oa SA Pharmacist's Assistant - How to treat a sore throat : colds and flu
|Article Title||How to treat a sore throat : colds and flu|
|© Publisher:||Medpharm Publications|
|Journal||SA Pharmacist's Assistant|
|Affiliations||1 Amayeza Info Centre|
|Publication Date||Winter 2012|
|Pages||10 - 12|
A sore throat (pharyngitis) is one of the most common conditions with which patients present in the pharmacy. Usually, a sore throat is the result of a viral or bacterial infection, which may cause symptoms such as discomfort, pain, or scratchiness in the throat. Generally, minor sore throats resolve on their own without any complications, although it is important to know when to seek medical attention.
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