Looking for reasons: vomiting in children without fever
There are many diseases that are accompanied in children by vomiting without fever. Perhaps this happened unexpectedly. The child could feel well and vomiting abruptly opened. In some cases, well-being…

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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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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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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

Chickenpox in a child
Gradually, the child’s social circle expands and chickenpox can visit the child. An acute viral disease is transmitted by airborne droplets. It is very difficult to get infected through objects,…

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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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Rotavirus: signs in children
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…

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Lactose: intolerance symptoms and diet. Refusal of "milk" - not a cure
The first symptoms of lactose intolerance can occur even in infancy. Some babies cannot process milk properly. Hence the problems: poor weight gain, changes in the regularity and quality of…

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