Viral sore throat in a child: causes, symptoms and methods of treatment
The inflammatory process in the pharynx, which affects mainly the palatine tonsils, is quite common. To assign effective therapy and avoid the development of severe complications, it is extremely important to establish a pathogen – viruses or bacteria. Viral angina affects patients of all age groups, but it is most often diagnosed in young children due to weak immunity. Since children are more difficult to tolerate many diseases, parents need to know the signs, methods of treatment and measures of prevention of this, relatively harmless, form of sore throat.
Viral angina is the acute inflammation of the palatine tonsils, which is caused by a viral infection. However, such a term is considered not entirely correct, since scientifically, angina is caused by pathogenic bacterial agents – staphylococci or streptococci.
Viral tonsillitis is a common name for inflammation of the pharynx of a viral origin with a strong pain syndrome. This name is usually understood as a disease that occurs in ARVI, influenza and other infections. Symptom is viral tonsillitis.
Viral angina is an inflammatory disease of the throat of a viral nature, accompanied by severe pain
Viral tonsillitis often develops during the cold period of the year, like other SARS. And the frequency of occurrence directly depends on the child’s age: