A 34-year-old member asked:
what can i do for a painful throat infection?
2 doctor answers • 6 doctors weighed in
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 30 years experience
Throat pain: Drink plenty fluids
gargle warm salt water
eat popsicles or sherbert
tylenol or ibuprofen
see doctor if severe or persistent.
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Psychiatry 25 years experience
Throat infection: If you have a significantly sore throat w swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see your medical provider ; get a strep throat test ; culture. Saltwater gargles are helpful. Mix a tsp of salt in 8 oz of warm water – gargle w this several times/day. You can gargle w aloe vera juice a couple of times per day. A mix of chamomile tea w honey ; a small amount of lemon juice is good.
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Last updated Mar 24, 2020
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