Rules for treating the throat during pregnancy
The inflammation of the tonsils is usually caused by streptococci or staphylococci. Their impact on the health of the fetus is extremely negative, so it is necessary to take timely measures to protect and treat the first symptoms of the disease using only safe means.
It is advisable at the first pain in the throat often rinse it with a solution of soda or salt (1 tablespoon per 500 g of warm water). This method of treatment creates an alkaline environment in the mouth and thus does not allow the reproduction of pathogenic organisms. It is recommended to alternate the rinse with salt and soda with rinse with herbal decoctions. Anti-inflammatory effect is chamomile, eucalyptus and strawberry leaves. These rinses also reduce the pain in the throat. It will be good if on the first day of illness you gargle every hour, on the second day - every 2 hours.
For the complex treatment of a pregnant woman fit and inhalation. They can be done with the same folk remedies: chamomile, eucalyptus.
In addition to the application of local methods of treatment, the whole organism must be washed from the virus or infection with a plentiful drink. Tea with herbs and honey, fruit drinks, citrus juices, chamomile broth is perfect for this purpose. And it will help to speed up the recovery of a double dose of vitamin C every day, because he is the protector of the body of a pregnant woman. During the period of treatment, physical and mental stresses should be avoided to enable the body to "give up" all forces to fight the disease.
Tablets and rinses to treat the throat in pregnant women
When pregnant, a woman can treat the throat and pills, and other chemist's medications. These are the drugs that are recommended for pregnant women. Among them are Lizobakt, Ingalipt, Faringosept, Givalex, Cameton. But you do not need to assign them yourself. Your doctor must do this!
The best option for treating the throat is the old and known to everyone Faryngosept. It is absolutely safe for the fetus. The drug is available in the form of tablets for resorption, has a local effect and is not absorbed in the stomach.
Many future moms try not to use any tablets during pregnancy. Well, it's their right and choice. Then they will get rinsed. In addition to the above soda-salt solution, you can do other rinses.
For example, sea salt. You can use and folk remedies. So, the rinse of garlic will perfectly treat the throat. Take 3 cloves, chop them and pour one cup of boiling water. Let it brew and strain. Rinse your throat four times a day.
It is recommended to use the juice of red beet for the treatment of the throat. Rub and squeeze 200 g of juice and add one tablespoon of vinegar. Rinse your throat with this solution 5 times a day.
You can also prepare a solution with hydrogen peroxide. To do this, add 1 teaspoon of peroxide to 1 glass of warm water.
In pregnancy, you can treat the throat absolutely without fear and with Furacilin solution. It has an antimicrobial effect, prevents the reproduction of bacteria and viruses. This action is similar to antibiotics. Take 5 Furacilin tablets, rastolkite them and pour 1 liter of boiled water.
What can not be pregnant with a sore throat
A pregnant woman should know that it is counter-indicative of thermal procedures - mustard plasters, hot foot baths. You can not soar your legs, because the influx of a large dose of blood to your legs can reduce the supply of blood to the placenta. The result will be a lack of oxygen in the fetus.
If you lost your voice (which means you started the disease), then do not try to whisper something. It can hurt your throat. In this situation, one can not do without the help of an otolaryngologist.
So, the treatment of the throat of a pregnant woman should begin as soon as possible. The main emphasis in treatment should be done on rinsing. Do not forget that self-medication in your situation is fraught with complications!