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Appendicitis is an inflammation of the cecum (appendix) that can occur in both a child and an adult. Without timely treatment, this condition can cause dangerous complications, so parents should be able to recognize the symptoms of appendicitis in children and take action in time.
Symptoms of appendicitis in a child
Appendicitis is the very process of inflammation in an organ called the appendix. It is a process in the form of a tube of sizes from 0.5 to 1.5 cm, and in diameter about 10 mm. This gut is blind, which means there is no way out. For this reason, clogging may occur, which causes inflammation. The appendix in the right lower abdomen is located closer to the groin.
What happens in the body with inflammation?
Inflammation of the cecum is a blockage of its lumen. It can be caused by an increase in lymphoid nodules, calla mass, a foreign body, a tumor, and even a parasite. For these reasons, the process accumulates mucus and excessive multiplication of microbes. All this leads to inflammation of the mucous membrane, the formation of blood clots and tissue necrosis. Continue reading
Nutritionists several years ago argued that eating at bedtime is very harmful. Today, their views have changed somewhat. Now doctors are sure that going to bed, feeling a “wolf” hunger, is completely not useful. And even people who are losing weight can eat before bedtime. However, it is strongly recommended that you choose the “right” food for snacks. So, what can you eat at night, and what should be discarded?
Evening snacks: harm or benefit
Doctors, parents, and acquaintances often talked about the dangers of eating food at bedtime. And they repeated it constantly. Continue reading