modern people know that high fever is the body’s response to the disease, not the disease itself. When body temperature rises, it helps a person overcome infections. For example, 40-41 degrees slows the reproduction of viruses two hundred times. Also, it triggers the protective function of the immune system. More cells are released from the bone marrow into the bloodstream. The process occurs under the influence of the pattern of macrophages to cope with the absorption of bacteria. B cells produce more antibodies. Continue reading

Signs of asthma in a child
If a child has a dry cough, this may be one of the signs of asthma, one of the most common diseases occurring in a chronic form. In such a…

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Dental caries in children: causes, stages and treatment
Caries is a tooth damage that can occur with a child even at the time of teething. As practice shows, up to seven years this dental disease is detected in…

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Elevated blood monocytes in a child
Monocytes are the largest of all white blood cells and play an important role in protecting the child's body from germs and inflammation. The level of these cells in the…

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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…

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