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Sore throat treatment

Sore throat treatment

Are you suffering from a sore throat or something more serious? From home remedies to antibiotics, get the care you need with treatment today.

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Common sore throat symptoms & treatment

Finding it painful to swallow? This common condition can occur for a variety of reasons including air pollution, smoking, or straining your vocal cords. Notice swollen lymph nodes or tiny, red spots on the roof of your mouth? It might be something more serious like strep throat. Strep throat is a bacterial infection transmitted when you come in contact with someone else who already has it. It usually goes away in a few days or weeks and is easily treated with antibiotics.

sore throat symptoms

  • Pain when swallowing
  • Scratchy, burning, irritated sensation in throat
  • Tiny, red spots on the roof of the mouth
  • Fever
  • Swollen lymph nodes in the neck

HOW TO TREAT A SORE THROAT

Try drinking hot fluids or taking nonprescription medications like lozenges to help soothe your throat. Not working? Book a virtual visit with a provider to see if it's something more serious like strep throat.

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