As a rule, infection falls into the lungs when inhaling the pathogens
pneumonia, but there are cases when the disease is transmitted through blood if
In the body there is a purulent inflammatory process, for example, after
However, microbes or viruses, falling into the lungs, not always «turn» in
disease. If the body is strong, this does not happen. For development
There must be a suitable background, that is, the kid will get sick if
act provoking factors. It's not just supercooling —
There are many other moments that contribute to the emergence
- weakened immunity;
- unfavorable environmental situation;
- smokers in the family;
- defective nutrition;
- Low-favorable domestic conditions for the child's life;
- transferred sharp respiratory diseases;
- Undicted bronchitis.
The cause of inflammation of the lungs can be inhalation of harmful vapors (for example,
gasoline) or hitting the foreign bodies in the respiratory path (for example,
Piece of food).
The incidence of pneumonia is also characterized by seasonality. Most often
inflammation of the lungs are sick in the cold season (in winter, in the fall and
spring). The wet legs and frequent bronchitis are affected, and, of course,
ORZ epidemic, ORVI.
Call a doctor
If the child holds a high body temperature (38 °C and higher) more
2-3 days — this reason to suspect the inflammation of the lungs. For comparison: when
acute respiratory diseases in 2-3 days body temperature
Reduced Sama. However, the so-called atypical pneumonia happens:
When in young children, this disease proceeds without
- dry cough, with time passed into wet;
- chest pain;
- Pallor, weakness, malaise;
- rapid breathing and heartbeat;
- lack of appetite.
If a child has a high body temperature and listed
Above the symptoms, be sure to call a doctor. The specialist will identify changes
In the lungs, characteristic of pneumonia: weakened and hard breath,
wheezing. But even the most experienced doctor will be able to put the final
Diagnosis only after mild radiography and obtaining results
Treatment of General Blood Analysis.
A good specialist will always resort to the help of X-ray at the beginning and end
Diseases. Parents should not worry: the dose of radiation, which
gets a child, very small and can not harm him.
If it is not diagnosed on time and not start treating inflammation
lungs, it is fraught with very serious consequences, for example, abscess
lungs. In this case, the condition of the child deteriorates sharply.
Treat home or hospital?
Pneumonia — Cusary disease. Therefore, it is necessary to be alert,
Especially when it comes to children under three years. After all, the younger child,
the greater the probability of severe disease. To avoid
complications, babies, as a rule, are hospitalized. Show in hospital
And older child, if he is in serious condition: general intoxication
the body, vomiting, long holds high body temperature and t.D.
If a child has older than three years, pneumonia proceeds not very hard,
The district doctor may assign the treatment of the house under the condition of strict
fulfillment of all recommendations. Parents have to trace to
The child received the child on time, in full, the necessary
Procedures (warming compresses, abundant drink and t.D.). At
Adequate treatment condition should improve in 10-14 days.