Is Sore Throat (Pharyngitis) Contagious? Center

The medical term for a sore throat is pharyngitis. There are many causes of a sore throat such as medications, diseases (GERD, cancer, AIDS), infections (Streptococcus or strep, mononucleosis), allergies, and smoking. Symptoms are a red, swollen throat; fever, and swollen lymph nodes. Treatment for sore throat depends on the cause. Read more: Is Sore Throat (Pharyngitis) Contagious? Article

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