Sore throat can be a common symptom that is claimed by your child for a varying reason from when they do not feel like eating vegetables to not wanting to go to school. But it could be some serious issue as well, so make sure to get your kit ready and prepared and use these tips for carrying out the examination. It will also help you a lot to check your child’s teeth once in a while to make sure that there are no broken teeth, or worse.
Get the symptoms right
Your kid will end up giving you a hundred reasons as to why his or her throat hurts, but make your own decisions after looking at the behavior of your child as well. If they are eating from one side of the mouth, have a lot of white on their tongue, have red and inflamed gums and et cetera. So firstly check the behavior and then get your medical supplies kit to do a thorough check of the mouth.
Research for the causes
Usually the flu and cold will come with the inflamed throat (due to coughing and also because of the bacteria), and then there can be some serious issues like a bacterial infection which might lead to getting antibiotics. Identify the general symptoms for common issues like sore throat, oral thrush, mouth ulcers, tonsillitis, inflamed gums, infected gums and et cetera. Most of these have common symptoms as well buy wholesale throatscopes, so it would be a good idea to familiarize yourself to identify them separately as well.
Grab your throatscope and do the check
Get a pen light and the device from your kit to do the initial examination. Make sure to check all around the mouth (for teeth, gums and tongue issues) and then go further to the throat. Make sure to hold your kid’s head in place and bribe them not to gag on the equipment. You will generally see down the throat until the end of the pharynx. If there is inflammations and red all around, and if it does not go down after a day or two even once the flu/ fever is gone down then you should take your kid to the nearest general physician.
For general causes you can try some herbal and general medicine that comes recommended from your physician. If you fear for something worse then you will need to take your kid to the nearest ENT specialist and do a custom examination to make sure that there is nothing big going on.