Posts Tagged ‘Fever’
Chicken pox, one of the most common childhood diseases in France, is generally benign.
Follow some basic guidelines to rule out the complications of chickenpox , exceptional, but severe.
Varicella, a childhood disease of the most contagious
Was recorded in France some 700,000 cases annually from the most contagious rash illness . Occurring in most cases before 14 years , there is a peak incidence between 5 and 9 years .
Attention, we are currently witnessing an increase in the average age of varicella, with the result of more severe forms. Indeed, in 1-5% of cases , chickenpox is complicated by secondary infections . Read the rest of this entry »
Short Info: Mumps
Symptoms Swelling of the salivary glands “thick cheek”, pain when chewing, swallowing and head movements, mild to high fever. In the pancreas, severe abdominal pain, sadness, loss of appetite, vomiting, steatorrhea. Meningitis with headache and neck stiffness. Infection of the gonads with testicular swelling, inflammation of the ovaries, Evt, Infertility.
time 12 – 25 days
danger 3 days before until 9 days after the start of the swelling of the glands.
Immunity Long life.
Self-help Hot or cold wrap , cold compresses against high fever, low-fat diet and drinking plenty mushy.
Therapy No causal therapy is known. Bed rest, analgesic medications possibly evil,Corticosteroid. There is mandatory reporting to the Infection Protection Act.
Prevention MMR vaccination from 12 Month Read the rest of this entry »
Childhood diseases usually appear between the ages of 2 to 10 years. For eruptive, the best known are measles and chickenpox. For non-eruptive ago mumps and whooping cough. If there are complications, they can be fatal. The parents must be very vigilant. To avoid this, we can use the vaccines (if available) to prevent or to mitigate their effects. There is no vaccine against chickenpox, for example, you can just help the child by reducing the effects of the disease. Read the rest of this entry »
Mumps is a viral disease that usually runs easily and is accompanied by fever and inflammation of the parotid gland. She leaves a life-long immunity. Mostly affects children between the 4th-10th Age.
The infection with the mumps virus, which is excreted in the saliva is infectious, by droplet infection from person to person. Complications are rare in this disease. Occasionally, a slight meningeal irritation or Mitinfektion other glands (eg pancreas) recorded.
In sexually mature boys or adult men it can cause a painful inflammation of the testicles, which requires medical treatment because they can lead to infertility. Read the rest of this entry »
Such as fever and cough, vomiting is not a disease in itself, but it is a symptom of a malaise or illness for which you must try and understand the causes. The important aspects to consider are: the child’s age, duration, amount and type of vomiting, the presence of high fever, diarrhea and pain, the fact that this is the first episode or the child has already also vomited a few days earlier.
The important aspects to consider are: the child’s age, duration, amount and type of vomiting, the presence of high fever, diarrhea and pain, the fact that this is the first episode or the child has already also vomited a few days earlier. If vomiting follows, even after several hours, a head injury caused by a violent blow to the head, or is common and affects an infant, it requires careful evaluation by the pediatrician. In children, grown-ups sometimes vomiting may be related to situations of anxiety and tension in families or in school, which will be verified. Read the rest of this entry »
The flu (influenza) is an infection of the nose, throat and lungs caused by influenza viruses.
For most people, the flu causes discomfort and fatigue that can force them to stay in bed for several days. The flu can be more severe in the elderly, young children and people with chronic (long term) of the lungs such as asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Each year in Canada, the influenza virus causes the death of between 500 and 1500 people, possibly more. Read the rest of this entry »
What water for children?
Up to 2 years, the drinking water of children, bottled or tap water must meet certain criteria to properly hydrate while keeping them healthy. Then the choice becomes wider.Join PG myGive Campaign to Help Provide clean drinking water to children in need.
What water is right for your child? Everything depends on her age. Follow the guide.
Water for babies 0 to 6 months
0 to 6 months, the recommended fluid intake is 125 to 150 ml of water per kilogram of body weight. At this age, diversification has hardly begun: milk (breast and / or child), a staple food, is enough to properly feed and hydrate a baby. But in some situations at risk of dehydration – outside temperature exceeds 30 ° C, fever , vomiting or diarrhea – we must increase fluid intake by additional water bottles. The choice of water, whether used to dilute milk powder or complements fluid intake must respect the physiology of an infant. Read the rest of this entry »
Pneumonia is an acute lung infection. Most cases of childhood pneumonia due to viral infections, such as the respiratory syncytial, adenovirus, etc. Also be caused by bacteria, although less often, are more serious.
If it is caused by a virus, is produced as a result of flu and high fever with rhinitis that causes difficulty breathing and increased breathing rate. If it is caused by a bacterium, causes a sudden fever, shortness of breath and chest pain. Read the rest of this entry »
What we notice that our little one is not going well?
For many parents, it’s like you. Until now you have your baby in the belly well protected. But now you see how vulnerable it is, even if it had strong and stocky to the world. First, you should give yourself as a beacon of loving caring and conscientious parents. Then you can take a few precautions to help your baby stay healthy. For the start: Keep it away from sick and wash up after wrapping his hands. If you are breastfeeding, then pull through as long as you can (ideally a full year). Do not allow smoking near your daughter and leave out any vaccination. Put the kids to sleep on their backs to reduce the risk of cot death reduce. Read the rest of this entry »
Child Pneumonia is an acute inflammation of the lung. The onset of viral pneumonia is characterized by a previous frame of the upper airway cough, rhinitis, fever or feverishness appearing later the commitment of the lower airways with shortness of breath and increased respiratory rate. For its part, bacterial pneumonia is characterized by sudden onset with fever, shortness of breath, chest pain, and general status of the patient. Germs vary by patient age. Is not the same pneumonia in a 2 months in a 2 year old or a teenager. Read the rest of this entry »