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Does hot chocolate help a sore throat

A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Suzanne Fiala
Family Medicine 31 years experience
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
Dr. Victor Bonuel
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
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
Internal Medicine 43 years experience
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
A female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Sore throat: A throat that hurts to swallow probably should be checked.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Craig Greene
Sports Medicine 22 years experience
Allergy : Could have an allergy to something you're eating.... Consider getting allergy tested and desensitized if necessary.
A female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
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
Psychiatry 26 years experience
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
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
Pediatric Endocrinology 22 years experience
Levels: Need to see an endocrinologist. Thyroid problems do not cause sore throat but certain anti thyroid medications can.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Stachler
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 32 years experience
Sore throat: If you have a sore throat and you do not have a fever you likely have post nasal drip. I would get the nasal steroid spray like nasal cort . Two s... Read More
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Please get checked : Chills + cough may be simply influenza or some virus but it would be very important to exclude more serious infections such as pneumonia. I recommend... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 57 years experience
See a doctor: Any illness that manifests itself with shortness of breath as one of the symptoms should prompt rapid assessment by a professional. Please see someon... Read More