Diseases in Children

Glazik festers in infants

Glazik festers in infants Eye diseases in young children are very common, especially in infants.And now we talk about the most common - dacryocystitis.Under this name hides a terrible, in principle, an ordinary disease, which at the time treatment is started easily treated, leaving no consequences.The main and most important symptom is pustular discharge from the eye.Unlike conjunctivitis that affects mainly at dacryocystitis one glazik.And the reason for this defeat underdevelopment of the lacrimal canaliculus, and not microbes.

order.that to understand the essence of this need to know the structure and function of the eye tears.The main function of tears - washing of the eyeball and its protection from drying.Just tear partially protects the eye from microorganisms.Lacrimal glands produce tear itself that washes eyeball and then accumulates in the inner corner of the eye.There are two lacrimal points on the upper and lower can easily see with the naked eye, if a little bit postponed forever.From the

se points leads to the nasal cavity nasolacrimal duct.Because of this, when we cry we strongly begins similarity cold.When there are disturbances in the channel.then tear through it can not pass.Then she collects, and then overflows century.At the beginning of the disease is only present tearing for no apparent reason.Then, when disturbed bactericidal function of tears, it begins to inflame glazik.At first he was just a little red and swollen, and then begins a purulent inflammation.

The child fester eyes.

most common cause of dacryocystitis in young children up to two months of life is "a gelatin plug" that clogs the nasolacrimal canal.Other causes are extremely rare.The disease occurs often enough, about five percent of all newborns.The gelatinous tube is formed from epithelial cells and mucus baby.Immediately after birth, when the little baby makes its first breath, the mucus plug is pushed out on their own.But sometimes it does not, the plug stays in the channel and begins its inflammation.Most often, the inflammation becomes visible on the eighth day of the baby's life.But sometimes it may start on the second day or even in the second month.If the pressure on the inner corner of the eye pus, then you should immediately rebёnochka Doctors.And in any case without the exposed diagnosis can not start self-treatment of the disease.

originally used conservative treatment.And only if it does not give any result it is assigned nasolacrimal lavage tubule in the hospital.When conservative treatment glazik baby can be gently rinsed infusion of chamomile tea solution furatsilina, executed and buried massazhik special antimicrobial eye drops, such as sulfacetamide.Do not listen to the advice of our grandmothers and do not bury your baby in breast milk glazik.After all, virtually all microorganisms that cause this inflammation, live well and multiply in milk.And you end up not only cure your baby, but also can further develop the disease.

After each feeding day mom have to perform massage the lacrimal sac, which is located in the inner corner of should be done very carefully, gently pressing on the bag and generating traffic up and down at least eight times.When properly produced pus should begin to massage a little more flow.If it does not, then the broken machinery performance.Do not be afraid to press your fingers - light and delicate touch during a massage will not lead to any effect.It is best to begin treatment at an earlier age.Because.that after half a year already will rebёnochku, conservative treatment is meaningless.So it is impossible to treat dacryocystitis without a massage.Antibiotic drops and eye wash will only remove the symptoms without eliminating the cause.And inflammation will start all over again.Basically, when properly conducted the treatment of the disease disappears in two to three weeks.If recovery does not occur.the doctor appointed by the nasolacrimal lavage tubule in the hospital.This procedure is performed with local anesthesia ophthalmologist.The doctor inserts a special little nasolacrimal duct probe and produces washing with a solution of an antibiotic.After washing, need some time to carry out conservative treatment.But if you tighten the treatment of the disease for more than six months, in this case, most likely need to have surgery.The film after a while begins to transform into connective tissue, which is removed by a simple probe is very heavy.

But still often dacryocystitis cured after properly conducted conservative treatment.Most importantly - comply strictly with all the doctor's instructions and proper you can follow a few simple tips that would deliver her baby as soon as possible on this issue:

- try as often as possible to clean up there with glazik accumulated pus.Do it with a soft cotton swab dipped in antiseptic solution, or in the infusion of herbs;

- perform daily massage.If you do not exactly remember the technique of its performance, it is best not to be shy and again to clarify her doctor.It depends on the state of health and the health of your baby.Technique is very simple: take the one hand gently child's head and fix it, and the little finger of your other hand gently produce motion from the top of the inner corner of the eye to the bottom;

- Buried in glazik baby antibacterial drops, which reduce inflammation and eliminate microorganisms.

Sometimes, in very rare cases cause dacryocystitis becomes gelatinous tube and nasolacrimal overgrowing tubule.In this case, conservative treatment is carried out only for the removal of the symptoms of inflammation, and the mainstay of treatment is surgery.

But in most cases, the disease passes, unless, of course, my mother diligently complies with all requirements of the treating physician.And my mother and she will be able to notice that every day of pus flows less and glazik starting to look more and more is healthy.

During treatment may slightly disturbed outflow slёzok.But if you see that the inflammation of the eye decreases, you should not worry about it.After recovery, all functions will be restored again.

and most importantly - if you know that, despite all your efforts, the disease progresses, you should immediately consult an ophthalmologist.

author of the publication: Olga Lazareva

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