Than to remove a hypostasis of a larynx at the child

Swelling of throat A rapidly developing process, as a resultwhich is followed by swelling of the mucous tissues of the larynx. Swelling of the throat, as a rule, is the result of some infectious diseases (measles, diphtheria, scarlet fever, influenza), neck injuries, thermal and chemical burns, tumors or allergic reaction.

How to remove the laryngeal edema?

If a foreign body has entered the larynx, edema may occur.to develop rapidly. There comes a gasp, the victim is not able to talk. Call an ambulance, but before you come, try to help yourself. To do this, stand behind the victim, grab him with both hands and sharply press your fists just above the navel.

Against the background of infectious diseases, edema developsis acutely and is accompanied by a sore throat, sensation of a foreign body, a change in voice. In severe cases, stenosis develops, which can lead to suffocation. To remove a strong swelling of a throat it is possible only in a hospital, therefore it is necessary to monitor the patient's condition in order not to miss threatening symptoms. Before hospitalization, try to alleviate the patient's condition: attach an ice pack to the throat, allow him to swallow ice slices, make a hot foot bath or apply mustard plasters as a distraction therapy.

Swelling of the throat, which develops as an allergica reaction called Quincke's edema. Its typical symptoms are: swelling of the face, back of the palms and feet, throat. Skin on the ground swelling pale. If the swelling spreads to the larynx and trachea, choking is possible, threatening the life of the patient. It is necessary, if possible, to identify the allergen and remove it from the patient. Before the arrival of the ambulance brigade, you can try to remove the swelling of the throat yourself: to inject intramuscularly or intravenously any antihistamine drug - suprastin, dimedrol, claritin. If there is no way to do the injection, put the pill under the tongue.

If the laryngeal edema is a consequence of the chemicalburn, it is necessary to wash the victim's throat with clean water or a solution neutralizing the action of the chemical. For example, if acetic acid is the cause of the burn, the throat should be rinsed with a solution of soda. And, as with any edema of the larynx, urgent hospitalization of the patient is necessary.