Neck pain may originate in the stomach: antibiotic in this case is risky

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It is very common at any neck pain signal, many believe it is necessary to start taking antibiotics. The problem however, may have other causes beyond the three bacterial infection - one of them even is little known and deserves investigation, diagnosis and precise treatment. Knowing what all of them avoids the use of drugs indiscriminately, action that poses danger to the long-term health.

What gives sore throat


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It is very common at any neck pain signal, many believe it is necessary to start taking antibiotics. The problem however, may have other causes beyond the three bacterial infection - one of them even is little known and deserves investigation, diagnosis and precise treatment. Knowing what all of them avoids the use of drugs indiscriminately, action that poses danger to the long-term health.

What gives sore throat

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common causes

  • According to the otolaryngologist Dr. Jamal Azzam, infection by bacteria - microorganisms that produce infections - is one of the most frequent causes of nuisance. In this case the treatment is done with antibiotics.
  • Another common involvement that leads to the problem are simple inflammation or irritation and may have several causes, such as the great effort of the vocal cords, dry weather and polluted air.
  • Another cause viruses are - generated from diseases of the organism contamination by viruses. Although they are commonly confused with bacterial infections, these are not treated with antibiotics.

Little-known cause: stomach trouble

It may seem to make no sense, but according explains Dr. Azzam, digestive system problems can also cause nuisance.

O LPRD is a problem in the stomach that may have as a symptom sore throat. "It is very common these days confused. In this case, the patient has a slight feeling of having something stuck in the throat, feels a strong desire to cough and sometimes is hoarse, "he says.

Treatment for Neck Pain

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That's why, before beginning a specific treatment, it is essential to seek medical help for a precise research and diagnosis.

In the case of neck pain caused by refluxing, the use of antibiotics to treat a nonexistent throat infection, and does not attack the source of the problem, can also lead to other complications and even worsen some symptoms.

Self-medication or the indiscriminate use of antibiotics can lead to health problems such as intestinal deregulation - the drug affects the population of beneficial bacteria in the body - in addition to still make harmful bacteria even more resistant to them, causing the patient has that every time you get sick, make use of a drug even stronger.

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