Solution For 8-year-old Children With Singapore Flu Who Have Nosebleeds Every Day?
Hello, My child is 8 years old, he has been diagnosed with Singapore flu. But what I’m very worried about in one day can be 1-2 nosebleeds. What should I do. Thanks .
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Singapore flu is a contagious infectious disease characterized by a rash of water nodules and mouth ulcers, hands and feet, so this condition is also called HFMD (Hand Foot Mouth Disease). Where this condition is caused by a viral infection. Most HFMD is experienced by children. The following symptoms occur in Singapore flu:
Thrush that appears painful on the tongue, gums, and the inside of the cheeks
Ruammerah which sometimes blisters and contains fluid in the palms, soles of the feet
Because singapuran flu is caused by a virus, there is a course of the disease the singapur flu does not require therapy or specific treatment. Handling is given only to reduce symptoms. Such as giving fever-lowering medication for fever, or medication to relieve symptoms of pain, cough, and sore throat. later this singapore flu will heal by itself within 7-10 days.
Nosebleeds or bleeding from the nose rarely occur in singapur flu. Possible causes of nosebleeds are not directly caused by the singapur flu. Nosebleeds often occur because of several factors. Next you don't need to worry too much because most nosebleeds aren't a dangerous condition. Cavity in, the nose has blood vessels that are very fragile and prone to rupture causing nosebleeds. The following causes of frequent nosebleeds are:
Effect of dry air, or in a hot environment
Because of the nature of habits such as exhaling too hard, like blowing your nose too hard, picking your nose
Colds or colds and allergies that often recur
If nosebleeds occur within a short duration and stop by pressing the nose, the condition is likely not dangerous. to treat nosebleeds in children, parents should remain calm and not panic so that children also remain calm and will be easy to handle. Here are some ways that you do when your child has a nosebleed
Sit the child with the head slightly bent and ask the child not to lean to avoid the possibility of blood flowing from the respiratory tract
Press the soft parts of the nose for 5-10 minutes with constant strength to help stop bleeding, when pressing the nose teach the child to breathe through the mouth by opening the mouth
Avoid inserting objects such as rags or wipes into the nostrils
You can also help by compressing the cold part of the base of the hudnung to help stop bleeding
After 10 minutes, release. Note whether the bleeding has stopped or not.
If the bleeding hasn't stopped, repeat the steps 2-3 times while asking for help to the nearest health facility
If you have stopped observing and avoid activities that can trigger nosebleeds such as scraping or blowing your nose too hard
However, if nosebleeds often occur or often recur and nosebleeds can not be stopped in this way should be checked by a doctor at the nearest health facility.
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