Angina: what are the symptoms and how to treat it?

Swollen glands and sore throat? You probably have angina! These benign diseases unfortunately affect everyone. Causes, symptoms and treatment, you are told everything about angina.

Angina, what is it?

A angina is an inflammation of tonsils and / or pharynx. Contagious, this disease is transmitted orally or through physical contact with contaminated objects. She may be white or red depending on the color of the throat and its origin varies: it is due either to a virus, or to a bacterial infection caused by a streptococcus for example. If your white throat and that you have no cough but fever, consult your practitioner because it is usually a bacterial angina. In case of'red angina or erythematous angina, you may notice that your mucosa has a hue redder than normal and will feel pain when swallowing, migraines and fever.

What are the symptoms of angina?

Angina usually starts in the colder months of the year, but not only. Here is the list of symptoms angina that may vary depending on the affected individuals.

  • Sore throat
  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Red or white throat
  • Medium fever
  • Tonsils and ganglia inflated
  • Great tiredness
  • Sometimes cough and headaches

How to treat angina?

Depending on its origin, the taking antibiotics can be effective in fighting tonsillitis. In general, a few days are enough to overcome inflammation.

However if it is a viral angina, the drugs will be of no use. We advise you to opt for more natural methods.

Here is a recipe for achieving a gargle that will relieve your sore throat: in 50 cl of warm water, pour a teaspoon of salt. Make gargles every hour until relief from the area.

If your throat burns, give yourself an infusion of chamomile or dilute a little lemon and honey in a cup of hot water. These two methods should allow you to calm the pain.

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