A 20-year-old female asked:
cause? severe pain left side of throat when i "grind" my throat. just got over a cold w/ sore throat a week ago
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Viral cause: You may have a virus that is causing a sore throat. Try salt water gargles, honey, cough drops to help with your symptoms. You should talk with your doctor if symptoms continue.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
What are some good sore throat cure for severe pain?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Sore throat: For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a strep throat test/ culture. If you have strep throat, antibiotic therapy is imperative to prevent future complications. Consider tylenol (acetaminophen) or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications. Saltwater gargles: mix 1 tsp salt in 8 oz warm water – gargle several times a day. Or gargle with aloe vera juice twice a day.
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Last updated Sep 29, 2019
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