Dental caries in children: causes, stages and treatment
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…

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Teeth don't wait, like people don't be late
We are always waiting for something or someone. We are waiting for the tooth fairy to arrive, who will wave the wand and the child’s teeth will stop hurting. Well,…

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Massage for newborns and infants. We answer the questions of moms
Massage is not only a benefit for the healthy development of the child, but also the main way mother communicates with her newborn. Many mothers of babies are interested in…

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General blood test in children: decoding and norms

Complete blood count (KLA) or “clinical” – a popular technique for laboratory diagnostics in pediatrics. It helps a specialist to assess the health of the child and identify violations if they are present. Therefore, KLA is prescribed for children with various diseases in order to find the root cause of the problem and choose a rational treatment. For example, if the disease is caused by a viral infection, then appropriate treatment is required, and not antibacterial. This analysis is able to indicate the nature of the disease. The results of a general blood test can be affected by a number of factors, which we will discuss below.

Preparing a child for a general blood test

First of all, if the child already understands where they are taking him, then you can play a doctor. Let the baby take blood from the toys himself, and then go see how the specialist does it. A child will not be afraid to go to the clinic unless doctors scare him from childhood. It is better to play doctor more often and visit specialists as planned. Then people in bathrobes will not cause horror in the child. Continue reading

Your child has constipation, what to do at home

When a child has constipation, you need to find out its cause in order to know what to do. WHO classifies constipation as a disease, and the World Organization of Gastroenterologists, including Russian, classifies it as a symptom. It is important to understand that constipation is considered when a child wants, but cannot go to the toilet. The process is slow, painful. When after emptying the baby remains a feeling of heaviness, as if he “did not complete what was started.” Do not confuse constipation with rare trips to the toilet. The human body is individual, which affects the metabolism. For some children, it’s normal to walk “big” 3-4 times a week, others go several times a day. If a child has constipation, what to do at home for parents, we learn from the article.

Causes of constipation in children

Every child at least once faces this problem. The most common causes of constipation in children are: Continue reading

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

Unexplained fever or high fever in a child without symptoms
Today I want to talk with you on the topic "fever of unknown origin." This implies a high temperature, more than 38.3 degrees, which lasts more than 3 weeks. However,…

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"It won't hurt." How to help your child stop being afraid of dentists?
Fear of a dentist in an adult comes from childhood. I myself became a dentist because in my childhood I was very scared. I still remember what dress I was…

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DTP: official contraindications and vaccine preparation
DTP is a combination vaccine that helps the body develop immunity to whooping cough, tetanus, and diphtheria. The peculiarity is that it contains the whole-cell pertussis component of CC. This…

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Thrush (candidiasis)
Thrush (vaginal candidiasis) at least once encountered most women. This fungal disease can cause genital discomfort. However, this infection does not always require treatment. What is “thrush”, how to determine…

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