Throat Infection - Symptoms, Causes and Prevention

Summary about Throat Infection in Urdu

گلے کا انفیکشن گلے میں درد، خراش اور سوزش کا باعث بن سکتا ہے۔  اس کی وجہ سے درد اور نگلنے میں مشکل درپیش ہو سکتی ہے۔ اس کی کئی وجوہات ہو سکتی ہیں جن میں سرفہرست نزلہ زکام، کھٹی اشیا کا استعمال اور وائرل انفیکشن ہیں،

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Summary about Throat Infection in English

Sore throats infections are painful. these can feel like scratches or throat irritation, which often worsens upon swallowing. The most common cause of a sore throat (pharyngitis) is a viral infection such as a cold or flu. A viral sore throat infection gets better on its own. Strep throat (streptococcal infection), a less common type of sore throat caused by a bacterium, requires antibiotic treatment to prevent complications. Other less common causes of a sore throat may require more complex treatment.


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Symptoms of Throat Infection

Significant symptoms associated with this are the following:

  • Discomfort, pain or scratchy sensation in the throat
  • Difficulty in swallowing
  • Sore, swollen neck glands
  • Red tonsils
  • White patch and pus-filled tonsils
  • Hoarse voice

Causes of Throat Infection

A sore throat can be due to a number of reasons such as:

  • Allergies 
  • Bacterial infections
  • Viral infections
  • Dryness in atmosphere
  • Irritation 
  • Tumors
  • AIDs
  • GERD

Risk Factors of Throat Infection

Risk of a throat infection is greater for 

  • Kids and teen under the age of 15
  • People with weak immunity
  • Those having exposure to smoke and irritants
  • People facing frequent sinus infections

Preventive Measures of Throat Infection

The only way to avoid a sore throat is to avoid the exposure to germs causing this. You will need to practice good hygiene habits, avoid sick people and use sanitizer when it is not possible to wash hands.