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A 37-year-old member asked:

What to do if i took some benadryl (diphenhydramine), (diphenhydramine) and i woke up with a sore throat. is this a result of the benadryl (diphenhydramine)?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Mark Loury
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 41 years experience
Could be: Benadryl (diphenhydramine) can reduce saliva production which dries and can irritate throat.
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