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Tetany: what to do?

Tetany is divided into: manifest, latent and alkalosic. Symptoms of manifest tetany include muscle aches and cramps, opisthotonos, paresthesias or stiffness in the hands and feet. Convulsions, laryngospasms, and carpo-podal

Main types of poisoning: salicylates

The most common type of poisoning is from aspirin, a drug that contains acetylsalicylic acid. Aspirin tablets are very popular among adults intent on poisoning. In the body, salicylates exert

Gastric lavage in case of poisoning

To perform gastric lavage, it is important to keep a few points in mind: Be sure that you have ingested a dangerous dose of a toxic substance That the ingestion

What is hypothermia?

Hypothermia could be a potentially fatal emergency. It develops at temperatures above freezing but also below. There are two types of hypothermia: the mild form and the severe form. In

Foreign body (in the digestive tract)

It’s very easy for a child to ingest a foreign body. The symptoms are sometimes asymptomatic and the body is easily excreted. Other times it may cause dysphagia, anorexia, anxious

What to do in case of lead poisoning?

Lead abounds in nature as it is distributed over the earth by reaching the environment for extraction from natural deposits. Lead enters metabolism and interferes with normal heme synthesis. It

Methods of poisoning: antidepressant drugs

Today patients with antidepressant drug overdose. represent a large portion. The pharmacological properties of the antidepressants are multiple and include interference with release of adrenaline at the level of brain

Carbamate insecticides: what are they?

Carbamate insecticides are being used more and more often as commercial pesticides. The pharmacological action is similar to that of the organophosphorus compounds, with the difference that binding to cholinesterases

Cardiorespiratory arrest in children

In pediatric age often respiratory arrest precedes cardiac arrest. The causes can be of different nature: respiratory, cardiological, neurological, from shock, from drugs, metabolic imbalances, or environmental causes. The signs

Ticks: how to get rid of them

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A tick can remain in the skin for days without the victim being aware of it, as its bite is painless. Many bites are harmless, but some can transmit serious diseases.

What to do?

  1. When you realize you have a tick, remove it with tweezers or using your fingers and a paper towel. Bring the tick close to the skin surface and pull it out with steady pressure. The tick should not be grabbed from the back of the body, as the intestine may rupture and the contents may be expelled, causing an infection. To remove ticks, it is advisable not to use popular and ineffective methods such as alcohol, nail polish, kerosene gel, and petroleum derivatives.
  2. The bite part should be washed with soap and water.
  3. Apply an ice pack to reduce pain.
  4. Apply a specific lotion to relieve itching and always keep the area clean.
  5. If symptoms such as fever or intense headache occur, seek medical attention.

Source: Mediserve‘s Pocket Guide to First Aid.

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