Patient reviews for Doctors for Pharyngitis in Hubli-Dharwad
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Pharyngitis is inflammation of the pharynx, which is in the back of the throat. There are numerous viral agents that can cause Pharyngitis like measles, chickenpox, whooping cough and adenovirus. The symptoms of Pharyngitis vary depending upon the underlying condition and these include sneezing, runny nose, and headache, loss of appetite, general malaise, fatigue, or chills.
HOW IS PHARYNGITIS DIAGNOSED?
The doctor will check temperature and examine the throat, sinuses, ears, nose, lungs, and neck, including feeling for swollen lymph nodes that may indicate strep throat. He may take a throat culture or do a rapid strep test by taking a swab from the throat. The health care provider may also order a blood test to check for mononucleosis.
HOW IS PHARYNGITIS TREATED?
Home care can relieve symptoms in case of a viral infection. Antibiotics are given in case of bacterial infection. Maintaining proper hygiene can prevent many cases of pharyngitis.
DID YOU KNOW?
Viruses are the most common cause of sore throats. Pharyngitis is most commonly caused by viral infections such as the common cold, influenza, or mononucleosis.