How to treat stomatitis in a child
Stomatitis in the child today is quite common. This disease is mainly infectious-inflammatory. In this case, the inflammation of the mucous membrane of the mouth occurs. In fact, it is very thin and delicate, it is easy to injure. In babies with a weakened immune system, this trauma can be caused by the most common nipple. As a result, small wounds appear, which lead to the development of the disease.
Stomatitis in a child, as already noted above, is a rather frequent problem. It is provoked primarily by microbes, which practically on a regular basis live in the oral cavity. They do not threaten the adult generation.
What does a child's stomatitis look like? Symptoms
It is not difficult to recognize this disease at all. First of all, there are small redness on the oral mucosa, painful blisters and sores. In some babies, even the body temperature rises. So, on the second day, as a rule, stomatitis in a child is determined through reddening of the throat, rashes around the mouth and inflamed gums. In particularly severe cases, the temperature can rise to forty degrees. Often, parents can observe a lack of appetite, since sores when chewing food cause unbearable pain. If you have all of the above symptoms, it is recommended to consult your specialist without any special delay. The doctor in turn should conduct a visual examination, take a series of tests and only then confirm the diagnosis.
Stomatitis in a child is considered a rather unpleasant disease, therefore it is necessary to proceed immediately to therapy. The choice of these or other medications depends on the stage of the disease, as well as on the individual health indicators of the young patient. Doctors recommend that before every meal, carefully anesthetize the oral mucosa, for example, "Kamistad" gel. After eating, you can rinse your mouth with oak bark or strong tea. After this operation, as a rule, it is necessary to lubricate the affected areas with curative antiviral and / or antimicrobial agents and ointments (for example, "Methyluracil" or "Oxolinic"). Note that the choice of a specific drug should be an exceptionally qualified doctor with such a diagnosis as stomatitis in children.
Reviews about diet and special diet
Note that as a supplement to the above-described therapy, experts also recommend observing bed rest and a special diet. As for the latter, it is better to give the warmed food, as it will not irritate the mucous membrane of the mouth. Also in the diet can include low-fat dairy products, boiled porridge, soft-boiled eggs and liquid omelets. It is better to limit the sweetness and juices with a high content of vitamin C. It is necessary to feed the child no more than three to four times a day in order to effectively work the medicine between meals. Be healthy!