Diaper dermatitis: a rash in a child and how to treat it?
No matter how hard the mother takes care of the skin of the newborn, sooner or later the child may appear rashes and irritation on the skin, which is called…

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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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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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Molluscum contagiosum. What does it look like and how to treat it

Molluscum contagiosum – a bundle of light pink color with a depression in the center, similar to a human navel. It is localized on the skin, rarely affects the mucous parts of the body, but never affects the internal organs. Molluscum contagiosum is a viral infection caused by one of the smallpox viruses. Most often observed in children from 1 to 10 years. This is a hot topic for many parents, as the virus is transmitted through bodily contact. Accordingly, the child can get the virus on the street, in kindergarten, school. Let’s see how the disease can be treated, and how it is not worth it, and whether treatment is necessary at all.

Signs of molluscum contagiosum
First, make sure that it is definitely a molluscum contagiosum. Its sizes are from 1 to 5 mm, sometimes it can reach 15 mm. Sometimes the diameter can be within 1 centimeter. They have a semicircular shape, and the color can be pale pink or flesh. Nodules protrude slightly above the surface of the skin. At first they are dense and flat, but eventually become softer and become spherical. In the center, you can notice not only a characteristic dimple, but also an accumulation of white fluid that comes out if pressed. The incubation period lasts from 2 weeks to several months. On the body, you can find one formation, and maybe 2, up to 10 pieces. Continue reading

Diaper dermatitis: a rash in a child and how to treat it?
No matter how hard the mother takes care of the skin of the newborn, sooner or later the child may appear rashes and irritation on the skin, which is called…

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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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Your child has constipation, what to do at home
When a child has constipation, you need to find out its cause in order to know what to do. WHO classifies constipation as a disease, and the World Organization of…

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Appendicitis in a child
Appendicitis is an inflammation of the cecum (appendix) that can occur in both a child and an adult. Without timely treatment, this condition can cause dangerous complications, so parents should…

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