Having The Sore Throat Problem During Summer

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Sore Throat

The problem of having a sore throat can be caused by several things. The sore throat can be seen all the time. It is usually seen during winter but we can also say that it does not leave us during summer as well. The causes of having a sore throat in summer can be caused of several things such as waking around with wet hair, to pass from a hot place to a very cold place and the use of air conditioning or ventilator are the main reasons. All of these factors weaken our immune sysythem and causes viral sore throats. In our era the sore throat problem is a very common disease that nearly everyone suffer from it. 


What Can We Do At Home For Sore Throat

If you have already visited the doctor your doctor had probably give you some pills. Today we will tell you about some of the other ways that you can do to recover beside the use of medicines. The first thing to do is to drink a plenty of beverage specially water. You can drink herbal teas but avoid yourself from drinking black tea because it contains tannate which can irritate your throat. Second thing to do is to wash your mouth with salty water. These will help your mouth to get away from bacterias. Thirdly, hold on to your hat to consume soft foods.


The vitamin C can help you to fight against the viruses so when you face up with the sore throat problem try to consume as much as things that contains vitamin C in it. We know that saffron is very expensive in our country but if you are able to have some put one tea spoon of saffron and salt in a glass of water and drink it you will see that it works.


Sore Throat in Winter

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Throat infections are among the most common causes of sore throat, the name of which is pharyngitis, which is generally regarded as a reporter of some diseases. The cause of the vast majority of sore throats are caused by a virus and usually go away on their own within a week. Approximately 10 percent of bacterial infections that may require medical care.

What are the causes of sore throat?

Most sore throats are viruses that are the same as colds and flu causing microbes; but not all of the sore throats are caused by viruses or bacterial infections. There are many common causes of sore throat. These include allergies, the buildup of air in the rooms, pollution and other irritants, muscle strain, acid (gastro esophageal reflux), HIV infection and tumors. Especially in winter, occur as a result of changes in the weather sore throat may occur.


What are the risk factors?

  • AgeTo use cigarettes or exposure to smoke

  • Allergies

  • Exposure to chemical irritants.

  • Chronic or Frequent sinus infections.

  • Live or work in places off

  • Decline in immunity


What measures should be taken?

in many diseases, there is no doubt that handwashing is a big prey in the sore throat. The most simple way to prevent the disease is hand washing. Avoid sharing cutlery, glasses, handkerchiefs, food or towels with others. Avoid touching your mouth with open telephones or fountains. Avoid close contact with people who are sick. Stay as indoor as possible during high pollution days. Do not smoke and avoid exposure to cigarette smoke. If the weather is dry, moisten your home.

Suggestions for a sore throat:

Double your liquid intake. To fluids helps keep mucus thin and easy to clean.

Gargle with warm salt water. Put half a teaspoon of salt in a full glass of water, gargle, and then spit the water out. This will soothe your throat and clear mucus.

Use honey and lemon. By mixing honey and lemon into a glass of very hot water add. Honey and soften up your throat and the lemon helps cut mucus.

Virus Induced Sore Throat

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There are hundreds of types of viruses that can lead to virus induced or virus-borne sore throat. However, in most cases it is the cold and flu viruses that cause throat infection. All are highly contagious. They are particularly effective in winter months. Among other virus-borne diseases that lead to sore throat are inflammation of the tonsils (tonsillitis), pharyngitis, throat inflammation (laryngitis), aphthae, herpes viruses, measles, chickenpox, etc.


Virus-borne throat infections have no specific treatment and they are not affected by antibiotics. Therefore, the treatment is aimed at relieving the symptoms. Having a plenty amount of rest and fluid intake, pain relievers and additional treatments if there is also nasal obstruction, nasal discharge, etc. are among the treatments one can do to get relieved from a virus-borne sore throat. Local treatments such as mouthwash and lozenges and cough drops are given to relieve the throat area.


The patient is also advised to pay attention to what he/she eats and drinks. Medication such as vitamins is sometimes advised to support the immune system. In very specific cases, a broad-spectrum antibiotic is prescribed in low doses to protect against future bacterial infections. In the usual course of virus-borne infections, it is expected that the immune system of the body fights off the viruses resulting in a relief of symptoms and a complete recovery in about a week.

Indications of Viral Throat Infections, Which May Require Seeing a Doctor

  • Sinus pain

  • Congestion

  • Wheeziness

  • Dryness in the throat

  • Deep sounds

Symptoms of Viral Sore Throat That May Require Seeing a Doctor

sore throat

  • A severe throat pain that lasts longer than a week,

  • Great difficulty in swallowing or breathing,

  • Swollen lymph nodes in the neck that ache,

  • Pus, rash on the back of the throat,

  • Hoarseness that lasts for a long period of time,

  • Sputum or blood in the sputum,

  • Sunken eyes,

  • Severe fatigue,

  • Decreased urination,

  • Frequently recurrent throat pains.

How Upper Respiratory Tract Infection Passes in Adults?

How Upper Respiratory Tract Infection Passes in Adults?

Upper respiratory tract infection is known as cold sores. It is one of the most common diseases that cause visits to doctors both in the world and in our country. Over 200 'viruses that cause inflammation in the nose and throat lead to urgent.


What are the symptoms of upper respiratory tract infections?

Symptoms of upper respiratory tract infections begin 1-3 days after the patient receives the virus and usually last for 1 week. This time varies. (May last up to 1-2 weeks)

Which drugs are used to treat upper respiratory tract infections?


There is no need for viral upper respiratory tract infections. Some treatments may reduce symptoms; But it does not allow children to recover more quickly. With 7 days of treatment without treatment, it also heals in 1 week.


  • Smoke exposure is important. They are sick more often exposed to more severe symptoms and adults alike cigarettes, are more long-term

  • Cleaning your nose with saline, and it is important that you aspire to be.

  • Mild fever, restlessness, if there is an analgesic can be given.

  • Only very limited congestion and runny nose to reduce the effectiveness of treatments in consultation with a physician should be provided.

  • Certainly Aspirin is not used.

  • Antibiotics, kill bacteria but does not kill viruses that cause upper respiratory tract infections. Unnecessary use of antibiotics for viral infections leads to the development of resistance in bacteria, really need these drugs when they don't work. Antibiotics is not only doctor's advice should be used.

The Impact Of Smoking On Throat Cancer

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In regions where most smoking is in direct contact is relatively. The cigarette smoke almost burned where it touched, and ill has an effect. Starting from our lips, our tongue, our palate, mouth, throat and our lungs are the organs most affected from the dangers of smoking we. One of the most dangerous diseases that is caused by smoking, cancer of the larynx. Patients with larynx cancer to 98% of patients who smoke consists of. When we look at the rate of a smoker risk of developing cancer of the throat is very high.


Throat cancer is a common disease in men. But in recent years the incidence in women started to increase. The reason for that in years past when cigarettes and drank less than women than in men, nowadays it's almost the same number maybe more than smoking. Little remains of women from this type of cancer also in women the estrogen hormone. In the past 20 years, the incidence of cancer of the larynx increased by 150%.


Smoking and cancer

More than four of five lung cancer cases is due to cigarettes. The survival rate for all stages of lung cancer is low, and is the most common of cancer death in Turkey. The good news is this: most of these deaths can be prevented with Smoking on the time of leaving it.


Cigarette use is also a type of ovarian cancer and some types of leukemia as well as the mouth, larynx (throat), pharynx (upper pharynx), ear, nose and throat, oesophagus (food pipe), liver, pancreas, stomach, kidney, bladder, cervical and bowel cancers a dozen, including the risk of developing cancer increases.

How smoking leads to cancer?

Cigarette smoke contains more than 70 cancer-causing substance. The smoke when inhaled, these chemicals, it enters your lungs and spreads to the rest of your body.

Scientists have shown that these chemicals are damaging and cause a change in the DNA of important genes. The development of this your cells of control and non-proliferation as a result of to cause cancer.