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Dr. Laura McMullen
20 years experience Pediatrics
Any : Any sores in the mouth that are worsening instead of improving over the course of a week should be evaluated by a doctor. It could just be a bad cank ... Read More
Dr. Robert Brodsky
57 years experience Dentistry
Yes: A simple herpes lesion shojuld be on the way out by now. This seems to be something else. It ssounds more like some kind of bacterial or viral situa ... Read More

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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph De Santi
28 years experience Family Medicine
Gargling Won't Help: The COVID-19 virus is a respiratory virus but can have a sore throat associated with it. Gargling is generally useful for removing dried mucous, bact ... Read More
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
No: Let's just say that it wouldn't hurt.
A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Fine: It will not cause any problems.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Lutz
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not good idea: Hiccups are not under your control so if you are gargling you may get in your lungs ie aspirate.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shawn Murray
14 years experience Dentistry
Phlegm: Most often phlegm that is deeper green and brown are indicative of an infection. It could be respiratory or a sinus infection. Some of these situation ... Read More
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Jeu
43 years experience Family Medicine
This : This is rather interesting. I would guess that this represents some reflux esophagitis symtoms. You might want to try some antacids to see if this h ... Read More
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Laura McMullen
20 years experience Pediatrics
This : This problem is actually not too uncommon and has a huge differential of potential causes such as: - nasal drainage - nasal polyps - bad tooth - gastr ... Read More
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Laura McMullen
20 years experience Pediatrics
This : This somewhat common problem has a huge differential of potential causes such as: - nasal drainage - nasal polyps - bad tooth - gastroesophageal r ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience Dentistry
Give it time: Give yourself some time to, heal. Recovery from the flu can be slow. Meanwhile eat a soft diet, avoid hard and spicy foods. Keep, hydrated.
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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Gargling: You can't be sure but it may help if you do those things as well as using zinc lozenges at the first sign of any throat discomfort and stay hydrated a ... Read More

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