Pneumonia in a child (part 2)
FIRST AID As soon as you notice that the child’s breathing has changed, first ventilate the room; lift the head end of the crib, substituting something under its legs; relax…

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Painful, tactile, cold, thermal ...
Our skin is one of the main senses. It contains a dense network of nerve fibers, and millions of the thinnest branches branch off from them, ending on the surface…

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Diseases of the feet and methods for their treatment
Leg problems make you give up your favorite shoes. It's time to pay attention to your legs. If you have flat feet, then you probably noticed that the legs quickly…

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tuberculosis infection

How to protect yourself from ticks

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

What is iron deficiency anemia?

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

Tuberculosis

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

What is iron deficiency anemia?
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…

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Pancreatitis
What is pancreatitis? Pancreatitis is an inflammation of the pancreas. A 40-year-old man was brought by an ambulance. On the eve of his friends, he marked the end of urgent…

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Is it possible to protect yourself from diabetes
Sometimes, walking along city streets, we often notice a lying person with obvious signs of intoxication. In such cases, we usually grin and move on, not worrying about the state…

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Prostatitis
About half of men aged 20 to 50 years suffer from chronic prostatitis - inflammation of one of the internal genital organs - the prostate (prostate gland). It is located…

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