Symptoms of Throat Infection

Symptoms of Throat InfectionThroat infection is also known as sore throat, is a kind of infection where a person feels some inflammation and pain in throat. It is common infection which can happen to any person in the world. It can occur any time and in any season. Throat infection can occur for an person and at any age, no one got spared by this bacterial infection.

The first symptom of throat infection you will get by feeling of cold and influenza. There are two types throat infection, viral infection and bacterial infection. Viral infection is caused due to various type of viruses or can be said as mononucleosis virus. Bacterial throat infection is caused due to streptococcus virus.

There are some other symptoms of throat infection which you will feel before throat infection:

You can feel the symptoms of throat infection when a person has pain from mild to severe. Some of the symptoms of throat infection especially in adults and children are:

  • Feeling of discomfort in throat
  • Difficulty in swallowing
  • Cough
  • Sneezing

There are also some symptoms which you’ll find babies and that are:

  • Swollen throat
  • Difficulty in swallowing
  • Irritability
  • Frequently crying of babies

Some of the viral throat infections symptoms are:

  • Sinus pain
  • Feeling of dryness in throat
  • Congestion
  • Voice of the person becomes deeper
  • Feeling restless

Some of the bacterial throat infection symptoms are:

  • Inflamed throat
  • Slight fever
  • Tiredness
  • Heavy headache

There is nothing such that throat infection has no cure, in fact it itself gets subsides in couple of days. There are also some doctor treatments for viral and bacterial throat infection. If you’re suffering from bacterial throat infection then it can be treated by ht intake of antibiotics, as these antibiotics kills bacteria inside our body.

If you don’t want to go for doctor remedy, then you can try for home remedies, by Gargling the sore throat by adding salt in lukewarm water. You can also have any vegetable or chicken soup to get some relief from sore throat.

The best prevention from throat infection is to keep your immune system clean, and to have that strong immune system, you should have balanced and healthy diet.