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Sore Throat

Sore Throat Treatment

Sore throat is a common symptom of cold and flu viruses that make your day-to-day activities pretty miserable. Many patients that have a sore throat attempt to rest it as much as possible, but it may take a few days or even weeks to heal. 

Luckily for patients, AFC Urgent Care Denver provides immediate, same-day cold and flu symptom treatment at any local walk-in clinic near you! We can help you understand the root causes of your sore throat, provide symptom treatment, and direct you to a nearby provider ASAP!


850 S Monaco Pkwy, Suite 10
Denver, CO 80224


What are the main causes of a sore throat?

A sore throat, or pharyngitis, is usually caused by the influenza virus, rhinovirus (the common cold), allergies, or bacterial infections.

Any patient that has any sort of auto-immune vulnerability is likely to have a sore throat over overs. Usually, patients can use seasonal vaccines, over-the-counter medications, and other preventive care services to reduce their chances of a sore throat.

Sore throat symptoms

The types of sore throat symptoms that will impact patients include the following: 

  • Itching, fatigued, and painful throat 
  • Fever
  • Chills
  • Loss of Appetite
  • Nausea
  • Headache
  • Rash

Sore throat treatment at AFC Urgent Care Denver

At AFC Urgent Care Denver, we provide a variety of sore throat treatment options for patients of all ages. We encourage patients to come visit our urgent care center in order to alleviate immediate sore throat symptoms. The types of treatment range from preventive to direct urgent care. 

Flu shots and seasonal vaccines are helpful in preventing sore throat from influenza viruses. Make sure you get your annual flu shot in order to protect against a common sore throat cause. Additionally, AFC Urgent Care Denver Locations across the city provide immediate symptom relief so you can quickly relieve painful headaches, throat irritation, and other symptoms! 

Introducing our AFC Urgent Care Denver Leetsdale location, serving patients in Aurora 

Patients and families that reside in Aurora can now visit our AFC Urgent Care Denver Leetsdale for urgent care in Aurora, CO! 

The Denver Leetsdale clinic also serves patients in the immediate vicinity of Virginia Village, Washington Virginia Vale, Hilltop, and Lowry, CO! Whenever you have a sore throat or other seasonal illness symptoms, just visit our clinic at 850 S Monaco Pkwy, Suite 10 in Denver, CO 80224

Find AFC Urgent Care Denver Locations Near You!

Need Urgent Care in Denver? Schedule an appointment for immediate treatment of your sore throat. Set an appointment online, or walk in and be seen by a doctor in minutes. Our AFC Urgent Care Denver locations in Speer, Aurora, Denver Highlands,Hilltop, and other local neighborhoods are:

  • Walk-in friendly
  • Open 7-days a week
  • In-network for most Colorado insurers
  • Open extended hours
  • Staffed by doctors and nurses

AFC Urgent Care Denver Leetsdale:

850 S Monaco Pkwy, Suite 10
Denver, CO 80224

AFC Urgent Care Denver Speer:

777 E Speer Blvd.
Denver, CO 80203

AFC Urgent Care Denver Park Hill:

1295 Colorado Blvd.
Denver, CO 80206

AFC Urgent Care Denver Highlands:

3800 Irving St.
Denver, CO 80211

AFC Urgent Care Cherry Creek:

760 S. Colorado Blvd.
Denver, CO 80246