Influence of a man’s age on a child’s health
The fact that a woman’s age affects the future baby, the risk of developing pathologies in him, is known to many: when a pregnant woman is older than 35 years…

Continue reading →

How to read a fluorography certificate
A fluorographic study took place, forever, all, and more than once - the Ministry of Health obliges this diagnostic procedure to be performed by all citizens once a year. Without…

Continue reading →

Meningitis: truth and myth
“Do not go without a hat, you will chill your head, you will get sick with meningitis,” the mothers of the children scare. Where did the myth come from that…

Continue reading →

infection characterized

Rotavirus: signs and treatment

Rotavirus is a virus of the genus Rotavirus that causes inflammation of the stomach and intestines, as well as the upper respiratory tract. Mostly small children fall ill, from 1.5 to 5 years. Adults can become infected by a sick child while caring for them. Often outbreaks of intestinal infection are observed in kindergartens and in the family.

How to get infected with rotavirus
Rotavirus is a highly contagious infection. It is transmitted through dirty hands or objects (toys, furniture, door handles), where, in turn, the rotavirus gets from feces (through unwashed hands) or from Continue reading

From frost to heat: what is the danger of a sharp temperature drop

Facial redness
As is known from physics, in the cold, the vessels narrow and in the heat, on the contrary, expand. Thisexplains the redness of the skin. Blush all over the cheek that appears after frost, it seems, should not upset us. Worse, when the nose turns red – it is ugly, but not only. The fact is that such sharp jumps in temperature are a risk factor for rosacea – a disease associated with loss of elasticity in capillaries. As a result of this, microcirculation is disturbed, the nutrition of the skin is deteriorating, the networks of blood vessels, asterisks appear on it.

Nose snot
Such a flow from the nose represents the protection of the body from microbes and the restoration of the normal functioning of this organ. Our nasal cavity is usually wet, covered with mucus, which collects dust and pathogenic microbes, without passing them into the body. Then all this dirt is removed by cilia, which constantly oscillate in the direction of exit from the nose. At low temperatures, the vessels in the nose narrow, the mucous membrane of the nose dries up, the movement of the cilia slows down. In the warmth, the vessels expand, a secret is produced (those same snot), which moisturizes the mucous membrane and removes “debris” from the nose – after all, in the cold, the nose cleaning system worked half-heartedly. Usually snot stops after 10-15 minutes. Continue reading

Shellfish on the body

So in everyday life is called molluscum contagiosum – a viral infection characterized by a rash on the skin of dense, small nodules. Causes mollusks on the body of a virus from the group of smallpox viruses.

The virus is transmitted either sexually or through life, as well as through water, for example in the pool. It only affects people and cannot be tolerated by animals.

How do mollusks appear on the body?
The first symptoms of the mollusk appear in 2-3 weeks, and sometimes several months after infection. As a rule, rashes are localized on the buttocks, genitals, inner thighs, pubis, and lower abdomen. Hemispherical nodules appear on the skin with a depression in the middle of the same color as the skin, Continue reading

Unusual Diseases: Morgellon's Disease
The stories of people suffering from this disease resemble a fantastic thriller. And it is not surprising that the doctors whom the unfortunate turn to send them to a psychiatrist.…

...

Going to the toilet: norms and deviations
The human body is a complex mechanism that functions according to its own regime. Some people have the urge to urinate 4-5 times a day. Others - rush to the…

...

Zika virus
Humanity throughout its existence is constantly struggling with new dangerous diseases. In the Middle Ages, a pandemic of the plague - the "black death" - in Europe claimed the lives…

...

What is the danger of rubella in adults?
German measles, measles rubella, rubella - rubella, a viral disease related to childhood infections, is hidden behind all these names. Children are more susceptible to this infection, but an adult…

...