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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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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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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Lactose intolerance

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.
Health groups is a conditional term that is used for a rough assessment of a child’s health. Your pediatrician determines it, evaluating the child’s health status, data from preventive examinations by specialists, and test results. Health groups are assigned to children from 3 to 17 years. Some parents are afraid of assigning a group to their child that does not correspond to good health. However, here you should know that this is not a final diagnosis, but only a special gradation that allows you to adjust your health condition, take into account various factors that can affect the future of your child.

Criteria for determining a health group
1 – the presence or absence of abnormalities in early ontogenesis; 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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Torticollis is a disease in a newborn. Causes, symptoms and treatment.
Torticollis in a newborn child is a disease of the muscles and spine, in which the baby's head is constantly tilted to the side. It appears due to abnormal development…

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General blood test in children: decoding and norms
Complete blood count (KLA) or "clinical" - a popular technique for laboratory diagnostics in pediatrics. It helps a specialist to assess the health of the child and identify violations if…

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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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