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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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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How to identify and treat eczema in children
Eczema is a skin disease that is most often observed in those families where they suffer from allergic reactions. Children over two months of age can get this disease. Even…

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Symptoms and treatment of lung abscess

An abscess of the lungs is characterized by a purulent inflammatory process of the lung tissue with the formation of one or several limited cavities, which are most often surrounded by inflammatory infiltrate.

Most often, an abscess of the lungs occurs due to croupous pneumonia. The causative agents of the disease are staphylococci, streptococci, as well as diplococci. The primary abscess begins with chest injuries, aspiration of foreign objects, after surgery on the upper respiratory tract, by inhalation of mucus, blood, pus, and vomit. At the same time, bronchial blockage occurs and air does not enter part of the lungs, an airless space is formed in which suppuration occurs – an abscess. 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

Poisoning

Summer is the time to travel. A sharp change during travel diet, unusual dishes, sometimes just a change in the nature and composition of the food sometimes lead to a temporary breakdown of the intestines, which is called a “tourist’s disease”.

But not every disorder of intestinal activity is the result of a violation of the usual diet. In summer, the risk of infection with acute intestinal infections increases. And we are not talking only about one of the most common diseases – dysentery. In the warm season, the cause of poisoning can be any food product or dish contaminated with pathogenic microbes. Continue reading

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