• Sinus congestion can be uncomfortable and inconvenient. It happens when your sinuses become inflamed, and can cause symptoms including a blocked or stuffy nose and pain and pressure in the areas surrounding your sinuses, including in between your eyes, your...

  • A peritonsillar abscess, also known as a quinsy, is a painful bacterial infection that forms at the back of the throat near one of the tonsils[1]. The infection spreads outwards into the area around the tonsil, pushing the tonsil inward...

  • A peritonsillar abscess or quinsy is a painful throat condition which can be caused by several throat infections. Although some sore throat treatments will ease discomfort no matter what the condition is, knowing whether or not your throat pain is...

  • If you’ve ever wondered why your throat is sore, chances are you’ve come across a long list of potential causes ranging from dry air to tonsillitis to glandular fever. Although it’s less well-known, quinsy is another condition that can cause...

  • Decongestants are a popular over the counter remedy for a range of minor illnesses, from the common cold to hay fever to rhinitis[1]. As the name suggests, they are designed to temporarily decongest or unblock a stuffy nose. They can...

  • Wondering why you have a sore throat can be frustrating, especially when you don’t know how to treat it. If you have a sore throat paired with heartburn, an unpleasant taste in your mouth or a dry cough, you may...