The tonsils might be affected and it will look swollen, and red. The same bacteria cause tonsillitis also. You have to look at the symptoms like painful throat, swollen tonsils, swallowing difficulties, fever and headache which might be the symptoms of sore throats. There are also other reasons for getting a sore throat like breathing in polluted air, allergy, and smoking. Treating a bacterial infection of throat is essential to prevent further complications in the health conditions.
are usually recommended by doctors to treat the bacterial infection
of the throat. Oral antibiotics like amoxicillin, penicillin, azithromycin,
clarithromycin, and clindamycin are usually given to treat sore throats
that are caused by bacteria. Penicillin through injection is also given
in some cases to treat the bacterial infection of throat. Treating with
antibiotics would help to reduce the symptoms and avoid spreading of
the infection to others.
If children are affected severely by sore throats then a doctor would also give acetaminophen as a relief to pain in the throat and to reduce temperature if any. Fever and sore throat may subside within a day of starting the treatment. Once the fever subsides and the infection clears to some extent the child or the adult can return to school or work. It is not advised to stop the medicine in the mid of the course. Complete the course of the medicine given to you otherwise there might be a possibility of recurrence of the infections and it may lead to other complications.
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