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Dr. Michael Zacharisen
32 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Supportive care: If symptoms of sore throat and runny nose have been going on for only a few days, then likely viral cold. Best treatment is rest, drink plenty of flu ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Sore throat: For significantly sore throat w swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a strep throat test & culture. Antibiotics are imperative ... Read More
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Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
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Time: Water, lozenges, chloraceptic spray.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
That depends: If you have a significantly sore throat w swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see your medical provider ; get a strep throat test ; culture. Saltwater gar ... Read More
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Dr. Daniel Quon
41 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
It May Vary: The best cure for a sore throat will depend upon the etiology or what caused the sore throat as well as what symptoms you are experiencing as sore thr ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Warm honey: 1 tablespoon of warm honey every 2-4 hours.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Treat the cause: For strept throat antibiotics,For Mono may need Steroids.Tylenol or motrin as well as magic mouthwash/salt water gargles may help.Choroseptic or Cepac ... Read More
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Dr. Alvaro Lazo
23 years experience Dentistry
Hot tea: And the juice of two limes or lemons. Eating pineapple or drinking pineapple juice is very helpfull.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Try these:: A mixture of chamomile tea with honey & a small amount of lemon juice is good. Pour boiling water over thinly sliced organic ginger. Steep for at ... Read More
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Dr. Walter Futterweit
63 years experience Endocrinology
Findcheck with mirro: Experience with sore throats before. Try simple things, honey, chicken soap, no smoking or alcohol
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Dr. Robert Sterling
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Lotsa Options: Yeah, chloroseptic is OK. Tastes kinds weird and doesn't last all that long. Also avoid potential irritants like salt, citrus, hot peppers, and the li ... Read More

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