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i have a slightly sore throat but also am on medicine for high bloood pressure. can i gargle with salt water? with salt water

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Dr. David Hicks
Family Medicine 43 years experience
Yes: Should not effect blood pressure but don't swallow routinely.
Dr. Malaika Witter Hewitt
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 23 years experience
Yes: Salt water gargling will not raise your blood pressure.

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