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What throat disorders are associated with a sore throat?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

A sore throat can result from many different throat disorders. Infections like strep throat and tonsillitis can cause it. So can allergies. General problems, ranging from smoking to mononucleosis to colds and the flu, can all produce a sore throat as a symptom.

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