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THROAT, med. jur. The anterior part of the neck. Dungl. plea. Diet. h.t.; Coop. Dict. h.t.; 2 Good's Study of Med. 302; 1 Chit. Med. Jur. 97, n.
     2. The word throat, in an indictment which charged the defendant with murder, by "cutting the throat of the deceased," does not mean, and is not to be confined to that part of the neck which is scientifically called the throat, but signifies that which is commonly called the throat. 6 Carr. & Payne, 401; S. C. 25 Eng. Com. Law Rep. 458.

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Most sore throats aren't serious and usually pass without medical treatment.
Although common causes for a sore throat are viral infections resulting in coughs or colds, and drinking very cold water in hot temperatures, acid reflux is is also a reason.
Boghossian, a former CPG retail food and luxury goods executive who through her extensive traveling would constantly fight the battles of catching a sore throat.
The authors chose to use a clinical decision rule to diagnose group A streptococcal pharyngitis in children presenting with sore throat that requires only two of three features to be present for treatment to be initiated: enlarged cervical nodes; absence of rash; and absence of rhinitis.
The antibiotic prescribing rate for adults with sore throat was 70% in 1993.
They're non-medicated but designed to help soothe sore throats and clear stuffed up airways when you're run down with a cold.
Washington, Oct 05 ( ANI ): A new analysis has found that doctors prescribe antibiotics to a vast majority of people who see them for sore throats or acute bronchitis, despite the fact that only a small percentage of them should be given the drugs.
Researchers said only about 10 per cent of adults with sore throats have strep throat, which is caused by bacteria that could be killed by antibiotics, Khaleej Times reported.
Other symptoms are a very sore throat, swollen glands and a feeling of intense tiredness.
However, the patients with high fever, severe sore throat, breathlessness, acute lung infection and bloody stool need immediate medical consultation.
We are always looking to satisfy consumer needs with innovations in sore throat relief," says Jocelyn Yuan, senior brand manager for Prestige Brands, based in Irvington, N.
A sore throat may develop into true tonsillitis, which is usually more severe.