Advice 1: How to smear the throat Lugol

Lugol is an antiseptic drug used in otolaryngology for the treatment of infectious and inflammatory diseases. It consists of glycerol, iodine, and iodide of calcium. Lugol is used for lubrication of the mucous membrane of the throat, pharynx and larynx. The name of the drug was in honor of the French physician Jean Lugol, who proposed it in 1829.
How to smear the throat Lugol
You will need
  • - sterile cotton wool;
  • - thin stick;
  • - Lugol's solution.
Instruction
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Before beginning treatment, read the effect of this drug. Although not a requirement, but it is interesting.
The main active ingredient of the drug is molecular iodine, which has bactericidal activity against pathogenic fungi and yeast, gram-positive and gram-negative flora, and inhibits staphylococcal flora.
When applied to the mucous membrane of the throat iodine has a resorptive effect. It actively affects the metabolism, is involved in the synthesis of T3 and T4, strengthens the processes of dissimilation and has proteolytic activity.
Potassium iodide is included in the medication helps iodine it is better to dissolve in water. Glycerol prevents the stagnation of fluid in the inflamed tissues, reduces swelling and forms on the surface of the mucous protective film.
Lugol successfully treated infectious-inflammatory diseases of the mucous membranes of the throat and pharynx in children and adults - a sore throat, chronic tonsillitis, pharyngitis, atrophic rhinitis, purulent otitis and other diseases.
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For the treatment of throat Lugol you will need a sterile cotton swab and wooden or iron thin stick. Take a cotton swab and wrap it on a stick. Liberally moisten it with the solution and thoroughly coat the throat, pharynx and larynx.
3
At first you may feel a burning sensation. This will mean that Lugol began his action. Be patient, the burning sensation will pass after a while, and you will feel a significant improvement.
4
Lubricate the throat Lugol need from 3 to 6 times a day, depending on the severity of the disease (unless your doctor has prescribed otherwise).
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Usually, Lugol well tolerated. However, in some cases, if you have hypersensitivity to iodine, or in the case of overdose may experience allergic reactions as hives or runny nose. In this case, discontinue the drug and consult a doctor.
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Lugol contraindicated in case of hypersensitivity to iodine and other components of the drug. If you have kidney, liver, or dermatitis, before use, inform your doctor.
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Lugol is a potential hazard to the fetus during 2-3 trimester of pregnancy if you use it more than 4 days. Iodine gets into the mother's milk and affect the function of the thyroid gland of the baby. Therefore, in pregnancy and lactation, consult a doctor before consuming the drug.

Advice 2: How to lubricate the throat of a child

For every parent, there is probably nothing worse than ill children. Fever, chills, runny nose and severe pain in the throat does not give rest to your child. One of the most effective procedures for treatment of the throat – lubrication medicines.
How to lubricate the throat of a child
You will need
  • - sterile bandage or cotton wool,
  • - drug
  • - a little spoonful.
Instruction
1
Remember that not every disease of the throat can be cured at home by using antimicrobial and antiseptic agents local to the destination. The advice and help of a doctor is required even in mild redness of the tonsils, he will prescribe suitable medicine to lubricate the throat.
2
Do not rush to use antibiotics, especially without a prescription. For satellites that will suit any of the following medicines: "Lugol", "Efficient", "Tonsilgon", decoction of chamomile, oak bark decoction, aloe Vera juice and vegetable oils (eucalyptus, peach, rose, etc.). The need for this procedure arises in diseases such as angina, laryngitis, tonsillitis, pharyngitis.
3
The throat can and should lubricate even the youngest children. Because they do not know how to gargle and dissolve medicinal lollipops, lubrication is the most appropriate method of treatment. For this you will need a sterile bandage or cotton wool, which is tightly wound on a pencil or, in extreme cases, your finger. Moisten a cotton swab in the drug solution and pressing a small spoonful of the root of the tongue of the child, treat cure fast and sure movements of the tonsils, the posterior wall of the oropharynx and foils.
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Lubricate the throat is recommended two to three times a day, an hour before a meal. However, it is worth considering the point that many children are categorically not tolerate lubrication due to the severe degree of gag reflex. In this case, is to resort to the rinse. But as practice shows, the lubrication is much more effective than rinsing. As the oil-based coats the mucous membrane of the throat and is valid for a long time.
Note
Before starting to apply any medication to lubricate the throat, carefully read the instructions. The sudden appearance of allergic reactions such as runny nose or hives, you should immediately stop the drug and consult a doctor.
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