stomatitis see also: Candida albicans, fever blisters, herpes, thrush Oral mucositis is manifested by pain, swelling, redness, burning, itching, ulceration, bleeding, rashes, bad breath or salivating. causes Weakened general condition, immune deficiency Poor oral hygiene (as in dentures, braces, bedridden) Poorly fitting dentures Allergies (for example, foods, cosmetics, etc. ) amalgam issue herpes Yeast (Candida albicans) Medications (for example, antibiotics)
Vitamin deficiency (V. A. Vitamins A, B and C), often caused by intestinal fungi, chronic diarrhea, drugs iron deficiency stress aphthous Aphthous ulcers are small whitish, surrounded by a red halo mucous patches, they occur sporadically or in groups. They are very painful. Thrush (Mundschwämmchen) Thrush is a collective term for infectious diseases, which (usually yeast) are caused by fungi. Most children are affected. Thrush often occurs with fever, gastrointestinal complaints. Through an immune deficiency may disturb the natural acid mantle of the mucous membranes and cause severe internal infections in the body.
symptoms Small, lentil whitish spots on the mucosa. The flooring looks like curdled milk or yogurt, it is wiped off. When wiping it may bleed easily. Befallen are mostly lips, tongue and the palate. From the oral mucosa, the fungal infection can, however, spread to the esophagus, urethra, bladder, vagina, with babies on the buttocks (as diaper rash). see also diaper rash Mouth ulcers (aphthous stomatitis) see also under cold sore further in the text Trench mouth comes V. A. to infants less than 10 months and young children, it affects the oral mucosa and gums. Infection occurs via the saliva.
If a parent suffering from herpes, neither the soother (pacifier) nor the chyme-spoon of the child should be placed in the mouth. reason The originator is the herpes simplex virus. On first occurrence in childhood it comes to the typical mouth rot, later cold sores can occur at other locations. symptoms Usually the mouth rot begins with a high fever (up to 5 days). The child refuses food because the small bubbles (oral mucosa, palate, gums, lips) are very painful. There is strong salivation. The gums are usually swollen, is crimson, the neck, the lymph nodes are swollen. A sour bad breath is very typical of the disease. After about a week, the blisters dry up and the sores heal (only now the child is no longer contagious). The virus can be transmitted like herpes on the eyes and there damage the cornea, it can also lead to a herpes encephalitis (infection of the brain). medicine
The virus treatment is not possible, it will be treated symptomatically (fever, local pain relief with gel). Tips Because of the pain the children refuse food and drinking. In infants, therefore, great care must be taken to prevent them from drying out (V. A. if they still have a fever). Everything acid should be avoided, as dry, hard foods! Cool drinks offer (in older children you can also offer ice cubes to suck) Ice cream (ice cream), pudding, soft foods (facilitate ingestion) Cold Sore As with the mouth rot play herpesviruses a role, they produce painful cold sores on the lips, tongue or mucous membranes (herpes labialis). The disease is highly infectious and can by touching, kissing (or intercourse = genital herpes) are passed. With weak immune system by a serious illness (for example, pneumonia, or after a surgical intervention) are at increased risk for the spread of the herpes infection on larger areas of the skin or to the meninges.
Anyone who has had cold sores, she often gets under the right circumstances again. Particularly at risk are people with a weakened immune system. Children can be infected at birth from the mother. In patients in whom the immune system is weakened by serious diseases, there is an increased risk of spread to larger areas of the skin or a scattering in the eye (risk of corneal inflammation) or in the meninges. causes The herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1) causes blisters on the lips, tongue or oral mucosa. With Herpes is already infected mostly in childhood, usually the disease is there but no complaints. Once infected may Herpes erupt again. The following factors can activate herpes viruses: Sunlight, Solarium dental visit Fever, colds, flu Immunodeficiency e.
g. serious illness, after surgery or in mental illness. stress Disgust; Anxiety; psychological problems Allergies (for example, foods, cosmetics, metals) vaccinations amalgam issue Hormonal changes (for example, monthly cycle; pill / IUS; pregnancy; after birth; menopause) Injuries (they are pure stress) Serious illnesses Oral herpes can occur once, then rest for years, but it can also occur on a monthly basis (for example, in connection with menstruation). The accumulation is genetic, but also the living conditions play a major role. symptoms
First, start the skin site (usually it is the upper or lower lip) to tingling, burning, pulling. Later it begins to itch, are formed water-filled blisters, either individually or in groups standing. This open and emptied, it is then to yellow, sometimes bloody crusting. Fever, swollen lymph nodes and malaise can happen. Night ten days subside the symptoms. The bubbles can also occur elsewhere on the body, for example, Nose, eyes, genitals, buttocks (children), etc. Orthodox medical treatment A cure (medicine sees) there is not, it can always come back to renewed outbreaks. There are alleviated the symptoms (pain, fever, inflammation), antiviral ointments shorten the course a little. Tips from naturopathy Make sure that does not take place a lubricating transmission (via finger in the eye). Separate towel use (the other family members are otherwise infected). Do you use an infant, separate eating utensils.
In infants during illness the soother (pacifier) boil daily, this repeatedly dive daily in sage tea. Hot od. Avoid acidic food, no citrus! Frequent hand washing! Do not use contact lenses At the first signs: press ice cubes in the handkerchief on the spot Dabbing with alcohol solution Swabbing Rescue Drops (Rescue Remedy Bach flower); Calendula od melissa ointment. Melissentinktur; diluted tea tree oil or undiluted Caution: Do not use during a homeopathic constitutional treatment, it may interfere with the therapy Promote healing: Dab with homeopathic wound tincture or Echinacea tincture; Black tea, sage tea, or lemon balm tea (tannin promote drying)
Apply little honey on the lip; Propolissalbe St. John’s wort (also acts analgesic) Chamomile, calendula or banal soap (relieve the itching) Mouthwashes with chamomile od Ringelblumentinktur. 10 drops to 1 tablespoon water Mouth several times a day with sage, thyme od rinse. Soak Nuggi in sage tea Strengthening the immune system: Treatment Homeopathy In an acute treatment occurs within hours, a strong decrease in the complaints. After that there is a constitutional treatment as the general condition must be treated here. From the viewpoint of homeopathy herpes can only be cured when the life force is in balance.
Herpes is an important miasmatic symptoms in homeopathy. Homeopathic medicines are used to encourage this self-healing. The frequency and severity of individual episodes can be influenced as low. For homeopathic self-treatment is not suitable (leads to suppression).