Sulfur cork in a child’s ear: causes and treatment
Sulfur plug in the ear is a fairly common phenomenon, especially in a child. This can cause certain troubles, and in the absence of proper treatment, it can even result…

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Flu shots, are they needed?
Prevention of influenza is now quite a popular phenomenon. However, costly. It would seem that modern medicines help with a stretch, or even completely, until it comes to antibiotics, the…

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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…

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When and how to bring down a child’s temperature.

Not all parents know when and how to bring down a child’s temperature if it is elevated. In this article I will tell you what temperature is normal, what medications to give and what should not be done. It is important to understand that temperature is a normal protective reaction to infection in the body. Therefore, it makes no sense to “cure” the temperature, but you need to influence the cause of the disease. There is no connection between the magnitude of the temperature and whether the disease is viral or bacterial.

Norms of temperature in a child

Some mothers are horrified when they see that the temperature of the child is above the prescribed 36.6 ° C. But don’t panic. Young children have slightly different indicators, which depend on age, time of day of measurement, climate, the number of clothes on the child, his general condition and arousal. The thermometer numbers, as you can understand, are affected by many factors. The most accurate way to determine a baby’s temperature is to take a measurement in the rectum. But then the permissible indicators increase significantly. Continue reading

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 a stern look. The period of summer rest only reached the middle. Someone else plans to relax in early autumn with the whole family. A rotavirus vaccine can save your vacation. I now mean the unpleasant consequences of rotavirus gastroenteritis: high fever, diarrhea, vomiting, dehydration. The ending of this story is the Children’s Infectious Diseases Hospital (DIB).

All this can be avoided. The RotaTek vaccine prevents 80-90% of hospitalizations due to diarrhea and dehydration.

Rotavirus vaccine: what you need to know

The vaccine against rotavirus is almost always carried out with RotaTek. The disease can occur from case to case, but there are epidemic outbreaks. Rotavirus infection has seasonality, from October to April. Continue reading

Sulfur cork in a child’s ear: causes and treatment

Sulfur plug in the ear is a fairly common phenomenon, especially in a child. This can cause certain troubles, and in the absence of proper treatment, it can even result in hearing loss.

Earwax has a certain functionality: it has an antiseptic property. Sulfurization is a natural process that allows the inner ear and eardrum to provide adequate protection against germs and hypothermia. In addition, sulfur provides additional moisture, acting as a lubricant to ensure the mobility of the membrane.

Typically, sulfur is produced enough to perform its functions, and all excess goes by itself during chewing or talking. However, in some cases, either abundant sulfur formation or difficulties with its removal can occur. In this case, the ear canal will be blocked. Continue reading

Sulfur cork in a child’s ear: causes and treatment
Sulfur plug in the ear is a fairly common phenomenon, especially in a child. This can cause certain troubles, and in the absence of proper treatment, it can even result…

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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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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…

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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,…

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