Jeevan Shree Hospital

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THROAT INFECTION – IT’S SYMPTOMS, CAUSES & ADVANCED TREATMENTS

There are many different throat issues that could be caused by even greater variety of symptoms. Different people experiences different throat issues out which, few throat issues are very common, like sore throat problems.  Throat problems are common and are mostly associated with adjoining organs like nose and mouth. Throat problems could be very minute or could be as serious as throat cancer. 

Check for the following symptoms to decide if you have a throat problem:

  • Difficulty speaking
  • Reduced voice
  • Change in voice
  • Pain in the neck
  • Itchiness in the throat
  • Swelling in the neck
  • Foul smell from mouth
  • Fever

The various causes of infections are:

  • Common cold
  • Flu
  • HIV
  • Mononucleosis
  • Pharyngitis
  • Strep throat
  • Tonsillitis

Though in many cases a throat infection could be treated at home, one must know the symptoms that specify going to a doctor.

These symptoms include:

 

    • High fever
    • Infection last for more than 5-7 days
    • Immense pain in neck
    • Swelling in the neck
    • Difficulty speaking
    • Feeling lump in the throat
    • Blood spots in the saliva

There are a lot of home remedies to treat throat infection at home.  If the infection is severe as to get doctors consultation the doctor could administer medication like antibiotics to treat the bacterial infection and analgesics to relieve pain and fever. If the infection is in the tonsils, Tonsillectomy is suggested to remove infected tonsil glands. For other serious issues surgery is advised as per the condition.

It is easy to keep the throat healthy by following basic tips in regular routine. Keeping the throat hydrated is the first. Avoiding smoking and consuming cold food and beverages also helps avoiding throat issues. Keeping excellent mouth and throat hygiene and controlling acidity are also important in avoiding throat infections. For people who have to talk much because of their profession are advised to rest the throat in between work.

The majority of people experience one or more of the throat disorders in their lifetime. It is advised to see an expert and experienced ENT specialist to find the exact cause and get the right treatment.

To know more about advanced diagnosis and treatments for ear, nose & throat diseases, consult DR DHANSHREE MAHADAR at Jeevanshree Hospital