Rid of Sore Throat. There are many causes of sore throat. Most involve an acute viral infection, a stuffy nose with mouth breathing, or reflux of stomach acid into the back of the throat. If fever is associated, suspect a viral illness. If there is headache, fever, and swollen lymph glands, suspect strep throat or other bacterial causes. If the sore throat is recurrent, go see your doctor or an ENT doctor.
Sore throat cure? Getting rid of a sore throat depends on the cause. Sore throats can be caused by a viral or bacterial infection, reflux, mouth breathing, smoking, post nasal drip. Viral causes can be uri/cold (most commonly), infectious mononucleosis, influenza, mumps. Bacterial causes can be from tonsillar, uvula or epiglottic infection or std like gonorrhea and chlamydia. Once cause is found, treat as needed.