Interesting facts and a diagnostic

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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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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Color blindness - types, interesting facts and a diagnostic test with pictures
Color blindness is a violation of the color perception of vision. Simply put, color blind is a person who does not distinguish between certain colors or shades. According to statistics,…

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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 a stern look. The period of summer rest only reached the middle. Someone else plans to relax in early autumn with the whole family. A rotavirus vaccine can save your vacation. I now mean the unpleasant consequences of rotavirus gastroenteritis: high fever, diarrhea, vomiting, dehydration. The ending of this story is the Children’s Infectious Diseases Hospital (DIB).

All this can be avoided. The RotaTek vaccine prevents 80-90% of hospitalizations due to diarrhea and dehydration.

Rotavirus vaccine: what you need to know

The vaccine against rotavirus is almost always carried out with RotaTek. The disease can occur from case to case, but there are epidemic outbreaks. Rotavirus infection has seasonality, from October to April. Continue reading

Sulfur cork in a child’s ear: causes and treatment

Sulfur plug in the ear is a fairly common phenomenon, especially in a child. This can cause certain troubles, and in the absence of proper treatment, it can even result in hearing loss.

Earwax has a certain functionality: it has an antiseptic property. Sulfurization is a natural process that allows the inner ear and eardrum to provide adequate protection against germs and hypothermia. In addition, sulfur provides additional moisture, acting as a lubricant to ensure the mobility of the membrane.

Typically, sulfur is produced enough to perform its functions, and all excess goes by itself during chewing or talking. However, in some cases, either abundant sulfur formation or difficulties with its removal can occur. In this case, the ear canal will be blocked. Continue reading

“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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Gymnastics and exercise from eye fatigue: effective exercises

To relax your eyes, you need to train them, and gymnastics and eye exercises will help you best. One way or another, our whole life is tightly connected with the blue light of monitors, TVs and smartphones. From this, you may experience a feeling of fatigue in the eyes, dryness and even visual decline. Regular exercise for the eyes can help your eyes feel good. In this article, we will consider a series of simple exercises that will help relax your eyes, as well as tone them up and help wake up in the morning.

Gymnastics for eye relaxation
Gymnastics for the eyes, which will be discussed, was developed by American ophthalmologists U.G. Gates and M.D. Corbet. Its features are the ease of performing the exercises and the minimum expenditure of time on them. Try to clearly follow the recommendations in the exercise description. Gymnastics is aimed at relaxing the eyes, so try to do them smoothly and gently, without experiencing discomfort.

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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 will not only not be useful, but can also lead to serious side effects. In this article we will analyze folk remedies for cough from plant and animal products, and also consider recipes for their preparation, which can be used both for children and adults. The folk methods were commented on by our experts, pediatricians Yaroslav Matveev, Erdyn Baldanov and Alain Gritsay.

The best folk remedies for cough

1. Radish
For a long time, our grandmothers, when coughing, made syrup from radish. This folk remedy copes with a dry cough. Its special advantage is ease of preparation, as well as a rather pleasant taste that a child will like. Continue reading

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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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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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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Appendicitis in a child
Appendicitis is an inflammation of the cecum (appendix) that can occur in both a child and an adult. Without timely treatment, this condition can cause dangerous complications, so parents should…

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