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What is a Throat Infection?

Throat infections are common illness that all kinds of people suffer from. They are caused by bacteria and viruses which can be spread through water, food and sometimes air. Infections of the throat are common on holiday, due to improper cleaning.

Are There Different Types of Throat Infection?

Throat infections can be either bacterial or viral. These two conditions can both be mild, but they can also both be serious. Either infection can cause health concerns which can be unpleasant, particularly if obtained on holiday where treatment may be unavailable.

What’s the Difference Between Viral and Bacterial Infections?

The major distinction between the two types of infection is their resistance to antibiotics. Antibiotic drugs can quickly deal with bacterial infections. However, they aren’t effective against viral illnesses. Both infections are contagious and potentially harmful to your health.

What are the Symptoms of a Throat Infection?

An infection of the throat can cause a wide range of symptoms which can be harmful to your health. These issues are made much worse when the infection occurs on holiday. Abroad, access to reliable medical treatment may not be readily available.

What are the Most Common Symptoms of a Throat Infection?

In general, the most common symptoms you’ll suffer from following a throat infection include:

  • Sore Throat.
  • Swollen Throat/Inflamed Tonsillitis.
  • Swollen/Tender Lymph Nodes.
  • Abdominal Pains.
  • Skin Rashes.
  • Loss of Appetite.
  • Muscle Aches.
  • Diarrhoea.

Can an Infection of the Throat Cause Ear Pain?

As your lymph nodes swell, or the infection spreads to your sinuses, ear pain is common. In many cases, it is also possible to get an ear infection at the same time as an infection of the throat.

Can a Throat Infection Cause Toothache?

Infections of the throat can irritate and cause your throat to swell. This can cause your gums to swell around your teeth. As such, your teeth might feel overly tender and painful as the result of a throat infection.

Will a Throat Infection Cause Nausea?

These infections can cause nausea and vomiting. This can be due to the feeling of tightness in the throat. In some cases, it is possible for the infection to spread, which can contribute to feelings of nausea and cause you to vomit.

Can I Get a Fever from My Infected Throat?

Fevers are a common symptom of throat infections. Fevers are an attempt by your body to sweat the illness out of your body. As such, a fever is a common symptom of a full range of illnesses.

Could a Throat Infection Be the Cause My Cough?

An infection of this kind can cause your throat to become irritated. This can easily cause you to cough. There are many kinds and causes of coughs. As such, you should only suspect an infection if you are experiencing other symptoms too.

Can Infected Throats Cause Headaches?

Headaches are a common symptom relating to infections of the throat. If your throat, or lymph nodes begin to swell, this can increase pressure in the local area. This can be a common cause of headaches.

Can a Throat Infection Lead to Cancer?

If you are regular experiencing throat infections, that could be a sign that you are vulnerable to throat cancer. Throat cancer is predominately caused human papillomavirus infections (HPV). Regular throat illnesses could be a sign of your vulnerability to the health concern.

How Long Will a Throat Infection Last?

These infections can last for weeks or even months without effective treatment. If the infection is bacterial and you have access to antibiotics, it should clear up in about a week. You will normally be able to recover from viral infections quickly.

What Foods Will Help My Throat Infection?

While food will not make infections of the throat worse, it can irritate and cause the symptoms to become more irritating. Some of the best foods to consume with an infection include:

  • Bananas.
  • Ice Cream.
  • Chicken Soup.
  • Honey and Ginger.
  • Tea.
  • Yoghurt.

What Foods Should I Avoid with a Throat Infection?

If you have a sore throat, due to an infection or not, there are some foods you should avoid. Some of these potentially harmful foods can include:

  • Fatty Foods.
  • Citrus/Acidic Foods.
  • Spices, including Hot Sauce.
  • Coarse and Tough Foodstuffs.
  • Dry Toast.

What Does It Mean When I Get Regular Throat Infections?

If you suffer from regular infections, then there is something in your environment causing them. Dry, dusty or mouldy areas can all lead to infections of the throat. If your work is causing infection, you may be able to claim for compensation.

Are Throat Infections Contagious?

Both viral and bacterial infections are contagious. They are common in holiday resorts. If the bacteria or virus infects a swimming pool, for example, anyone can become infected. This is normally caused by poor standards of cleanliness.

How Do Throat Infections Spread?

Infections can be spread through swimming pool water or by consuming contaminated food. Buffets are a common cause of throat infections, as anyone can contaminate the food. If you’ve suffered a throat infection that wasn’t your fault, contact Tylers today.

Can Throat Infections Lead to Other Infections?

Throat infections can weaken your immune system while you infected. As such, you may be more vulnerable to other infections and illnesses. Both bacterial and viral infections can impact your resistance to illnesses.

Who Is to Blame for My Infection?

The person responsible for your throat’s infection will depend on the situation. If you obtain an infection on a package holiday, it will normally be the provider’s fault. It is possible for restaurants and workplaces to spread viral/bacterial infections.

Can I Make a Claim for Throat Infection Compensation in the UK?

If you’ve suffered an infection of the throat that wasn’t your fault, you may be eligible to claim for compensation. If you can prove that a hotel, employer or restaurant caused your infection, you’ll be able to make a no-win, no-fee claim for compensation.

How Much Compensation Could I Receive Following a Throat Infection?

The amount of compensation that you receive will be dependent on the severity of your sickness. If the condition causes long-term health issues, you will be able to claim for a greater amount of compensation.

Choose Tylers Solicitors for No-Win, No-Fee Throat Infection Compensation in the UK

Here at Tylers Solicitors, our experienced legal team can deliver no-win, no-fee services to our clients. If you’ve suffered an infection of the throat that wasn’t your fault, get in touch with Tyler today. We can help you to get the compensation that you are entitled to. If you obtained the illness on a package holiday, you may be able to claim for a refund on your ruined getaway.

Thanks to our no-win, no-fee legal services, you’ll be able to get the compensation that you need to move on with your life. Infections of the throat can lead to a variety of serious health concerns which can have long-term effects.

How Much Compensation Will I Be Entitled to, With Throat Infection Claims in the UK?

The compensation that you receive will depend on the severity of your illness. If you are unfortunate enough to suffer long-term symptoms, or you suffer a subsequent illness, the compensation will increase. Here at Tylers Solicitors, we can provide a complete range of no-win, no-fee legal services to help you get the compensation that you are entitled to.

The damage that you receive can either be minor or major. As such, the amount of compensation will vary depending on this.

Type of Throat Infection Injury Description Amount of Compensation
Loss of Voice If your infection of the throat leaves you with a lost voice, then you will be able to claim. This can either be the total loss of voice temporarily, or the long-term weakening of your vocal chords. It is common for sufferers of serious infections to become hoarse after speaking for extended periods of time. £3,000 to £150,000.
Permanent Damage to Your Throat If you sustain permanent damage to your throat following a serious infection, you’ll be able to claim for it. This could include permanent throat pains or irritations, long-term coughs and any impact on your voice. £500 to £46,000.
Claiming for a Ruined Holiday If you obtained the infection of your throat on holiday, you may be able to make a compensation claim. An infected throat can completely ruin your holiday. On package holidays, your provider has a duty of care towards you. Suffering any kind of infection through their negligence could allow you to claim the money you spent on them back. The cost of your package holiday, including:



Time Off Work/Lost Wages.

Can I Claim Compensation for Any Throat Infection In the UK?

If you’ve suffered any kind of infection of the throat, either on holiday or due to a workplace environment, get in touch today. Our no-win, no-fee legal experts can help you to get the compensation that you need. Over the years, the experienced team at Tylers Solicitors has helped all kinds of people to get the compensation they are entitled to. You can reach our professional team of legal experts today. We’ll help you to get the compensation you’re entitled to.

Contact Tylers for No-Win, No-Fee Throat Infection Compensation Claims in the UK

Here at Tylers Solicitors, our professional team can help you to get compensation following your bacterial or viral infection. Whether you obtained this infection on holiday, in a restaurant or in the workplace, get in touch with our team today. We can help you to get the compensation that you are entitled to.

Our professional team can work with you to get the compensation that you are entitled to. Whether you’re looking for advice or legal representation, get in touch today. You can reach our professional team by calling us directly on 0800 699 0079. You can also choose to send any questions or concerns through our simple online contact form and we’ll get back to you as soon as we can.

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