Infectious diseases

Infectious diseases add significant volume in pediatrics. Bacteria, viruses and other pathogens are primarily responsible many diseases.
Thus, the purpose of this section in the site is to shed light and help parents with useful information on these common topics.
Also, soon in this area are two non-infectious subjects but from the field of rheumatology. Two inflammatory diseases – Kawasaki disease probably caused by an infectious trigger and PFAPA syndrome that mimics bacterial tonsillitis.

Hope you find this important chapter useful as well as interesting.

Infectious pediatric diseases

Rhinosinusitis in children

Diarrhea (acute gastroenteritis) in children

Everything you need to know about vaccines and pregnancy

Parvovirus Infection in Children (Fifth disease or Erythema Infectiosum)

Fever in infants younger than 1 month (4 weeks)

Herpetic skin infection (herpes gladiatorum)

Molluscum contagiosum (viral warts)

Recurrent skin infections

Scarlet fever (Scarlatina)

Bacterial skin infections

Should we get vaccinate against Influenza and which vaccine to use? Winter 2022-2023 edition

Breast inflammation due to breastfeeding (mastitis)


10 rulels for childhood winter illnesess

Chickenpox (Varicella)

Bexsero – the new type-B meningococcal bacteria vaccine

Pneumonia in children

Delaying and separating vaccines – what’s the point?

Kawasaki disease

Roseola infantum or Sixth disease


How to avoid Toxoplasma infection during pregnancy?

Everything you’ve ever wanted to know (and dared to ask) about the tetanus vaccine (in children and adults)

What is Monkeypox and what’s its connection to Smallpox?


Pinworms (enterobiasis) in children

Enterovirus – hand, foot and mouth disease

Herpetic infection after circumcision with direct suction

Prevention of Cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection during pregnancy

Herpes infection in children (mainly primary herpetic gingivostomatitis)

PFAPA (Periodic Fever, Aphthous Stomatitis, Pharyngitis and Adenitis) in children and adolescent – recurrent fever with sore throat

RSV in children and infants

Strep’ group A throat – bacterial pharyngitis or tonsillitis

Vaccines against shingles (herpes zoster) in adults (Zostavax and Shingrix)

Salmonella infection in children

Report of local side effects following meningococcal B vaccine (Bexsero)

Who are you Adenovirus?