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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pharyngitis

Pharyngitis is inflammation of the back of the throat, known as the pharynx. It typically results in .... It is hard to differentiate a viral and a bacterial cause of a sore throat based on symptoms alone. Thus often a throat swab is done to rule out a ...

www.webmd.com/cold-and-flu/sore-throat-cold-strep-throat-tonsillitis

Sore throats can be caused by viruses or bacteria. The most common causes of sore throats are viruses. Viral sore throats are often accompanied by other cold ...

www.healthline.com/health/sore-throat

Mar 14, 2017 ... A sore throat refers to pain, itchiness, or irritation of the throat. You may have ... Most sore throats are triggered by a viral infection. These are ...

www.summitmedicalgroup.com/library/adult_health/aha_viral_sore_throat

What is a viral sore throat? A viral sore throat is an infection of the throat caused by a virus. What is the cause? Many different viruses can cause a sore throat, ...

www.medicinenet.com/sore_throat_virus_or_strep/views.htm

Dec 12, 2016 ... Learn how to tell a sore throat virus from strep throat. Symptoms of strep throat include fever, extreme sore throat, cough, runny nose, and more.

medlineplus.gov/ency/article/001392.htm

Jan 10, 2016 ... Read our article and learn more on MedlinePlus: Pharyngitis - viral. ... Pharyngitis , or sore throat, is swelling, discomfort, pain, or scratchiness in ...

www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/sore-throat/home/ovc-20201937

Apr 27, 2016 ... The most common cause of a sore throat (pharyngitis) is a viral infection, such as a cold or the flu. A sore throat caused by a virus resolves on ...

www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/sore-throat/symptoms-causes/dxc-20201942

Apr 27, 2016 ... Viruses that cause the common cold and flu (influenza) also cause most sore throats. Less often, bacterial infections cause sore throats.

health.clevelandclinic.org/2016/01/strep-throat-sore-throat-best-ways-can-tell

Jan 6, 2016 ... Sore throats are not only a pain, but they can be caused by many different factors. Viruses, bacteria such as Streptococcus pyogenes, dry air, ...