Colic in a newborn: what should mom do?
Greetings to the readers of Imom.me. My name is Shchelkunova Valeria, I am a neonatologist from St. Petersburg. Today I will talk about colic in a newborn, what to do…

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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…

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Rating: Best folk remedies for cough
Among the methods of combating cough, there are many folk remedies that are not so harmful to the child's body, and sometimes even more effective. However, if used improperly, they…

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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, even a thorough examination does not give an answer to why it arose. Parents are worried, the child is suffering, so let’s figure it out now.

In the past, people believed that fever was something demonic and supernatural. They believed that it was necessary to get rid of it immediately. In the 18-19 centuries, many people died from yellow, purple, typhoid fever and dengue. The doctors of that time treated her as best they could, and often with wild methods. For example, they caused vomiting, sweating, or bleeding.

It’s good that medicine has gone far ahead. Modern people know that high fever is the body’s response to the disease, not the disease itself. When body temperature rises, it helps a person overcome infections. For example, 40-41 degrees slows the reproduction of viruses two hundred times. Also, it triggers the protective function of the immune system. More cells are released from the bone marrow into the bloodstream. The process occurs under the influence of the pattern of macrophages to cope with the absorption of bacteria. B cells produce more antibodies. Continue reading

Vaccination calendar for children

Any parent will need this vaccination calendar for children. He will allow not to forget about the important procedure and do it on time. There are many rumors and myths surrounding preventive vaccinations that misinform society. We will talk about this below. There is a list of mandatory vaccinations for children who are on the calendar. Until the child reaches adulthood, parents must sign the document “informed voluntary consent to medical intervention.” This must be done before each vaccination.

Vaccination calendar for children 2019

In 2019, the vaccination calendar for children compiled by the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation in 2014 No. 125n remains relevant. Vaccination should be carried out strictly at the indicated age. If for some reason the baby is unable to get the vaccine on time, then consult with a specialist. Vaccination is not carried out in advance. Therefore, discuss your situation. Below is a convenient vaccination calendar for children 2019. You can save it so that you do not forget about the procedure. Continue reading

Sunburn in a child: how to alleviate the condition
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How to rinse your baby’s nose with saline
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Pulmicort for inhalation for children. List of funds for the procedure
In medical practice, Pulmicort is often used for inhalation for children. In addition to this drug, there are about a dozen others that you can find in the city’s pharmacies.…

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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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