Sore Throat Center

Sore throats are generally described as pain or discomfort in the throat area. A sore throat may be caused by:

Common symptoms of a sore throat include a fever, cough, runny nose, hoarseness, earaches, sneezing, and body aches. Home remedies for a sore throat include warm soothing liquids and throat lozenges. OTC remedies for a sore throat include OTC pain relievers such as ibuprofen or acetaminophen. Antibiotics may be necessary for some cases of sore throat. Read more: Sore Throat Article

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Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 11/7/2016

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