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

For complications pneumonia in the lungs forms a liquid which may be light or spotting. This condition is called pleurisy. Pleurisy is dry and exudative (exudative), often unilateral but can be bilateral, begins with pain in the chest, aggravated by inspiration and coughing. In case of accumulation of large amounts of fluid begins respiratory distress, pallor and cyanosis of the skin.
How to bring the phlegm
You will need
  • - aloe tree;
  • - cranberry;
  • - sugar;
  • - med;
  • - Cahors;
  • fir oil;
  • - elder flowers
Instruction
1
For the treatment of pleurisy are advised to prepare the following composition. Take 0.5 liters of juice of aloe not less than 3 years old, 0.5 liters of cranberry juice, 0.5 kg sugar, 0.5 kg of honey, 0.5 liters of Cahors. Mix the components in the above sequence. Received 2 liters of the mixture to put in a moderately warm, dark place for 2 weeks. A daily shake. After 2 weeks a leak of 200 grams to use, the rest of the mixture in the refrigerator. Make the first week 1 teaspoon 3 times a day 20 minutes before meals. Next week to take a spoonful. The course of treatment – until the end of the composition. This composition is recommended for the treatment of pleurisy in children.
2
In addition to receiving herbal medicines inside very useful to RUB the chest of pine oil, with the simultaneous intake of oil inside. Not recommended acceptance to children. Take a clean fir oil (pharmacy, but not cosmetic), mix about 3 drops of oil and 1 teaspoon of water and drink through a cocktail straw. Not recommended getting oil on the tooth enamel, it deteriorates and darkens. Breasts oiling at night, no more than 5 drops, warm wrap.
3
The expectoration is facilitated by the reception of the tincture on the flowers of elderberry. Take 4 large umbrella elder flowers, pour 1 bottle of good vodka and infuse for two weeks at room temperature. Take 1 tablespoon an hour before meals three times a day, not to miss a single session. To cure pleurisy the need to drink 1-1. 5 bottles of tincture, TB – 3 liters, with a break of 2 weeks after ingestion of 1.5 liters.
Note
Especially severe pleurisy happens when the extreme – purulent pleurisy. Is characterized by a sharp rise of temperature, drenching sweat, a big difference morning and evening temperature, severe weakness, coughing and heavy breathing.
Useful advice
Food pulmonary patients high protein. You should eat lean meat, fish, liver, offal. Useful milk. It contains a large amount of minerals and calcium that are easily absorbed by the body.

Advice 3: 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

Advice 4: How to drain mucus from a baby

Wet cough mostly accompanies such infectious respiratory diseases like SARS, bronchitis, pneumonia, etc. Also, this cough can be due to allergic reactions.
How to drain mucus from a baby
Instruction
1
The airway of a child is narrower than that of an adult. In connection with this disease may experience difficulty breathing, up to obstruction by phlegm of the respiratory tract. In order to alleviate wet cough and clearing the lungs, the physician should write the patient mucolytic (contribute to the formation of mucus and expectoration) and expectorants. Without inspection by a qualified technician and determine the root cause of this symptom, the use of any drugs is extremely undesirable. In addition, in any case, it is not recommended to use medicines that suppress wet cough, as they can worsen the General condition of a sick child.
2
Expectorants are herbal and synthetic origin. What to use to treat a sick child must solve the attending physician. However, he considers not only the overall picture of the disease, individual drug dosing, possible allergic reactions, and other factors. To the inflammatory agents of plant origin include such drugs as "Pektusin", "Thermopsis", "Dr. mom", "Breast-fee", etc. Expectorants synthetic origin–, "ACC", "Bromhexine", "Mucosolvan", etc. the Use of synthetic expectorants for the treatment of wet cough in children is considered more effective and is used in cases involving non-separated sputum (pneumonia, bronchitis, etc.).
3
An effective remedy for treating wet cough and sputum discharge the child are steam inhalation. Inhalation is carried out with the use of herbal breast fees herbs. These include – mother-and-stepmother, licorice root, pine buds, oregano, etc. However, inhalation should also be conducted after consultation with the attending physician and with caution.
4
To help the toddler find it difficult to cough mucus formed by using a light massage of the back and chest. This child needs to be put on the knees of the parent so that the head is at or slightly below body. Before the massage, RUB the back and chest of the child to improve blood supply. Gently with fingertips need to rattle on the lungs from the bottom up for 3-5 minutes. After that, it is desirable to induce cough in a child, pushing a finger on the root of the tongue and to enable him to cough. This massage is preferably carried out 2-3 times a day to facilitate expectoration.
Useful advice
To relieve and alleviate inflammation of the respiratory tract of a sick child well will help overall humidification of the air in the room. For this purpose, you can use a room humidifier. If not, you can also dampen a towel with water and put it on the battery. While the towel periodically to moisten, to keep it moist.

As soon as a child begins well cough up phlegm and goes on the amendment, the use of drugs should be curtailed and gradually eliminated. In addition, outdoor games, exercise and laughter are beneficial to the respiratory tract and promote recovery.
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