Catarrhal sinusitis - the need for timely diagnosis - Treatment
March 25, 2013
- Catarrhal sinusitis - the need for prompt diagnosis
The question of choice of medical tactics in the sinus
Sinusitis - when a puncture is required
It has a value in the prevention of complications. In this context, it becomes clear why it is so important to carry out preventative measures during the period of increased risk of colds. Treatment of catarrhal sinusitis can be performed on an outpatient basis at home under compulsory medical supervision.
About a timely beginning of treatment
The most important thing in the treatment of catarrhal sinusitis is to start treatment in a timely manner, when the first signs of the disease. To remove the effects of edema
Prevention and treatment of edema - it is important to understand the root cause
mucosa, it should assign droplets composed of vasoconstrictor drugs. This will lead to the relief of nasal congestion state gradually restored shortness of nasal breathing. Excessive production of mucus, catarrhal sinusitis when developing against the background of local treatment vasoconstrictor drops will gradually decline, which will lead also to a decrease in the severity of congestion.
Nasal drops may be prepared by drugs (e.g., epinephrine solution), with the possible use of herbal medicines. One such drug is "Sinuforte". This drug is an extract of cyclamen. There is a short-term effect on the mucous membrane, reflex develops increased production of mucus and this leads to the cleansing of sinuses. During the day the drug is given once, it should be borne in mind that an increase in dosing frequency and dose not lead to a more rapid onset of recovery. In some cases, it appointed "Sinuforte" a day, and only on the strict daily. Be aware that there may be cases of individual intolerance of the tool. After use, the drug may feel a burning sensation, temporary discomfort that lasts a short time.
Puncture at catarrhal sinusitis
The main areas of drug therapy for catarrhal sinusitis include the following areas:
- vasoconstrictors application in the form of drops
- anti-inflammatory agents in the event of severe inflammatory reaction (fever, general symptoms of intoxication)
- immunostimulatory agents, vitamin
This volume measures can effectively eliminate the symptoms of sinusitis clinical
Sinusitis - symptoms of inflammation in the maxillary sinus
. In most cases, the catarrh of the maxillary sinus in no need for a sinus puncture. If the inflammation progresses, joining bacteria and pus in the cavity is formed, it is only in this case it is necessary to conduct a sinus puncture. When purulent inflammation of this manipulation is mandatory.
You can stage catarrh recommend local procedures in the form of washing. Useful drugs eliminate inflammation, edema and prevent secondary bacterial infection. For this purpose, great herbal remedies, herbal teas. Irrigate possible following therapeutic composition - sea salt dissolved in broth chamomile. Both components have strong anti-inflammatory properties, a beneficial effect on the mucous membrane of the maxillary sinus, eliminating puffiness. The number of procedures may be determined by the physician based on the evaluation of the dynamics of the return of the symptoms, so it's important purpose to fulfill under the supervision of a specialist.
Catarrhal sinusitis - the need for timely diagnosis - Children
March 25, 2013
- Catarrhal sinusitis - the need for prompt diagnosis
Catarrhal sinusitis in children - prevention and treatment of diseases
Children are at risk for developing infectious diseases, because their immune system
The immune system - how it works?
It is not yet fully formed and can not fully resistant to pathogens. Catarrhal sinusitis in children respond well to drug therapy, so it is important for parents to turn to the otolaryngologist pediatrician at the first sign of the disease.
How to prevent the development of sinusitis
Inflammatory changes in the cavity of the maxillary sinuses in children are developing as a result of the penetration of the pathogen of the disease. If the baby is healthy, the immune system at the mucosa of the respiratory tract, as well as the overall security system to effectively get rid of the pathogen. Preventive measures helps to strengthen the immune system
Immunity - types and characteristics in children in adults
Which is a major barrier to the penetration of infection. The complex prevention measures should include procedures for hardening of the child, sports (it can be different types of ports, such as jogging, swimming, etc.). In summer, you can improve a child of the sea, which will largely contribute to the strengthening of health.
Only by means of preventive measures may prevent the development of catarrhal sinusitis. If the child is in the seat of the body chronic infection (chronic carriers of staph infection, the adenoids), it is necessary to solve the issue of their treatment, to prevent the spread of infection. When the complaints:
- pain or a feeling of heaviness, fullness in the nose, forehead. Pain syndrome can manifest complained of a headache, which in some cases extend to the area of the upper jaw, orbital region
- shortness of nasal breathing due to nasal congestion
- mucous discharge from the nose
Parents need to show the child to the doctor immediately and refuse to self, do not start treatment without appropriate professional advice.
How should I treat the child
In the treatment of catarrhal sinusitis in children
Sinusitis in children - an actual problem
You can apply multiple therapies. If the clinic pronounced intoxication syndrome, it is necessary to use anti-inflammatory agents, antipyretics and analgesics. A compulsory component must be local treatment, which consists of instillation of therapeutic droplets and washing sinus cavity. In childhood, holding sinus puncture is shown in the case of complications of sinusitis
Sinusitis - complications of inflammation in the head
When developing suppurative variant of the disease. When catarrh is possible to achieve recovery without surgery puncture sinuses.
A good therapeutic effect have the means offered by traditional medicine. Plant and equipment is a washing or bury them in the nose. For washing may be formulated to use saline or mineral water. The solution should be warm, to its use in a child does not cause discomfort during the procedure. At the stage of catarrh are effective physiotherapy treatments. These include the method of ultraviolet radiation or UHF-therapy on the area of the paranasal sinuses. Contraindication to this treatment is the presence of severe temperature reaction, which indicates the current version of complications with the formation of pus in the cavity of the sinus. Any heat treatment at this stage of development of the disease will lead to the most negative consequences of the progression of inflammation.