Most often the child has a red throat with a cold. In this case the redness does not cause problems. And if the throat is red, but temperature and other symptoms are not observed that to think in such a situation? Immediately contact a otolaryngologist or wait and hope that this is a temporary phenomenon?

Mainly redness cause infectious disease, rarely bacterial. Red throat in a child occurs with pharyngitis, scarlet fever, sore throat, tonsillitis, measles, rubella, varicella. Sometimes this may be allergic to the chemicals or tobacco smoke. If the child is often crying heavily, he can also blush throat.

In some cases, you need to consult a doctor if redness of the throat of the child, and what is not?

If the kids flushed the neck, but it feels alright, baby, playful, eats well, and not naughty, the doctor can not escape.

In viral infections in children the temperature rises, there is a fever and runny nose. When scarlet fever and measles, after 2-3 days may still be rash on the skin. Almost always viral infections are the redness is accompanied by pain in the throat. If you have these symptoms, be sure to visit a doctor.

Bacterial infections also cause redness of the throat. Other symptoms of bacterial infections include:

- enlarged tonsils;
- rise in temperature;
yellow or white coating on the tonsils;
- sore throat;
- nausea and vomiting;
- loss of appetite.

Treatment of bacterial infections must deal with the doctor. Do not try to cope with the disease. You can only create favorable conditions for the recovery of the baby.

Basic rules of the treatment of red throat in a child

If redness of the throat caused by bacterial infections or viruses, you should always consult with a physician. Children can assign aerosols for spraying. In more serious cases antibiotics. However, they do need to be careful because they are not allowed to form their own baby's immunity. Therefore, you should take antibiotics only after conducting a blood test for white blood cells and detection of bacterial infection.

At home it is necessary to provide the child with plenty of warm drink. It is advised to gargle with antiseptic solution of baking soda, salt and iodine. To reduce inflammation will help candy. It is important not to panic and not to stuff children with pills at the slightest sign of the disease.