Sore Throat in Fort Mill
When you or a loved one are experiencing a sore throat in Fort Mill, South Carolina, Piedmont Urgent Care Center at Baxter Village can provide treatment that helps you feel better fast. A sore throat can be caused by a number of different illnesses, including a viral or bacterial infection, or other less common conditions. Symptoms of a sore throat will vary based on the cause and severity of the condition, but may include:
Pain or a scratchy sensation in the throat
- Pain that worsens when swallowing or talking
- Difficulty swallowing
- Sore, swollen glands in the neck or jaw
- Red, swollen tonsils
- White patches or pus on the tonsils
- A hoarse or muffled voice
Infections that cause a sore throat can also cause other signs and symptoms, including:
- Runny nose
- Body aches
- Nausea or vomiting
Patients should seek medical care if their sore throat is severe or lasts longer than a week, if they have difficulty swallowing, breathing, or opening their mouth, if it is accompanied by joint pain, earache, a rash, or a fever higher than 101 degrees, if there is blood in their saliva or phlegm, if the sore throats are recurring, if hoarseness lasts more than two weeks, or if there is a lump or swelling in the neck or face.
Our caring and friendly staff can provide you with speedy care for your sore throat and other symptoms to help you feel better. Use our convenient online scheduling tool to select a time slot for your visit, then wait at home until it is time to see us for your appointment.