Symptoms of angina - obvious and recognizable

March 20, 2014

 Symptoms of angina
 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;
  • Heat;
  • Chills;
  • Headache;
  • 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 Abdominal pain: Types and Symptoms  Abdominal pain: Types and Symptoms
 , 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  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 Strep throat - one of the most common diseases of the throat  Strep throat - one of the most common diseases of the throat
   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);
  • Coughing;
  • Headache;
  • Fatigue;
  • Weakness;
  • 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;
  • Vomiting;
  • Pallor;
  • Drowsiness;
  • Heavy breathing;
  • Heat.

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 Joint pain - how to understand what is going on?  Joint pain - how to understand what is going on?
 , 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.

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Angina without temperature - characteristics of the disease

March 22, 2014

 sore throat without fever
 Severe pain in the throat, characteristic of typical angina, usually accompanied by a fairly significant increase in body temperature; the most severe forms of the disease, it can go up to nearly 40 degrees Celsius. What if a sore throat, and the temperature at the same time is quite normal? Whether there is a sore throat without fever?

Experts say that although the list of the classic symptoms of angina Symptoms of angina - obvious and recognizable  Symptoms of angina - obvious and recognizable
   It includes high fever, sore throat without fever - not an uncommon phenomenon. Generally, it is shown how the disease may depend on whether the number of viruses or other pathogens, get into, and how strong human immunity. It is believed that a viral sore throat Viral sore throat, when sore throat  Viral sore throat, when sore throat
   can proceed without a fever more often than bacterial.


Why is not temperatures in angina?

The high temperature in this disease may be absent, or if the body has got a relatively small number of viruses, or if the patient has a weak immune system. In the first case, the person is likely to transfer disease easily and quickly recover, but in the second case, recovery may take a long time, moreover, there is an increased risk of complications.

Especially alarming sign may be a sore throat without fever during pregnancy if the expectant mother much pain throat, but no fever, she needs as soon as possible to see a doctor.

The fact that the number of pregnant women weakens the immune system, is a normal phenomenon, but in diseases such as angina, they usually still fever. If it does not, perhaps, a woman has health problems, which have led to a decrease in immunity, and it is better to reveal the early stages of pregnancy.

The symptoms of angina without a fever in most cases, be less pronounced than in conventional acute angina. Sore throat can be mild to moderate, rarely - a strong, sometimes headaches. In most patients, even in the absence of temperature marked weakness, lethargy, drowsiness. However, some patients complain only of pain in the throat and other symptoms they are very weak.


Sore throat without fever - Treatment

Because in the absence of heat is not always possible to get sick, many people carry a sore throat Angina - is it worth it to carry "on their feet"?  Angina - is it worth it to carry "on their feet"?
 While continuing to study and work. In such cases it is necessary to minimize physical stress, try to be less on the street in cold weather, and if possible, do not travel on public transport. All this will help to some extent, alleviate the disease burden associated with the body and reduce the risk of complications. In his spare time, you need more rest and make sure to get enough sleep. Drink plenty of fluids (especially useful herbal teas, warm water with honey, ginger or lemon, warm milk), inhalation, and spend at least one time a day do gargling with brine.

To ease the pain in the throat or a headache, you can take paracetamol or non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs - aspirin, ibuprofen Ibuprofen: anti-inflammatory drug  Ibuprofen: anti-inflammatory drug
 , and others. Pregnant women before taking these medications should consult a physician. If symptoms of a sore throat will not go 7-10 days, seek medical attention - perhaps a disease caused by bacteria, which the body can not cope, and you have to take a course of antibiotic treatment.

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