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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, 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

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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