How to treat a yeast infection in the mouth child
When the symptoms of thrush in the mouth of a child, you should first consult your pediatrician, who will confirm or disprove the existence of the disease and prescribe the best treatment. Depending on the age and condition of the child, improvement occurs after 1-3 days, and complete recovery - after two weeks (if there were no complications).
You will need:
-drugs; -sterilnye cotton balls or cotton; -lekarstvennye plants.
Instruction how to treat thrush in the mouth child
Identify and eliminate all the factors that led to the emergence of thrush in the baby's mouth. When the primary forms of thrush perform local therapy, which usually includes irrigation disinfectant lesions antifungal drugs.
Lubricate mouth "nystatin" Milk solution during four days. On two milliliters of milk, add 1 million units of "nystatin", or use the solution "Levorinum": 5 ml of boiling water, add 100 thousand "Levorinum". The treatment solution is held every 6 hours. You can also lubricate the mouth five times a day, 2 or 6% solution of soda (food). Treatment in this case takes 3-4 days.
Clean the affected areas of the baby's mouth mucosa with a sterile cotton ball dipped in pale pink aqueous solution of manganese - acid potassium, 0.25-1% solution of hydrogen peroxide, 1.2% aqueous solution of tannin, or 0.25% aqueous solution of borax. After each treatment, lubricate the affected area 1-2% aqueous solution of aniline dyes, sold in state pharmacies have their own laboratory. This can be "Gentian violet"; 0.25% solution of nitrate of silver; "Iodinol" diluted 1: 2 with boiled water; Lugol's solution is diluted with boiled water in a ratio of 1: 3. Repeat this procedure is necessary every 2-3 hours, but more than 5 times per day.
The most effective treatment for thrush in the mouth of the child (of any age) - "Fluconazole" intake, "Diflucan", "Diflazon" etc. once in an amount of 6 mg / kg and then 3 mg / kg once a day. Mix the powder for injection with a teaspoon of milk or boiled water and let the medicine from a spoon, while lubricating the affected areas of the oral mucosa. Duration of treatment in the application of "Fluconazole" no more than 3-5 days.
You can resort to traditional therapies, but in this case you must be sure to consult with your pediatrician. For example, it is possible for 6 days to lubricate the oral mucosa infusion of marigold flowers. To prepare, take one tablespoon of dried marigold flowers drug and pour a glass of boiling water. Insisted that it was an infusion for one hour, then strain.
Pretty effective treatment Viburnum juice and honey. Take the juice of viburnum and honey in the ratio 1: 1 and put on low heat, bring mixture to a boil 2-3 times, stirring constantly, then turn off the heat and let it cool at room temperature. folk remedies Treatment is possible if the child is not allergic to the components used. If you doubt this - it is better not to try to avoid allergic reactions.
If the sick child is breast-feeding, mom should handle the chest before and after each feeding soda solution (1 teaspoon of baking soda to 1 cup of boiled water at room temperature). Boil each item, which may be the baby in the mouth: pacifiers, teethers, etc.