Posts Tagged ‘disease’
Children with xeroderma pigmentosum , a rare genetic disease, are called the children of the moon because the disease requires them to avoid the sun at all costs (they only come out at night). In France, it relates to a birth in a million.
The Xeroderma Pigmentosum in Latin means “dry and pigmented dermis.” At birth, the skin is dry and the first contact with the sun’s ultraviolet lamps or those of certain causes reactions hyperpigmentation, brown spots called photodermatitis. Other signs may also appear as eye problems or nervous disorders. Read the rest of this entry »
Constipation in a baby is a concern for parents. We talk about real constipation in infants when the stools are rare (less than three times a week) but also when they are hard.
The causes of constipation
Most constipation in children are “functional”, it means they are not related to illness, disease states. The problem of transit is generally related to dietary factors, nutritional … and sometimes related to its environment. If, for example, the baby is being weaned (from breastfeeding the breast to bottle), a temporary constipation may occur due to the change in diet. The transit should gradually return to normal disrupted. Read the rest of this entry »
Pertussis (or whooping cough) is a disease caused by a bacterium Bordetella pertussis.
And ‘one of the most contagious infectious diseases that are known so that a child with pertussis can infect up to 90% non-immune children in contact with. It is transmitted by air from person to person through coughing orsneezing.
The child with a serious medical illness at risk of developing psychological problems related to their illness. Unlike children with seasonal diseases such as influenza, the child with a chronic illness has to face the reality that the disease will not be taken away and you can even get worse. The child and adolescent psychiatrists indicate that most of these children initially refuse to believe they are sick and then feel guilt and anger. Read the rest of this entry »
Autism is a disorder in children is more prevalent in boys than in girls. The skills of an autistic child can be high or low depending on both their level of IQ and verbal communication skills.
What causes autism?
The causes of autism are still unknown, but there are some theories that may explain the disease:
1. The autistic child’s relationship with their environment and their social environment. Some studies link autism with a lack of affection in childhood. On occasion, has been linked autism with an education supported by distant parents, cold and too intellectual.
2. Shortcomings and cognitive abnormalities. Seems to be some neurological basis in the development of this disease, although not proven.
3. Basic biochemical processes. They found an excess secretion of serotonin in platelets of autistic children. Read the rest of this entry »
Pertussis (or whooping cough) is a disease caused by the bacterium Bordetella pertussis.
And ‘one of the most contagious infectious diseases that are known so that a child with whooping cough can infect up to 90% of non-immune children in contact with. It is transmitted by air from person to person through coughing or sneezing. Read the rest of this entry »
Asthma is a disease characterized by respiratory distress with wheezing and prolonged breathing. It is a most common serious chronic disease in childhood, affecting nearly five million children in the U.S. alone.
The asthmatic child is anxious and pale, and breathing difficulty and noise. Asthma is characterized by the intensity of cough, respiratory effort which just blaming the respiratory muscles. So there is collapse of the sternum and the intercostal spaces, nasal flaring and movements of the muscles of the neck, and chest tightness, shortness of breath, and wheezing. Read the rest of this entry »
Whether children are very young or somewhat larger, parents are always worried about their children. The children are ill; they need not only medical help and special care and love. It is important that parents monitor their child from the beginning and learn to pay attention to changes in their child. In this way, they can often already see the smallest sign of disease and act quickly. Initially, when the baby is still very small, many parents are overprotective, even if it is the first child. Over time, however, teach the most anxious parents to develop a feel for whether their child is seriously ill, or just uncomfortable. Parents suspect a disease or childhood illness in their child; they should not hesitate to investigate an experienced pediatrician to have with her child. In addition, parents should exercise the precautionary tests, and to provide as the health of their child checked regularly. It is advisable also to guide children to diseases or an encyclopedia to go up a children’s disease to learn about typical childhood diseases to inform. Often these books with lots of pictures and photos are provided by which typical symptoms can be detected. Mothers and fathers who seek advice and help contact, is also often a forum for parents. Here they can with other parents about children’s diseases, chronic diseases and children share much more. Whether its questions about rubella, chicken pox, scarlet fever, or mouth rot is natural or aids in flatulence, in a parents’ forum, many parents find valuable information. Of course, ask the advice in the forum as a replacement for medical advice and cannot supersede the treatment experienced by children and young physicians. Read the rest of this entry »