Acute pharyngitis

Pharyngitis: See main article: Pharyngitis

Acute: An acute condition is newly arising, sudden, rather than long-lasting or recurring ("chronic"). Doesn't always mean severe although it often is. See: Acute, Acute Disorders

Pharyngitis: See main article: Pharyngitis

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Acute Pharyngitis: An acute and painful inflammatory process that affects the pharynx. It is usually caused by viruses and less often bacteria. Signs and symptoms include discomfort on swallowing, low-grade fever, headache, and earache.1

Types

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References

  1. Source: NCI Thesaurus
  2. ibid.
  3. Source: MedLinePlus (NIH): medlineplus.gov/ viralinfections.html
  4. Source: New Zealand Health: health.govt.nz/ your-health/ conditions-and-treatments/ diseases-and-illnesses

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