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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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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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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Swelling of the legs during pregnancy: causes, and what to do

Edema of the legs during pregnancy is encountered by expectant mothers quite often. For some, the problem appears already in the third trimester, while for others it is somewhat earlier. Swelling of the legs during pregnancy reduces the quality of life: it’s hard to walk for a long time, discomfort may appear even during rest, you can’t wear your favorite shoes. This condition can signal malfunctioning of organs and the presence of diseases. This can affect the health of the mother, and, accordingly, during pregnancy. You should immediately begin to solve the problem.

Swelling of the legs in pregnant women is a natural physiological condition. It is provoked by hormonal changes in the body of the future mother. These changes lead to the accumulation of fluid in the tissues, which are especially observed in the lower extremities.

Edema does not necessarily occur on both legs, but can only be on one. This means that only the pelvic vein is compressed on one side only. Continue reading

Pharyngitis: Symptoms and Treatment of Red Throat Disease

Symptoms of pharyngitis do not differ in age, therefore, the manifestations are the same for adults and children. Pharyngitis is an inflammation of the mucous membrane of the throat. Soreness may vary, for example, if there is sinusitis or SARS in the supplements, then it will be harder to tolerate. This is due to the fact that the symptoms of a second disease also join the symptoms of pharyngitis.

Causes of Pharyngitis

Most often it is inhaled air, or rather its temperature. Pharyngitis, in both children and adults, can be caused by hot, but often cold air. Remind your child to breathe with his nose, not his mouth, while walking. The reason may be too hot or very cold dishes. The temperature of the food should be normal, and ice cream should be eaten gradually. The disease can be caused by viruses, fungi (Candida), pathogens, for example, streptococci, staphylococci, pneumococci. Also, symptoms of pharyngitis are observed with sinusitis, rhinitis, or caries. This is because the infection spreads beyond its site of inflammation. Continue reading

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 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

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The rate of ESR in the blood of a child. Reasons for low and high ESR
When diagnosing diseases, doctors check the rate of ESR in the blood of a child. Not many people know what ESR is and how this indicator reflects the state of…

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Intestinal infection in children: symptoms and treatment
Acute intestinal infection in children is not particularly seasonal. This ailment is divided into types, depending on the etiology. The cause of acute intestinal infection in children can be: dysentery,…

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How to get rid of lice? Pediculosis treatment in a child
There is a false opinion that lice appear in children from dysfunctional families, where they are left to their own devices and do not care too much about their own…

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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.…

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