Inflammation and infection of the pharynx or throat.
Persons most commonly affected:
All age groups and both genders except young babies.
Organ or part of body involved:
Throat and tonsils.
Symptoms and indications:
Difficult, painful swallowing, a feeling of a lump in the throat and possibly fever and swollen glands. The throat may look red and inflamed or be covered by a grey-coloured membrane with pus discharge.
Causes and risk factors:
It may be the first sign of flu, a cold, pharyngitis, laryngitis, or tonsillitis, as well as several common childhood illnesses, such as chicken pox, measles, and mumps
Clean your hands frequently, especially before eating. This is a powerful way to help prevent many sore throat infections. You might avoid some sore throats by reducing contact with people with sore throats, but often these people are contagious even before they have symptoms, so this approach is less effective.
Not too long ago, tonsils were commonly removed in an attempt to prevent sore throats. This is no longer recommended in most circumstances.
A cool mist vaporizer or humidifier can prevent some sore throats caused by breathing dry air with an open mouth.
Herbal Supplements available
- Gaozaban Capsules
- Babuna Capsules
- Chamomile Tea
- Methi Capsules (Fenugreek)
- Lasun Capsules (Garlic)
- Honey Badami
- Honey Kaju
- Honey with Saffron
- Mulethi Capsules (Licorice)
- Behman Capsules
- Shatawari Capsule
- Tulsi Capsule
- Bahera Capsules
- Aqarqarah (Pellitory) Capsules
- KufNo Syrup
- Sharbat Toot Siah
- Tulsi Ras