What is dangerous for sore throat for the future mother and her baby?

Not every disease, in which the throat hurts,can be called an angina. Angina, or acute tonsillitis, is an inflammation of the adeno-lymphoid tissue of the pharynx caused by infection. The most common cause of inflammatory and purulent processes on the tissues of the tonsils are bacteria - streptococci and staphylococci.sore throatAngina in a pregnant woman should be treated solely under the supervision of a doctor. Photo: GettySymptoms of angina are considered:

  • a strong cutting pain in the throat, which prevents swallowing, talking and even breathing,
  • rise in temperature to 39-40 degrees,
  • the increase and soreness of the cervical lymph nodes,
  • weakness and general malaise.

Angina is dangerous for its complications: an overly strong immune response of the body to pathogens can cause damage to the heart, lungs and kidneys. The organism's toxicity caused by the disease is the main danger to the fetus. But no less dangerous and improper treatment: taking certain antibiotics, especially in the early months of pregnancy, can cause severe malformations of the fetus and provoke miscarriages. To exclude the negative effects of sore throat, a pregnant woman should, at the first symptoms, seek medical help and in no way Do not engage in self-medication.

Angina during pregnancy: what can and can not be done by a future mother

Prevention is the best way to preventdevelopment of the disease. If someone close is sick, you need to protect yourself with a mask, ventilate the room more often, and use personal utensils and hygiene products. If you are still ill, seek medical advice immediately and never prescribe medicines yourself. The specialist prescribe antibiotics that will not harm you and the baby, and also explain how to reduce the heat. What can be pregnant with angina?

  • Gargle as often as possible with broths of chamomile, sage or antiseptic solutions - chlorhexidine, furacilin or miramistin.
  • Drink a lot of warm, but not hot liquid.
  • Reduce the temperature by wiping with water, lime decoction or a solution of vinegar.

In no event is it possible:

  • Postpone the visit to the doctor and engage in self-medication.
  • Take any medication not prescribed by your doctor.
  • Take hot foot baths.
  • Make warming compresses.

Take care of yourself and your baby, contact your doctor at the first sign of a malaise to rule out the possibility of negative consequences.