Like the colds , the vast majority of sore throat are caused by viral infections common, which means that they do not respond to antibiotics . The throat burning It is caused by a virus and improves on its own in one or two weeks.
When a virus infects nose , throat Y sinuses , the body fights it by creating mucus . This, fulfills the function of self-defense, to clean and improve the organism.
Through a press release, the Mexican Federation of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery (FESORMEX), indicates that the burning, pain, itching or discomfort when passing food, are symptoms that there is a problem in this area of the body. Shouting or talking for a long time also produces sore throat .
The pharyngitis it is the most common bacterial consequence of this discomfort; condition that sometimes presents fever superior to 38.5 degrees centigrade, purulent white plaques in the throat and swollen glands.
1. There is difficulty in eating and / or breathing
2. Excessive drooling in children under age
3. Fever greater than 38 degrees
4. Swollen or tender lymph nodes in the neck
5. Pus on the back of the throat
6. Skin rash (feels rough and looks red)
The FESORMEX notes that during the months of dry and cold air, some people wake up with sore throat in the mornings, which disappears after drinking some liquid. Take it into account!