Sore Throat

The painful, scratchy, and dry feeling in the throat due to infection or inflammation is called a sore throat. Depending on the part of the throat affected the types are pharyngitis, tonsillitis, and laryngitis. Warm salt water gargle helps soothe a sore throat.

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I have had a cold, fever, and sore throat for a few days. Can you please help me recover from it earlier?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been suffering from a cold and fever for the past few days. I took tablet Acetaminophen, but I am not recovering. I have developed headaches, sore throat, and tiredness. I am in my early 30s and unmarried. I came across one of my colleagues with the same symptoms two days before I ...  Read Full »

Dr. Gandhi Pranay Shailendra

Answer: Hi, Welcome to It could be flu, acute pharyngitis, or tonsillitis. If the throat pain and fever are more, you will have to start on antibiotics to speed up recovery. I suggest you take (consult with a specialist doctor, talk with him or her and take medicines with their consent) table...  Read Full »

What might be the cause for persistent sore throat for more than three months?

Query: Hi doctor, I have had a persistent sore throat for three months at the back of my throat. And I have a feeling that something is stuck in my mouth. It may be on one side of the back throat one time and on the other side sometimes. My ear will also feel closed during this situation. The problem is m...  Read Full »

Dr. Gandhi Pranay Shailendra

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Kindly give me some time to answer your query.  Read Full »

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