How to treat a sore throat

  • Haley Smith Amayeza Information Centre
Keywords: sore throat, pharyngitis


A sore throat (pharyngitis) is one of the most common conditions with which patients present in the pharmacy. Usually, a sore throat is the result of a viral or bacterial infection, which may cause symptoms such as discomfort, pain, or scratchiness in the throat. Generally, minor sore throats resolve on their own without any complications, although it is important to know when to seek medical attention.

Author Biography

Haley Smith, Amayeza Information Centre
B.Pharm, MRPharmS Amayeza Information Centre
Colds and Flu