Decreased Appetite And Sore Throat

Reviewed on 6/15/2020

Your symptoms can be due to several medical conditions, including viral pharyngitis, strep throat, or mononucleosis. The most common cause of sore throat is a viral infection with symptoms resolving on their own in a few days. Over-the-counter medications and home remedies can help soothe a sore throat. Strep throat, caused by bacteria, is less common and requires antibiotics to prevent complications. If your symptoms are severe or persist, see your doctor.

While the list below can be considered as a guide to educate yourself about these conditions, this is not a substitute for a diagnosis from a health care provider. There are many other medical conditions that also can be associated with your symptoms and signs. Here are a number of those from MedicineNet:

At MedicineNet, we believe it is important to take charge of your health through measures such as a living healthy lifestyle, practicing preventative medicine, following a nutrition plan, and getting regular exercise. Understanding your symptoms and signs and educating yourself about health conditions are also a part of living your healthiest life. The links above will provide you with more detailed information on these medical conditions to help you inform yourself about the causes and available treatments for these conditions.

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