most treacherous and unpredictable allergen is home microscopic dust mites, who lives at the expense of dandruff particles of human skin.The large accumulation of dust mites in upholstered furniture, mattresses, carpets, soft toys, bedding.For successful breeding of the mite requires high humidity, so, where devices are used for humidification (humidifiers, air conditioners), the likelihood of a prolonged runny nose in a child is much higher.
Obvious allergens are also poultry feathers, wool, cats, fish food, fungal spores, which are always present in the environment. Affects frequent occurrence of rhinitis, bronchitis, eczema, psoriasis hobby horse riding.
Factors that contribute to the common cold
• general weakening of the immune system;
• hypothermia child;
• deviated septum;
• abnormal growth of the adenoids;
• bacterial infections.
if the child has a runny nose, in any case, do not set yourself any treatment, especially antibiotics.The best solution - the use of a drug that contains interferon - he kills the virus and stimulate the immune system.Produce such drugs in the idea of drops, ointments, suppositories.Weakened kiddies ointment should be applied to the nasal mucosa twice a day throughout the period of the disease.During outbreaks of colds and flu, prophylactically, ointment, containing interferon nasal mucosa should be lubricated every day, in the morning, for two weeks, and then - 2-3 times a week, for about a month.
There is no such drop, which would for 1-2 days would avoid protracted rhinitis in children.But if 3-4 days after application of drops of nasal mucus continues to strongly separated, the drop should be changed.According to current indications Naphthyzinum in children is not applicable, do not change to it came vasoconstrictor drugs for children in which a lower concentration of the active substances that affect the delicate baby mucosa.Any vasoconstrictor drops should not be used more than 7 days.
prolonged treatment of rhinitis in a young child without drugs
• inhalation.Quickly get rid of a cold.The teapot and pour into the inhaler one tablespoon of herb St. John's wort, calendula flowers, peppermint.Pour the boiling water, let it brew.Cover the hole on top of the funnel.We need to make sure that child care not to burn yourself, inhale the aroma alternately one or the other nostril.Before the procedure, check to see if the hot steam.Do not leave your child alone during inhalation.This method is suitable for older kiddies who can explain what to do.It is also useful inhalation of aromatic oils - soak a cotton wool fir oil, anise, thyme and let the baby several times a day breathe aroma.Periodically update butter, dripping a few drops on cotton wool;
• rinsing.For quick relief from the common cold should be flushed nose baby sea water or brackish water.It can cook yourself or buy ready-made in pharmacies.Now produce special structures on the basis of sea water in the form of sprays or drops, which help clean mucus from the nose, crusts, allergens and dust;
• makes use of some folk remedies, such as burying the nose of fresh onion juice, diluted with water at a ratio of 1: 5, aloe juice and honey;
• absolutely contraindicated children thermal procedures in the presence of purulent discharge from the nose (warm boiled eggs, hot sand, salt, oats), in order to avoid the spread of infection in the frontal sinuses;
• effective acupressure, which is carried out pre-school children 2-3 times a day.It massaging points located on both sides of the nose, at the level of the wings in a clockwise direction;
• Will and rubbing essential oils into the points, as mentioned above.
before performing any treatment prolonged cold, the problems of the child, we must try, as accurately as possible to determine its causes, consult with your doctor, who will examine the child and so, then prescribe appropriate treatment.
differences lingering head cold and a cold
• banal rhinitis necessarily begins with the common cold and allergy - with a visit to the kid fields, forests, eating exotic overseas fruit, use in cleaning apartments of various detergents and disinfectants;
• allergic rhinitis accompanied by frequent sneezing painful, burning sensation in the nose, headache, shortness of breath, profuse clear discharge;
• common cold treated with 5-7 days, and allergic - for years, as long as the allergen is not detected and neutralized.To do this, get professional advice, an allergist and get tested for allergens.
To reduce exposure to allergens and to speed up the treatment of prolonged cold, the problems of the child, should be:
• until the apartment has been cleaned output kid walk on the street;
• make full or partial replacement of down pillows and blankets;
• abandon carpets, thick, heavy curtains;
• More frequent wet cleaning without the use of detergents;
• ensure good care of the soft toys, pets.
organizing treatment prolonged cold, especially in children, carefully study the instructions of the drugs, stick to this age the dose, do not use drugs without consulting a doctor.The uncontrolled use of drugs for the treatment of a protracted rhinitis can lead to side effects and complications.
not risk the health and well-being of their child!