Why does my sore throat go away and come back?

Why does my sore throat go away and come back?

Chronic throat pain often results from lingering throat infections, irritants or allergens in the air, or dry air conditions. People with allergies or asthma may be especially sensitive to these triggers. Some causes of a chronic sore throat require medical treatment.

What causes bacterial sore throat?

Strep throat is caused by infection with a bacterium known as Streptococcus pyogenes, also called group A streptococcus. Streptococcal bacteria are contagious. They can spread through droplets when someone with the infection coughs or sneezes, or through shared food or drinks.

Why is my throat dry only on one side?

Peritonsillar abscess.

  • Bacterial infections can take hold on one side of the throat and make it sore.
  • When you are sick,the lymph nodes in your body often swell.
  • Nodules on the vocal cords can often lead to a sore throat.
  • Having a simple sore throat as a response to a cold or flu might also lead to problems on just one side.
  • What can cause severe pain on one side of my throat?

    Many things can cause a sore throat on one side, even if you don’t have tonsils. These include post-nasal drip, canker sores, tooth infections, and other conditions. You might only have throat pain, or you might have additional symptoms, such as an earache. Keep reading to learn more what might be causing your throat pain on one side.

    Should you see a doctor for your sore throat?

    Some medical experts say that with the increase in sore throat symptoms associated with the omicron variant, adding a throat swab, in addition to nasal swabbing, could lead to more accurate test results. But the Food and Drug Administration cautions against such advice, particularly for at-home tests.

    Is my sore throat a sign of something serious?

    While the NHS states that a new persistent cough, a high temperature and a loss of taste and smell are signs of Covid, many patients have also experienced a sore throat. The ZOE Covid Symptom Study app has shown that a sore throat is among the most frequently reported symptoms, in both vaccinated and unvaccinated people.