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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 .... Antibiotics are useful if a bacterial infection is the cause of the sore throat. For viral infections, antibiotics have no effect. In the United States they ...

www.healthline.com/health/sore-throat

Sep 27, 2017 ... Sore throats are a common symptom caused by infections or environmental factors. We help you out with the causes, treatments, and when to ...

www.nhsinform.scot/illnesses-and-conditions/ears-nose-and-throat/sore-throat

Aug 1, 2017 ... Causes of a sore throat. The cause of a sore throat isn't always obvious. But in most cases it's a symptom of a viral or bacterial infection.

www.medicinenet.com/sore_throat_pharyngitis/article.htm

Sore throat is generally caused by viral or bacterial infections, toxins, irritants, trauma, or injury to the throat. Sore throat can be contagious. Common symptoms  ...

www.emedicinehealth.com/sore_throat/article_em.htm

Sep 16, 2016 ... Often, colds and flu cause sore throats. Other causes can include: Allergies; Mononucleosis; Smoking; Strep throat; Tonsillitis - an infection in ...

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

Aug 8, 2017 ... Sore throat — Comprehensive overview covers causes, treatment, ... Common infections causing a sore throat might result in other signs and ...

www.emedicinehealth.com/strep_throat/article_em.htm

Feb 12, 2016 ... Strep throat is a contagious disease caused by infection with streptococcal bacteria, which causes inflammation and swelling of the mucous ...

www.nhs.uk/conditions/Sore-throat/Pages/Introduction.aspx

Jul 4, 2016 ... Find out what can cause a sore throat, how you can soothe it and when to get ... But in most cases it's a symptom of a viral or bacterial infection.

www.healthgrades.com/conditions/throat-infection

Sep 2, 2016 ... Throat Infection Information Including Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment, Causes, Videos, Forums, and local community support. Find answers ...