The main summer allergens: prevention and treatment of pollinosis
Summer, like spring, is the season of flowering of many plants. It is pollen in…

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Allergy to breast milk in children: symptoms and risk factors
Milk is a useful product that contains calcium, various vitamins and minerals, rich in proteins…

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"Incompatible" illness: why it is important to treat hemorrhoids and anal fissures
Proctologist - a doctor to whom patients are reluctantly recorded, and most often only if…

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Varicocele - the cause of male infertility: how to treat the disease
Varicose veins of the spermatic cord or varicocele is one of the causes of male…

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What can be infected from pets: the danger of toxoplasmosis

Pets can be not only a source of good mood, but also pose a real threat to their masters. We are talking about such a dangerous disease as toxoplasmosis. It is a parasitic disease that can be infected by both humans and animals. It is caused by toxoplasma (the simplest microorganisms), and its source is most often different types of mammals (cats, rabbits, rodents, etc.).
How can I get toxoplasmosis?
Human toxoplasma infection is most commonly found in domestic animals, in particular cats. Continue reading

Tetanus: be careful in the country

In the summer, in the midst of the summer season, you need to be especially careful when taking time to take preventive measures to prevent infection with a dangerous disease like tetanus. This is an acute, deadly infectious disease, which is characterized by damage to the nervous system, a very likely fatal outcome. Tetanus bacillus enters the human body through mechanical damage to the skin and mucous membranes, so you should be careful during active country work.
How can you get tetanus?
The causative agent of tetanus is the spore-forming bacteria Clostridium tetani. They are resistant to disinfection, can be in the soil, on different objects. At one place these bacteria can persist for about 100 years. They are waiting for favorable conditions and are transformed into vegetative forms that produce an extremely dangerous poison. Continue reading

Dangerous meningitis: how not to miss the disease

Meningitis is one of the most dangerous diseases. Untreated meningitis (inflammatory process in the meninges) leads to disability and even death. Germs, viruses, fungi can cause inflammation in the membranes of both the brain and spinal cord. The most commonly diagnosed are bacterial and viral meningitis. Children are more susceptible to this infectious disease, since their immune systems are weaker than in adults: the last case of meningitis, a 5-year-old baby, which was never saved, was diagnosed last month in Kiev.
Why is the topic of the incidence and prevention of meningitis relevant
Meningitis is dangerous because its first symptoms resemble flu. Continue reading

Prevention of infectious diseases: how to protect yourself and your family
Many of the diseases that cause viruses, fungi or bacteria that have entered our bodies…

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Why a woman is pregnant
Some women generally think that having to know about their pregnancy is optional. Others on…

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