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…

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What diseases can cause infectious arthritis
Infectious arthritis is a severe illness characterized by joint damage, manifested in severe pain syndrome, edema, fever. In this case, multiple lesions are often affected by several joints. Infectious arthritis…

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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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liver and pancreas

Who are Giardia: how to prevent infection

If practically every one of us knows about helminths (worms), then such parasites as Giardia are less known. Giardia are unicellular simple organisms that, when released into the human body, parasitize it. Most often Giardia parasitize in the small intestine, less often – in the duodenum, liver and gall bladder. In the summer, the issue of infection with various parasites is very topical: therefore, it will not be superfluous to know the manifestation of giardiasis (Giardia infection) and disease prevention measures. Continue reading

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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Ultrasound examination of pregnant women: why, at what time and for what?
Ultrasound for the future mother is not only an opportunity to “get acquainted” with your baby before his birth and to know the sex of the child. Ultrasound examination is…

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Hypertensive crisis: first aid and prevention of pressure increase
A sudden sharp increase in blood pressure is called a hypertensive crisis. People with high blood pressure (chronic hypertension or arterial hypertension) control their blood pressure with tonometers and take…

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Defibrillation: a 10-minute chance to save lives
Defibrillation is the process by which ventricular fibrillation is removed. Fibrillation or ventricular fibrillation is a pathological condition when there are no effective contractions of the heart. This condition cannot…

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