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The Sore Truth on Sore Throat:
A sore throat typically makes it difficult and/or painful to swallow. A sore throat can also be accompanied by feelings of dryness and/or scratchyness. A sore throat can be a symptom of a wide variety of health conditions, such as the common cold or other acute respiratory tract infections. In some cases, a laboratory diagnostics procedure much be performed in order to determine whether a patient suffering from a sore throat needs antibiotics in order to recover.
What Causes a Sore Throat?
- The most common cause of a sore throat is a viral infection, like ones that cause the flu or the common cold
- Many cases of sore throat, such as strep throat, are caused by bacterial infections
- Other causes of sore throat can include:
- Dry Air
- Pollution, such as irritants or airborne chemicals
- Exposure to cigarette smoke
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) lists the following common signs and symptoms of a viral infection, such as Strep, accompanied by a sore throat:
- Watery eyes
- Mild headache
- Mild body aches
- Runny nose
- Low-grade fever (less than 102°F)
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