Over 70 million children suffer from URTI / sore throat every year *


What is URTI and sore throat?

A discomfort in swallowing or speaking resulting in throat strain is generally referred to as sore throat. Most of these are due to infections caused by a virus, such as common cold or flu.** Available treatment options do not provide "Quick Symptomatic Relief".

*Sore throat can be a symptom of URTI after flu.

Most sore throats do not require medical attention. However, consult your health professional.

Symptoms of URTI & Sore Throat ***

Difficulty in swallowing or talking
Pain and scratchy sensation in the throat
Swollen or red tonsils with white patches
Hoarse or muffed voice

General Guidelines and Treatment in URTI & Sore Throat

Gargling with warm salt water
Avoid ice cream and cold beverages
Drinking plenty of warm fluids, such as tea, soup and water

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* Data on file
** Graham Worrall, Acute sore throat, Can Fam Physician. 2011 July, 57(7): 791-794.
*** https://www.webmd.com/cold-and-flu/understanding-sore-throat-basics.

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