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does hot chocolate help a sore throat

A female asked:
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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Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
50 years experience General Practice
It helps to bring: down the inflammation and helps sore throat.

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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Suzanne Fiala
29 years experience Family Medicine
Yes you could.: This sounds like a food sensitivity, not a true allergy of you have no itching or swelling. The two most likely ingredients that come to mind that yo ... Read More
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Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience Internal Medicine
U could be allergic : To these foods. Have an allergy test done. If u had bad anaphylaxis in the past, have an Epipen (epinephrine) on hand for emergencies !
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vicken Poochikian
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Interesting: It may be some allergy to those . Try to stop sweet drinks and chocolate for few weeks, if cough and sore throat stops completely , then it proves you ... Read More
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Dr. Ajay Acharya
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No link...: Unless the drink was shared with somebody....it should not be a factor. You can have a throat infection independent of the drink. Very rarely a contam ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Craig Greene
20 years experience Sports Medicine
Allergy : Could have an allergy to something you're eating.... Consider getting allergy tested and desensitized if necessary.
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Srinivas (bobby) Mukkamala
25 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Not bad: Aside from either soothing it or making it feel worse, there is no harm done by eating spicy foods. Ie it won't help or hurt.
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A female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Craving: Having a craving is more of a comfort sign for the body. In your case it is for spicey foods even though your throat is sore.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
You noted that you : Have difficulty breathing when you lie down ; unequal air flow through nostrils. If you breath through your mouth when sleeping, throat ; mouth may be ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Warm teas: 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 and to accelerate hea ... Read More
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