Doctors for Pharyngitis in Chickballapur, Hubli-Dharwad
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Pharyngitis is inflammation of the pharynx, located at the back of the throat. Pharyngitis is commonly referred to as sore throat. There are a number of viral and bacterial agents that cause Pharyngitis. Symptoms of Pharyngitis are:
• Sore, dry and itching throat
• Runny nose
• Trouble swallowing
• Body aches
HOW IS PHARYNGITIS DIAGNOSED?
An ENT would diagnose the problem by examining your throat and also checking the other related symptoms because it is often caused by measles.
HOW IS PHARYNGITIS TREATED?
In some cases, medical treatment is necessary for pharyngitis. This is especially the case if it’s caused by a bacterial infection. For such instances, your doctor will prescribe antibiotics. If a virus is causing your pharyngitis, home care can help relieve symptoms. Home care includes:
• drinking plenty of fluids to prevent dehydration
• eating warm broth
• gargling with warm salt water (1 tsp. salt per 8 oz. water)
• using a humidifier
• resting until you feel better
DID YOU KNOW?
Risk factors for pharyngitis include the following:
• Cold and flu seasons
• Having close contact with someone who has a sore throat or cold
• Smoking or exposure to secondhand smoke
• Frequent sinus infections
• Attending daycare