How to distinguish a sore throat from a cold
Angina, probably, at least once in his life, everyone was ill. What is this disease? What are its causes, and most importantly, what to do with angina? An acute infection…

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Scarlet fever in a child: symptoms and treatment
Symptoms of scarlet fever in a child should be known to every parent. This is an infectious disease that causes group A beta-hemolytic streptococcus (GABA). I advise you to take…

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When you need to urgently call a doctor
Mass vaccination against mumps has led to certain changes in the nature of the spread of this disease. If earlier they were mostly ill for children aged 3-6 years, then…

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Diphtheria treatment

All patients with diphtheria, regardless of the severity of the condition, must be hospitalized in an infectious diseases hospital.

The treatment is as follows:

Diet – fortified, high-calorie, carefully cooked food.

Etiotropic therapy (that is, aimed at eliminating the cause of the disease) – the introduction of anti-diphtheria serum (PDS), the dose and number of times of administration depend on the severity and form of the disease. With a mild form, PDS is administered once intramuscularly in a dose of 20–40 thousand IU, with a moderate form – 50–80 thousand IU once or, if necessary, repeatedly in the same dose after 24 hours. When treating a severe form of the disease, the total dose increases to 90–120 thousand IU or even up to 150 thousand IU (infectious-toxic shock, DIC). In this case, 2/3 of the dose is administered immediately, and during the first day of hospitalization, 3/4 of the total dose should be administered. Continue reading

Grandma’s methods: why do i need an iodine grid?

Older people remember that in childhood, with bruises or colds, mothers painted a grid on their body with iodine. And today, many have not refused such treatment. And what helps (and does it help) iodine grid? In what cases can it be useful?

Iodine properties
The most common way to use iodine is to treat the skin around the wound, cut. In this way, the injuries are disinfected so that pathogens do not penetrate the wound.

However, iodine has other remarkable properties: it

heals wounds;
relieves inflammation, penetrating into the depths of tissues and destroying pathogenic bacteria;
heats the tissue due to irritation of the skin receptors and increased blood circulation in the area of ​​application. Continue reading

The history of cheating: what is detox

It’s hard not to get the idea of ​​detox. On the one hand, it is practiced by many celebrities: Gwyneth Paltrow, Salma Hayek. They emphasize that, thanks to detox, they look and feel good.

On the other hand, constant fatigue, chronic fatigue, skin problems (and many other things) are inextricably linked with toxins that overwhelm the human body. It is not surprising that the only chance to gain health and joy from life is purification. But is it? It’s time to find out the whole truth about detox.

What is detox?
A few years ago, a methodology for getting rid of toxins and toxins from the body was popularized around the world. She promised to improve the body, guaranteed weight loss and assured of rejuvenation. This method is called detox. Continue reading

Diabetes and health: the most common diabetes
Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a very serious disease. Violation of carbohydrate metabolism (namely, this is diabetes) has a negative effect on the whole body. That is why people suffering from…

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Atopic dermatitis in children: do you need a diet and how to treat it
Atopic dermatitis (ATD) is a chronic skin disease that may have a hereditary predisposition. Such a diagnosis is made solely by clinical manifestations. It is characterized by a violation of…

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How to distinguish a sore throat from a cold
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Barley in the eye of a child. What to do
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…

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