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Mumps is a highly contagious infectious disease caused by a virus belonging to the Paramyxovirus family, which localizes to the salivary glands and the first airways (pharynx, larynx, and trachea).

Air conditioned and cooled Yes, frozen No!

Although the benefits of air conditioning are unquestionable, a number of disadvantages or contraindications have also become apparent over the past few decades, resulting from the increasingly widespread use of air conditioning in rooms and people's habits.

The cardiovascular system during poisonings

Poisoning can also cause cardiovascular collapse; in fact, antidepressant drugs can trigger cardiac arrhythmias, consequently altering cardiac output. It is necessary, therefore, to measure blood pressure and heart rate at

Can anemia cause fatigue?

An insufficiency of iron in the blood can result an anemia, responsible ius considerable fatigue. In women, anemia is a recurrent occurrence because of the menstrual cycle. When there is anemia the

The enemies of sexual desire

Because of its characteristics, sexual desire is a delicate structure that does not tolerate external disturbing factors.

Constipation

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Acute abdomen: what to do?

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At the time the acute abdomen occurs, surgical intervention is necessary. Abdominal pain is of different types depending on the etiology. General symptoms are visceral pain, pain from the peritoneum-parietal, and referred pain.

Immediate procedures:

  • Incannulating a vein
  • Hydration
  • Nose-gastric probe
  • Oxygen

Some laboratory tests, such as CBC +F +PLT, ESR, bilirubinemia, transaminases, amylasemia, blood glucose, ionogram; rectal exploration; chest X-ray; direct abdomen; abdominal ultrasonography, should be performed.

If peritonitis or perforation is suspected, contact the surgeon. In the absence of signs of peritonitis or perforation, antipyretics should be taken and possible antibiotic therapy initiated. Do not administer major painkillers or vagolytics because of the danger of covering up the clinical picture before diagnosis.

Source: Medical emergencies in pediatrics from Mediserve

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Chickenpox

Chickenpox to date remains the most prevalent vaccine-preventable disease in our country. It is transmitted airborne, person-to-person, through Pflugge droplets or by direct contact with skin lesions of patients with

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