For adequate assessment of throat infection
issues it is necessary for the doctor to know the following points. This helps in deciding the nature of disease (viral, bacterial, reflux associated, allergic, nose related, etc,) and hence the necessary treatment can be recommended.
duration of symptoms, and the frequency in last one yr.
relation to meals and season
any pain, irritation, soreness, difficulty in swallowing.
family history of allergies.
burning sensation in stomach and acid reflux
nasal complaints like nasal stuffiness, discharge, sneezing
and the duration of symptoms and relation with season
any history of chemical exposure.
any relation to time of the day when the complaints are most bothersome.
please let know the above details for better assessment of symptoms.