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Does lemon juice help a sore throat

A female asked:
Dr. Robert Knox
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 38 years experience
Lemon juice helps: Generally, lemon juice increase salivation and may help moisten or lubricate an irritated throat. Most commonly, chronic sore throats are dry or irrit... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Thats a bit: Aggressive. Adding honey ; a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea is often used for a sore throat. Saltwater gargles: mix 1 tsp salt in 8 oz war... Read More
A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
So dont drink cold: If ycold drinksou know it makes you sick, do not drink.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 29 years experience
Food Myths: The only benefit is the cooling these drinks may offer the inflamed throat. There would be no other specific health benefits for a cold or sore throat... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Schwarzman
Emergency Medicine 45 years experience
Not likely: Your symptoms are fairly non-specific and do not suggest Covid. Look out for fever (>100.4), cough, shortness of breath).
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Blixt
Addiction Medicine 25 years experience
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
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
Infectious Disease 37 years experience
No: It won't make it get better any faster, but if it feels good, drink it.
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 60 years experience
Mainly: TEA = Tannic acid a natural "mucolytic" (dissolves mucous) LEMON and HONEY the honey SOOTHES the inflamed throat (Mainly it makes the TEA TASTE BETT... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Possibly: Acidity of juice may relax the lower esophageal sphincter, allowing gastric reflux into the esophagus & throat. Try drinking non-acidic beverage (wate... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Levine
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Try salt water gargl: If your throat is very inflamed then I am concerned that the acidic nature of pickle juice will actually irritate your throat more. Try warm salt wat... Read More