Chronic tonsillitis (CT) is common after a recent sore throat. It can also provoke any other infectious disease in which inflammation of the throat mucosa has been observed. Often people confuse chronic tonsillitis with angina. In fact, angina is the popular name for acute tonsillitis, which usually precedes the chronic form. In chronic tonsillitis, the lymphoid tissue of the tonsils of the pharynx is affected. In rare cases, the focus of infection can be localized on the tonsils, or lingual. An acute inflammatory process is observed, which is repeated throughout the year. Most often, children are affected by an illness, ranging from 15 to 63% of cases, depending on the time of year. Treatment should be started immediately, as other diseases develop against the background of the ailment. Among them are diseases of the skin, eyes, kidneys, and thyroid gland.
Causes of Chronic Tonsillitis (CT)
The root cause of chronic tonsillitis is infection. Most often, pathogens are: staphylococci, streptococci, pneumococci, Epstein-Barr virus, herpes virus, hemophilus bacillus, chlamydia, fungi. What could precede the disease? Continue reading
Pediatricians are often asked: “Is it possible to walk with a child with fever?” This question is especially popular in the cold season, when children are more susceptible to infectious diseases. The fact is that their immunity only gets acquainted with the outside world. Microbes and bacteria are present in the body, but the protective system prevents them from multiplying. But if some unfavorable factors influence the body, then they provoke the development of the disease. Immunity is trying to cope, for example, with hypothermia, and we can say, “distracted” from the fight against harmful microorganisms. As a result, the child fell ill, but is it possible and necessary to walk with temperature? We will understand the problem and find out the answer.
Is it worth it to walk with a child with fever?
According to the famous pediatrician Dr. Komarovsky, there can be no universal answer. It is necessary to take into account weather conditions, the diagnosis of a small patient, not only his temperature, but also the general condition. Walking is useful, but there are much more cases when walking with an illness is contraindicated. Continue reading
Hepatitis is a disease that causes inflammation of the liver. The most common form in children is hepatitis A virus, which is also very contagious. The virus is contained in the patient’s excrement and if the child does not wash his hands thoroughly after each visit to the toilet, then the disease can be transmitted through dirty hands. In addition, the virus can also be found in the blood and saliva.
The first symptom of the disease is a lack of appetite, then symptoms similar to those of the flu and accompanied by jaundice appear – the patient’s skin and pupils become yellowish, the urine becomes very dark in color, and excrement, on the contrary, is very light.
Is it dangerous?
Hepatitis in children rarely proceeds in a severe form. Usually they can easily tolerate it, but it must be treated promptly, as it is very contagious and can spread easily both at home and at school.
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Barley in a child, the treatment of which can be varied, is considered a fairly common disease in children. It can occur at any age. In fact, this is an acute, often purulent inflammation of the hair sac on the eyelash. Often it captures the adjacent glands. In the vast majority of cases, it is provoked by the bacterium Staphylococcus aureus. A similar phenomenon in children happens in one eye, or in both.
Parents, in this case, are wondering: if barley is in the child’s eye, what should I do? And is it possible to infect them and infect someone with barley? Is it possible that he will repeat again, or that he will hit the second eye? It is worth saying right away that you can’t get infected with barley, however, it is able to form again, for the third time and so on. Moreover, this can happen as soon as possible. This can happen because a weak childish body has not been able to effectively resist microbes, in other words, its immunity is too weak. Most often, barley of the upper and lower eyelids appears as a result of the fact that the child has slipped through. Continue reading
The delay in speech development, abbreviated as RRDS, represents a later mastery of oral speech skills by children under 3 years of age compared to the average age norm. The delay in speech development can be qualitative or quantitative, it is expressed in the insufficient development of the vocabulary and in the lack of expressive conversation, and may also be the absence of phrasal speech in a child of 2 years. If the baby does not speak coherently and more or less understandably by the age of 3, his speech development is delayed.
Children with a delay in speech development must necessarily be consulted by a pediatric neurologist and pediatric otolaryngologist, as well as a speech therapist and psychologist. However, the latter is not necessary and is done only by necessity. In some cases, a medical examination and diagnosis are necessary. Further, corrective work is carried out aimed at eliminating the delay in speech development. This must necessarily include psychological and pedagogical, and if necessary, medical assistance. Continue reading