The symptoms of a sore throat immediately indicate the presence of the disease, the more they are quite obvious. At the initial stage of the infection the patient may feel a slight sore throat, mild headache or heaviness in the head. Sometimes there is a weak chills, fatigue, and redness in the throat. This stage does not last long, and soon begins an acute stage, which can last from three to ten days.
What are the symptoms of angina appear first?
The classic symptoms of angina:
- Severe pain in the throat;
- Pain when swallowing;
- Change the voice - as a rule, it becomes low and raspy;
- Bad breath;
- The redness of the tonsils;
- Appearance white or yellowish plaque on the tonsils.
Less common symptoms are sore throat, slight or moderate-severe abdominal pain
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, Sensitivity and tenderness of the neck (due to enlarged tonsils), and pain in the ears.
Bacterial tonsillitis can cause a very high fever (fever up to 38.8S and more), nausea and vomiting. Some patients have a strep sore throat is accompanied by a skin rash on the trunk and in the groin area.
Symptoms of tonsillitis in adults and children
The main symptoms of tonsillitis in children
Sore throat in children - a common disease
and adults alike, but in different age groups is a disease that can have its own characteristics.
In children, with the streptococcal sore throat
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often have purulent nasal discharge. In older children and adults rarely sore throat accompanied by a runny nose. Typical first symptoms of angina babies - poor appetite and causeless irritability, which then gives way to apathy.
At angina ill children from one year to three years are more likely than other age groups, the tonsils in the throat are enlarged so that they can easily find your fingers (they are located just below the jawbone).
Symptoms of tonsillitis in adults tend to be less pronounced than in children. Sometimes this disease is at them without fever. Children almost always causes a sore throat is quite a high fever - except in cases when a child for any reason, the immune system is weakened.
Symptoms of angina
The main symptom is a sore throat sore throat, which is both weak and strong enough that people almost can not swallow. The first signs of angina - heaviness in the head and a slight redness in the throat - usually appear shortly before the body temperature begins to rise. Many people do not pay special attention these symptoms, taking them for symptoms of the common cold. However, even if you will notice the earliest signs of angina, prevent development of the disease is unlikely: the emergence of symptoms suggests that the virus or the bacteria entered the body and has caused a reaction of the immune system.
The main symptoms of angina:
- Moderately severe or severe sore throat;
- Increased body temperature (typically above 38C);
- Ear pain;
- Bright coating on the tonsils;
- Enlarged lymph nodes;
- Change voice.
Some patients also appear symptoms such as light patches on the tongue, bad breath, nausea.
Parents of kids who are not yet able to speak and can not complain about the bad state of health, you need to know the following symptoms of angina in young children:
- Refusal of food and drink;
- Heavy breathing;
You must consult your doctor as soon as you notice the first signs of a child's sore throat: in many cases, the disease is harmless and passes without treatment, but sometimes it can cause serious complications. You also need to seek medical care if the heat can not reduce paracetamol or other OTC antipyretic, or if signs of sore throat in children has not become less pronounced after 48-72 hours after the start of treatment.
You should also pay attention to how the patient feels after the angina symptoms have disappeared. If within a few weeks of recovery appearing earlier atypical pain in the joints
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, Pain in the ears, shortness of breath, skin rashes, and other distressing symptoms, you need to talk to your doctor, as these symptoms may indicate the development of complications of angina.