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Throat diseases

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Last reviewed: May 2018

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Diphtheria - myDr.com.au

Diphtheria is an infectious disease, which usually affects the upper respiratory tract. Onset of respiratory diphtheria is gradual, with symptoms such as mild fever, sore throat, fatigue and hoarse voice.

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Sore throat | Sydney Children's Hospitals Network

What is a sore throat? Sore throats are a very common illness in infants and children

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Coughs, colds & sore throats

Antibiotics arent likely to help coughs, colds or sore throats. Download a factsheet about treating respiratory infections here.

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Betadine Sore Throat Gargle | myVMC

Betadine Sore Throat Gargle contains povidone-iodine a microbial antiseptic that kills bacteria, protozoa, fungi, viruses, yeast and spores.

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Respiratory tract infections (RTIs) nose, throat & lungs | NPS MedicineWise

Learn what you can do about respiratory tract infections (RTIs) - from colds, flu and sore throat to pneumonia.

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Respiratory tract infections (RTIs) nose, throat & lungs | NPS MedicineWise

Learn what you can do about respiratory tract infections (RTIs) - from colds, flu and sore throat to pneumonia.

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Respiratory tract infections (RTIs) nose, throat & lungs | NPS MedicineWise

Learn what you can do about respiratory tract infections (RTIs) - from colds, flu and sore throat to pneumonia.

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Streptococcal infection - group A - Better Health Channel

Streptococcal infection ? group A can cause sore throats (pharyngitis), scarlet fever or impetigo (school sores).

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Tonsillitis symptoms and treatment

Tonsillitis is a bacterial infection which causes sore throat, swollen tonsils and white pus on the tonsils. Antibiotics may be prescribed as treatment.

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Gastro-oesophageal reflux symptoms - myDr.com.au

Heartburn is the most noticeable of several symptoms of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD).

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