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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…

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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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How to get rid of lice? Pediculosis treatment in a child
There is a false opinion that lice appear in children from dysfunctional families, where they are left to their own devices and do not care too much about their own…

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How to teach a child to blow his nose: effective tips

Sooner or later, parents will begin to worry about how to teach their children to blow their nose. Accumulation of mucus in the nose can lead to health problems. There are several effective ways that you should definitely try.

A child is the greatest value in the life of parents. Young children constantly need their care and support. Especially during illness. Discomfort is brought even by a common cold, which is accompanied by a runny nose. How to treat a runny nose in children at different ages can be found in the article: How to cure a runny nose in children quickly and effectively. Kids up to 3 years old do not know how to blow their nose on their own – to rid the nose of mucus is possible only using special tools.

Sooner or later, parents will begin to worry about how to teach their children to blow their nose. Accumulation of mucus in the nose can lead to health problems. It’s not just about accuracy – it’s difficult for a child to breathe, and bacteria multiply in the nasal passages. There are several effective ways that you should definitely try. Their effectiveness is largely dependent on age. Continue reading

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, it’s correct to remain calm. The child is watching your reaction. When you are overly restless, this is passed on to him. We need to sound the alarm and what are the ways to stop the nose from bleeding in a child.

Blood from the nose of a child causes

How to relate to the problem? To sound the alarm or nothing to worry. It all depends on the cause of nosebleeds or how doctors call them epistaxis.

Room air is too dry. The mucous membrane dries up in the nose, crusts form. They begin to interfere and the child tears them off, bleeding begins. Humidify the air in the house. Teach your child how to clean a dry spout. You need to wet the handkerchief and gently soak the crusts.
Another reason why the baby is bleeding from the nose is a strong cough, cry, or scream. Pressure affects blood vessels. Continue reading

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 is a minimally invasive and informative method for identifying the causative agent of tuberculosis – infection with Koch mycobacterium. With its help, early diagnosis is possible when there is no symptomatology. Tuberculosis is an infectious and inflammatory disease, most often affecting the respiratory system. Less common are foci of inflammation in the bones, eyes, kidneys, and other organs. For centuries, there was no cure for this disease, and the fate of the sick was a slow fading. In the 20th century, antibiotics, vaccines, and Pirke test appeared. It became known what the size of the Mantoux should be – the norm in children. However, even now the epidemiological situation for tuberculosis is extremely unfavorable. Therefore, the role of tuberculin diagnostics cannot be underestimated. Continue reading

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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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, if he is already old enough and able to say that his ear hurts. Identifying the focus of anxiety in the crumbs is a little more difficult. It is worth paying attention, if he holds on to his ear and cries, then all the symptoms indicate precisely the pain in the ear in the child. Ear hurts – what to do and how to help the baby return a restful sleep?

What to do if a child has a sore ear?
First of all, inspect the baby’s ear, maybe a foreign object is stuck in it. If it is close to the exit, then you can try to remove it yourself. However, do not use cotton swabs and tweezers, this can only harm the baby! If the item is stuck deeply, only a doctor can help.

Find other symptoms besides pain. Measure the temperature – elevated may indicate a viral disease and infection. If there is redness or bite marks, the cause is an insect bite or injury. Continue reading

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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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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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Molluscum contagiosum. What does it look like and how to treat it
Molluscum contagiosum - a bundle of light pink color with a depression in the center, similar to a human navel. It is localized on the skin, rarely affects the mucous…

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Heat stroke in a child: symptoms and first aid
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…

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