Sore throat

Sore throat or throat pain is caused by various infections and disorders. Example causes include cough (with a myriad possible causes), pharyngitis, laryngitis, strep throat, throat infections, throat ulcers, throat injuries, and other causes. ...

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Having a sore throat is very common. The discomfort can range from a scratchy feeling to severe pain. Find out what to do when you have a sore throat, when to see a doctor, and how sore throat relates to rheumatic fever, scarlet fever and glandular fever. ...Source: New Zealand Health ...1

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Causes

Simple non-disease causes of a sore throat, mostly from a “dry throat”, include:

Respiratory Disorders: Infectious causes ...

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Causes of Sore throat

Many things can cause that unpleasant, scratchy, and sometimes painful condition known as a sore throat. Viruses, bacteria, allergens, environmental irritants (such as cigarette smoke), and chronic postnasal drip can all cause a sore throat. While many sore throats will ...2

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Causes List for Sore throat

Possible causes of Sore throat (or similar symptoms) may include:3

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Clinical Features of Sore throat

The discomfort can range from a scratchy feeling to severe pain. ...Source: New Zealand Health4 ...

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Treatments for Sore throat

While many sore throats will get better without treatment, some throat infections—including strep throat—may need antibiotic treatment. ...Source: CDC Features5 ...

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Prevention of Sore throat

To help stop infections spreading or coming back:

  • Always cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when you sneeze or cough.
  • Avoid close physical contact such as kissing, and don’t share eating or drinking utensils (eg, cups or ...
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References

  1. Source: New Zealand Health: health.govt.nz/ your-health/ conditions-and-treatments/ diseases-and-illnesses
  2. Source: CDC Features: cdc.gov/ Features/ StrepThroat/ 
  3. Source: Algorithmically Generated List
  4. Source: New Zealand Health: health.govt.nz/ your-health/ conditions-and-treatments/ diseases-and-illnesses/ sore-throat
  5. Source: CDC Features: cdc.gov/ Features/ StrepThroat/ 

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