Children's infectology in Kyiv
Children immune system is most sensitive to the effects of infectious diseases. Parents who raise small daughters and sons should take this fact seriously, because not fully cured and neglected diseases lead to complications and a decrease in the protective function of the body. If there is the slightest suspicion of problems, you should contact the administrators of Universum Clinic and make an appointment with a pediatric infectious disease specialist.
How is the consultation of a children's infectious disease specialist going?
Children's infectious disease specialists in Universum Clinic take an integrated approach to the whole organism. During consultation doctor collects an anamnesis, establishes epidemiological information about possible contacts of the child with infected people, and records data on trips and trips made. Also during visit, instrumental diagnostics are performed, laboratory examinations are prescribed, the mucous membranes and integuments of the body are examined for rashes, ulcers and other lesions.
Causes of children's infectious diseases
Maximum risk have children who came in contact with sick people. However, other factors can also cause infections. It provokes infectious diseases by drinking poor-quality water, eating unwashed vegetables and fruits, ignoring the simplest rules of sanitation and personal hygiene.
Doctors mentioned the rapid spread of infections in groups of babies as an additional threat. Diseases have a long incubation period, which can stretch for several weeks. There are no symptoms of girls and boys during this period, but they can infect other children in their group in kindergarten or in the school class.
When you should make an appointment with the doctor
The treatment of infectious diseases in children is trusted by professionals. Doctors can exam a child when following symptoms are found:
- prolonged vomiting;
- lethargy, inactivity, general weakness;
- sore throat, cough;
- runny nose.
What infectious diseases we treat
In a private clinic, children's infectious disease specialists have sufficient practical experience to treat such diseases:
- chicken pox (chickenpox);
- viral mumps;
- whooping cough.
What diagnostic methods are used
In addition to visual examination and history taking at the initial consultation, the specialist prescribes a number of laboratory and instrumental examinations necessary for an unmistakable diagnosis and the development of an effective treatment plan.
- blood analysis;
- analysis of urine;
- diagnosis of cerebrospinal fluid (lumbar puncture).
Doctors treatment approach in Universum Clinic is based on evidence-based medicine protocols. When choosing treatment methods, doctors take into account the type of pathogen and the nature of the infectious process, the current state of health and the age of the child. Individually prescribed drugs with antibacterial, anthelmintic, antiprotozoal action, etc.
Consultation of children's infectious disease specialist is on a paying basis. Universum Clinic clients can see the price level in the table. Tariffs for services are transparent and fixed.
The clinic staff undergoes internal training, improves their skills in Ukraine and abroad. Doctors of the children's department study not only the basic foundations of their medical profile, but also perfectly understand the principles of effective interaction with clients. If necessary, they involve other doctors in cooperation, consulting on issues of treating children with infectious ailments with allergists, dermatologists, otolaryngologists, etc., because infectology as a systemic science, one way or another, affects all branches of medicine.
Our pediatricians and family doctors advise on infectious diseases as well as narrow specialists.