Acute sore throat, or pharyngotracheitis often accompanies respiratory illness in children.
When examining the pharynx, reddening of its posterior wall, as well as puffiness and mucus on it is visualized.
Some parents can ignore pharyngotracheitis, considering it not a very serious disease, as a result of which it acquires a sharp, and then a chronic form.
Symptoms of acute pharyngotracheitis
The main causes of childhood pharyngitis areBacteria, viruses, allergic reactions and even fungal organisms. Also, GI disorders, accompanied by vomiting with gastric juice, which irritates the pharyngeal mucosa and cause its inflammation, can provoke its development. In acute pharyngotracheitis, the child complains of itching, burning or sore throat, a slight increase in temperature.
The course of this disease often depends on the age of the small patient - the younger it is, the more severe the pharyngotracheitis.
In children, pharyngitis is accompanied by crying,Lethargy, moods, poor appetite and restless sleep. For a few days a child can slightly cough, except for this, it is possible to join the pharyngotracheitis of angina or adenoiditis. Diagnosis of the disease should a pediatrician who will examine the throat and, possibly, prescribe taking smears for bacteriological examination.
Treatment of acute pharyngotracheitis
Acute pharyngotracheitis can be treated like a lora,And at home. If the disease occurs without complications, it is well amenable to the usual symptomatic treatment in the form of a plentiful warm drink of herbs and milk with honey, a sparing diet and warming compresses with a warm scarf. From mucous plaque on the walls of the pharynx, alkaline rinses, performed every 3-4 hours, will help to get rid of.
You can also make warm foot baths, but at elevated temperatures they are strictly contraindicated.
In the process of treatment for irrigation of the pharynx,Apply pharmacy antibacterial drugs, selected according to age and the degree of inflammation of the throat. Irrigation should alternate with rinsing, and also supplement these procedures with inhalations using herbs and aromatic oils.
Treatment with antibiotics for acute childhoodPharyngotracheitis doctors prescribe with caution. Such therapy is carried out with an eye on the age of the baby and the presence / absence of allergies to the components of the antibiotic. Usually, antibiotic drugs are appropriate for infectious pharyngotracheitis. Sprays also give a good effect, but for young children they should be used very carefully, as a sharp injection of liquid can provoke suffocation. To prevent this from happening, the jet of the drug should be directed towards the cheek, not the larynx.