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is lucozade good for a bad throat

A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Cornell
39 years experience Podiatry
Citric Acid: There is 5% citric acid in it and lactic acid. your throat must be sensitive to the acid. Plain orange juice does this to some people. Drink wate ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Remedies: Hydrate well. Consider using a warm air vaporizer. Mix several teaspoons of honey into herbal tea with a squeeze of lemon juice. Or make tea with ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
It runs it's course.: Tips: sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). Get strep test/culture if very sore. Congestion – saline nose drops o ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 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 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Prem Gulati
46 years experience Internal Medicine
Good: White spots changing color is sing of healing.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience Family Medicine
Reflux?: If your throat pain is due to acid reflux then you want to avoid foods that flare up the reflux such as tomatoes, citrus, peppermint, chocolate, etc.. ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yasmin Nibbe
19 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Throat soothing tea: Any warm liquid, whether it is tea or broth, can be helpful for a sore throat. Gargling with warm salt water also can be very helpful.
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Dr. Ward Dean
Dr. Ward Dean answered
42 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
Bad: The esophagus is not designed to handle the acidic contents of the stomach--ask someone with GERD. You are putting yourself at risk for other conditi ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Use in moderation: There is no medical reason i can think of not to consume cold items when you have a sore throat. I would predict ice cream will dull the pain by more ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Phasouk
17 years experience Family Medicine
Pharyngitis: Many times, you cannot prevent a sore throat from turning into a "bad cold". Most times, acute pharyngitis (infection of the back of the throat) are ... Read More
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