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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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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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,…

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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 occurs at any age: adults often suffer hands or knee joints, children are more likely to be affected by several joints (knee, hip, shoulder). Continue reading

How to deal with dry skin in winter: advice from dermatologists

In winter, our skin becomes dry and requires increased attention. Frost, low air temperature, humidity, lack of vitamins, etc. affect any type of skin. People with dry and sensitive skin are especially affected in winter, feeling its excessive dryness, tightness, peeling and irritation.
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From gastritis to anemia: what will help identify the endoscopy of the stomach

The most accurate and informative method for diagnosing diseases of the gastrointestinal tract (GIT) is endoscopy. This procedure not only allows you to diagnose a number of diseases in the early stages, but in some cases even save lives! Some people are afraid of this procedure and are horrified when a doctor prescribes endoscopy of the stomach and intestines (or gastroduodenopia – endoscopy, which is essentially the same thing). Continue reading

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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Tuberculosis is not only a disease of the poor: who risk getting sick
Tuberculosis has been known to mankind since the Stone Age, but even modern society is not immune from this ailment. Today, March 24, World Tuberculosis Day: in Ukraine, the disease…

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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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Influenza and ARI: prevention, treatment of complications
ARIs are among the most common infectious diseases. A serious problem is the fact that many of us abandon specific (vaccination) and non-specific prevention of influenza and acute respiratory infections.…

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