If the baby’s skeleton is attacked by bacteria, it is called skeletal infection or osteomyelitis. It is an unusual disease. The infection usually sits in the long legs, for example in the leg of the arm, the femur or in the lower leg.
In the case of kidney inflammation, the kidneys do not function properly. Many people who get kidney inflammation become completely healthy. But it is important that you get treatment if the inflammation does not heal by itself.
Urinary tract infection is a fairly common disease in children. It is caused by bacteria entering the urethra and bladder. When the bacteria stop there it is called bladder catarrh. The bacteria spread to the kidneys and the renal pelvis is called renal pelvic inflammation.
Bartolinite is an infection of the pubic lip. It is not dangerous, but can hurt and you need treatment for the infection to pass.
The foreskin is called the movable skin which lies over the outer part of the penis, the oblong. You may have problems with the foreskin for a variety of reasons.
Cuticle infection is caused by a small wound at the nail where bacteria or fungi can penetrate and grow. Cuticle infection usually goes away by itself.
Children who are tired, worried or stressed about something can also get itchy, for example when they go to sleep at night. It can itch all over the body but sometimes it itches in specific places, such as the tail or ears.
When the newborn baby’s umbilical cord is cut off, it takes up to two weeks for the umbilicus to dry and fall off. It will then turn black and may smell a bit bad. Sometimes the navel becomes infected, and then needs to be treated.
Yellow staphylococci are common bacteria that you can carry without any hassles. Yellow staphylococci can cause infected wounds and sometimes serious infections in the blood. They can also cause food poisoning. Most mild infections with staphylococci heal on their own, but sometimes antibiotic treatment is needed.
Children can have three different types of infections or inflammations of the heart. All three variants are unusual. The infections are caused by viruses or bacteria, which spread to the heart. It can happen when the child has an infection elsewhere in the body or during surgery. It can also occur without knowing the cause.