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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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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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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Roseola in children: what is the “sixth disease”

Roseola in children is an acute disease that infants are susceptible to. Normally, it passes on its own in 6 days, hence the name “sixth disease”. Roseola or sudden exanthema is one of the most mysterious childhood diseases on the planet. A few decades ago, its symptoms were attributed to other diseases. It was possible to study it in detail only in the 20th century. Until now, neither scientists nor doctors have been able to prove the role of any of the pathogens. However, it is known that most cases of roseola in children are a primary infection caused by herpes virus types 6 and 7. It usually develops at an early age. This is due to the fact that up to 12 months of life, antibodies to this virus have 60-90% of children, and by 3-5 years – already 100%.

Causes of Roseola

Sudden exanthema can develop at any time of the year. Most often, it attacks the children’s body in the spring and autumn. Unlike other exanthems, with this type of disease it is rarely possible to prevent a child from contact with sick people. Like other herpes viruses, exanthema pathogens are transmitted through touch, hugs, kisses, the common use of household items and personal hygiene. Continue reading

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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Urticaria in a child: treatment, causes and symptoms
Urticaria in a child - sudden red itchy rashes on the body that require treatment. It can manifest itself as an allergic reaction to any irritant that is not always…

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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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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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