Monthly Archives: April 2020
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 confuse chronic tonsillitis with tonsillitis. In fact, angina is the popular name for acute tonsillitis, which usually precedes the chronic form. In chronic tonsillitis, the lymphoid tissue of the tonsils of the pharynx is affected. In rare cases, the focus of infection can be localized on the tonsils, or lingual. An acute inflammatory process is observed, which is repeated throughout the year. Most often, children are affected by an illness, ranging from 15 to 63% of cases, depending on the time of year. Treatment should be started immediately, because other diseases develop against the background of the ailment. Among them are diseases of the skin, eyes, kidneys, and thyroid gland.
The root cause of chronic tonsillitis is infection. Most often, pathogens are: staphylococci, streptococci, pneumococci, Epstein-Barr virus, herpes virus, hemophilus bacillus, chlamydia, fungi. What could have preceded the disease? Continue reading
Pediatricians are often asked: “Is it possible to walk with a child with fever?” This question is especially popular in the cold season, when children are more susceptible to infectious diseases. The fact is that their immunity only gets acquainted with the outside world. Microbes and bacteria are present in the body, but the protective system prevents them from multiplying. But if some unfavorable factors affect the body, then they provoke the development of the disease. Immunity is trying to cope, for example, with hypothermia, and we can say, “distracted” from the fight against harmful microorganisms. As a result, the child fell ill, but is it possible and necessary to walk with temperature? We will understand the problem and find out the answer.
Is it worth it to walk with a child with fever? Continue reading
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.
In addition to congenital flat feet, there are several other reasons that lead to a change in the foot. Continue reading