Treatment of adenoviral infections in children
Child Health / / August 12, 2017
diseases that are transmitted by airborne droplets, quite common in children, especially young children.Among colds, special attention should be given to an adenoviral infection, which is also transmitted by airborne droplets from the patient's healthy baby and is characterized by lesions of the mucous membranes, including the upper respiratory tract, lymphatic system, eyes, gastrointestinal tract. picture of the disease in its clinical display shows moderate intoxication or explicit nature.
Treatment of adenovirus infection in children should begin immediately after diagnosis to avoid complications and long-term course of the disease.
Treatment of adenoviral infections in children, is usually carried out at home, if the disease is complicated by a severe form of leakage or certain complications.An important condition for the treatment of children is bed rest and peace, limiting physical activity and exercise.Especially important in the period of bed rest, and fever in the next 2-3 days after the
Eating and drinking during
diseases Good nutrition is also very important during the treatment of adenovirus infection.If the disease is accompanied by nausea, then encourage your child to eat is not necessary.It is desirable to provide the patient plenty of warm drinks in the form of tea with raspberries, compotes, jellies, fruit drinks.It is advisable to drink include more vitamin C, which helps to reduce body temperature.Only a temperature above 38,5 ° C should be reduced with medication.
If the body temperature within the normal range, then the child can put mustard and soar feet.
Cough with adenovirus infection is treated by conventional medication, depending on its type.When dry cough assigned fresh milk with a pinch of baking soda, alkaline water, nursing fees, in the wet - drugs that help the discharge of phlegm.If the disease is accompanied by a runny nose, the nose should be cleaned regularly with brine, and bury vasoconstrictor drops.
Eye Treatment of adenovirus infection
Adenovirus infection in children most often affects the mucous membrane of eyes that displayed a strong reddening of the eye protein and inside of the eyelid.In this case, the child's need to be protected from bright light, and his eyes regularly drip eye drops, which will appoint a physician.This can be Chloramphenicol eye drops, but may be an antiviral agent and interferon.Eye wash strong tea or weak solution of potassium permanganate.
Treatment of adenovirus infection in children requires careful and very careful care, and most importantly regular use of various drugs, procedures, and even the usual eating and drinking.