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Sore throat: when to sound the alarm

Do not self-medicate.

When the cold season began, many sneeze, cough and complain of a sore throat. And it is not surprising, because you can get sick with ARVI at any time of the year, although more often it happens in autumn, winter and spring. To relieve prickly and unpleasant symptoms, some drink hot tea, others – warm milk with honey, and someone, without understanding, resorts to antibiotics, well, just in case. But doctor and pediatrician Yevgeny Komarovsky named the main rule of the first cup, reports with reference to

As a rule, ice cream or cold water & nbsp; is not customary to attribute & nbsp; to the causes of sore throat. Indeed, in most cases, ARVI viruses (rhinovirus, coronavirus) are to blame. It can also be a bacterial infection caused by group A beta-hemolytic streptococcus (GABHS), which occurs in about & nbsp; 10% of adults. But both diseases can lead to inflammation of the pharynx (pharyngitis) or tonsils (tonsillitis). & Nbsp;

Therefore, doctor and pediatrician Yevgeny Komarovsky named the main rule for sore throat, which will clearly show you: is there a reason for concern or not. If your throat hurts in the morning and after drinking a cup of warm drink it does not go away & # 8212; you should see a doctor.

If you have not yet had time to see a doctor with a problem, & nbsp; check the air humidity in the apartment. If it is too low (below the prescribed 30-50%), turn on a humidifier and avoid tobacco smoke, as it can increase the discomfort. In addition, lozenges are good for the lining of the throat, temporarily relieving pain in the throat and do not forget to drink plenty of fluids.

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