Health Tip: What's Behind a Sore Throat?
Sinus or throat infections are common causes
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Friday, October 26, 2012
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says possible causes of a sore throat include:
- A virus, such as the flu or common cold.
- A bacterial infection.
- An allergy.
- Dry air.
- Air pollution.
- Smoking or exposure to secondhand smoke.
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