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is cranberry juice good for a sore throat

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
No: It won't make it get better any faster, but if it feels good, drink it.

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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
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 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: No it cannot.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Blixt
23 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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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience Family Medicine
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 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Levine
30 years experience Family Medicine
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
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A female asked:
Dr. Robert Knox
36 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
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
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Douglas Tavenner, jr.
49 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Nothing Strong: Tea is ok, however orange juice is too irritating on the tissue. Use something that is more gengle to the tissue. Also you can do the usual way is ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
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 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
So dont drink cold: If ycold drinksou know it makes you sick, do not drink.

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