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Sore Throat (Patient Counselling Guide)

05 Jun 2020
A sore throat is a condition characterized by discomfort, pain, or scratchiness in the throat causing swallowing to be difficult and painful. There is often dryness and redness of the throat as well as a raspy feeling when a person has a sore throat. Sore throat is the main symptom of pharyngitis, which is the swelling in the back of the throat. It is most commonly caused by the common cold, influenza or mononucleosis virus. In some cases, pharyngitis may be of bacterial origin eg, Group A streptococcus. Other causes of sore throat may include exposure to environmental pollutants and respiratory irritants (eg, cigarette smoke), dryness of air, prolonged screaming and backflow of stomach acids up into the back of the throat. Alcoholic beverages and spicy foods may also cause local irritation of the throat.

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