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,…

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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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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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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

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

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