Scarlet fever in a child: symptoms and treatment
Symptoms of scarlet fever in a child should be known to every parent. This is an infectious disease that causes group A beta-hemolytic streptococcus (GABA). I advise you to take…

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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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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 developed after vaccination, or if the child has had rubella. The disease is most dangerous for pregnant women and the fetus. Children easily tolerate rubella. Despite this, you need to contact a pediatrician. The specialist will be able to make an accurate diagnosis and exclude other rubella-like diseases.

Rubella symptoms

The incubation period is 2-3 weeks. After that, parents can notice rubella symptoms in the child:

body temperature rises to 38-39 degrees;
due to intoxication, the child has a headache, weakness appears, appetite may disappear;
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The first bath of the newborn

The first bath of a newborn is not a simple hygienic procedure. There are subtleties and goals. Many mothers think about whether it is necessary and whether it is possible to bathe a newborn in the delivery room. Opinions are generally divided. In this article I want to tell you the whole truth about it.

The first bath of the newborn

When doctors talk about the first bathing of a newborn, it means cleansing the skin of blood and feces. Do this with caution so as not to wash off the original grease. What is it and why is it so important for a child?

Primary lubrication (PS) – happens only in people. This is a “magic” film that protects the skin of a newborn. It is she who is the chemical and mechanical barrier in the womb of a woman. It helps to adapt the skin of the baby after birth. After all, at first he had his own “climate” inside his mother. Primary lubrication begins to be produced in the fetus at the end of the second trimester of pregnancy. 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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Acetone in the urine of a child. Why is there a smell of acetone from the mouth in children
It doesn’t matter if acetone is found in the child’s urine or if it smells from the mouth - all this is called acetone syndrome. As a rule, the condition…

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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…

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Unexplained fever or high fever in a child without symptoms
Today I want to talk with you on the topic "fever of unknown origin." This implies a high temperature, more than 38.3 degrees, which lasts more than 3 weeks. However,…

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