remedies for sore throat|
Sore throat - possible causes.
The structure of throat is specific and tonsils (tonsillitis), or larynx might be affected.
In certain cases, irritation in the back of the tongue may also be classified as a sore throat.
Viral and bacterial infections are most often associated with streptococci, causing inflammation of the throat. It might be inflamated due to allergy, vomiting, gastric reflux or other disorders.
Sore throat pain is not dangerous, but if it lasts more than a week, contact your doctor, especially if you experience the following symptoms:
Sore throat pain can be accompanied by gastrointestinal symptoms:
Following symptoms are associated with respiratory system:
cough, accompanied by a yellow-brown or yellow-green mucus
difficulties in breathing and throat dryness
enlarged lymph nodes, hoarseness
pus or white spots on the tonsils/ dry and scratchy throat
white patches on the tongue or lining of the mouth
What are the causes of sore throat?
Among the most common causes are - infectious diseases, cancer, straining the voice or vocal cords, cigarettes, exposure to toxic chemicals or other injuries.
Sore throat pain, caused by infectious diseases:
Are there any potential complications?
Yes. If you do not seek medical attention on time, sore throat can cause serious problems, such as:
Brew a teaspoon of this home remedy in 250 ml. of water. Once cool slightly, add 10-15 drops of peppermint essence. Gargle 6-7 times a day ( it should be a little warm for a better curing effect). It acts immediately and soothes your scratchy throat.
In a glass of water, dissolve one or two tablespoons of apple cider vinegar. Gargle 6-7 times during the day. After the first procedure, or after the second one, you will see relief as the pain in the sore throat starts to fade.