Pharyngitis Sore Throat حلق کی سوزش

Pharyngitis Sore Throat حلق کی سوزش

DESCRIPTION

An inflammation of the pharynx that frequently results in a sore throat.

Persons most commonly affected:

All age groups and both genders.

Organ or part of body involved:

Pharynx

Symptoms and indications:

Sore throat; Strep throat may be accompanied by fever, headache, and swollen lymph nodes in the neck; Viral pharyngitis may be associated with runny nose and postnasal drip; Severe cases may be accompanied by difficulty swallowing and, rarely, difficulty breathing; and Additional symptoms are dependent on the underlying microorganisms.

Causes and risk factors:

Pharyngitis is caused by a variety of microorganisms. Most cases are caused by a virus, including the virus causing the common cold, flu (influenza virus), adenovirus, mononucleosis, HIV, and various others.

Bacterial causes include Group A streptococcus, which causes strep throat, in addition to corynebacterium, arcanobacterium, Neisseria gonorrhoeae, Chlamydia pneumoniae, and others. In up to 30% of cases, no organism is identified.

Most cases of pharyngitis occur during the colder months — during respiratory disease season. It often spreads among family members.

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