The child’s ear hurts: what to do about it?
When a child’s ear hurts, not all mothers know what to do with this and how to calm the baby. Mom is much easier to understand what worries her child,…

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How to prepare a child for dental treatment? Recommendations to parents
Every day a lot of children of all ages come to me. Mom led some to a routine examination, and others to a full-fledged treatment of dental problems. And the…

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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…

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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 is not hard to guess. She wants the best, but in the end, the child has diaper rash and he overheats. Similarly occurs with the body with allergies. When the immune system detects an irritant and considers it dangerous, it “turns on” the protective reaction. But this reaction is inflammatory. If the immune system suffers from hyperprotection, just like a grandmother, then the protective functions are activated even when meeting with pollen. Of course, the body does this well-intentioned, but this is not easier.

Conjunctivitis in children: symptoms

Most often, allergies affect the eyes, and in 95% of cases, the nose also suffers. As a rule, the symptoms of conjunctivitis in children include rhinitis. This is due to the connection of the lacrimal ducts. The main signs by which the condition can be diagnosed are clearly visible to parents.

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Uterine fibroids, symptoms, treatment and pregnancy with a benign tumor

Myoma is a benign tumor in the muscle or connective tissue of the uterus that occurs in every fifth woman after 30 years. What triggers the development of fibroids, what happens to the tumor during pregnancy, what symptoms can occur and how to treat?

Causes of uterine fibroids

Gynecologists consider the main reason for the development of uterine fibroids – changes in the hormonal background, disruptions due to the growth of estrogen. In some cases, fibroids can disappear on their own, with the onset of menopause. Then the amount of estrogen falls for natural reasons. Nevertheless, counting on such an outcome is not recommended. If there is a suspicion of fibroids, consult a doctor.

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Measles vaccine: when is it given to children?

Measles is such an infectious disease that it is ill at almost any age. If the child is not vaccinated, then they often become ill at the age of 1 to 5 years. Babies are ill very rarely up to a year, because they have a small number of external contacts and they still retain passive immunity, which they received from their mother during intrauterine development. From ancient times, measles was considered an extremely dangerous disease due to high mortality, especially among children. Not so long ago in the Russian Empire, almost every fifth sick child suffered from measles, and the disease itself was better known as the plague.

Against measles, various preventive measures began in 1916. But morbidity and deaths decreased hundreds of times only after a measles vaccine was developed.

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Molluscum contagiosum. What does it look like and how to treat it
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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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General blood test in children: decoding and norms
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