Noticing any oddities with the skin of a child, one can suspect signs of lichen. This disease affects people at any age. By this word is meant dermatosis caused by fungi or viruses. It is often easy to confuse lichen with allergies, eczema, or measles. Therefore, to help the baby you need to know the signs of depriving a child. The difficulty is that there are several types of skin disease that differ in symptoms. Be sure to consult a doctor to find out the exact diagnosis. Especially if itching has been observed for several days, and hair in the area of spots falls out. Lichen can spread throughout the body. If you see strange spots or changes in the skin with itching in the baby, then limit contact with others – lichen can be infectious. Therefore, it is forbidden to attend kindergarten, school, circles, playgrounds.
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What are the signs of rotovirus in children? The baby may have strange symptoms in which the parent may suspect the disease. Feeling sick can be caused by rotaviruses. Most often, children under 5 years of age become infected with it. At first glance, it may seem that the child has caught a cold or ate something wrong. Often, rotovirus signs in children are just such. Later doubts begin to creep in, that the matter is not in food. The condition of the child begins to worsen. If adults can get the disease out, then complications can be avoided. Infection with the virus is seasonal. In Russia, outbreaks are observed from November to April. Among patients with this diagnosis there are more boys.
Interestingly, the spelling “rotovirus” is often used in colloquial speech and writing. In medical terminology, the disease is designated “rotavirus infection”, from the name of the viruses by which it is caused. Continue reading
The baby literally just came into the world, and doctors say that neonatal screening is needed. Young mothers who have not heard about this can be frightened by some manipulations with the child. If we say that everything will be fine and this is important for the baby, this is unlikely to calm my mom. You just need to explain how and why neonatal screening for newborns is done. I will talk about this in this article.
What is neonatal screening for newborns for?
Neonatal screening (NS) of newborns is included in the list of mandatory examinations in the maternity hospital. It can be carried out only after the parents give their consent. No way without it. Why is it needed and why should not refuse an examination?
Neonatal screening allows you to find out if a newborn has hereditary ailments. This includes: adrenogenital syndrome, galactosemia, congenital hypothyroidism, cystic fibrosis, phenylketonuria. I will not waste time with the readers of Imom.me, telling how they appear, lighten and heal. I’ll warn you that they are all dangerous for the baby’s life. Continue reading