- Symptoms of Catarrhal diseases
- Reasons of Catarrhal diseases
- Treatment of Catarrhal diseases
People usually say that they caught flu while actually ached with usual cold (physicians most often make the diagnosis acute respiratory viral diseases of a SARS, or acute respiratory diseases - ORZ). Both the SARS, and flu are caused by viruses. However flu - a serious illness which annually leads to fatal cases and the SARS only occasionally does serious harm to a human body.
Symptoms of Catarrhal diseases:
Catarrhal diseases usually begins suddenly with high fever, and the condition of people most often so worsens that they try to lie down at once. Symptoms appear usually more slowly and are limited to local manifestations in a nasopharynx. At flu there is an irritation in a throat or pain, dry cough, a fever with a shiver, perspiration, an ache in muscles and a body.
Symptoms include sneezing, cough, a pharyngalgia, a congestion of a nose or cold. If body temperature also increases, then is moderate. In most cases the disease passes within 5-7 days though cough can remain 1-2 more weeks. The discharge from a nose of green or yellow color indicates that the immune system actively struggles with an infection.
Reasons of Catarrhal diseases:
Catarrhal diseases are caused by the infectious agents called by viruses. They are transmitted in the airborne way (at inhalation of the droplets of a phlegm getting to air at cough and sneezing of sick people), and also through the contaminated hands or various objects, such as toys, door handles, fabrics.
Treatment of Catarrhal diseases:
Help the immune system to struggle with an infection. For this purpose you need to have a rest and drink a lot of liquid. Besides, avoid inhalation of cigarette smoke.
Nasal sprays or drops with salty water will help to clear a nose.
Inhale steam from any capacity with the hot water which is (not boiling), having wound a towel around the head. It is possible to add aromatic oils to water, or to make eucalyptus leaves (it is necessary to remember possible allergic reactions!).
Apply vasoconstrictors. They are issued in the form of sprays, drops, tablets or mixtures, and cold or sinusitis can help to treat. Check the label to make sure that drug is safe in use for children, pregnant women and the nursing women.
It is possible to rinse a throat warm, salty water (or with soda addition), to use pastils or lollipops for a throat.
The anesthetizing drugs, like paracetamol, an ibuprofen or acetylsalicylic acid (aspirin) can weaken pain. Check and read the label or a leaf insert to guarantee safe drug use in your case.
Do not forget that acetylsalicylic acid (aspirin) is prohibited to use aged up to 18 years as it can do serious harm to a children's organism and cause a dangerous syndrome to Reja. An exception are only cases when aspirin is appointed by your doctor.
Before use of such drugs it is necessary to consult with the doctor or the employee of a drugstore. It is necessary to consider that all drugs, including drugs of a natural origin, can have side effects and interact with other medicines. Besides, many drugs of a natural origin can be not so well checked how the registered drugs.
Reception of vitamin C can accelerate recovery and facilitate a state, however does not prevent development of a disease.