How to cure a child's throat?
The child became ill. Any malaise, and even more so a serious illness, always causes unintended experiences and anxiety among parents. And this is not accidental. Children's illnesses are difficult, they can have serious consequences. And, most vowelly, the child does not always complain about the pain. Can even play, run, having at times a high temperature.
Among childhood diseases, throat diseases are most common. How to cure a child's throat, what measures should be taken?
First, we will figure out which diseases associated with the throat may occur in the child. Diseases can be caused by viral or bacterial infections.
Diseases of the throat in children
- Angina (tonsillitis) - an increase in almond-shaped glands, which are covered with a white coating. The child is difficult to swallow.
- Pharyngitis is an inflammation of the throat caused by bacteria, for example, streptococci.
- Laryngitis - with it, the voice disappears, often in the off-season, when changes in the weather are frequent, and just enough to stand in a draft.
- The throat can be ill as a sign of a flu or viral infection.
Signs of throat disease can be difficultswallowing, sore throat, redness. It is obligatory in these cases to show the child to the doctor, only he can prescribe a course of treatment, given the age, the degree of the disease. However, there are many folk remedies that can be used to treat a child's throat.
Folk remedies for the treatment of a child's throat
When treating laryngitis, it is important that the baby is lesstalked, larynx need rest. A warm drink, a rinse of the throat with a decoction of chamomile, a warming compress can significantly improve a child's condition. You can get your feet, such a distraction therapy is also useful.
With angina, a gentle regimen is mandatory: less to walk, lie more in bed, replace moving games with calm, for example, modeling, drawing, reading. Teach your child to gargle every two hours with sage, chamomile, St. John's wort. It is very important in such days not to give rough, stiff food. It should be porridge, wiped vegetables. Food should not be too cold or too hot. The throat should be kept warm. Well, if you wrap it in a warm scarf.
With pharyngitis, the same gentle procedures are necessary,which were mentioned above. It is important that during the period of the disease the child often drank warm milk with the addition of honey, pinch of soda or alkaline mineral water.
With any type of disease, the mountain will fitwarming compresses. How to impose them? Dilute 0.5 liters of water 1 teaspoon of vinegar, heat the solution to 38 degrees. Wet gauze, put on your neck, put waxed paper on top, wrap it with a warm scarf. You can use a solution of vodka for compress with any vegetable oil.
These are the basic folk remedies for treating the throat in children. But always it is necessary to remember that the main treatment and procedures are prescribed only by a doctor. It is necessary to follow his recommendations clearly.