What is a sore throat?
- One of the unwanted "guests" -
Symptoms of viral pharyngitis: dry, scratchy, sensation of a lump in the throat
and dry cough - says otolaryngologist highest category
Alexander Sorokin. - When the disease on the back of the throat
slime, so the desire to clear his throat becomes almost
Constant companion pharyngitis -
runny nose. Runoff secret on the back of the throat, excessive
the use of vasoconstrictive drops, transition to oral breathing
only create additional discomfort, but also aggravate inflammation.
Take sick leave not taken for sore throat - it usually occurs without
temperature increase, but it is necessary to be treated.
should have high hopes for pastilles and lozenges
- It merely aids that can be used in
an emergency, for example, if the cough exasperates in
a public place. Throat they certainly do not cure, but the discomfort on
some time will be removed - due to they contain antiseptics and
essential oils "sosalki" soften the throat and makes breathing easier.
It is much more effective for sore throat gargle, steam inhalation and sprays. Each method - its advantages.
disinfect and soften the throat. Typically, a medicinal infusions
herbal antiseptics - furatsilin, iodinol, hlorofillipt and soda solutions.
inhalation drug charges are indispensable when you cough - contained
these essential oils reduce inflammation and thin the mucus.
formed on the surface of the protective film of the throat - medical components at
This fall "right on target", removing the swelling and providing bactericidal and
remember that pharyngitis generally proceeds and continues without temperature
no more than three - five days - Alexander Sorokin said. - If
sore throat does not subside, you should see a doctor. To let in the throat
dangerous drift. Firstly, it can become chronic - mucous
thinned, throat pain becomes constant, and cough - your business
card. And secondly, a sore throat may be masked by other, more
dangerous disease. "
Severe pain in the throat on
background temperature increase (to 38 degrees) can be display
tonsillitis. Other features of this disease - pain,
aggravated by swallowing, enlarged tonsils, gray coating on the throat.
If you suspect a sore throat you need to see a doctor - without antibiotics in its
the treatment can not do, besides leaving a sore throat can give serious
Complications - myocarditis (inflammation of the heart muscle), rheumatism -
inflammatory disease of the joints and pyelonephritis (kidney disease).
Silence is gold
for sore throat inflammation "down" on the throat and
It begins laryngitis - inflammation of the vocal cords. They stop
vibrate, the voice becomes hoarse cough - barking, may appear
headache and fever.
easy laryngitis unsettling for 7-10 days, and may be severe
drag on for a month or more. And all this time, it is necessary not to talk,
no smoking and to exclude from food irritating food - sharp, hot and
cold. They irritate and aggravate inflammation in
According to Alexander Sorokin, at
laryngitis is necessary to observe the home mode and intensely treated - every
2-3 hours to do steam inhalation, hot compress on his neck,
hot foot bath. Doctors recommend plenty of warm alkaline water:
milk with soda, heated mineral water without gas - it is not only
It displays the infection from the body, warms and softens the throat and
promotes discharge of phlegm.
If the voice
disappeared completely, it is necessary to consult a doctor. In this case, you need to
deliver drugs precisely "at destination" - on the vocal cords.