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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Blixt
23 years experience Addiction Medicine
Ginger juice: Better of two choices, though honestly not familiar with is use for sore thoat but is safe, avoid alcohol for any medical problem, it is not a medicat ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Ginger: Agree with dr. Blixt. I personally use a combination of buckwheat honey & freshly grated organic ginger in chamomile tea for sore throats. It works ve ... Read More

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Dr. John Chiu
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56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
See doctor: First you need to find out what the problem is. Sinus infection after a viral infection is a possibility. However there may be other causes and the co ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clifford Marks
34 years experience Dentistry
Helps it feel better: If sore throat is from a common virus, gargling will certainly make it feel better in the short term. Yes, your probably killing a whole bunch of ger ... Read More
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Dr. Marvin Ott
19 years experience Emergency Medicine
Warm Beverages: can make a sore throat better, but sometimes they can cause additional pain. Better is gargling salt water, which soothes the sore throat much more re ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
34 years experience Family Medicine
See doctor: You can try to give child tylenol (acetaminophen) liquid /chewables, Motrin liquid/tab depend on child weight, suck on popsicles, drink plenty of flui ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Decrease symptoms: For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a strep throat test/ culture. If you have strep throat, antibiot ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Affleck
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Sore throat: There are quite a few things that can be done for sore throats short of an rx. The first and easiest thing to do is gargle. Most people find garglin ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Ginger tea: Boil freshly sliced, peeled ginger root in water until the tea is tan. Add 3 tbsp of honey. Sip to help relieve sore throat pain.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Home remedy: For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a streph throat test. Consider tylenol (acetaminophen) or nonste ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kelly Kane
24 years experience Pediatrics
Sometimes: They can remove dried mucus and moisturize the area. Consider honey as well.

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