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A 43-year-old member asked:

top thing to solve a sore throat and night time cough?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Remedies: Hydrate well. Consider using a warm air vaporizer. Mix several tsps of honey into herbal tea with a squeeze of lemon juice. Or make 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 day or as needed to relieve coughing. Get streph test for bad sore throat.Saltwater gargles: mix 1 tsp salt in 8 oz warm water.

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A 22-year-old member asked:

How do cold beverages aggravate cough, colds and sore throat?

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Dr. Swati Avashia
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They don't: Cold beverages and popsicles can be quite soothing if you have a sore throat or upper respiratory tract infection.
A 30-year-old member asked:

Is it normal to have a cough after a sore throat caused by strep?

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Dr. Rada Ivanov
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Yes: If the cough persists for more than a week, seek help.
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A 40-year-old female asked:

Have sore throat rough cough.What household remedy can I use?

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Dr. Jay Bradley
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OTC meds: I would try choloseptic throat spray and cough syrup (such as Robitussin (guaifenesin) or nyquil). If no improvement, go see your regular doctor.
A 18-year-old female asked:

How do I cure a sore throat and cough?

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Dr. Anifat Balogun
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 29 years experience
Soothe cough/: To help soothe a sore throat and cough it is best to stay hydrated and gargle with salt water. You'll also feel better by getting enough rest.
A 18-year-old female asked:

Is there any treatment for sore throat and cough?

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Dr. Michael Pascolini
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 17 years experience
Depends on diagnosis: It depends on how long everything has been going on. There are numerous diagnosis for sore throat. Usually a pharyngitis is initially a viral infection and can turn into a bacterial infection. If you have been having this for a long time (months) maybe its allergies. You should be evaluated by a physician if it bothers you.

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