Also known as Red throat, Throat erythema, and Pharyngeal Erythema
Throat redness is encountered rarely on Symcat. We will add more content to this page if enough people like you show interest.
The most common causes of throat redness are common cold, otitis media, and tonsillitis. Other possible causes, such as strep throat, are more rare.
Within all the people who go to their doctor with throat redness, 54% report having fever, 47% report having redness in ear, and 36% report having throat feels tight.
Patients with throat redness often receive excision, other diagnostic procedures (interview; evaluation; consultation), tonsillectomy and/or adenoidectomy, psychological and psychiatric evaluation and therapy, ophthalmologic and otologic diagnosis and treatment, influenzavirus antibody assay, ophthalmic examination and evaluation and insertion of catheter into urinary bladder .
|Other diagnostic procedures (interview; evaluation; consultation)||$101|
|Tonsillectomy and/or adenoidectomy||$1298|
|Psychological and psychiatric evaluation and therapy||$120|
|Ophthalmologic and otologic diagnosis and treatment||$64|
|Influenzavirus antibody assay|
|Ophthalmic examination and evaluation (Eye exam)|
|Insertion of catheter into urinary bladder|
The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with throat redness include augmentin, prednisolone, guaifenesin (mucinex), dexamethasone topical product, amlexanox topical, chlorpheniramine / phenylephrine, rho(d) immune globulin (rhogam), chlorpromazine (thorazine), cefprozil, guaifenesin / pseudoephedrine, fexofenadine / pseudoephedrine, risedronate (actonel) and propofol .
Groups of people at highest risk for throat redness include race/ethnicity = other, race/ethnicity = hispanic, age 5-14 years and age < 1 years.