Sore throat: how to treat pharyngitis at home?
Diseases of the throat become especially common during the cold season. They can manifest themselves in different ways. One of them is pharyngitis, which is an inflammation
With pharyngitis, painful sensations arise inthroat when swallowing. They can respond in the ear. Pershenie, fever, inflammation of the mucous nasopharynx, runny nose, purulent discharge - all this is a suite of pharyngitis. Children suffer the disease heavier, so all parents need to know how to treat pharyngitis at home.
For treatment it is necessary to eliminate the factor that has becomecause of the disease. If it's bacteria, then antibiotics are prescribed. During treatment, you need to give up cigarettes and irritating food. Prescribed rinsings, inhalation herbal decoctions. These are the simplest ways to treat pharyngitis at home.
Today pharmacies offer many tablets forresorption, sprays, which have antimicrobial, antibacterial and anesthetic effects. They are often used in therapy and have a positive effect. As a rule, such drugs are enough to eliminate symptoms of pharyngitis in acute form. But if the disease is caused by group A streptococcus, then it is accompanied by inflammation of the tonsils, fever, nausea. In order to be cured, it is necessary to take antibiotics such as "Amoxicillin".
Chronic pharyngitis can be manifested inhypertrophic form, when the lymph nodes are enlarged at the back and side of the pharynx, the catarrhal form, when the pain is accompanied by reddening, atrophic form, when the mucous is depleted.
Treatment of a chronic form can take up to a year and requires an integrated approach.
A separate issue is the treatment of pharyngitis withpregnancy. This process should only take place under the supervision and guidance of a physician. No independent therapy should not be used, as taking drugs and some herbs can harm the health of the fetus and the mother. Rinses and inhalations are prescribed only by a qualified technician.