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A 18-year-old member asked:

I have a sore throat mostly all the time why is this?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Vasu Brown
Integrative Medicine 34 years experience
Check fungus: It takes longer to get rid of fungal infection - start taking garlic supplement twice daily for a week and limonene few drops in water as gargle - post here if this worked otherwise you need to be evaluated.
Dr. Patrick Melder
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 27 years experience
Many causes: This could be related to acid reflux, chronic sinusitis, acute sinusitis, allergies, or chronic tonsillitis. Seeing your local ENT can be a good place to start.

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A 40-year-old member asked:

I seem to have a sore throat all the time! what should I do to treat this?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. M. Jan
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undefined 66 years experience
Low Humidity: Gargle with good mouth wash twice daily. Make sure the humidity at home and work is above 50%. Zyrtec (cetirizine) 10 mg at night for 3 weeks will also help.
A 33-year-old member asked:

Could a toothache also cause you to have a sore throat at the same time?

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jonathan Richards
Dentistry - Endodontics 18 years experience
Yes: But before any conclusions are made, it is prudent to understand that the causes of sore throat are many, and an advanced infection in only one of them, and probably low on the list of probability. You should have the toothache investigated, and probably consider the sore throat to be an independent problem.
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