Rubella in a child, or as it is also called the “third disease”, is a viral disease. It is transmitted by airborne droplets from an infected person. Persistent immunity is developed after vaccination, or if the child has had rubella. The disease is most dangerous for pregnant women and the fetus. Children easily tolerate rubella. Despite this, you need to contact a pediatrician. The specialist will be able to make an accurate diagnosis and exclude other rubella-like diseases.
The incubation period is 2-3 weeks. After that, parents can notice rubella symptoms in the child:
body temperature rises to 38-39 degrees;
due to intoxication, the child has a headache, weakness appears, appetite may disappear;
rubella is accompanied by symptoms of pharyngitis: sore throat, sore, discomfort; Continue reading
High temperature and fever in a child are a protective reaction of the body and the fear of any mother. The main thing in this situation is to keep calm, although when the thermometer reads below 40, it is really difficult. Therefore, no tears and tantrums! It is important to adequately respond and take action. How to bring down the high temperature in a child and what to do next?
High fever in a child
Keep calm! The temperature rises above forty degrees extremely, and to such an indicator it does not cause harm to health. This means that there is time to take action.
First of all, you must assess the condition of the child. For some symptoms, you should immediately consult a doctor, such as:
Temperature over 39 degrees;
Loss of consciousness; Continue reading
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 in when at three I had a very painful tooth extraction. I remember the face of a tired mother, the people who held me and the doctor’s words “calm your child, he’s behaving inappropriately.” But since then, much has changed in pediatric dentistry, as has the approach to children’s fears.
Where does the fear of dentists come from?
I still remember those huge tools at the dentist. Then no one tried to find an approach to me. Yes, I then screamed a lot, pulled out, and my mother was angry from fatigue and the lack of opportunities to help me. In my city there was no pediatric specialist, and now he is not there either, as well as the ability to treat teeth in a dream. Continue reading