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  • Treatment of scarlet fever folk remedies and methods

    Scarlet fever is an acute, highly infectious disease that is most often affected by childhood.

    Scarlet fever is an acute infectious disease in which tonsils are affected and a characteristic rash on the child's body is noted. The child becomes infected immediately when communicating with the patient, which secretes the virus during breathing. The disease begins acutely on the 5th-7th day after infection. The body temperature rises sharply, the child feels a general malaise, pain when swallowing, headache, refuses to eat. Even with mild forms of scarlet fever, vomiting often occurs. Develops angina. In this case, the child has a bright reddening of the tonsils, pustules can also appear on them. At the end of the first or at the beginning of the second day of the disease, there is a pronounced rash all over the body. The rash is small-pointed, the larger its cluster is observed in the places of folds - the elbows, popliteal and in the armpits. The rash is rough to the touch, dry, hot. When stretching the skin, the rash can disappear, and then reappear. The child has a pronounced pallor of the nasolabial triangle with a bright coloring of the cheeks. The tongue is covered, the lips are dry, red. There is a bright red coloration of the skin folds, as there is a multiple accumulation of small-cell elements of the rash. After 2-3 days the rash begins to fade and gradually disappears without a trace. Sometimes there is peeling, more often on the palms. Normal body temperature, inflammation of the tonsils decreases, the tongue is cleared of plaque, but remains bright red with swollen papillae( "crimson tongue").The course of scarlet fever can take a light, medium and heavy form. At the first signs of the disease, it is necessary to call a doctor for diagnosis and treatment.

    Symptoms: characteristic signs of scarlet fever are a rash all over the body, sore throat and high fever. These manifestations are already observed on the first day of the disease. They add a strong general weakness and headache. In some cases, an increase in temperature is accompanied by vomiting.(Read more here)

    What's going on? After 1-2 days, a rash appears in the groin and under the arms. The scarlet fever is numerous small red dots, from which the entire body appears red. Rashes can cover the entire body and face, except for the skin around the mouth. If at first red was only the throat, then as the disease develops, the tongue becomes red. Poor state of health during the period of illness is due to the general intoxication of the body.

    What should I do? During illness it is desirable to observe bed rest for a week. It is useful to drink sweet tea with lemon and cranberry juice. It is advisable to rinse twice a day with a solution of a slightly pink solution of potassium permanganate. It is good to comply with a dairy diet in order to minimize the risk of complications on the kidneys.

    Recipes. Traditional medicine recommends for scarlet fever:

    • Drink an infusion of Valerian root( tablespoon on a glass of cold water, insist in the evening in a closed jar or thermos).Drink a tablespoon 3 times a day for 20 minutes before eating;

    • Drink a tablespoon of 3 times a day infusion of parsley root( a teaspoon into a glass of boiling water);

    • Drink warmed cowberry juice in small sips a glass a day( if there is no cranberry, you can replace it with cranberry or lemon juice);

    • gargle with warm lemon or cranberry juice.

    • during the whole period of illness, give the child boiled milk in unlimited quantities.

    • tie knees, elbows of a sick child with a red woolen or flannel cloth to relieve pain.

    Scarlet fever is terrible with its complications, including otitis and sinusitis, inflammatory diseases of the kidneys and heart muscle, lymphadenitis and mastoiditis. Complications can occur in 2 weeks after recovery, so it is necessary to constantly monitor the doctor and attention to all the painful phenomena in the body and unusual sensations in the state of health.

    1. With strong abscesses in the throat, you need to cut the pumpkin, take out the fibers that contain the seeds, lightly moisten the fibers with milk and apply a compress on the throat. When it dries, change to a new one. This helps reduce the temperature, reduces inflammation in the throat.

    2. You can also grate cabbage and beetroot on a grater, add 1 tbsp to 250 g of the resulting mass.spoonful of 6% vinegar and stir. Insist in a dark place for at least 2 hours, then squeeze the juice and rinse them with a throat. You can take this juice inside for 1 tbsp.spoon 3 times a day, before diluting it with warm water in a ratio of 1: 1, to relieve inflammation in the throat.

    3. For a compress it is recommended to take a black radish fruit of medium size, wash it and rub it together with a peel on a small grater. A little to warm 2-3 tbsp.spoon of honey, mix with radish and put in a cotton bag or cloth, put on your throat. Cover the top with a warm blanket or shawl. Keep for 20-40 minutes. After removing the compress gently wipe the skin with vegetable oil.

    4. If swollen cervical lymph nodes can wet a rag with hot water with a small amount of table vinegar, squeeze well, wrap the child's neck, and tie a warm scarf on top. Do not let the compressor cool down, constantly replacing it.

    1. It is required:

    2 teaspoons of kidneys of pine, licorice root, anise fruits, fennel, thyme grass, 400 ml of water.

    Method of preparation.

    Grind the grass with pour boiling water, insist 40 minutes, drain.

    How to use.

    Take in warm form for 2-3 tbsp.spoon 3-4 times a day.

    2. Required:

    for 3 teaspoons of leaves of coltsfoot, large plantain leaves, 4 teaspoons of kidney pine, 350 ml of water.

    Method of preparation.

    Grind the grass with pour boiling water, insist 40 minutes, drain.

    How to use.

    Take in warm form for 2-3 tbsp.spoon 3-4 times a day.

    For quick disposal of cough, it is recommended to mix well 2 tbsp.spoons of olive oil, yolks 2 eggs, 1 teaspoon of wheat flour, 2-4 teaspoons of honey and take this mixture 2 teaspoons as often as possible( 7-8 times a day).

    At the very beginning of the disease, you can give the child to swallow 3-4 drops of kerosene: it relieves the rash, relieves pain.

    1. To calm the vomiting and facilitate breathing, it is recommended to dilute 15-20 drops of menthol oil in 250 ml of water and rinse the throat and mouth with this solution.

    2. On the amygdala with the help of a pipette it is desirable to apply 2-5 times a day fir oil( or very gently lubricate them with a cotton swab.).

    3. For disinfection, you can lubricate with this oil the corners of the wings of the nose, whiskey, forehead, area behind the ears. To disinfect the respiratory tract, 1-2 drops of fir oil should be dripped into the nose.

    1. Required:

    1 teaspoon Eleutherococcus root, 1 teaspoon licorice root naked, 1 tbsp.a spoon of leaves of wild strawberry, leaves of sea-buckthorn, berries of a guelder-rose, berries of mountain ash, 1 liter of water.

    Method of preparation.

    Parts of plants can be used fresh, and can be dried. In this case, it is better to grind them separately, then mix everything. Blend the mixture with hot water, put on fire, bring to a boil. Insist for 30 minutes. Strain.

    How to use.

    To drink tea hot for 100 g 3-4 times a day.

    2. Required:

    3 tbsp.spoons of rose hips, 2 tbsp.spoonfuls of cranberries, 1 teaspoon of rhodiola roots pink( golden root), 1 tbsp.spoons grass sporisha, 1 liter.water.

    Method of preparation.

    It is good to mix the cranberries with the crushed nettle leaves, grass spores, roots of rhodiola and hips. Take 3 tbsp.spoon mixture, brew with boiling water, insist 3-4 hours( can be in a thermos), then drain.

    How to use.

    Drink a glass 2-3 times a day, as a vitamin and tonic.

    3. Required:

    for 1 tbsp.a spoonful of seabuckthorn fruits, berries of the Kalina, fruits of red ashberry, 1 teaspoon of ginseng roots, licorice naked roots, 1 liter of water.

    Method of preparation.

    All parts of plants can be used fresh, and can also be dried. In this case, it is better to grind them separately, after which all the vegetable ingredients are mixed. Blend the mixture with hot water, put on fire, bring to a boil. Insist for 30 minutes. Strain.

    How to use.

    Drink hot in half a glass 3 times a day as a tonic and vitaminizing agent.

    4. Required:

    1 kg of crushed pine needles, 5 liters of bread kvass.

    Method of preparation.

    Young needles to grind, pour the bread kvass and let it brew for 18 hours in a warm place.

    Method of use.

    Take 1/2 cup 2 times a day. When collecting needles, it should be borne in mind that in winter there is much more vitamins in it than in summer.

    Requires:

    100 g fresh cedar needles, 1 liter of water.

    Method of preparation.

    Collect the young pine needles, grind it, fill it with enameled dishes, pour boiling water, put on fire. Blend the mixture to a boil, heat on low heat for 2-4 minutes, then insist, wrapped, 1-2 hours.

    How to use.

    Take 100 g 3-4 times a day, as an agent that increases immunity.

    Required:

    2 tbsp.a spoon of berries of sea-buckthorn, 1 teaspoon of rhodiola pink roots, 500 ml of water.

    Method of preparation.

    Roots of rhodiola rose crushed, pour half the amount of boiling water, put in a water bath, stand on fire for 10 minutes. Remove from heat, cool to room temperature, drain. Seabuckthorn berries pour boiling water, let it brew for 1 hour, filter. After that, mix both beverages.

    How to use.

    Drink in warm form for 2 glasses a day instead of tea.

    Requires:

    1-2 tbsp.spoons of licorice root, 400 ml of water.

    Method of preparation.

    Chop the licorice root, boil it on low heat for 7-10 minutes, cover until it cools. Strain.

    How to use.

    Take 1-2 teaspoons 3 times a day.