Children should be treated only under the supervision of a doctor, that is, in a hospital. If necessary, the patient is placed in the intensive care unit.
Taking antibiotics, general tonics, immunostimulating drugs, vitamin and mineral complexes in conjunction with a therapeutic diet and plenty of fluids is the basis of treatment.
To prevent this disease from affecting you or your family, follow a few simple recommendations.
Wash your hands regularly. Give up bad habits, including smoking. Minimize or avoid contact with sick people. Stick to a healthy lifestyle. Eat right. Go in for sports. Treat respiratory problems promptly.
Bronchopneumonia is a type of pneumonia. This disease differs from ordinary pneumonia in that duloxetine pills and viruses that enter the body affect not only the lungs, but also the branches of the bronchial tree. Inflammation often develops as a result of infection of the upper respiratory tract. In most cases, bronchial pneumonia is caused by streptococcus and pneumococcus.
When the first signs of bronchopneumonia appear, you should immediately consult a doctor. The slightest delay or passion for self-treatment is fraught with sad consequences.
Increase in body temperature. In the first days, the body temperature rises to 37–39 degrees.
Such a reaction of the body indicates that the patient is fighting the disease, so it is not worth bringing down the temperature to 38 degrees. Especially without prior consultation with a specialist. General weakness. The person begins to complain about feeling unwell. There is weakness, sweating, chills, discomfort in the calf muscles.
In addition, his appetite decreases (or even a complete refusal to eat) and sleep is disturbed. Cough. If the inflammation has begun recently, then the cough is dry. With the progression of the disease, the cough becomes wet. As a rule, sputum is yellow-green in color. With a severe form of the disease, blood streaks are found in the sputum. This symptom of the disease is typical only for adult patients.
In some cases, shortness of breath is observed not only when walking or climbing uphill, but also in a calm state. Discomfort in the chest. When the patient coughs or tries to take a deep breath, he experiences chest pain. As a rule, only the side of the inflamed lung hurts (only if we are not talking about bilateral pneumonia). The pain is stabbing or pulling. Pulse increase. The patient's pulse increases to 110 beats per minute.
If bronchial pneumonia is observed in a child, then the symptoms are slightly different: