Advice 1: How to collect sputum

Prolonged coughing that lasts for several months - a reason to take the analysis of sputum from the lungs. It is necessary to identify the pathogen and diagnose the disease, as tuberculosis is now a very common disease of the lungs. To pass mucus better in the hospital, under the supervision of medical staff, but the collection can be done at home.
How to collect sputum
Instruction
1
If you need to collect the test this morning, first carefully clean the teeth. In the day or in the evening just rinse your mouth to remove bacteria and food particles.
2
Twice inhale very deeply to filled with air the lungs. After the breath, slowly exhale the air through the nose. Take a deep breath again and quickly release the air from the lungs through the mouth. Then again inhale and try to cough.
3
Take a sterile container and bring it to her mouth. Spit, othergov sputum, and tightly cover the container with a lid. Can wrap it in a plastic bag. Don't forget to wash hands with soap.
4
As soon as possible take the container on research, we must not tarry. After a few hours to analyze the collected sputum does not make sense, its structure will gradually disintegrate and will have to reassemble.
5
After a few days take the results and visit the doctor for the decision accurate diagnosis and treatment.
Note
In the room where you will perform the sputum collection should not be strangers. If you have a cough associated with tuberculosis, others have a much greater chance of getting sick.
Useful advice
Prior to collection, analysis try to drink more, preferably pure water without sugar and gases.

Advice 2: How to bring the phlegm in children

The most common disease in children, which is accompanied by expectoration of sputum is bronchitis. When the mucous membrane of the bronchi is inflamed, edema is formed, which in process of decay provokes sputum. Cough, accompanied by expectoration of mucus, referred to as a productive, or wet. There are many drugs and methods of its treatment.
How to bring the phlegm in children
Instruction
1
The process itself sputum discharge indicates that the child is on the mend. Since the first time the sputum is very thick, the child finds it hard to cough up. In order to make the sputum easier departed need to constantly humidify the air in the room where the sick child, and offer him lots of fluids. Humidify the air using a special device – a humidifier. If not, then the battery should hang a wet diaper or towel.
2
Liquefaction and expectoration of mucus contribute to a variety of herbal preparations, for example, decoctions St. John's wort, mother and stepmother, ivy, black radish juice with honey, infusions of marshmallow, licorice root. These drugs contain substances that contribute to the increase in the number of sputum, reducing its viscosity and also causes the bronchi to contract for rapid removal. Folk remedies for the treatment more suitable for elder kids, as they increase the amount of sputum, which is difficult to handle kids.
3
Young children to better discharge the mucus it is recommended to massage the chest. To do this, the baby is placed on his stomach on the lap of an adult with a slightly lowered head. Parent tips of the fingers should be rattling between the shoulder blades of the child a few minutes from the bottom up. After this massage, you must cause coughing the child, slightly pushing the tongue root. To be most effective to do this procedure 3-4 times a day.
4
Excellent job with phlegm in children, and traditional medicine. Many pediatricians recommend young patients the drug, "ACC", which quickly thins the mucus and takes it out of the bronchi, in addition it helps to reduce inflammation. Modern drugs of this spectrum are "Mucosolvan, Ambrobene", "Travis". They have a pronounced expectorant and also help to increase local immunity
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