Rabies: sources of infection, symptoms and prognosis
Rabies is a deadly disease that in almost 100% of cases is fatal (there are only a few cases of recovery from it and it has not been fully confirmed…

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A skin rash: how to “identify” scabies
There is a popular belief that only dysfunctional people get sick with scabies. However, this skin disease is highly contagious - that is very contagious. And there is no guarantee…

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Measles: Symptoms and Prevention
What is measles, what are the symptoms of the disease? Measles is an infectious disease that is caused by the entry of an RNA virus from a genus of morbilliviruses.…

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Before vaccination

Heart valve failure: how to suspect pathology?

Headaches, fatigue for no apparent reason may indicate heart disease. One of such often diagnosed pathologies of the heart is prolapse, in other words, insufficiency of the mitral valve, which can be asymptomatic. A person can live for years and not suspect that one of the valves of his heart has a defect. This pathology is detected during examinations of the heart; it does not pose a threat to human health and life in most cases. Continue reading

Koksaki virus or hand-foot-mouth syndrome: not as scary as it sounds

Extremely summer, and not in the mountains and autumn. It is precisely this transitional period that is very favorable for the propagation of all kinds of viruses. If you notice from your kid strange rashes on the pens, legs and face – it can be anything. But to worry about prematurely is not worth it. One of the probable causes is the Koksaki virus. Doctors assure that it will be on its own. Continue reading

Pneumonia: how not to miss pneumonia

In patients with pneumonia, the “classic” history of the disease: caught a cold, was treated, began to get better, but … The temperature returned, the cough, shortness of breath appeared. It is very important not to miss the beginning of the development of the disease and to diagnose the disease in time. Continue reading

Influenza is on the verge: should it be vaccinated?
And this season is no exception. According to forecasts, we will soon come to the new strain of the flu - H3N2, which is also called Hong Kong (named after…

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Whooping cough: what is this disease and how to avoid it
Whooping cough is an infectious disease in which the upper respiratory tract becomes inflamed and there is a strong, long-lasting, paroxysmal cough. The disease is usually acute, it is extremely…

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What is an enterovirus infection? How to deal with it?
Intervovirus infections are groups of diseases that arise from the introduction of an RNA-containing virus into the body, many of which are pathogenic to humans. Typically, enterovirus is a common…

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How not to get sick with tetanus: we follow preventive measures
Tetanus is a very serious disease, known for a long time: even the ancient healers established the relationship between the injury and the incidence of tetanus. In autumn, when summer…

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