Are you looking for treatment for sore throats in Plantation FL? We’ve all been there. That weird, faint feeling in the back of the throat. It’s the first indication of what’s likely coming. A discomfort and irritation that signals a sore throat is definitely on its way. Suffering from a sore throat can be incredibly taxing and uncomfortable, feeling unable to swallow, eat or even sometimes speak.
A sore throat can also be the direct effect of a number of different things. They are triggered by anything from allergies, a virus, smoking or a compromised immune system.
Usually the cause of a sore throat is a viral infection. The most common type being the standard cold or flu. This is something that many people struggle with at least a couple times a year. They suffer from really bad congestion, headaches, sinus issues, sneezing and a sore throat. Sometimes, depending on the severity, the sufferer can also experience a high fever and all over muscle weakness. Another cause is allergies. This is typically during the shift of the seasons, when you can’t stop sneezing and your eyes water. You may feel completely stuffed up and unable to breathe through your nose. This is often accompanied by a sore or itchy throat.
Bacterial infections tend to be more serious. The most common type is strep throat, and medical attention should be obtained immediately if there is a concern your throat pain may be linked to that.
There is adequate treatment for sore throats in Plantation FL. There is no need to prolong your discomfort unnecessarily. Especially if the pain continues past a five day period. Our doctors and specialists would be happy to see you and find out what is actually making you sick. Depending on the severity of the sore throat, we may be able to diagnosis you during the initial visit, or further testing may be required.
Whatever is causing the pain and irritation in your throat, must be evaluated carefully and accurately. Once the cause is determined, you will be on your way to recovery.
Dr. Camysha Wright is a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery. She is board certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology and specializes in the evaluation and treatment of areas of concern affecting the ears, nose, and throat. For more information regarding tympanoplasty or to schedule a consultation with Dr. Wright, contact her office today at 954-368-8519