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Is brandy good for a sore throat

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
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
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
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
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
Psychiatry 26 years experience
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
Psychiatry 26 years experience
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
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Could help soothe it: Should not hurt it.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvaro Lazo
Dentistry 25 years experience
Hot tea: And the juice of two limes or lemons. Also, eating pineapple would help.
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 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Turner
Family Medicine 38 years experience
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
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Really cold yogurt : May feel soothing. If you have a significantly sore throat w swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see your medical provider & get a strep throat test & cul... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvaro Lazo
Dentistry 25 years experience
Hot tea: And the juice of two limes or lemos.