In most cases, angina agents are Staphylococcus and Streptococcus, at least - fungi, viruses and other microorganisms.At the first sign of illness, it is important to make crop of the throat, to appoint effective treatment and to cope with the infection as soon as possible.If the drugs are chosen incorrectly, the probability of complications.These in turn are divided into local and general. local complications occur usually during the treatment of angina, or immediately after it.General complications can occur after 2-4 weeks after the "recovery."

Local complications of angina

One of the most common complications of angina is an abscess.It is a pus-filled cavity located in the tonsils.Complications arise, or
on the background of the disease, or a couple of days after the visible improvement of health.An abscess is characterized by severe pain on swallowing, raising the temperature to 40-41 ° C, tenderness at the turn of the head, and a significant increase in the lymph nodes, tonsils and palatine arches.Treatment is carried out, usually in a hospital and is in the showdown abscess drainage cavity and its treatment of antimicrobial agents.Also conducted antibacterial therapy.

Another severe complication of tonsillitis is an inflammation of the middle ear - otitis.It occurs when the bacteria hit the eardrum.Symptoms of otitis media is a strong ear pain, fever, loss of hearing and sometimes complete loss.In most cases, treatment is administration of antibiotics, but in severe cases may require surgery.

In rare cases, angina can lead to swelling of the larynx, which in the absence of timely medical care may cause short-term respiratory arrest and even death.Determine laryngeal edema can change the voice, the appearance of wheezing, breathing difficulties and a blue face to the effects of oxygen starvation. For more local rare complications include angina phlegmon, laryngitis, bleeding from the tonsils and cervical lymphadenitis.In all cases, the patient requires urgent medical assistance and further follow-up.

Common complications of angina

One of the most common serious complications of angina is an inflammation of the connective tissue or rheumatic fever.In most cases it affects the heart valves, heart muscle and joints.Typical signs of complications are pain in the heart, tachycardia, shortness of breath, swelling, and fever.If it affects the large joints such as the knee, there is considerable pain, swelling in the area of ​​inflammation, fever.The treatment is usually performed in a hospital, but to cope with the severe consequences of angina is far from in each case. to quickly identify complications, it is important for one month after the treatment of angina twice blood tests, urine tests, as well as do an electrocardiogram.

another serious complication of tonsillitis is glomerulonephritis.Symptoms of the disease are swelling, high blood pressure, change the color of urine, weakness and headache.If you do not start the therapy at the first sign of glomerulonephritis, there is a risk of kidney failure and as a result of kidney failure.Treatment of the disease for a long period, is carried out in the hospital and can take 6 months or more.

rare, but at the same time very serious complication of tonsillitis is a blood infection, or sepsis.Its symptoms are fever, shortness of breath, high blood pressure, swelling of the lymph nodes and the appearance of ulcers in various tissues and organs.If signs of illness requiring urgent hospitalization and long-term treatment.Forecast, unfortunately, is not always favorable.