Flu shots, are they needed?
Prevention of influenza is now quite a popular phenomenon. However, costly. It would seem that modern medicines help with a stretch, or even completely, until it comes to antibiotics, the…

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Rating: Best folk remedies for cough
Among the methods of combating cough, there are many folk remedies that are not so harmful to the child's body, and sometimes even more effective. However, if used improperly, they…

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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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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 occurs in childhood. Usually people call it “acetone in children”, to simplify the concept. If the mother was told that the child in the urine had acetone or she felt a corresponding smell from her mouth, this does not mean that the child was poisoned or got to acetone. This experience is often the case with mothers of young children, because they are not always able to keep track of. In fact, the causes are in the internal processes of the body.

Acetonemic syndrome in children

This diagnosis means a list of symptoms that causes an increased concentration of ketone bodies in the blood. There are several theories why these bodies can increase in the blood: a drop in glucose or a violation of the regulation of glucose metabolism. But this does not mean that deterioration immediately sets in, it only occurs with provocative factors. Acetonemic syndrome can be caused by a violation of the diet, for example, if the child has large breaks between meals. Also, acetonemic syndrome can develop against a background of somatic, infectious or endocrine diseases, occurs in central nervous system tumors. It can appear after a recent surgery, for example, after removal of the tonsils. Continue reading

How not to bring down a high temperature in a child? Pediatrician Tips

High temperature and fever in a child are a protective reaction of the body and the fear of any mother. The main thing in this situation is to keep calm, although when the thermometer reads below 40, it is really difficult. Therefore, no tears and tantrums! It is important to adequately respond and take action. How to bring down the high temperature in a child and what to do next?

High fever in a child

Keep calm! The temperature rises above forty degrees extremely, and to such an indicator it does not cause harm to health. This means that there is time to take action.

First of all, you must assess the condition of the child. For some symptoms, you should immediately consult a doctor, such as:

Temperature over 39 degrees;
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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 the country’s population suffers from it. Manifestations of depression are affected by people of different ages. Most often, symptoms occur in people of 20-30 years as a result of external factors – professional activity, loss of loved ones. Also, among adolescents, 30% at least once experienced a mild or severe form of depression.

According to statistics, it is women who are more affected. This is due to frequent periods of hormonal disruptions – pregnancy, menstrual cycle, menopause. Also, women often observe problems with the thyroid gland, which is one of the reasons.

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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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Why a woman’s chest hurts - 6 possible reasons
When a chest hurts for no apparent reason, a lot of assumptions may arise in a woman's head, what causes it. If the discussion involves the help of forums and…

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Blood from the nose of a child
Some mothers are horrified when they see blood from the nose of their child. Others may already get used to the frequent occurrence in the house. In such an incident,…

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“Son, chick chick!” - whether to circumcise the boy
The debate about the benefits and dangers of circumcision in boys, whether or not to do it, has not faded for many decades. While in Russian society only 11.8% of…

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