What causes scratchy throat?

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Usually many type of viruses can cause the sore throat. Then streptococci can be the causative organism amongst the bacteria. Previously the diphtheria bacilli was responsible for sore throat. Now it is replaced by gonococci in adults.

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You can buy OTC medication in a drug store. Besides them, you can gargle salty water (helps only for a short time), drink herbal tea, eat a lot of fruits and vegetable but avoid spicy food or sharp pieces of food (like chips) difficult to swallow.

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It can be cause from singing,yelling or talking to much It can also be a symptom of certain types of colds.

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Bacteria and viruses causing colds or a form of respiratory illness, Allergies, lack of moisture in the air, air pollution in the form of smog or very poor air quality, Asthma, smoking, etc.

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