What Is Meningococcal Infection? Why is she so dangerous?
Meningococcal disease is potentially fatal, the illness that it provokes is considered in medicine as an emergency. For example, it causes the bacterial form of meningitis, as well as a…

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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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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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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

Mite encephalitis: How to protect yourself from illness?

Mite encephalitis is an infectious viral disease that affects mainly the central nervous system of a person and is transmitted through bites of ticks. This virus is sensitive to environmental factors and dies in boiling water, at the heat treatment, under the influence of household disinfectants. In the spring, when ticks become most active, and their bites are quite frequent, the risk of infection with tick-borne encephalitis increases significantly. So you have to be very careful while staying in nature. Continue reading

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

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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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PAP test: why is cervical cytology prescribed?
An informative method for diagnosing latent chronic diseases of the cervix uteri is the PAP test (cervical cytology). This laboratory test is widely used by gynecologists, because it helps to…

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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…

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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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