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Sore Throat Treatment in New Mexico | Strep Throat Testing and Treatment

Sore throat is a common symptom of cold and flu viruses that make your day-to-day activities pretty miserable. Sore throat from viruses, illnesses, colds, and more can make it difficult to enjoy your day and focus on tasks. But the good news is that patients can begin sore throat treatment right away at American Family Care locations in New Mexico

Our New Mexico walk-in medical clinics provides immediate, same-day cold and flu symptom treatment at our urgent care centers and walk-in clinics. Patients just need to visit us to get same-day sore throat treatment and relief.

What are the main causes of a sore throat?

A sore throat, or pharyngitis, is usually caused by the influenza virus, rhinovirus (the common cold), allergies, or bacterial infections.

Patients with immune system deficiencies are more likely to get sore throats from an infection. The treatments for sore throats include OTC lozenges, anti-inflammatory medicines, saltwater gargles, and if necessary, antibiotics prescribed by a provider.

Sore throat symptoms

The types of sore throat symptoms that will impact patients include the following:

  • Itching, fatigued, and painful throat
  • Fever
  • Chills
  • Loss of Appetite
  • Nausea
  • Headache
  • Rash

Sore throat treatment at American Family Care Locations in New Mexico

At American Family Care locations in New Mexico, we provide a variety of sore throat treatment options for patients of all ages. We encourage patients to come visit our urgent care center in order to alleviate immediate sore throat symptoms. The types of treatment range from preventive to direct urgent care.

Flu shots and seasonal vaccines are helpful in preventing sore throats from influenza viruses. Make sure you get your annual flu shot in order to protect against a common sore throat cause. Additionally, American Family Care New Mexico Locations across the state provide immediate symptom relief so you can quickly relieve painful headaches, throat irritation, and other symptoms!

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