Chronic tonsillitis occurs against the background of frequently recurring acute tonsillitis. Looseness and enlargement of the palatine tonsils are observed, with the slightest hypothermia, acute tonsillitis occurs. The chronic course of the disease can be said if acute tonsillitis is repeated more than 3-6 times during the year. Treatment of chronic tonsillitis should be systematic and aimed at reducing the looseness of the tonsils, strengthening general immunity.
It is necessary
- - recommendations of an otolaryngologist;
- - complex treatment;
- - supportive therapy.
You should immediately tune in to the fact that the treatment will be long and systematic, since in any chronic disease you can achieve a period of stable remission during complex treatment and supportive therapy in order to reduce the number of relapses of acute and purulent sore throat, which negatively affects the general health and affects on the cardiovascular system.
Treatment should take place under the supervision of an otolaryngologist and with his direct participation. The most effective type of treatment for achieving a period of stable remission is taking antibiotics from the macrolide group, which can only be prescribed by a doctor, and washing the lacunae on the device in a medical institution.
The doctor will prescribe a course of washing the lacunae. The procedure consists in rinsing the holes formed and injecting the medicinal composition into them. The course of therapy can be from 10 to 15 washes. All patients who used this type of treatment noted a decrease in the number of relapses. Depending on the severity of the disease, the doctor will prescribe to undergo the washing procedure from 2 to 6 times a year.
At home, you can use daily rinsing with infusions or tinctures of herbs, chamomile, calendula, eucalyptus, sage, as well as pharmaceuticals, chlorhexidine, furacilin, a solution of salt, soda and iodine. Gargle with mouthwash every morning and evening.
Treat foci of chronic infection, teeth, gastrointestinal diseases. As prescribed by a doctor, you can take drugs that strengthen the immune system; it is strictly contraindicated to independently interfere with the work of the immune system.
Also, the doctor can prescribe course vitamin therapy, physiotherapy, inhalation on the apparatus in the clinic.
An integrated approach to the treatment of chronic tonsillitis allows you to achieve positive results, reduce relapses, reduce tonsils and avoid surgery.