Hello and Welcome to ‘Ask A Doctor’ service. I have reviewed your query and here is my advice. * As per my clinical experience, the current pain is due to mucosal irritation via inflammation through respiratory tract infection. * Primary guidelines for better recovery - Inhalation of vapors of boiled water added tincture benzoin with blanket over the head. - Prescription of decongestant, antibiotic with cough formulas . Wish this information will clear your doubt. Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.