August 10, 2023
The throat is one of the areas most affected by the cold and humidity of winter, so we must avoid sudden temperature changes to prevent infections such as pharyngitis. Dr. Francisco Salaverry, otorhinolaryngologist at Clinica Ricardo Palma, mentions that the use of scarves to protect the neck and not to breathe with the mouth open reduces the risk of suffering from this disease. He also provides us with valuable information on the subject.
What is pharyngitis?
It is an inflammatory process of a viral, bacterial, or allergic cause that affects the throat, particularly the pharynx.
What are its symptoms?
The causes that can lead to pharyngitis are:
What is the treatment of pharyngitis?
Our specialist recommends:
Seek professional help to avoid complications. Poorly treated pharyngitis can trigger ear inflammation. The specialist will prescribe the appropriate treatment according to each patient’s evaluation.
Dr. Francisco Salaverry
Otorhinolaryngologist at Clinica Ricardo Palma