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is brandy good for a sore throat

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Blixt
24 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
25 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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57 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 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvaro Lazo
24 years experience Dentistry
Hot tea: And the juice of two limes or lemos.
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
What to do.: Saltwater gargles are very helpful. Mix a teaspoon of salt in 8 oz of warm water – gargle with this several times a day. You can gargle with aloe vera ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Sore Throat: For significantly sore throat w swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a strep throat test & culture. Antibiotics are imperative ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Uncertain: There is supposed to be an old fashioned remedy with warm milk , butter, honey, & sugar. I have no idea how effective it is . I usually recommend ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Sore throat: 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 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
37 years experience Family Medicine
Could help soothe it: Should not hurt it.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvaro Lazo
24 years experience Dentistry
Hot tea: And the juice of two limes or lemons. Also, eating pineapple would help.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
36 years experience Infectious Disease
No: It won't make it get better any faster, but if it feels good, drink it.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Turner
37 years experience Family Medicine
Honey and Tea: If you have honey at home, you might want to try mixing honey and fresh lemon juice in some warm water and sip. Alcohol should be avoided since it is ... Read More
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