Acute pharyngitis






Diagnosis of acute pharyngitis

 An ENT doctor can diagnose pharyngitis through a simple examination that includes examination of the neck by touch to determine the specific location of the pain or the location of the lumps in the presence of a clear phenomenon and examination of the nasal cavity, mouth and throat in order to determine the location of inflammation and severe inflammation.

The doctor should ask questions such as whether there is pain in the throat when speaking or at any other time when the problem begins to appear in the sound if the accompaniment of the change of sound, for example, appeared with the emergence of another disease, resulting from a previous disease for example and dream through it can By examining the appearance of the vocal cords and listening to the sound outside the throat, the doctor determines whether the patient is able to recover from laryngitis automatically or that he needs medical medical treatment, often with an inflammation.





If the patient is suffering from problems of baldness and change in the sound without any apparent reason and clear to the doctor and for a few days may recommend to go to the specialist nose, ear and throat. The specialist may examine the vocal cords by means of a mirror or camera for that purpose.

Acute or chronic pharyngitis is an inflammation of the pharynx or larynx for a long period of time, making the sound audible and rough.

Inflammation of the pharynx may continue for a short period of time or may persist for a long time if it is chronic. In most cases, the inflammation is rapid and lasts for up to two weeks.

Chronic symptoms can be said to be those that appear for periods longer than two weeks. If the symptoms persist for more than two weeks, it is necessary to consult your doctor to treat the inflammation so as not to deteriorate the situation because pharyngitis may also result from other diseases more serious should be cautious.








Factors that may lead to pharyngitis: -

 Colds and influenza, or so-called flu, are the most common causes of pharyngitis.

Acid reflux, called gastro-oesophageal reflux This type of inflammation is also called "pharyngitis caused by esophageal reflux.
Excessive use of vocal strings when encouraging sports teams or noisy parties that require a person to speak loudly.
 Smoking plays a key role in acute pharyngitis, whether it is direct smoking or passive smoking.
Gastroesophageal reflux syndrome is one of the most common causes of chronic pharyngitis. However, chronic pharyngitis may result from other serious health problems such as nerve damage, pharyngeal lesions, or rough lumps on vocal tendons.

The vocal tendons are a group of elastic ligaments at the bottom of the pharynx that are responsible for issuing sounds from the throat when a person speaks.

Some of the sound phenomena appear naturally with age as the vocal tendons lose their lobe and become thinner as they age.






The treatment of acute pharyngitis is necessary and important. If pharyngitis is caused by the way of speaking or singing, the patient may need guidance and training from a specialist in speech and language therapy. Such guidance can help him change his pharyngitis habits and help in healing what is called the buzzer.

The patient may need to undergo surgery if there is any irreversible damage to the vocal cords due to the appearance of wounds.

All you need for cases of pharyngitis in most cases is the treatment by normal means without the intervention of the doctor such as rest of the vocal tendons and avoid speech for short periods to give the strings opportunity, as well as drinking large amounts of fluids and the need to refrain from smoking as well as abstain from passive smoking.


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