Sore Throat Directory
A sore throat is a common ailment in which there is swelling or irritation in the back of your throat, between your tonsils and voice box. There are many possible causes. Some of the most common causes include a viral infection, such as a cold or the flu, or a bacterial infection, such as strep throat. Smoking and allergies can also lead to a sore throat. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how sore throat develops, how to treat it, and much more.
Sore Throat and Other Throat Problems-Topic Overview
Sore throats can be painful and annoying. Fortunately, most sore throats are caused by a minor illness and go away without medical treatment. Several conditions can cause a sore throat.
Soothe a Sore Throat
Tips on getting relief from a sore throat due to cold, flu or allergies.
Esophageal Spasm-Other Places To Get Help
Organizations American College of GastroenterologyP.O. Box 342260Bethesda, MD 20827 - 2260Phone: (301) 263 - 9000Web Address: http://www.acg.gi.org The American College of Gastroenterology is an organization of digestive disease specialists. The Web site contains information about common gastrointestinal problems.National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse (NDDIC)2 Information WayBethesd
Home Remedies for Fast Flu Relief
Are you sick with the flu? Learn about home remedies that can help ease your symptoms.
Does Gargling Wlth Salt Water Ease a Sore Throat?
Many swear by this classic remedy. Find out if it works.
Get to the Bottom of Your Sore Throat
A scratchy throat can be more than just an annoyance. Get tips for assessing your sore throat “threat level.”
What Your Mucus Says About Your Health
Does your mucus tell you anything about your health? Find out.
Tips for Treating the Cold and Flu
What to stock in your survival kit for fighting the cold and flu this winter.
Slideshows & Images
Slideshow: Anatomy of a Sore Throat
WebMD explores the types and causes of sore throat, including strep throat, and shows you how to find relief from that raw, scratchy feeling.
Slideshow: Soothe a Child's Cold or Flu
Does your child have the cold or flu? See how to ease your child's cold or flu. Help symptoms like cough, sore throat, and stuffiness.
Slideshow: 10 Ways to Rest Better With a Cold
From nasal sprays to cold medicine, find solutions for congestion, coughing, and sore throat so you can get a good night's rest.
Slideshow: Pictures of Cold & Flu Symptoms, Treatments
See cold symptoms and signs of flu virus. Learn what fever, headache, congestion, and sore throat may mean, and about flu and cold treatments and prevention.