Posts Tagged ‘vomiting’
Every year, there is no exception, there are outbreaks across Quebec. Scientists do not really have an explanation on the timeliness of annual outbreaks of gastroenteritis virus responsible for these, but they know back in the same months each year. Read the rest of this entry »
The only criteria to suggest the inadequacy of milk supply are proving to be the weight curve and the number of wet diapers a day. Indeed, some babies seem content to undernourishment and show no disorder or sleep or bowel. Others, cons, sufficient food, screaming with energy after feeding and calling the “rab” …! Insufficient milk supply is experiencing multiple causes, the most important are putting in late, incomplete evacuation of the breasts, worry and fatigue of the mother often depressed, genetic factors etc. Read the rest of this entry »
Dehydration is the excessive loss of body fluids leads to the body can not function optimally. The child’s body is composed of more than 60% water. The loss of up to 5% of body fluid is considered mild dehydration, the up to 10% moderate and up to 15% severe. In extreme cases dehydration can lead to death of the infant or child.
Babies and young children are more vulnerable to dehydration. With the loss of body water is lost not only water but also removes electrolytes (calcium, potassium, sodium, etc..) And it is imperative that a balance between quantity and water and electrolytes to the body to function well . Read the rest of this entry »
Meningitis in children is often frightening. Rightly so, because depending on the causative agent of meningitis, symptoms and consequences can be significant.
It is therefore important to know how to detect early symptoms of meningitis in a child, and how does the management ..
As the name suggests, meningitis is the inflammation of the meninges, the membranes surrounding the brain. The germs causing the infection, do not stay at the start of the meninges. These are viruses or bacteria that originate from an infection at the throat or ears. Meningitis can be due to a cold that degenerates to an ear infection or mumps is complicated, and so on. Read the rest of this entry »
The early years are often punctuated by small diseases, mostly benign, but should be well treated, the complications that might occur fairly quickly in infants.
The immune system of infants is still immature, he can fight very effectively against bacteria and viruses. Parents have beautiful take every precaution, it is difficult to escape these ENT infections (rhinophrayngite, otitis …), especially in winter. Simple rules of hygiene (washing hands when coming from outside, and between each activity not taste flat with her baby spoon regularly wash his toys …) can however limit the risk contagion. It is also important to not smoke in the environment of the baby, and often ventilate rooms where he lives. Read the rest of this entry »
The digestive tract has a very rich local immune system in the mucosa, complete with a draining lymph node is very important. This system protects the body from viral antigens, bacterial and parasitic diseases by an effective immune response that seeks to eliminate them. The immune system must also recognize the dietary protein to accept their passage through the mucosa. A food actually contains many proteins. Many of them turn out to be allergens. A food can contain forty different allergens. 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 »
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 »
A secondary reaction to a food is often equated with a food allergy. In most cases, however, is something else, probably food poisoning, a food aversion or intolerance to any of the ingredients of the food.
Food allergy is a specific form of food intolerance, which activates the immune system. An allergen (a protein in the offending food, which in the majority of people do not produce side effects) causes a chain reaction in the immune system including the release of antibodies. These antibodies in turn lead to the release of other molecules, such as histamine, which give rise to various symptoms such as runny nose, coughing, sneezing or itching. Food allergies are often hereditary and usually identified early in life. Read the rest of this entry »