Stomatitis in a child
In medicine name "stomatitis" characterizes the disease oral mucosa. In newborns, the disease is usually caused by a fungus (thrush). In older children, stomatitis (candidiasis) often occurs after severe infectious diseases, which were treated with antibiotics. This is because the immune properties of a young body after the disease is reduced, and that provokes the multiplication of the fungus. Swelling of the lymph nodes, fever, pain - all these unpleasant sensations can cause stomatitis in children. Signs and a detailed clinical picture of the disease you will learn from this article.
Stomatitis the child, signs of which are quite unpleasant and painful, most commonly transmitted by the herpes virus. Toddlers under the age of three years are very sensitive to this disease. Therefore, any contact with a person suffering from herpes, can trigger the occurrence of stomatitis. The virus is transmitted as a household by (toys, kitchenware, laundry) and airborne. Preschoolers pathogens stomatitis may be streptococcal infections or allergic diseases. Often, the impetus for the development of candidiasis of the oral cavity are trauma (cheek biting, hot food burns, damage to oral toy pacifier and t. D.).
Stomatitis in a child. Signs of
Symptoms of the disease, depending on the reasons, can be very different. Common signs include fever, white dots on the tongue and oral, gingival swelling, pain, excessive salivation, and swelling of the cervical lymph node area, sour breath. Stomatitis in a one-year-old child is accompanied by refusal to eat, as this causes pain. In some cases, indigestion and vomiting are possible.
Candida stomatitis in children
How many days does the disease last? With the right treatment, recovery occurs on the fifth or seventh day. Candida stomatitis has the most pronounced clinic. At the beginning of the disease in the mouth of the baby you can see a white patina, like a curd. If the disease is not treated, the painful plaques will only grow. The white dots covered with a thin film are nothing but an inflamed mucosa. The plaques may be on the gums, the inside of the lips and cheeks.
Signs of this disease are always visible immediately. The body temperature of the baby rises to 39 degrees, the baby refuses to eat. There is a pronounced intoxication of the body. On the first day, when viewed in the oral cavity, swelling and redness can be seen. After a day, bubbles with a clear liquid appear at this place. Two days later, they burst, leaving behind erosion. With timely treatment, the disease instantly fades away, and recovery begins.
It is characterized by the presence of ulcers on the oral mucosa. They have a round shape and even red bottom. Usually the ulcers are located on the inner surface of the cheeks. The cause of this disease is infection. Therefore, depending on the reactivity of the immune system, the symptoms of the disease in babies can be very different. With the late treatment of stomatitis, the possibility of attaching a secondary infection increases.