Pharyngitis risks
Pharyngitis

  • Strep Throat
  • Cold Climate
  • Contact With Infected Person
  • Smoking
  • Exposure to Secondhand Smoke
  • Allergies
  • GERD
  • Sinusitis
  • Poor Hygiene
  • Crowded living space (finding)
  • Weakened Immune System
  • Stress
  • An allergy is the immune system's response to a foreign substance (allergen) that is not typically harmful to a person's body. This attack response may involve inflammation, sneezing, and a host of other symptoms.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Mold allergies can make life uncomfortable. Mold grows in moist areas and can trigger allergic reactions. Learn about symptoms and treatment for mold allergies.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Allergies affect millions each year. Learn more about how prevalent they are, who is impacted, and how much is spent each year on care for allergy patients.
    Source:HLCMS
  • The nasal septum is a thin structure, separating the two sides of the nose. If it is not in the middle of the nose, then it is deviated.
    Source:HLCMS
  • A sinus infection causes the sinuses and nasal passages to become inflamed. Facial swelling is a common sign of this type of infection.
    Source:HLCMS
  • A lice infestation is a population of small parasites that live on the human body.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Stress is a natural response to life demands. Stress can be acute or chronic. Read about the different types of stress and tips for treating stress.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Stress can be triggered by an event that makes you feel frustrated or nervous, such as moving, death, starting a new job, and having a baby. Long-term stress can produce both physical and psychological symptoms.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Reflexology is an alternative therapy that involves the application of pressure to targeted areas of the hands, feet, and ears.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Caregivers are people who provide paid or unpaid assistance to infants, children, or dependent adults.
    Source:HLCMS
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