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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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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Problems with the stool of the newborn. How does the baby’s intestines function?
Newborn stool is the most talked about topic among young parents. If it is not difficult for us to understand our “deeds”, then with children everything is different. Moms look…

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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.
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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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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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Allergy to tangerines symptoms
During the New Year holidays, until February, the most common allergy to tangerines in children. For some reason, it is these citrus kids who overeat the most. It is difficult…

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Symptoms of diabetes in a child
Diabetes mellitus in a child is manifested by the same symptoms. There are 4 types of disease, 1 and 2 are the most famous and widespread. MODY diabetes is rare,…

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