Symptoms and treatment
Development of disease Botkin
Botkin's disease (hepatitis a) in children develops as a result of consumption
Water and food in which there is a virus genus Hepatovirus.
The development of the disease is most susceptible to kids 5-7 years, which a lot of time
spend in preschool institutions. When the hepatitis A virus falls into the tanks
With water, public food, it can keep viability
up to several weeks causing epidemic
Hepatitis Flash (Botkin Diseases)
Children. Infection is possible and under household contact.
Incubation period for
Viral hepatitis A about 2-4 weeks, the infectious process begins. Epidemic hepatitis takes place in several
- Stage of reconvaluescence.
In the long period
(expensive) in children may have signs of fever, intoxication.
Kids lose appetite, complain about general weakness and headaches. In some
Children can appear dry cough. Catarial signs are combined with
nausea, belly, unpleasant feelings. Many children have a disease
Botkin proceeds with stool disorders, pain in the field of epigastria and right
This state is observed on
During 7-10 days. In the next phase, the child's health improves,
Fevering syndrome becomes less intense. But nausea, belching can
persist or become even stronger than in the expense period. Gradually
Skin cover and mucous kids acquire a yellowish tint (change and
If Botkin's disease has pronounced symptoms, treatment
It is conducted subject to strict bed regime, under control
Dynamic indicators. Some children with hepatitis A is observed
Soreness of the liver. They need serious decintoxic therapy. Stage
Recognitiveness lasts up to several months. The condition of the child is gradually
Restores, appetite comes back.
Treatment of hepatitis A must be appointed by a doctor.
For the period of active manifestations of the disease, the child is recommended to take
thermally and mechanically gentle food, avoid fatty, fried products,
dishes that enhance the production of bile. To reduce signs of intoxication
Children are recommended to drink more, some are infusional therapy.
Lactulose is used to improve digestion,
Lacto and bifidobacteria. In the nutrition of the child, a patient with hepatitis A, certainly
include low-fat dairy products. Spasms in the intestines remove
Analgesica. After recovery, children should be regularly examined
Gastroenterologist, pass a number of diagnostic procedures, take drugs,
Restoring the work of the liver.
Control over the quality of food and drinking water (especially
in public children's organizations).
Compliance with quarantine when identifying cases of infection with a virus
Hepatitis A in children's preschool institutions.
- Responsible attitude
To personal hygiene, preventive conversations with children about the importance of compliance with the rules
infectious safety while staying in kindergartens, schools, summer
camps on water bodies.