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Nose and throat
The nose and throat are part of the respiratory system, responsible for your sense of smell and swallowing. Learn about their functions and what can go wrong.
Strep throat is an infection of the throat caused by bacteria called Streptococci. Learn more about what it is, and it's symptoms, diagnosis and treatment
Strep throat prevention
Strep throat is an infection of the throat caused by bacteria called Streptococci. Learn from a trusted source how you can prevent strep throat.
Strep throat self care
Strep throat is an infection of the throat caused by bacteria called Streptococci. Learn what you can do that might help ease your symptoms.
Links to trusted information about throat diseases.
Sore throat (pharyngitis)
A sore throat is normally a symptom of a bacterial or viral infection and is common with a cold or flu. Learn more about the self-care of sore throats.
Throat cancer can be treated if diagnosed early so you should see a doctor if you’re concerned. Learn about symptoms, diagnosis and treatment here.
Tonsillitis is an infection and swelling of the tonsils at the back of the throat. Learn about its symptoms and treatments.
A tracheostomy is performed to create a small opening in the front of the neck into the windpipe to allow breathing through the throat.
Most coughs are caused by viruses which inflame the throat, windpipe or lungs. Here are some tips to relieve the symptoms.