How to feed a baby
Food is fuel that is required by any body for life. That is why a decrease in appetite in a child always causes a lot of anxiety and fear among…

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Runny nose with blood - what does it mean?
A runny nose alone does not indicate severe pathology. It periodically appears in all people. This symptom indicates a cold. But if there is blood in the discharge from the…

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Diseases masked by cosmetic imperfections
Today, there are many cosmetics on sale that can be used to easily hide cosmetic imperfections: pimples and blackheads, wrinkles and ugly spots, uneven skin and gray complexion. Moreover, in…

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Coronavirus 2020 – latest news and facts about the disease

Coronavirus is a disease that affected China at the end of 2019 and spread almost worldwide in 2020. Every day, the statistics of victims of a new infection changes, the number of deaths, illnesses and convalesces. What is known about coronavirus today? What are its symptoms, is there a vaccine, and how is it currently being treated? All known latest news and facts about coronavirus from Rospotrebnadzor and Chinese media.

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Acetone in the urine of a child. Why is there a smell of acetone from the mouth in children

It doesn’t matter if acetone is found in the child’s urine or if it smells from the mouth – all this is called acetonemic syndrome. As a rule, the condition occurs in childhood. Usually people call it “acetone in children”, to simplify the concept. If the mother was told that the child in the urine had acetone or she felt a corresponding smell from her mouth, this does not mean that the child was poisoned or got to acetone. This experience is often the case with mothers of young children, because they are not always able to keep track of. In fact, the causes are in the internal processes of the body.

Acetonemic syndrome in children

This diagnosis means a list of symptoms that causes an increased concentration of ketone bodies in the blood. There are several theories why these bodies can increase in the blood: a drop in glucose or a violation of the regulation of glucose metabolism. But this does not mean that deterioration immediately sets in, it only occurs with provocative factors. Acetonemic syndrome can be caused by a violation of the diet, for example, if the child has large breaks between meals. Also, acetonemic syndrome can develop against a background of somatic, infectious or endocrine diseases, occurs in central nervous system tumors. It can appear after a recent surgery, for example, after removal of the tonsils. Continue reading

What does the color of sputum mean?

What is sputum
In a normal state, a person has transparent mucus on the bronchial mucosa and trachea, the so-called tracheobronchial secretion. It is produced by cells of the bronchial mucosa and performs important protective and cleansing functions, moisturizes the walls of the bronchi.

Due to the cilia located on the walls of the bronchi, this mucus moves to the throat. Together with it, microbes, dust, dead cells that have fallen into the respiratory tract are removed. In addition, this secret has bactericidal properties due to the content of immune cells. When pathogenic microorganisms enter, these cells instantly react and destroy them. Continue reading

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Signs of obesity in a child
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Nutrition Basics for Chronic and Acute Pancreatitis
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Unsafe procedure: side effects of laser hair removal
Women have long been fond of laser hair removal. After all, a laser can quickly and painlessly remove unwanted hair from any part of the body. Many are sure that…

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