A painful process, extending from the back of the tongue to the vocal cords, and accompanied by itching, swelling, pain, called sore throat. Often the throat is inflamed because of otolaryngological diseases, but there are several irritants that cause inflammation.
What could cause throat inflammation:
- Nasal congestion;
- Penetration into the throat of the stimulus (e.g., contact with stomach acid);
- Diseases of the upper respiratory tract;
- Mechanical damage of the larynx;
- Drinking cold drinks or dishes;
- Penetration of viruses and bacteria;
- Over-dried air;
- Prolonged exposure to the cold;
- Dental disease;
- Allergic reactions;
- The tension of the vocal cords;
- Otolaryngological pathology (pharyngitis, tonsillitis, angina, laryngitis).
When inflammation of the throat caused by abnormalities requires urgent treatment of the underlying disease. Symptomatic therapy may include the use of NSAIDs, antibacterial and antiviral preparations, sprays and solutions for irrigation and rinsing of the oral pharynx.