A sore throat is one of the most common complaints seen in doctor's offices each year. A sore throat is usually a symptom of an underlying condition rather than a condition itself. In other words, treating the cause of the sore throat is the best sore throat remedy. From tonsillitis to strep throat and the common cold, a sore throat is generally easy to treat once the condition causing the sore throat is determined.
Visit FastMed Urgent Care at the first sign of a sore throat to rule out strep throat, one of the most common diagnoses of those complaining of sore throat. After a swab of your throat, your doctor will be able to determine whether strep throat is causing your throat irritation and will base your diagnosis and treatment plan on the most likely cause of your sore throat and other symptoms. By treating the problem right away, you minimize your downtime so you can get back to work or school more quickly.