What sore throat?

Severe pain in throat usually associated with viral and bacterial infections. Usually, sore throat is accompanied by the other symptoms - cough, fever, enlarged lymph nodes, General weakness, loss of appetite, runny nose, etc.

Common causes of sore throat - a flu, acute respiratory viral infections, tonsillitis and other infectious diseases.

If you are concerned about the sore throat, but other symptoms not marked, you can try to handle it by yourself. Helps gargling with a solution of salt and soda, decoction of chamomile or oak bark.


Most often, discomfort in the throat associated with tonsillitis. This disease is an acute inflammation of the tonsils, caused by streptococcal and staphylococcal bacteria.

In the case of catarrhal angina the person feels a dry throat, burning, itching, pain when swallowing. Follicular tonsillitis, in addition to a strong pain in the throat, accompanied by a sharp rise in temperature to 38-39 degrees. In addition to sore throat, patients experience headache, weakness, chills. Lacunar tonsillitis in its symptoms resembles follicular, but typically occurs in more severe form.

How to get rid of a sore throat?

If sore throat caused by a bacterial infection, treated with antibiotics and synthetic antimicrobials. Good results are obtained by the use of antiseptics in the form of a spray or aerosol.

For the treatment of viral sore throats use anti-inflammatory drugs and cleaning solutions for gargling.

If you have a sore throat, try not to go outside most of the time actually spent in bed. Take vitamins and follow the changes in body temperature.

Take lozenges (e.g., "Lizak" or "Strepsils" ) - they will help fight the infection and relieve discomfort.

Gargle with infusions of chamomile, licorice, sage, soda solution. You can use steam inhalation.

Quickly get rid of sore and sore throat helps aerosol "Ingalipt". It contains in its composition a sulfonamide antibiotic, antiseptic thymol, the essential oil of eucalyptus and mint. These components have a complex effect on a sore throat - relieve pain symptoms and fight infection.

If self-treatment for several days, no results, contact your doctor. Many of the diseases associated with pain in the throat, can lead to serious complications, if not timely take the help of doctors.