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…

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Rubella in a child: symptoms of a third disease that should not be treated
Rubella in a child, or as it is also called the "third disease", is a viral disease. It is transmitted by airborne droplets from an infected person. Persistent immunity is…

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Products to help keep you warm
Have you ever wondered why in the heat we prefer vegetable salads and green cabbage soup, and in winter we are more attracted to rich soup, fatty pork and Olivier…

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Diphtheria

Diphtheria is an acute, life-threatening, infectious disease. Children aged 3–7 years are most susceptible to it; in recent years, the incidence of adolescents and adults has increased.

Diphtheria is an acute, life-threatening, infectious disease. It proceeds in the form of acute inflammation of the upper respiratory tract, mainly the pharynx (approximately 90% of cases), the nose, the skin at the sites of damage, eyes or genitals.

The main threat, however, is not inflammation, but poisoning with a toxin, which is produced by the bacterium, the causative agent of the disease, while the cardiovascular and nervous systems are mainly affected.

The causative agent of diphtheria and infection
The causative agent of diphtheria is Corynebacterium diphteriae – gram-positive bacteria in the form of sticks with characteristic bulbous thickenings at the ends, which are placed in pairs in swabs, at an angle in the form of a Roman numeral V with respect to each other. Diphtheria bacilli secrete diphtheria toxin, the enzyme neuraminidase and other biochemically active compounds in the process of life. Continue reading

Rubella in a child: symptoms of a third disease that should not be treated
Rubella in a child, or as it is also called the "third disease", is a viral disease. It is transmitted by airborne droplets from an infected person. Persistent immunity is…

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Rubella virus
Unvaccinated children 2-9 years old are most often affected. Rubella is especially dangerous in the first 3 months of pregnancy - in this case, severe congenital malformations of the child…

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High fever in a child
Always have a first aid note on hand for a child with a high fever. High temperature in a child often takes parents by surprise. When the baby becomes weak…

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9 important symptoms of iodine deficiency
Nature took great care of man, making it possible to make up for the deficiency of nutrients from food, the environment, and water. However, people did not appreciate this gift.…

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