What is sputum
In a normal state, a person has transparent mucus on the bronchial mucosa and trachea, the so-called tracheobronchial secretion. It is produced by cells of the bronchial mucosa and performs important protective and cleansing functions, moisturizes the walls of the bronchi.
Due to the cilia located on the walls of the bronchi, this mucus moves to the throat. Together with it, microbes, dust, dead cells that have fallen into the respiratory tract are removed. In addition, this secret has bactericidal properties due to the content of immune cells. When pathogenic microorganisms enter, these cells instantly react and destroy them. Continue reading
No one is safe from colds. And for some reason, she always catches up with us at the wrong time: before a responsible exam, on the eve of an important meeting, during an emergency at work. How to quickly cure a cold, preferably in 1 day? And is it possible?
Relieve Cold Symptoms
The saying about a cured cold, passing in a week, and untreated – in 7 days, was not in vain. Indeed, if you already have the whole cold “bouquet”: a runny nose, cough, headache, and a sore throat, then you will have to torment all week, well, maybe five days, if the body is strong. Then you can alleviate your condition with the help of drugs that relieve the symptoms of a cold. There are a large number of them today. These are powders for the preparation of a medicinal drink. They contain, as a rule, paracetamol (antipyretic and anti-inflammatory substance), as well as drugs that constrict blood vessels and facilitate nasal breathing, vitamin C, caffeine, which reduces headaches. Continue reading
Bronchitis is understood as an inflammatory disease that affects the bronchi, or rather, the bronchial mucosa.
There is bronchitis for various reasons and can occur in acute and chronic form.
Bronchitis due to the occurrence may be:
infectious – pathogens are bacteria, viruses, fungi;
allergic – as a result of an allergic reaction to any substance to which there is intolerance;
caused by constant inhalation of harmful substances – at work or when living in an environmentally disadvantaged area; Continue reading
One of the most unpleasant and excruciating pains is rightly considered an ear pain. It is able to completely disrupt night sleep and significantly degrade the quality of life. Therefore, the first desire that occurs in a person who is faced with a painful symptom is to get rid of unpleasant sensations as soon as possible. And here most often serious mistakes are made. So what should you do if your ear hurts? And how to determine the causes of pathology?
A bit about the ear itself
In order to understand which departments and problems are in question, you need to carefully study the structure of the ear. This is a rather complex body, which includes three departments: Continue reading
A runny nose alone does not indicate severe pathology. It periodically appears in all people. This symptom indicates a cold. But if there is blood in the discharge from the nose, then this phenomenon is alarming. What pathologies can a runny nose with blood talk about? How to act in a similar situation?
The main causes of a runny nose with blood
Bloody rhinitis can occur as a result of pathological or physiological causes. To understand what is at stake, it is necessary to consider the structure of the nasal mucosa. Continue reading