Pharyngitis

  • Inflammation of the throat
  • Symptoms may include throat redness and pain resulting in painful swallowing
  • Cause unknown but may be due to a virus or bacteria
  • Spread by breathing in infected droplets from the air or contact with infected person or contaminated objects
  • Affects males and females
  • Can occur at any age but more common in children
  • May be mild to severe
  • Complications may develop if left untreated

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