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…

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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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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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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

Signs of depriving a child. Causes and treatment of the disease
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…

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Unexplained fever or high fever in a child without symptoms
Today I want to talk with you on the topic "fever of unknown origin." This implies a high temperature, more than 38.3 degrees, which lasts more than 3 weeks. However,…

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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 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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