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
Heat stroke is a dangerous condition for both a child and an adult. As many as three different diseases can develop from overheating of the body. In addition to heat stroke, conditions such as heat exhaustion and cramps can occur. Each of the three diseases has its own symptoms and slightly different models of first aid. In this article we will talk about how to help a child with heat stroke.
Heat stroke: symptoms
Heat stroke is the most formidable condition for the body. Because of it, the child may die or receive serious damage to vital organs. Most affected are children under 4 years old, as well as older people aged 65 years and older. The main symptoms of heat stroke include:
Temperature 39, 5 degrees and above; Continue reading
Caries is a tooth damage that can occur with a child even at the time of teething. As practice shows, up to seven years this dental disease is detected in 80% of patients. Unfortunately, this indicator is growing every year. This is due to the fact that the enamel of the child’s teeth is not yet fully formed and cannot fully resist microorganisms that destroy children’s teeth. Early caries develops very quickly and leads to unpleasant consequences if treatment is not started in advance. But many moms and dads continue to ignore this problem.
Tooth decay in children
Caries is the destruction of the tooth, which begins with the dissolution of the mineral substances that make up its composition, due to which cavities form, or, as we are used to call it, “holes”. Continue reading