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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Neonatal screening of newborns. Mandatory examination in the hospital
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…

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Sinusitis: symptoms in children
Sinusitis is a complex and dangerous disease that must be treated immediately, as the symptoms in children have been found. Today, medicine offers many ways to effectively treat, with a…

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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 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

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 9 days. In my opinion, this is the most severe symptom of mononucleosis in children. With such a prolonged fever, parental anxiety is understandable. Along with the treatment of the child, have to reassure mothers and fathers. Many adults are convinced that if the child has fever for more than 3 days, then antibiotics should be taken urgently. But this is not true.
Sore throat and pain. These symptoms are often mistakenly attributed to tonsillitis. The fact is that with mononucleosis, changes in the throat are externally sore throat, so sometimes an accurate diagnosis is not so simple. In most cases, plaque and pain remain for a week. Sometimes longer.
Inflamed enlarged lymph nodes. Continue reading

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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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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Swelling of the legs during pregnancy: causes, and what to do
Edema of the legs during pregnancy is encountered by expectant mothers quite often. For some, the problem appears already in the third trimester, while for others it is somewhat earlier.…

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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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