Sore throat often makes your child uncomfortable, one of which is because it will make them lose their appetite, it can even be exacerbated by other health conditions such as flu and fever. In children, about 85% of the time, sore throat and tonsil infections are often caused by viral infections, generally viruses that cause coughs and colds or other, while other causes can be caused by bacteria and allergies. These microorganisms easily infect children’s bodies, including through foods such as fried foods or unhealthy snacks for children.
You can find out the changes in the child’s health condition if you have strep throat, generally marked by symptoms of pain when swallowing food, itching around the throat which makes it uncomfortable, sometimes in certain children’s conditions accompanied by an increase in body temperature or fever and also a cold cough. Symptoms will be different if your child has an infection with streptococcal bacteria which can cause low fever, loss of appetite and also enlarged glands.
Meanwhile, inflammation caused by infection with Streptococcus beta hemolyticus type A type 4,12,16,29 and 25 can trigger acute kidney disease. The factors that influence it are the kidneys, there is a filtering system, the glomerulus. In the glomerulus, there is filtering of substances in the body, while at the time of strep throat caused by streptococcus bacteria, the body will produce antibodies to fight germs, so there is a bond between germs and antibodies in the blood which are then filtered in the glomerulus, this bond will cause damage to the filter in the body. So that if the child experiences symptoms of a change in the color of the urine to a red color, the occurrence of swelling around the eyes when he wakes up in the morning, you should immediately consult a doctor.
Is it true that strep throat is more susceptible to infection in children? First, basically, you have to know in advance the cause of strep throat, if it is caused by a virus, then most likely it can be easily transmitted to children with low immunity, the transmission of the virus that causes strep throat can occur when the patient’s saliva is exposed to the food around him The second is if the sore throat is caused by bacteria that can be found in unhealthy foods or snacks. Maintaining cleanliness is highly recommended, especially the cleanliness of cutlery and your child’s hands.
To avoid transmission, your child should be limited in contact with people with coughs and colds, people with infections and also influenza. As well as increasing your child’s endurance by getting enough rest and eating well. Meanwhile, if your child has symptoms of sore throat, consult a doctor immediately if your child’s fever is above 39 degrees Celsius, difficulty swallowing his own saliva and there is also a white spot in the throat. Treatment that can be done is by drinking lots of water, drinking warm water to make the throat comfortable.