Sore throat

  • Stephani Schmidt Amayeza Information Services
Keywords: sore throat, pharyngitis

Abstract

The medical term for a sore throat is pharyngitis, which refers to inflammation of the pharynx. Sore throat is typically caused by a bacterial or viral infection. Sore throat caused by infection usually lasts between three and seven days and then clears without complications.

Author Biography

Stephani Schmidt, Amayeza Information Services
MSc (Pharm) Amayeza Information Services
Published
2016-10-12
Section
Ear, nose and throat