Causes of dry cough without fever in children
Causes of dry cough without fever in children are very diverse: inflammation, Allergy, Smoking others, prolonged contact with dust. In some cases, the medication is meaningless, and the development of bronchitis, pneumonia, whooping cough, tracheitis and laryngitis without antibiotics not to manage.
Colds due to viral infection is the most common cause of dry cough in children, occurring usually without fever. The disease is also seen with a sore throat or a slight irritation, which gradually becomes a cough. Gradually the cough becomes wet, and after a few days of starting treatment eroding.
The flu virus can cause a dry cough in a child. Symptoms are similar to those of colds, but the child feels much worse. The flu starts with a dry and hoarse cough, which gradually turns into moist and productive.
The stimuli of the environment can cause a dry cough in a child, occurring without fever. Especially sensitive to cigarette smoke, hot or dry air, strong odors of chemicals small children.
Gastroesophageal reflux disease occurs when the penetration of gastric acid and stomach contents into the esophagus. This is accompanied by burning, excessive drooling and even vomiting. Stomach acid irritates the throat and leads to the development of dry cough in children.
Dry child cough symptom whooping cough - a contagious bacterial infection of the respiratory system. The so-called "pertussis cough" is accompanied by a characteristic buzzing sound, watery eyes, bluish appearance of saliva and protrusion of the tongue out.
Treatment of dry cough in children
Dry cough in children without fever requires the use of large amounts of fluid for the formation of phlegm.
The use of medications to children under 2 years is not recommended. For the older children used for the treatment of dry cough without fever drug "Robitussin", which blocks the reflexes of coughing and suspension "Delsym", saving the child from suffering for 12 hours.
Homemade ways to treat dry cough - steam inhalation with automatic humidification to open nasal passages and relieve irritation in the throat. Recipe of folk medicine for a dry cough: mix a spoon of honey with juice of one lemon and take up to his disappearance. You should give the child plenty of fluids to remove toxins from the child's body. Children older than five years are allowed to suck lollipops and cough drops.
Advice 2 : How to treat cough in young children
A lot of trouble a sick child brings cough. In most cases it is a symptom of SARS. To properly treat the baby, it is important to establish character of cough.
Doctors divide cough into wet (productive) and dry (unproductive). These terms speak for themselves. Dry cough does not help to rid the body of harmful substances, and only exhausting the crumbs, not allowing him to fully relax and to sleep, irritating the respiratory tract. Do not run such a cough, hoping it will pass without treatment. This is dangerous, because often it turns into bronchitis. Immediately consult your doctor and start treatment to deal with dry cough can be quite fast. The pediatrician will prescribe medications that suppress the cough reflex, the baby could rest and gain strength to fight the infection.
Carefully observe the condition of the crumbs. Usually, cough begins as dry and then becomes wet. A wet cough brings mucus, which zastaivayas, can absorb harmful substances and poison the body of the baby. Therefore, to suppress a wet cough with medication can not. In this case, the child needed drugs to facilitate liquefaction and removal of phlegm. They, too, must assign a pediatrician. Helps the expulsion of phlegm from the body of the child, massage of the back, and breathing exercises.
If the body temperature is not elevated, put a compress heated to 40-45 degrees sour cream. Warm it in a water bath, moisten a cotton cloth with it, put the baby on his back, avoiding the heart area. The top cover of the compressor paper, and then woollen cloth. Secure the compress with a towel and hold it in for an hour or two. For the sickness quickly passed, give the baby warm milk with Borjomi, a children's tea with honey, lemon or raspberry (if not allergic).
Do not RUB back and chest of the child lard or the fat badger, as recommended by folk medicine. This will hamper the skin breathing, and the cough will not help.
Steam inhalation of a small child must be done very carefully not to burn the respiratory tract. It is better to put in the room crumbs a bottle of aromatic oil (Clary sage, eucalyptus, fir) or add a few drops of oil in the aroma lamp.