How do I know what kind of stomatitis a child has?
Types and symptoms of a child's stomatitis
Traumatic stomatitis. Such stomatitis can affect the oral mucosa inAny age, but most often they suffer from newborn babies. Mucous can be injured for various reasons, for example, due to a dummy, at the time of oral cavity treatment, because of toys, due to burns from hot. Violation of the integrity of the oral mucosa is fraught with the penetration of infection, which is constantly present in the oral cavity.
The child becomes restless, eats and sleeps badly. In such cases, it should be shown to the doctor, so that he appointed treatment of the oral mucosa with disinfectant solutions.
Viral stomatitis. This kind of stomatitis is also called herpetic. They suffer mostly children from a year old and older. The cause of this disease is the herpes virus, which the child becomes infected from sick persons with the appearance of rashes on the surface of the lips, on the wings of the nose, through the objects used by the patient, for example, through dishes.
Viral stomatitis is characterized by severeManifestation of the disease, is accompanied by a high temperature and the development of bubble rashes in the oral cavity. The latter burst and form sores. Eruptions occur about three days, then the formed sores heal. In addition to these symptoms, a child may be disturbed by nausea, diarrhea, vomiting. The duration of the disease is up to two weeks.
Treatment of viral stomatitis is carried out with the help ofAntiviral drugs. Interferon preparations are buried in the nose, they lubricate the nose with viferon, rectal suppositories are also used. Swelling is removed with suprastin or diphenhydramine. The oral cavity is treated with enzyme solutions designed for the cleavage of proteins. In addition, rinse the mouth with antimicrobial solutions such as furatsilin to exclude the development of bacterial infection.
Microbial stomatitis. With microbial stomatitis, the lips of the baby are coveredSufficiently thick crust of yellowish color. They stick together and the mouth opens hard. The body temperature rises. When bacteria get on the affected mucous mouth, the plaque develops and bubbles filled with pus appear.
Fungal stomatitis. The cause of fungal stomatitisIs the multiple multiplication of yeast-like fungi of the genus Candida. In folk medicine, this type of stomatitis is called milkmaids. In general, this stomatitis affects children up to a year. Its sign is a curdled white coating on the mucous membrane of the oral cavity. Toddlers refuse to eat, become restless, body temperature does not go up. Treatment - treatment of mucous with a cotton swab soaked in a 2% solution of soda. The latter is prepared by dissolving a teaspoon of soda in boiled warm water. The oral cavity is treated after a meal. This helps to clear the mouth of the remnants of milk, which is a substrate for fungal growth. The doctor can recommend an antifungal ointment.
Allergic stomatitis. This is an allergic reaction of the body to foodsNutrition that does not fit the baby's body. To stop the development of such stomatitis, it is necessary to exclude from the food products that cause allergies. Symptoms: burning, feeling dry, itching swelling of the oral mucosa. Can be accompanied by the appearance of white or red spots in the tongue. Treatment is effective only when the allergen is excluded from the baby's diet. Therefore, you need to undergo an examination with an allergist. The oral cavity should be rinsed with furatsilinom, calendula solution or saline solution.