Generally, the first sign of the disease is becoming a sore throat. The mucous membranes of the throat and nasal cavity, most affected by disease-causing viruses and bacteria, as by inhalation there are delayed all the particles falling from the inhaled air. Cold and flu viruses, bacterial infections are the most common causes unpleasant pain in the throat. At the first “tickle” in the throat is an urgent need to take action. First of all, it is necessary to go on a diet temperature , to monitor the humidity in the room. If you still have not given up the habit and continue to smoke, at least during this period, try to give up smoking.
In usual, when a sore throat is better to keep your mouth shut: try to talk less, so as not to strain the ligaments, as common cold and sore throat can lead to laryngitis. And, of course, do not pull on with the treatment. First of all, it is necessary to double the consumption of warm drinks “perfect tea with honey”. Take the time to make hot foot bath and hot compress on his neck. Broth mint, chamomile, calendula, eucalyptus and sage are ideal for steam inhalation or gargling. But, doctors say, the complex treatment can not do without a local antiviral and anti-bacterial anti-inflammatory drugs.
Such funds are in different dosage forms: rinses, tablets or lozenges (Givalex, dekatilen, Strepsils, Tantum Verde). These drugs fight off viruses and bacteria, as well as stimulate the activity of immune cells. Do not rush to take antibiotics on their own – the need for their applications will have to confirm expert on the basis of diagnosis.