Pharyngitis is a disease that is commonly experienced by many people. In daily life usage, the disease is generally referred to as “sorethroat” which signals that the disease is mainly relevant to a problem in throat. In order to find the correct treatment for pharyngitis, proper pharyngitis diagnosis should be completed to “discover” the reasons of the problem. In this framework, it is important to focus on “individualized” diognosis, taking into consideration of all relevant background illness histories and situation of the patient.
In terms of acute pharyngitis which is an “instant” type that should be dealt at once, “diagnosis” needs special attention. Concerning acute pharyngitis diagnosis, to identify the main reasons, it may be necessary to take sample from the throat and send the sample to the relevant laboratory. Also, it may be a requirement to complete a blood-test in this context.
Antibiotics may sometimes be useful, in pharyngitis treatment antibiotic is to be used only when it is suggested by the relevant doctor; otherwise, it may be more harmful to the body then being beneficiary. A good rest is essential to cope with every type of pharyngitis. It is also a “must” to keep the immune system safe. To ensure safety regarding the immune system, having proper nutritution is essential. In this respect, consumption of warm soup, especially chicken soup, eating some types of vegetables and fruit would be helpful.
Positive and constructive thinking perspective is also important to have a stable and strong immune system. Consuming good deal of water, gargling with salty water or drinking warm liquids may be helpful. It is good to use the voice as less as possible not to irritate the throat further. The temperature of the body and environment should be kept at a constant balanced degree. Drinking alcohol or smoking cigarettes are not good. Furthermore, consuming severely spicy food may be harmful for the throat.