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A 36-year-old member asked:

How do i get rid of my sore throat, cough, pain when swallowing food, and ear ache?

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Dr. Douglas Arenberg
Pulmonary Critical Care 31 years experience
Sounds like a virus: Time, rest, fluids, and patience will generally resolve thtese symptoms. If they persist, then it might be worth a visit to your doctor, but these are both incredibly common and entirely self-limited. Treat pain with Acetaminophen or motrin, and try some warm tea for soothing your sore thorat.

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Last updated Nov 14, 2019

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