Throat Infection Types, Causes, Home Remedies and Medicine

Throat infection, also known as Sore Throat is mostly caused due to a viral or bacterial infection. There are different types of throat infections and some of them are listed below.

Throat Infection Types

  • Pharyngitis

  • Laryngitis

  • Strep Throat

  • Tonsillitis

  • Quinsy

All of these types of throat infection will be discussed later.

Throat Infection Causes

Mostly it is caused due to a bacterial or viral infection but sometime it is triggered due to bad cough, smoke, fumes and dust.

Throat Infection Medicine

In the beginning you can take Paracetamol and ibuprofen to avoid fever and pain. But if it doesn’t help and fever reoccurs then consult a doctor as soon as possible.

Throat Infection Home Remedies

As soon as you notice the symptoms of sore throat, take some natural antibiotic and antiviral immune boosting food supplements. Examples of antiviral foods are Garlic, Apple and food rich in Vitamin C (such as lemon and Orange). Examples of Antibacterial foods are Garlic, Carrot, Cabbage, Lemon and Pineapple. Some more tips to recover as soon as possible are:

  • Gargling using Warm salty water

  • Avoid any type of smoke

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