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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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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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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Panic attack: how to fight? Signs and treatment

Too intense bouts of fear are called “panic attack.” This term refers to the state when panic is expressed in an external manifestation and in general well-being. It is accompanied by rapid heartbeat and breathing, chills, numbness of the arms and legs. Most often, a person loses control over his condition.

Panic attacks
With a severe attack, a person notes two concomitant symptoms:

Derealization is the loss of a clear understanding of reality.
Depersonalization is a condition in which one’s own body is felt as something alien.
Recurrent panic attacks

Do not think that if you survived a single panic attack, then you will often fall into this state. Most often, the cause of a panic attack is too much emotional stress associated with phobias or a stressful situation. Continue reading

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 of the baby itself. Audiological screening is one such examination. This type of diagnosis is possible only after obtaining parental consent. No one will forcefully diagnose the baby. Therefore, the responsibility to diagnose or not is entirely the responsibility of the parents. Perhaps this article will help you in making a decision.

Audioscreening for newborns

Audio screening of newborns consists of two stages.

The first is screening.
A newborn who is 3-4 days of age is examined by hearing with a special device. This is done in a maternity hospital. If you were discharged earlier than this time, then the doctor should set a date when you need to be diagnosed. Continue reading

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 they are present. Therefore, KLA is prescribed for children with various diseases in order to find the root cause of the problem and choose a rational treatment. For example, if the disease is caused by a viral infection, then appropriate treatment is required, and not antibacterial. This analysis is able to indicate the nature of the disease. The results of a general blood test can be affected by a number of factors, which we will discuss below.

Preparing a child for a general blood test

First of all, if the child already understands where they are taking him, then you can play a doctor. Let the baby take blood from the toys himself, and then go see how the specialist does it. A child will not be afraid to go to the clinic unless doctors scare him from childhood. It is better to play doctor more often and visit specialists as planned. Then people in bathrobes will not cause horror in the child. Continue reading

What is the size of Mantoux: the norm in children
Many readers are interested in what size Mantoux is the norm in children? To answer this question, we offer a comprehensive study. What you need to do Mantoux Mantoux reaction…

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Allergy to tangerines symptoms
During the New Year holidays, until February, the most common allergy to tangerines in children. For some reason, it is these citrus kids who overeat the most. It is difficult…

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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…

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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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