Infants often suffer from the same diseases as adults, but only to tolerate them much harder, because the body of the baby is still so fragile! So, stomatitis in infants delivers a lot of unpleasant moments as to the children themselves and their parents.

Stomatitis is an inflammation of the oral mucosa{!LANG-52963f1fbc8c556ba92ffb5d67234a1d!}

Stomatitis in infants (as in adults) is divided into types depending on its cause. So, one of the most common types of thrush in infants — oral thrush{!LANG-247d7ef8e2724b599a5a2c67e71a03b5!}

And in infants and older children is also found virus herpetic stomatitis{!LANG-fcccf6dd4da3aa4862300d2e92d3f407!}aphthous stomatitis{!LANG-7196443ac700bdd6188b3301d3229b56!}

This kind of stomatitis is caused by herpes virus. Usually it is accompanied by lethargy, fever, rash on the lips, sometimes with coughing. But the main symptom of herpes simplex virus stomatitis{!LANG-6bba47f489184e965e7950529e2ddeb9!}

{!LANG-b90187091843dad11376a15a4bb4b15c!}it usually occurs between the ages of 1-4 years{!LANG-298f6801ac011f80d6e92710e166c20b!}

Sometimes parents also have to deal with the stomatitis microbial origin, arising on a background of sinusitis, pneumonia, sore throat, etc. traumatic stomatitis (injuries of the mouth) and allergic stomatitis. It is also found catarrhal stomatitis. associated with poor oral hygiene.

However early symptoms of all types of stomatitis are similar{!LANG-83b421deaa4179e67bc0f171b2638159!}

How to treat stomatitis in infants? The biggest mistake that can prevent young parents, is to resort to home treatment of stomatitis "grandma's methods". In any case it is impossible to independently handle the mouth toddler antiseptics, for example, Zelenka or hydrogen peroxide!{!LANG-d0fefebaf6328bab1272fdd199b88317!}

So at the first symptoms of stomatitis, you need to show the child the doctor{!LANG-9db42953ca5bbb39dfcc26397345519a!}

Usually doctors practice a holistic approach. Prescribed pain medicine for your child's normal eating and sleeping, as well as drugs that accelerate healing of the mucosa and relieving edema, drugs to correct the underlying disease and the means to strengthen the immune system .

Like most other diseases stomatitis in infants is easier to prevent than to treat{!LANG-59cbd13550b21c09d9d6379dcee1f203!}

Thrush in infants is a very unpleasant disease, which can proceed hard enough. You should not rely on the treatment of stomatitis at home folk remedies{!LANG-006662be9bd99cd32b76582f04b6da84!}