What is the cause behind a sore throat?

A sore throat is characterized by a painful, dry, or scratchy sensation in the throat. According to the Best ENT Doctor Greater Noida,  One of the most prevalent symptoms of Sore throat is throat pain. 

Sore throats are classified into three kinds based on the area of the throat affected:

  • Pharyngitis is a condition that affects the region just below the mouth.

  • Tonsillitis is identified by swelling and redness of the tonsils, which are located in the rear of the mouth.

  • Laryngitis is characterized by swelling and redness of the voice box, or larynx.

Sore throat causes

Sore throats can be caused by a variety of factors, including infections and traumas. Here are the most frequent reasons for a sore throat.

  • Colds, the flu, and other viral illnesses are all common.

Viruses are responsible for around 90% of sore throats.  Common viruses that cause sore throats are:

  • Influenza

  • Measles

  • Chickenpox

  • Allergies

When the immune system reacts to allergens such as pollen, grass, and pet dander, it produces chemicals that cause symptoms such as nasal congestion, watery eyes, sneezing, and throat discomfort.

  • Cigarette smoke, chemicals, and other irritants

Many chemicals and other elements in the environment irritate the throat, including cigarette smoke and other tobacco products. smoke

cleaning products and other chemicals that contribute to air pollution

  • Tumor

A throat, voice box, or tongue tumor is a less common cause of a painful throat. A painful throat that is caused by cancer does not go away after a few days.

If you are experiencing throat pain or any other difficulty related to ENT, Then call the Best ENT surgeon in greater Noida, Dr. Ashesh Bhushan today.

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