Prevention of respiratory infections Persons exposed to smoke are generally more susceptible to respiratory infections than others Put your hand on your nose when you sneeze . Entered the winter, and crowded medical clinics here and there for the sick and the reviewers, who suffer most from respiratory infections of all kinds. So you see many people do not like winter, with what this implies separation of good and blessing, and many of them fail to protect themselves and their children and then blame him. The acute respiratory infections of the most common diseases in the world of any acute illness of another, especially in winter; where die in developing countries every year about 15 million children under the age of five years, one third of these deaths due to acute respiratory infections, particularly pneumonia, which causes 90 percent of the total cases. And respiratory infections are a group infections that afflict the respiratory system in general; is of two types: The first affects the upper part of it, any parts located above the larynx, such as colds and flu, influenza, throat and sinuses. These infections, the vast majority of diseases of the respiratory system, which is generally not serious and usually last for several days and then disappear. II: infections affecting the lower part of the respiratory system, such as pneumonia and bronchitis, which is usually less prevalent, but more serious and may lead to death. Causes of respiratory infections Respiratory infections and causes two types of upper and lower divided into: Causes of bacterial: infections resulting in several, including: Acute tonsillitis. Inflammation of the middle ear. Acute sinusitis. Viral causes: results in: Inflammation of the nose and throat. Inflammation of the conjunctiva of the eye. Inflammation of the larynx. Bronchitis. Inflammation of the lung. Symptoms of bacterial infections: And bacterial infections (tonsillitis, otitis media, sinusitis) symptoms of their own. Symptoms of acute tonsillitis mention the following: High temperature. Headache. Intestinal colic. Vomiting. Severe difficulty in swallowing. Swollen lymph nodes in the neck. Swelling of the tonsils is clearly to become a flaming red choke in the throat. There may be pus on the tonsils white spots. It should be noted here that the coughing and sneezing and stuffy nose, often non-existent. Inflammation of the middle ear: Pain in the ear to the point where the child awakens from his sleep, causing severe infant crying in the night an unknown reason. High temperature. Show otoscopic drum congested and full of fluids may be Sididip, has actually come out pus from the ear and then the pain disappears immediately. Symptoms of sinusitis: Rise in temperature to 39 degrees Celsius. Swelling above the eyes. Pain in the cheeks or face. Cough in the daytime. Headache. Symptoms of viral infections: High temperature may be approximately 40 degrees Celsius. Jerk with a sense of cold. Pain in the joints. Severe headache. Fatigue and fatigue in general. Pain in the throat, with redness in it. Difficulty in swallowing. Frequent sneezing, and nominated, and a blockage in the nose. Simple cough may accompany Bbulgm felt in the throat. Sores in the mouth. Possible inflation in the lymph nodes. Complications of respiratory infections Failure to address respiratory infections lead to chronic inflammation, sore lymph glands pus and inflammation of the middle ear and inflammation around the eye sockets, and also lead to severe complications (boil or suppuration, or accumulation of fluid in the cavity surrounding the lungs, especially in newborns, the elderly, as well as smokers, decline in the respiratory tract and sometimes death). Many of the people who do not like winter, and blame it gets for them and their children from health setbacks do not turn to the right to neglect their health and the health of their children, do not pay attention to the malpractices committed by them against them and their children. Some people now consider giving children the vaccines in a timely manner, and of them much concerned with nutrition; especially in the child's early years, particularly breastfeeding, which is one of the most important reasons of preventive and immune protect the child from respiratory infections of all kinds. Treatment Prevention of respiratory infections: The above factors help to avoid the disease and stay away from them classified as factors and prevention of respiratory infections of all kinds, which can be summarized as follows: Timeliness of basic child vaccines contribute to the protection of pneumonia resulting from measles, whooping cough and tuberculosis. Breastfeeding for at least two years from the age of the child with attention not to give the child any food assistance - without the need for - during the four to six months of age. Focus on balanced nutrition appropriate for each stage of the life cycle and taking into account they contain fresh fruits and vegetables which contain vitamins A and C. Concern for the safety of the respiratory system of the child, and so avoiding the cold air currents and away from people with respiratory infections. Stay away from bad health habits, such as kissing babies and children, especially by people who have the disease, and to avoid sneezing and spitting near children and the use of tissues for this purpose. Attention to the environment surrounding the individual, and this by: Constantly renew the air the house several times a day. Stay away from crowded places poorly ventilated and humid, which are not exposed to the sun as much as possible. Quit smoking for good in the home or at the very least. Constant attention and continuous public hygiene. Treatment of respiratory infections: Of the above forms and methods for the prevention of infections protect the individual and society to a large extent, but the full and complete prevention is not possible. From here it was necessary to search for forms of treatment available, and treatment of respiratory infections. In the event of occurrence for one reason or another, must go in several lines, including: Nutrition; and falls below it: Continue in the practice of breastfeeding. Giving the child snacks and multiple based on a lot of drinking warm liquids during the period of the disease; and to help relieve sore throats and calm coughs, such as soup, chamomile, anise ... Etc.. If the child is less than six months, it's best exclusive breastfeeding only. Hygiene at all levels and in all forms, including: Clean nose, stuffy nose because breastfeeding reduces child and makes him nervous, so it is necessary to clean the child's nose constantly, and especially before sleeping and breastfeeding. The nose is cleaned wrapped by taboo or a clean cloth and entered into the child's nose to absorb the mucus. Drying the ear by Wiesel, including pus (pus), and that the work of the fuse of a soft cloth, cotton and place it in the ears of the child until wet, three times a day to dry the ear, taking into account the non-use of solid material in the cleaning process, such as sticks, as well as not to put fluid in the ear such as oil or milk. Avoid water from entering the ear of the child for the duration of the disease. Allocated for special purposes such as sick child towel and spoon and cup ... Etc., so as to prevent the transmission of infection from person with the disease to the sound people, because this disease is highly infectious. Note body temperature constantly and closely, because the height of a serious indicator, so you should reduce the temperature, and if the temperature of the injured from the 38 degrees Celsius must be reduced, using: Lukewarm water compresses on the thighs and the forehead and hands. Suppositories or drink-reducing heat (usually children) in the absence of decline, especially if the temperature more than 38.5 degrees Celsius. After that, the respiratory tract is the subject of disease and medicine, so interest in what enters it and inhale one of the first priorities, including: ventilated room; through the open door or window several times a day, taking into account not subject the patient to the airway, and not to be to smoke, because the people exposed to smoke, cigarette smoke, whether or factories or cars, more susceptible to respiratory infections than others. And chemotherapy (drug therapy) role in respiratory infections, but not be resorted to only in advanced cases of inflammation accompanied by cough acute or chronic, and should not be taken up only after a review of the doctor, and description of the property right, and care must be taken to complete the entire prescription of antibiotics, even if the patient felt better, and if he gets to the patient vomits after taking the drug dose to be taken directly to the other. Finally, the winter season is beautiful and happy those who are able to protect himself and his children from the negative effects of it, which do not compare the magnitude of the good and abundant and giving you very much for all.