If you distribute the frequency of diseases that threaten the baby, then one of the first places will be pneumonia – pneumonia. This is an infectious disease of a bacterial or bacterial – viral nature, and any microorganisms, including even conditionally pathogenic ones, can cause it. And contact with them is almost inevitable for the child, and the whole question is whether his defenses will be sufficient to resist.
The condition of the child is closely related to the state of the mother, the course of pregnancy. If the mother suffers from some kind of inflammatory disease, the fetus comes into contact with the infection already in utero. This happens when he advances through the birth canal. Finally, the child was born, and the external environment, as a rule, is not free from germs. Microorganisms immediately populate the skin, umbilical wound, mucous membranes of the newborn. Propagating, they have an adverse effect on the body; Continue reading
Skin is an important and complex organ that performs various functions. It protects the body from external influences (mechanical, chemical, physical). Healthy and intact skin creates a reliable barrier to pathogens. She participates in the processes of respiration, excretion, thermoregulation; its role in metabolism and other vital processes is great.
The outer epidermal layer, or epidermis (I), is isolated in the skin. the skin itself – the dermis (II) and the subcutaneous tissue lying below it – the hypodermis (III).
The epidermis is formed by several dozen layers of epithelial cells lying one above the other. Its thickness is not the same everywhere, the thickest epidermis – up to 1.5 millimeters – has the skin of the soles, palms, and the thinnest – 0.03 millimeters – the skin of the eyelids. Continue reading
Urethritis (an inflammatory disease of the urethra) is a common cause of many serious complications. In men, the infection from here can easily spread to the prostate gland, seminal vesicles, head and foreskin of the penis. And this adversely affects sexual function and can even lead to infertility.
When the first signs of urethritis appear, you should immediately consult a doctor.
Depending on the cause that caused it, venereal urethritis and non-venereal urethritis are distinguished. At the same time, urethritis is referred to as venereal urethritis not only of gonorrheal nature, but also of any other, if the infection occurred during sexual intercourse. Non-venereal urethritis can develop as a result of an infection with a blood stream from inflamed tonsils, a boil or other suppurative focus in the body or during the flu and other infectious diseases. But more often still there is venereal urethritis and, above all, gonorrhea urethritis. Continue reading