Medical definition of pharyngitis is that throat mucosa gets infected. If this case occurs suddenly, it is acute pharyngitis. If this case occurs after a long time, it is chronic pharyngitis. The virus that is on throat mucosa because of flue and chill causes getting infected. Sore throat and hoarseness will be occurred because of pharyngitis.
Definition Of Acute Pharyngitis
Everybody can have acute pharyngitis. If inflammation that is result of virus not cured on time, bacteria has a role in the case and inflammation will be complicated. When throat mucosa gets infected, tonsils and muscles that is on back of tonsils get infected. This inflammation causes earache and pyrexia.
Definition of chronic pharyngitis:
Some people breathe through the mouth by the reason of destruction of throat mucosa that is caused by cigarette, alcohol, dust, chemical drugs and gases or insufficient breathing from nose and so air passages will dry up. These factors are the main reasons of chronic pharyngitis.
Acute Pharyngitis’ Symptoms
Acute pharyngitis symptoms are typically throat ache, difficulty in swallowing, cough, sniffles and fever. And also a sore throat and feeling dryness on throat are acute pharyngitis’ symptoms. In some case, in addition to these swelling tonsils is the symptom of the acute pharyngitis.
Chronic Pharyngitis’ Symptoms
The typical characteristics of chronic pharyngitis are feeling non-stop drying on throat, throat mucosa rash and sticky pituitary. There is difficulty in swallowing like you have nodules on your throat.
The Diagnosis Of Pharyngitis
Throat inflammation can be usually caused by mouth and dental care, cigarette, alcohol, chemical drugs, added substance in foods and so on. For these reasons, diagnosing correctly and researching the right reason of disease by your consultant is the most important for the healing process. Blood test, endoscopy, computed tomography and roentgen can be needed in order to diagnose.