Do you have any idea what I might have?

Patient

Q: Do you have any idea what I might have? My throat hurts when I cough or swallow, that happened this morning, then I just lost my voice recently like a couple of minutes ago...

Doctor

A:   Hello,
Thanks for the query.

You seem to be suffering from an upper respiratory tract infection. A post nasal drip can cause a viral infection, laryngitis and pharyngitis. Do warm saline gargles three times a day after meals. Chew lozenges which have ginger and lemon. It will help soothe the throat.
Give some rest to your throat. If symptoms increase, see a Doctor for an examination.

Hope this helped.
Regards

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