we’re going to talk about a stomatitis, which is also commonly called pharyngitis. Stomatitis can be a very unpleasant condition, but fortunately, there are ways to effectively manage and prevent it. In this article, we will learn more about why stomatitis occurs and how to manage it.
What is stomatitis?
Spondylitis refers to a condition in which the mucous membrane of the pharynx is inflamed, which is caused by inflammation of the neck and tissues near the pharynx. Spondylitis can generally be accompanied by symptoms such as neck, pharynx, eyelashes, high fever, thirst, cough, and pharyngealgia, which can cause discomfort in daily life and affect eating and drinking.
The reason for the occurrence of stomatitis
There can be several causes of stomatitis, and we’ll look into some of the main causes below.
Virus or Bacterial Infection
One common cause of stomatitis is infection by viruses or bacteria. In particular, viruses such as enteroviruses and adenoviruses can cause stomatitis.
Neck is one of the main causes of stomatitis. If you have a sore throat, it can cause inflammation around your pharynx and cause stomatitis.
Allergic reactions can cause inflammation of tissues near the throat and pharynx. You can manage these reactions by eliminating the cause of allergies and taking antihistamines.
Smoking may increase the risk of stomatitis. Cigarette smoke can irritate the tissues around the throat and pharynx and cause inflammation.
Dry air, dry environment can sensitize the throat and pharynx and cause stomatitis. Use a humidifier to keep the environment pleasant.
How to manage stomatitis
It is important to manage and prevent stomatitis, and below we will learn how to effectively manage stomatitis.
Rest and Drink Water
If the symptoms are severe, relax and drink plenty of water. Moisture can protect the throat and relieve inflammation.
Take painkillers or anti-inflammatory medication as prescribed by your doctor to manage your stomatitis.
Temperature and humidity management
Use humidifiers to avoid dry environments and minimize the effects of dry air.
If allergies are the cause of stomatitis, do an allergy test, determine the cause of the allergy, and try treatment according to your doctor’s instructions.
Avoid or quit smoking because it can worsen your stomatitis.
Avoid excessive ice intake or pungent foods and choose soft, easy-to-swallow foods.