Inguinal hernia

Inguinal hernia — a condition in which the abdominal organs (intestine, large gland, ovaries) are outside the abdominal wall through the inguinal channel. 

An inguinal hernia is the protrusion of a tumor manifests itself in the groin and pain of varying intensity (especially on exertion).

Engaged in the treatment of inguinal hernia surgeon. Advisable to consult a doctor at the first sign of discomfort.

The symptoms of an inguinal hernia a feeling of heaviness in the abdomen; appearance in the groin varying in size caps, disappearing in a supine position; the occurrence of pain after hernia lifting

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Swaddling a baby

Newborns are not able to coordinate the movement abruptly pulled the arms and legs. These specific movement called "vskidyvaniyami." The child is often put off their arms and legs, and calms down, if his body pressed against the adult, or at least hold his hands or feet with his hand.

The successful development of tactile child, it is necessary to keep the hands and feet of the baby constantly ran across the different surfaces that are close to his body while he has not had time to "throw up" and scared. Incentives for the development of the child's

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The first pregnancy

Someone of the wise men said that only with the birth of a child woman becomes truly woman. However, nothing changes woman's self-perception as much as the first pregnancy.

When is it best to give birth to first child?

Until recently it was thought that the first pregnancy should occur in 20 years — then, they say, and the body is healthier and easier birth take place. And women who are preparing to become mothers for the first time after 30 years, called the offensive word "old primigravida." But recent studies (eg, American doctors who observed about 4 thousand

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First aid for sore throat

When call the doctor?

Necessary call the doctor at home:

If you suspect a sore throat in young children. At a temperature of more than 38.5 in adults? C. If there is swelling of the neck and pain when turning the head. If you can not swallow food or having difficulty breathing.

Depending on the patient, you can either call a doctor from the clinic, or call the "first aid". In other cases you need to self-refer to the clinic.

What to do before the arrival of the doctor?

Prior to establishing an accurate diagnosis can

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First aid for stroke

If you checked the victim symptoms and signs of a stroke, call your "fast" and describe the symptoms to physicians who arrived at the place.

Signs and symptoms of a stroke

Remember 3 main meals recognition of stroke symptoms, so-called "PSM. "

In — Ask the patient to smile. SW — Ask him to talk. Ask to utter a simple sentence. Connected. For example: "For the sun is shining" P — Ask them to raise both arms.

In stroke: Smile curve — one of the sides of the face bad man obeys, corner of lips is not up,

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First aid for intestinal infections

If your well-being for no reason, no reason has deteriorated: headache, appetite deteriorated, and the temperature rose to38-39° C (optional), there is something to think about. And if after a few hours developed nausea and vomiting, severe stomach ache, diarrhea, and began torturing flatulence (bloating), then it is likely that you have picked up an intestinal infection.

Almost all acute intestinal infections manifest themselves very quickly: through 6-48 hours after being hit by disease-causing microbes in the body. So remember, it was not whether you eat or drink recently anything suspicious. You may also be non-bacterial poisoning (such

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First aid for nose bleeds

The victim should sit down, bend your torso slightly forward. With no signs of fracture of the nose and nasal septum bleeding from the nose can try to stop, gently pressing the wings of the nose between thumb and forefinger tonasal partition for 3-5 minutes. One must ask the victim to breathe through the mouth and gently tilt his head forward.

A more effective method: plugging the nasal passage stiff gauze or a cotton swab dipped in a 3% solution of hydrogen peroxide or just cold water. In the bleeding nostril administered swab and clamped nostril with your fingers.

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First aid for frostbite

First aid for frostbite / frostbite

remove from the cold (the cold and warm rubbing useless and dangerous) close dry bandage (to reduce the rate of warming) slow warming to room plenty of warm and a sweet drink (warming from the inside)

Signs and symptoms of frostbite

loss of sensation tingling or prickling whitening of the skin— 1 degree frostbite Blisters— 2 degree frostbite (visible only after warming may manifestation through 6 —12 hours) browning and death— 3 degree frostbite (visible only after warming may manifestation through 6 —12 hours)

What NOT to do if frostbite

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First aid for fainting


be laid, do not let fall and hit raise the injured leg higher unbutton tight clothing provide a supply of fresh cool air monitor the status of call "ambulance", if not regained consciousness after 10 minutes

Signs and symptoms

faintness paleness weakness dilated pupils is slowly lowered to the ground or falls the duration of the attack — a few tens of seconds

What NOT to do

not to raise the vertical position do not seek to bring into consciousness not to smell the ammonia do not give a slap do not spray water

What to do

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First aid for poisoning


give 1-3 glasses of warm water to reduce the concentration of toxins induce vomiting: Give 4-5 glasses of warm water, and put pressure on the root of the tongue (over 6 years) — and so on to clean water give pounded Activated Carbon — 1 tablet per 10 kg body weight put in a reductive position — on the side (not to choke vomit)

Signs and symptoms

nausea, vomiting, a cold sweat chills convulsions sudden lethargy drowsiness

What NOT to do

Do not induce vomiting to an unconscious person Do not induce vomiting in pregnancy not induce

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