Ear, Nose & Throat Community
Raw throat?
About This Community:

This patient support community is for discussions relating to ear, nose and throat issues, ear infections, nasal polyps, sore throats, and swollen glands.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

Raw throat?

I have a sore throat, and was wondering what might be the cause. I don't have any drainage, and I'm not coughing at all. I also don't have any congestion. It's just, my throat is really 'raw' (according to my dad, who looked down it with a flashlight). We have some prescribed antibiotics (pills) that my doctor gave me three months ago, when I had strep throat. Is it safe to assume that taking these pills will help? I took some over-the-counter sore throat medicine, but it didn't seem to help, which leads me to believe it's not the common sore throat. My voice is also completely normal. I don't know what could be the cause of this. I've been drinking only water for the past 3 days, but it doesn't seem to have helped, either. It's worst in the morning time. It only hurts when I swallow something, as well.
Related Discussions
Post a Comment
To
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Ear, Nose & Throat Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Control Emotional Eating with this ...
Sep 04 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Emotional Eating Control: How to St...
Aug 28 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
New Cannabis Article from NORTH Mag...
Jul 20 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
Top Ear, Nose, Throat Answerers
612551_tn?1247839157
Blank
Jerry_NJ
NJ
209987_tn?1334790318
Blank
tschock
AB
6423135_tn?1381947504
Blank
zombie_pikacha