First aid for sore throat

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When call the doctor?

Necessary call the doctor at home:

  • If you suspect a sore throat in young children.
  • At a temperature of more than 38.5 in adults? C.
  • If there is swelling of the neck and pain when turning the head.
  • If you can not swallow food or having difficulty breathing.

Depending on the patient, you can either call a doctor from the clinic, or call the "first aid". In other cases you need to self-refer to the clinic.

What to do before the arrival of the doctor?

Prior to establishing an accurate diagnosis can facilitate their condition by the following means:

  • Paracetamol: adults 1 g (2 tablets of 500 mg) dose of children in the age
  • Throat spray with antimicrobial activity and analgesic component, for example, Tantum Verde.
  • Gargling with warm salt water 1 teaspoon of salt in a glass of water.
  • Bed rest, drinking plenty of fluids.

Doctor be able to establish the exact diagnosis, give direction to the analysis and write antibiotics. Without a doctor's prescription antibiotics can not.

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