Since there are more and more cases of tick-borne encephalitis every year, in summer it is imperative to remember the rules of behavior in the forest.
For starters, don’t panic! The carriers of this virus in the middle lane are only a few percent of ticks.
Also, to protect yourself, you can get vaccinated. The first – in the fall, and the second – in the early spring.
Before going to the forest or the countryside, treat clothes with repellents. They can not be applied to the skin, but if the tick clings to such a tissue, it will die within a few minutes. Continue reading
Infants are most often affected by iron deficiency anemia (IDA). Hemoglobin contains iron, which helps red blood cells to deliver oxygen to tissues. Therefore, if the iron in the baby’s body is not enough, the baby will be weak, and his body will practically not resist infections.
If the baby’s parents are attentive, then noticing them with IDA will not be difficult. At the same time, the child has a pale skin color, he quickly finds fatigue and lethargy, in addition, he noticeably lags behind in development in relation to his peers.
The optimal level of hemoglobin in a baby should correspond to 145 grams per liter until the end of the first month of life, and after six months this level should be 110 grams per liter. Continue reading
For some time from the moment of detection of pulmonary tuberculosis and until hospitalization, the patient lives at home. Yes, and after treatment in a hospital, although to a lesser extent, it can be dangerous to others if it does not stop the secretion of bacteria.
All this time, the patient himself and his family members are required to comply with the sanitary-hygienic and anti-epidemic regime that prevents the spread of infection. It is necessary to remember and carefully follow the recommendations of the medical staff of the TB dispensary, which provides disinfectants for the disinfection of household items seeded with Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Continue reading