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is peppermint tea good for a sore throat

A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashu Syal
Dr. Ashu Syal answered
30 years experience Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
Croup: Your description sounds like a viral infection of upper respiratory tract causing inflammation and edema of larynx and trachea. The infection lasts 7- ... Read More

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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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Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Not as primary Rx...: ...but, Green Tea is a known antibacterial agent that may help prevent gingivitis, bad breath, & periodontal disease by killing E. coli & stre ... Read More
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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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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Warm teas: Boil freshly sliced, peeled ginger root in water until the tea is tan. Add 3 tbsp of honey. Sip to help relieve sore throat pain and to accelerate hea ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
23 years experience Family Medicine
Sore throat: Elderberry is no good, in fact may irritate it due to its acidity. I'd do salt water gargles instead. Rapid strep negative, good chance the culture wi ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
It's ok to drink tea: A mix of chamomile tea w honey & a small amt of lemon juice helps.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Some options: Consider making tea with 2 tsp of marshmallow root bark per 1cup of hot water (steep in a covered pot for at least 5 minutes). Drink several times a ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
You noted that you : Have difficulty breathing when you lie down ; unequal air flow through nostrils. If you breath through your mouth when sleeping, throat ; mouth may be ... Read More
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
Mainly: TEA = Tannic acid a natural "mucolytic" (dissolves mucous) LEMON and HONEY the honey SOOTHES the inflamed throat (Mainly it makes the TEA TASTE BETT ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Well...: Looked up essiac tea ; it was described as a naturopathic product that has been used for cancer. I don't know what it contains as i believe it is a pr ... Read More
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