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,…

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Color blindness - types, interesting facts and a diagnostic test with pictures
Color blindness is a violation of the color perception of vision. Simply put, color blind is a person who does not distinguish between certain colors or shades. According to statistics,…

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"It won't hurt." How to help your child stop being afraid of dentists?
Fear of a dentist in an adult comes from childhood. I myself became a dentist because in my childhood I was very scared. I still remember what dress I was…

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When and how to bring down a child’s temperature.

Not all parents know when and how to bring down a child’s temperature if it is elevated. In this article I will tell you what temperature is normal, what medications to give and what should not be done. It is important to understand that temperature is a normal protective reaction to infection in the body. Therefore, it makes no sense to “cure” the temperature, but you need to influence the cause of the disease. There is no connection between the magnitude of the temperature and whether the disease is viral or bacterial.

Norms of temperature in a child

Some mothers are horrified when they see that the temperature of the child is above the prescribed 36.6 ° C. But don’t panic. Young children have slightly different indicators, which depend on age, time of day of measurement, climate, the number of clothes on the child, his general condition and arousal. The thermometer numbers, as you can understand, are affected by many factors. The most accurate way to determine a baby’s temperature is to take a measurement in the rectum. But then the permissible indicators increase significantly. Continue reading

Should a child be vaccinated? Risk assessment

Today, the topic is being discussed on the network more often: whether to give a child vaccinations. About the dangers and dangers, there are many posts on social networks, but are they true. Today, I propose to put an end to this issue.

Vaccination of children and traffic accidents, what is common here?

I will give a simple but very good comparison. Vaccination of children can be compared with vehicles. Life is a constant assessment of risks and benefits. Many people are so used to it that they don’t even notice this fact.

Take a car – is it a means of transportation, comfort or safety? Every day, getting into the car, we find ourselves at risk. Do you know what chance to become a participant in an accident, die as a result of an accident or become disabled? I will give some figures for 2018 in Moscow. In the city there were more than 8 thousand traffic accidents, in which more than 9 thousand people suffered. Killed more than 400 people. Accidents occur daily. Continue reading

Rotavirus vaccine. Does Rotatek need children?

When I talk about the vaccine against rotavirus, I immediately recall the meme: “Have you already managed to make Rotatek a child?” And in the picture is a character with a stern look. The period of summer rest only reached the middle. Someone else plans to relax in early autumn with the whole family. A rotavirus vaccine can save your vacation. I now mean the unpleasant consequences of rotavirus gastroenteritis: high fever, diarrhea, vomiting, dehydration. The ending of this story is the Children’s Infectious Diseases Hospital (DIB).

All this can be avoided. The RotaTek vaccine prevents 80-90% of hospitalizations due to diarrhea and dehydration.

Rotavirus vaccine: what you need to know

The vaccine against rotavirus is almost always carried out with RotaTek. The disease can occur from case to case, but there are epidemic outbreaks. Rotavirus infection has seasonality, from October to April. 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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“On the way to the light”: how to get rid of depression?
Depression is a mental disorder that manifests itself both at the mental and physiological levels. Currently, this disease is considered to be common. According to various studies, about 20% of…

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Sulfur cork in a child’s ear: causes and treatment
Sulfur plug in the ear is a fairly common phenomenon, especially in a child. This can cause certain troubles, and in the absence of proper treatment, it can even result…

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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…

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