Sore throat

  • Lynn Lambert Amayeza Information Services
Keywords: sore throat, pharyngitis


Sore throat or pharyngitis, is a painful inflammation of the back part of the throat (pharynx). Other areas such as the back of the tongue, palate (roof of the mouth) or the tonsils may also be affected. Sore throat is a common condition experienced by all ages, described as a dry, scratchy, painful throat, with symptoms often worsening with swallowing.

Author Biography

Lynn Lambert, Amayeza Information Services
BPharm Amayeza Information Services
Ear, nose and throat