Diseases of Respiratory System in Kids

  Diseases of respiratory system are quite common during any pediatric oe group. These diseases include common cold, upper respiratory tract infection, primary complex, pronchiolitis, bronchial asthma, pneumonia, bronchopneumonia and forelgn body in respiratory tract leading to various complications. In children most of the time otitis media is due to complication of upper respiratory tract...

Fungal Infections In Kids and Treatment

FUNGAL INFECTIONS Is commonly found in adults, it is not uncommon in children. Many a time it occurs mainly because of over use of antibiotic: Monilial super infection-(oral thrush). Common fungal infections are candidiasis, ringworm infection and Tinea versicolor. The child may be brought only for the symptoms of skin disease or for symptoms of skin...

Vitamin deficiencies in children

Vitamin deficiencies in children    Deficiency state            _         Symptoms and signs    Vitamin A deficiencies in children                        Night blindness, bitot spots on scleral conjunctiva (chalky-grey spots on the temporal side of corneoscleral junction), xerophthalmia, and keratomalacia. Toad-like skin due to follicular...

Amebic Dysentery Treatment

Amebic Dysentery Amebic Dysentery shows Loose motions: 6 to 8 times, semisolid, copious, dark red in color, with mucus and blood. It has got offensive smell. Along with this the child may have low grade fever, abdominal cramps and tenesmus. Life cycle Matured infected cysts are swallowed along with contaminated food or water. These cysts reach...

Bronchial Asthma in kids

Bronchial Asthma in kids Bronchial Asthma in kids is one of the chronic diseases which affects the activity and growth of the hild. Repeated attacks of the illness cause lot of anxiety for the parents. This makes them to seek opinion of many doctors because they want dramatic relief in the present attack. They also...

CONVULSIONS IN KIDS

CONVULSIONS IN KIDS Convulsions in kids is included first in the list of pediatric emergencies because it is one of the commonest emergencies which a General Practitioner has to tackle. Since he is easily contactable the child is brought to him either during the convulsions or immediately after the convulsions. In such cases parents are most...

MALARIA IN KIDS

MALARIA IN KIDS- MALARIA IN KIDS  fever (cold stage, hot stage and sweating stage) is not commonly seen, the incidence of malaria is quite high in children. Every time it may not be possible to prove the diagnosis clinically or by laboratory investigation. Response to antimalarial treatment dramatic in some of the cases of fever not...

Neonatal Jaundice and its cause

  Neonatal Jaundice  Neonatal jaundice or neonatal hyper- bilirubinemia is a common condition. Chemical hyperbilirubinemia (Serum bilirubin >2 mg%) is almost universal.   In an adult, scleral icterus is visible if the bilirubin more than 2 mg%, where- as in a newborn baby icterus is visible only when the bilirubin is more than 5.7 mg%. This visible icterus...

Ayurvedic herbs

 Ayurvedic Herbs Ayurvedic herbs or medicine has been around for centuries and originated in India. It's based on the belief that the body, mind, and spirit must be in balance in order to prevent illness.  Ayurvedic Doshas Any list of Ayurvedic herbs is substantial and must be broken down by doshas, the three distinct mind-body types in Ayurvedic medicine. You'll...

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