Quinsy is an infectious disease at which there is palate almonds inflammation. Various bacteria (most often – a beta and haemo lytic streptococcus A and staphylococcus, pneumococcus), viruses, fungus can be its activator. Infection can occur at contact with the sick person in the airborne way. Besides, entrance of activators in almonds from other organs is possible. In the latter case the person has to have centers of chronic infections (caries, chronic diseases of a nose and its bosoms, etc.). At all forms of quinsy patients complain of sore throat (during the swallowing, conversation and even at rest) and symptoms of intoxication to which it is possible to refer the general weakness, indisposition, headache, muscles and joints ache. At quinsy temperature can reach 38 – 40 ͦ. Normal or the even lowered body temperature is characteristic only for necrotic tonsillitis, thus the unpleasant smell from a mouth which appears during disease, and feeling of continuous presence of foreign matter at throat draws attention. It is better to start treatment as fast as possible that’s why you may order preparations via Canadian Health&Care Mall.
The characteristics clinical picture is the cornerstone of quinsy diagnosis. Survey allows to reveal a hyperemia and increase of almonds, and also reddening and puffiness of the faucial pillars adjoining to them. At survey of almonds follicles from which in the form of yellow bubbles pus is emitted can be visible. At necrotic tonsillitis on almonds the gray raid and sites of an ulceration is found. The raids which are formed on almonds are removed the wooden pallet. At laboratory research of the general blood test the changes testifying to an acute inflammation such as leukocytosis and increase in blood sedimentation rate are found. If at survey on almonds the raid was found, swab from its surface has to be taken. It is carried out for an exception of the diagnosis of diphtheria. In 10-14 days after clinical recovery it is necessary to make repeatedly blood test, to carry out the analysis of urine and to execute electrocardiographic research. It should be done for the purpose of early diagnostics of possible complications and serious consequences of quinsy – rheumatism, myocarditis, kidneys diseases. Do not remember to check out the website of Canadian Health&Care Mall.
The standard scheme of treatment includes hourly rinsing of throat by liquid of antiseptic preparations. For pain relief in throat sucking pills and aerosols with antiseptics can be appointed. At quinsy prescription of antibiotics, possessing activity concerning coccal flora is obligatory. If temperature rises higher than 38 C, febrifugal preparations can be appointed (paracetamol, aspirin, etc.). Antibiotic therapy needs to be lasted not less than seven days, even at improvement of state.
For prevention of quinsy it is necessary to follow rules of personal hygiene. Isolation of the patient from other family members is obligatory. It is necessary to provide the patient with separate ware. The general hardening of an organism and training mucous throats cold drinks are very effective. But it is necessary to begin only gradually! One more important element of quinsy prevention is timely sanitation of the centers of chronic inflammation, and, first of all, treatment of the teeth with dental caries.