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.…

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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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Diphtheria: what should be known about the disease that Dr. Komarovsky predicts in Ukraine?
Currently, the largest outbreak of measles outbreaks in Ukraine has been recorded in recent years. In this regard, the well-known pediatrician Yevgeny Komarovsky, on January 16, 2018, published an official…

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called a maculopapular exanthema

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 special medications. However, in the heat, the frequency of hypertensive crises increases, if not watch, besides such an attack of a sharp increase in pressure can occur not only in hypertensive patients. Continue reading

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

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. It is characterized by severe intoxication, fever, specific rash.

Measles is transmitted by airborne droplets from a sick person to a healthy person, people are very susceptible to it. 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…

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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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New method of dealing with allergies - molecular diagnosis
Allergic diseases are the third largest disease in Ukraine. The prognosis of physicians is such that by 2030, every third inhabitant of the country will experience allergic reactions. The main…

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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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