Throat irritation is a source of major frustration. Those who have experienced it know the reason for the annoyance. It’s itchy, painful to swallow anything and above all, it’s irritating to have a throat that is sore.

What is a Throat Irritation and why does it occur?

Throat irritation, also known as a Sore throat and clinically known as Pharyngitis primarily is an inflammation of the throat (pharynx) caused due to Viruses or Bacteria. These microorganisms gain entry through a cough or sneezes via aerosolized particles. It can also be caused by physical contact with any object that is pre-infected with the virus/ bacteria.

Most virus/bacteria bring in throat irritation in the cold weather.

Other causes are:

  • Allergy
  • Cigarette smoke
  • Dry air
  • Talking and shouting too much can dry your throat passages thereby causing throat irritation
  • GERD (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease)
  • Children and Immunocompromised individuals are more prone to Throat irritation

How do I prevent myself from getting a Throat irritation?

  • Personal Hygiene is the first principle to be followed, that is regular hand wash.
  • Covering your nose and mouth while sneezing or coughing will reduce the formation of aerosolized particles and thereby reduce chances of infection to the others.
  • Avoid touching surfaces and after that touching your face
  • Do not inhale cigarette smoke
  • Keep away from exposing oneself from allergens such as pollen/ dust/ fungus

Treating the condition

Various Home remedies provide a momentary respite from the symptoms of irritation.

  • Saltwater gargles
  • Drinking plenty of warm liquids to moisten the throat
  • Throat lozenges that are available over the counter are consumed for some temporary relief

Doliosis D15 Throat irritation, a Homoeopathic product eases the pain and other symptoms accompanying throat irritation in the most soothing and permanent manner, without any side effect. This is a harmless product that is very effective on Throat irritation. It is easy to take this product and also it can be consumed with other medicines, for all age groups.