What is the size of Mantoux: the norm in children
Many readers are interested in what size Mantoux is the norm in children? To answer this question, we offer a comprehensive study. What you need to do Mantoux Mantoux reaction…

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Allergic conjunctivitis in a child: symptoms and treatment
I jokingly compare allergies to a caring grandmother. She is afraid that the child will get sick and begins to “wrap” him in 100 clothes. But what it leads to…

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Rubella in a child
Rubella in a child, or as it is also called the "third disease", is a viral disease. It is transmitted by airborne droplets from an infected person. Persistent immunity is…

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What is the size of Mantoux: the norm in children

Many readers are interested in what size Mantoux is the norm in children? To answer this question, we offer a comprehensive study.

What you need to do Mantoux

Mantoux reaction is a minimally invasive and informative method for identifying the causative agent of tuberculosis – infection with Koch mycobacterium. With its help, early diagnosis is possible when there is no symptomatology. Tuberculosis is an infectious and inflammatory disease, most often affecting the respiratory system. Less common are foci of inflammation in the bones, eyes, kidneys, and other organs. For centuries, there was no cure for this disease, and the fate of the sick was a slow fading. In the 20th century, antibiotics, vaccines, and Pirke test appeared. It became known what the size of the Mantoux should be – the norm in children. However, even now the epidemiological situation for tuberculosis is extremely unfavorable. Therefore, the role of tuberculin diagnostics cannot be underestimated. Continue reading

Pelvic Presentation: Flipping Techniques

Presentation of the fetus is the position of the baby in the womb of the mother. Usually it is examined at 32-33 weeks of gestation. Prior to this period, with improper presentation of the fetus, the tactics of expectant observation are used in the expectation that the fetus itself will take the desired position. However, after 33 weeks, the probability of a flip to the correct position becomes lower with each week. In order to help the baby to take the right position, you can use special exercises from corrective gymnastics.

Fetal position correction
There are several methods that can help correct the presentation of the fetus in the uterus.

Dikan Method
This method consists of special exercises that a pregnant woman can perform lying down. To do this, she just needs, lying on her side, turn first to the right, then to the left side. However, this method is not effective for women at 34-35 weeks of gestation. The fact is that at this time the baby inside reaches such a size that it completely fills the entire space of the uterus. Now it is already difficult for him to make a turn upside down. In this case, more energetic exercises can help him. Continue reading

Teeth don’t wait, like people don’t be late

We are always waiting for something or someone. We are waiting for the tooth fairy to arrive, who will wave the wand and the child’s teeth will stop hurting. Well, or the child will stop complaining. Waiting is an insidious enemy. It will not play in your favor, especially in “dental matters”. Today I will give an example of common situations that are urgent.

We don’t wait, but we go to the dentist

The first teeth without enamel
Let’s say a child is 1 year old. His milk teeth were just beginning to erupt, but they were without enamel. Parents think they need to wait. They argue that the baby is still small and everything will get better in time. Continue reading

DTP: official contraindications and vaccine preparation
DTP is a combination vaccine that helps the body develop immunity to whooping cough, tetanus, and diphtheria. The peculiarity is that it contains the whole-cell pertussis component of CC. This…

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Toxoplasmosis during pregnancy - symptoms, prevention and treatment
Many pregnant women, instead of enjoying their excellent position, concentrate on diseases, sometimes extremely rare, like toxoplasmosis. In order to alleviate unnecessary anxiety and arm yourself with valuable recommendations for…

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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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Pulmicort for inhalation for children. List of funds for the procedure
In medical practice, Pulmicort is often used for inhalation for children. In addition to this drug, there are about a dozen others that you can find in the city’s pharmacies.…

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