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…

Continue reading →

Pelvic Presentation: Flipping Techniques
Presentation of the fetus is the position of the baby in the womb of the mother. Usually it is examined at 32-33 weeks of gestation. Prior to this period, with…

Continue reading →

How to rinse your baby’s nose with saline
The question "How to rinse a child’s nose with saline?" relevant at any time of the year. When a baby appears in your house, then parents face various difficulties that…

Continue reading →

close proximity

1 2 3 5

Rubella in a child

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.

Rubella symptoms

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

How not to bring down a high temperature in a child? Pediatrician Tips

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

“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 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

1 2 3 5
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,…

...

Measles vaccine: when is it given to children?
Measles is such an infectious disease that it is ill at almost any age. If the child is not vaccinated, then they often become ill at the age of 1…

...

Molluscum contagiosum. What does it look like and how to treat it
Molluscum contagiosum - a bundle of light pink color with a depression in the center, similar to a human navel. It is localized on the skin, rarely affects the mucous…

...

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…

...