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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Hemangiomas in children: methods of treatment, what are the possible complications
Hemangioma in a child is a type of birthmark. This is the most common benign tumor on the skin. Neoplasms consist of endothelial cells that line the blood vessels. They…

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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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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 is one of the most mysterious childhood diseases on the planet. A few decades ago, its symptoms were attributed to other diseases. It was possible to study it in detail only in the 20th century. Until now, neither scientists nor doctors have been able to prove the role of any of the pathogens. However, it is known that most cases of roseola in children are a primary infection caused by herpes virus types 6 and 7. It usually develops at an early age. This is due to the fact that up to 12 months of life, antibodies to this virus have 60-90% of children, and by 3-5 years – already 100%.

Causes of Roseola

Sudden exanthema can develop at any time of the year. Most often, it attacks the children’s body in the spring and autumn. Unlike other exanthems, with this type of disease it is rarely possible to prevent a child from contact with sick people. Like other herpes viruses, exanthema pathogens are transmitted through touch, hugs, kisses, the common use of household items and personal hygiene. Continue reading

Mononucleosis in a child: symptoms and treatment
During the examination of the child, I see the following symptoms: Fever. Body temperature can rise up to 40 degrees. In my practice, the longest period of high temperature lasted…

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My son hurts a testicle. Genital problems
Mom knows what to do when the child has a fever, cough, runny nose. But complaints about the pain in the testicle of the son, can confuse even dad. Most…

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How to recognize rickets: signs in children
Symptoms of rickets in children are caused by a violation of phosphorus-calcium metabolism. In this case, the musculoskeletal system is affected, defects in the internal organs are detected. There is…

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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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