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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Audiological screening. Newborn hearing test
Any mother understands that after the baby is born, an endless series of tests and examinations does not end. Only now observations are made not of the pregnant woman, but…

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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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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

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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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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The child’s ear hurts: what to do about it?
When a child’s ear hurts, not all mothers know what to do with this and how to calm the baby. Mom is much easier to understand what worries her child,…

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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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