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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Rubella: for whom a childhood illness can be dangerous?
Rubella is a viral infectious disease that occurs quite easily in childhood, but harder in adulthood. Rubella is especially dangerous during pregnancy, because it causes severe malformations in the fetus…

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What is the difference between the flu and the acute respiratory viral infections? How do doctors advise against these diseases?
SARS and influenza are diseases that have a very similar nature of origin and treatment strategy. Then why exactly the flu and its epidemics say so much in society every…

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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 stop at one moment, it is possible only with the help of electrical defibrillation.
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Food Poisoning: Symptoms and First Aid

Food poisoning is an acute condition that is usually accompanied by digestive disorders. Often, its cause is the introduction into the body of pathogenic microorganisms, along with low-quality or overdue food, or stored or prepared in violation of existing norms.

It is during the holidays that there is a lot of food poisoning, because people eat a lot, make large purchases in stores, often visit catering establishments. Continue reading

Summer without hepatitis A: jaundice prevention

Jaundice (Botkin’s disease) or hepatitis A is a seasonal disease. It is in the summer and early autumn that infectious disease specialists notice an outbreak of jaundice. Hepatitis has several types, but today we will talk about hepatitis A, which, unlike other types of the disease, is transmitted through dirty hands, unwashed vegetables or fruits, water, etc. (fecal-oral route of infection). Continue reading

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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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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Is it necessary to treat herpes: the effect of infection on the human body
How dangerous is herpes, because most people consider it a normal fever on the lips. This infection is very common: 95% of adults and about 50% of children on Earth…

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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…

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