Archive for the ‘Child Disease’ Category
Thrush, also known as mildew or oral candidiasis, is an infection of the mouth that comes from a fungus or yeast called Candida. It is normally in the mouth and gastrointestinal tract, where it is usually harmless. Also found in the vagina, thus probably during its passage through the channel of delivery a baby has made contact with the fungus.
Newborns, for some reason, seem more susceptible to fungal infections. Perhaps this is due in part to the normal immaturity of their immune system. As the fungus multiplies, for example, in the mouth, you will notice white patches on the tongue, palate (top of the mouth) and the inside of the cheeks and gums. Read the rest of this entry »
It has been shown in some studies, the supplements of vitamin A; it helps to prevent some of the serious complications resulting from measles infection, although it is not clear how to help.
These supplements can be recommended for children under two years with severe measles or for children with vitamin A deficiency, so it is essential to consult the doctor and their potential benefit, if your child has measles.
The vitamin A supplements for preschoolers are known to reduce the risk of mortality and morbidity for some forms of diarrhea, measles, human immunodeficiency virus and malaria, and that these effects may be the result of the actions of the Vitamin A in immunity. Read the rest of this entry »
The diversity of diseases that can reach to your baby, are those most common in children, those who take us by surprise without even knowing that there are, and others that are common and easy to spot. It is important to handle all such information. Observe the most common:
Diarrhea: It is common for children to diarrhea. The causes in most cases babies are bacterial or viral infections.
Vomiting: Almost all babies spit up at some point. And usually they do several times a day. If your baby seems distressed when this is happening, is probably vomiting. It is advisable that do not move much when you finish eating and so avoid those bad moments. Read the rest of this entry »
The intolerance or celiac disease is characterized by sensitivity to gluten protein found in wheat, barley and rye, and to a lesser extent, in the oats. A baby’s immune system reacts to gluten and baby bowel becomes inflamed, causing a range of symptoms.
Babies with celiac disease or gluten intolerance can display any combination of the following symptoms:
- ● Failure to thrive, a child is behind in growth, either in height or not gaining enough weight.
- ● Gastroesophageal reflux disease, with symptoms of pain, irritability, constant or sudden crying after eating, frequent vomiting after eating, which can last more than an hour, nausea, inability to sleep, belching, poor weight gain or loss weight.
- ● Liquid stool or constipation, or alternating between the two.
- ● Foul-smelling stools.
- ● Loss of appetite.
- ● Belly swollen and gases.
- ● Rashes.
- ● Irritability.
Dyslexic children often are not easily detected, and these children are considered as too dreamy, lethargic even somewhat delayed, however, is the fact that these children are very intelligent and have a completely different thought process.
Dyslexia is not a disease, but a language processing disorder or a learning disability in which the brain fails to identify and process certain symbols.
The Dyslexia has nothing to do with the IQ of a child, but affects language development related. Dyslexics often have difficulties with processing speed, working memory, phonological processing and often fail to live up to their cognitive abilities. Read the rest of this entry »
Since the baby is born, parents always worry about the health of their child. Carefully observed it in every moment and laying down that nothing in your environment which disturbs and bother to the newborn.
During the first year of life, babies often suffer few diseases. For example, the cramps, which are considered within normal and can be caused by disturbances in the feeding schedule, nasal congestion, caused by environmental pollution, constipation, and caused by the lack of strength in the stomach. Read the rest of this entry »
Seizures can occur at any age. They are produced by a sudden alteration of the activity of neurons, disorganized electrical impulses that discharge and widespread.
All this causes the patient, who suffers, lose consciousness, have muscle twitches or body part forms a rigid posture. It can be seen that out foaming at the mouth, a very noisy breathing, his eyes are usually lost and relaxation of sphincters.
Now, you ask in addition to all the tests and analysis that has to be the small, at what time you have to go to medical emergency. For if in doubt, and prefer the ambulance with the treating physician approaches the home, while you lay the child on your back or on your side if you vomit. You’ll have to hold it to prevent the strike, not to put your fingers in your mouth; they can choke on their own language and can be injured. Read the rest of this entry »
The atopic dermatitis has tripled the number of victims in the last 30 years. Here are some ways to avoid the appearance of this pathology in our babies or should they be present and mitigate the outbreak of the same.
The atopic dermatitis is a skin disease that affects mainly the younger ones. Characterized in that the skin is dry, redness, itching causes a very annoying that encourages the baby to scratch the wound and increases the possibility that they infected.
This condition usually manifests for the first time by the third month of life, often in the face. Other locations are preferred hands, especially, back and fingers, the creases behind the ears, and the folds of the elbows and knees. Read the rest of this entry »
Measles is a disease caused by a virus, is transmitted from person to person and, as the spread is very fast and easy if not kept under control can easily become an epidemic. Before there was a vaccine to prevent disease, 90 percent of children suffered the disease.
At present it is very rare. The virus is contagious through the air or being in direct contact with discharge from the nose or throat of a hit.
This disease is very contagious. While there is currently a vaccine to protect us can also carry out a series of measures that reduce the risk of contagion within your own home. Read the rest of this entry »
The chicken pox is a viral infection, very common and highly contagious. Newborns and adults may experience more severe symptoms, but usually appears fever, fatigue, itchy rash and loss of appetite.
This virus is transmitted by air, by coughing, sneezing, or through physical contact with a sick person, a couple of days later, grains are similar to blisters that later turn into scabs.
During this period, the itching can be very annoying, but avoid scratching to prevent infection and scars. Then you can see some of the most widely used remedies. Read the rest of this entry »