Not only adults and children that can be stricken with strep throat, but babies can also stricken with strep throat. The problem is, the baby is not able to say what he felt at that moment. Therefore the mother needs to pay attention to the symptoms appearance. The majority of the children were taken to …
Not only adults and children that can be stricken with strep throat, but babies can also stricken with strep throat.
The problem is, the baby is not able to say what he felt at that moment. Therefore the mother needs to pay attention to the symptoms appearance.
The majority of the children were taken to the doctor diagnosed with strep throat. And, in fact strep throat is not a diagnosis, but a symptom of another disease or condition.
Strep throat is not an indication that the child needs antibiotics, especially antibiotics given not belong to a class of drugs that light.
Generally, strep throat in children and infants caused due to a viral infection and characterized by mucus either cough or not.
Viral infections can not be eradicated with antibiotics. When no evil germs to be exterminated, then the germs that are both contained in a small part of the intestine to be eradicated by antibiotics.
With antibiotics that are clearly not in place it will make children become more vulnerable and susceptible to disease.
In addition, the bacteria become more virulent. Therefore, strep throat in children including inveksi virus and harmless. Which is much more dangerous is the wrong antibiotics excessively baby.
At the time of sore throat, then the child’s appetite will decrease. However, you do not need to give supplements to increase appetite. Simply provide delicious food and refreshing as soup, grated fruit, and others.
Fatty foods will only make your child very severe nausea. If the child is still breastfeeding, it could not hurt to continue to breastfeed your baby, even though he was ill.
Children who are still breastfeeding rarely have problems of dehydration. When your baby drinks formula, then then give your baby formula.
If necessary, the mother can mix formula milk fruit with a little water, so that nausea is somewhat reduced.
During the child is still conscious, still can interact with the environment, and urinate smoothly, mothers do not need to panic. If the diaper is still in a dry state after 6 hours, the mother needs to suspect that the child is dehydrated quite heavy.
Approximately 40 to 60 cases of sore throat are caused by viruses. But it can also occur because of the presence of bacteria and fungi that can cause inflammation of the throat.
Mother needs to pay attention to the symptoms of strep throat that often appears in babies as follows:
- Cough and accompanied by phlegm or mucus.
- Difficulty eating because of pain while swallowing.
- Throat swollen and red.
- Patches appear white.
- Swollen lymph nodes in the neck area.
Generally, strep throat in infants will last about 3 to 4 days. If your child is suspected of developing laryngitis, mothers can perform mitigation measures, such as:
- Give a lots of breast milk or liquids
- Give parasetamok medicine if your child has a high fever.
- When coughing and cemam more than 5 days, accompanied rash on the stomach, chest, hands, and feet of the child then immediately taken to the doctor.