The season of colds: how to help your child with sore throat

Often suffer from colds very young children, so parents need to know how to deal with this scourge.

When inflammation of the mucous membranes of the throat, can be felt:

  • scratchy;
  • gol pain when swallowing;
  • tingling;
  • throat pain at rest;
  • tickling in the throat, or foreign body sensation.

All these symptoms can affect the general condition of the child and so he could be tired and irritable during a cold.

How to help your child?

drinking regime

It is necessary to drink the baby warm beverages. It may be fruit drinks, compotes and teas. If a kid does not want to drink, try to unsolder it to 2 tablespoons every 15 minutes.

Try not to give your child strongly acidic drinks, they irritate the throat, so if it is a berry juice, it must be sweetened or diluted with water, if it is tea with lemon, lemon you need to add Little.
Our grandmothers were treated as follows, and a very effective way: warm milk add honey and butter. If you want to take advantage of this recipe, do not warm the milk too much.

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Keep the temperature in the apartment

Keep at room temperature was maintained at about 20 degrees. A humidity was 40-60%.

Ventilate the baby's room so that the air was always fresh.

Do not forget to gargle

doctors recommend rinse throat every 2-3 hours decoction of herbs, such as chamomile and sage.

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