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Swollen tunsils throat swollen. I've given her benadryl-d and chloraseptic lozenges

Swollen tunsils throat swollen. I've given her benadryl-d and chloraseptic lozenges

Hello. : Hello. Don't know if this is regarding an adult or a child. Will answer as if an adult. Consider warm salt water gargles at least four times a day to assist with inflammation. Consider tylenol (acetaminophen) or a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medication for pain and to reduce fever. Obtain a throat culture. Untreated streph throat can lead to serious complications down the line. Take care. ...Read more

Pharynx (Definition)

It is the connection between the mouth and the throat. The 3 parts are the oropharynx, nasopharynx, and hypo-pharynx. The pharynx leads into the ...Read more


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Can sore throat phenol oral anesthetic spray be swallowed?

Can sore throat phenol oral anesthetic spray be swallowed?

Anestheic oral spray: The anesthetic oral spray is meant to work locally on the area you are spraying it on. It is not meant to be swallowed. In general, you don't to swallow it, as it numbs the voice box area and esophagus and increases your chance of aspiration. Having said that, if you swallow a small amount, it will wear off within a half hour and you can resume eating and drinking. Reaction is a rare possibility. ...Read more

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Is it not good to spray chloraseptic spray on strep throat?

Is it not good to spray chloraseptic spray on strep throat?

Strep throat: Strep throat needs to be treated with antibiotics an not with any throat sprays. ...Read more

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Can I give my baby an antiseptic spray for his sore throat?

Can I give my baby an antiseptic spray for his sore throat?

No: Not at all, very dangerous to use any product without discussing with your pediatrician. ...Read more

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Can you use chloraseptic throat spray after having tonsils out?

Can you use chloraseptic throat spray after having tonsils out?

Tonsillectomy: Hello. Yes you can use chloroseptic as needed and as directed for post op control of excessive pain after tonsillectomy. ...Read more

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Sore throat stuffy nose sneezing a oral, std?

Sore throat stuffy nose sneezing a oral, std?

hard to say: Sounds more like a cold, however, something is making you feel that you might have been exposed and for that reason you should see your dr as soon as you can for confirmation. ...Read more

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Can spray paint cause a sore throat?

Can spray paint cause a sore throat?

Yes: Inhaling spray paint fumes causes irritation to the lining of the airway, and that includes giving you a sore throat as well as lung and nose symptoms. You may also have eye irritation, headaches, nausea, vomiting. There are long term effects as well. ...Read more

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3yr old has congested wet cough, nasal congest.,no fever,clear nasal mucus,irritated throat, taking antibio's for yeast inf.Cold? Concern? Treatment?

3yr old has congested wet cough, nasal congest.,no fever,clear nasal mucus,irritated throat, taking antibio's for yeast inf.Cold? Concern? Treatment?

Antibiotics: Antibiotics as you know do not treat viral infections. Most upper respiratory infections are caused by viruses and will clear by themselves in a few days. Encourage lots of fluids, try sitting with her in a hot steamy bathroom to loosen phlegm and mucus, and call your pediatrician if she seems ill or sicker. ...Read more

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Is it ok to put aspirin directly on canker sore in throat (carefully using Qtip)? Salt water rinse not helping. Doctor confirmed canker sore.

Is it ok to put aspirin directly on canker sore in throat (carefully using Qtip)? Salt water rinse not helping. Doctor confirmed canker sore.

NO!: Aspirin made to be taken orally with copious water, not applied topically. Put directly on tissue will actually burn the area, retard healing, cause sloughing, and may leave a scar. ASPIRIN IS NOT TO BE USED TOPICALLY. Canker sore will heal on its own in 7-10 days. You can dab on, w Q-tip, Orabase-B (an OTC). Or you can block pain transmission by taking Aspirin or Advil (ibuprofen) as per pkg directions. ...Read more

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Sore throat, mouth ulcers, spots on roofof mouth, losing voice, sore to swallow but no fever?

Viral pharyngitis: Viral illnesses will frequently cause mouth ulcers, and the fever is low grade. These are usually short course of illness, less than two weeks. The main other thing to rule out is sexually transmitted disease. Steroids are sometimes used to help with the discomfort, and it might not hurt to be tested for strep throat. ...Read more

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Does whitening gel in trays irritate throat if throat already sore? Persistent sore throat 5 days/started whitening teeth same time as caught cold.

Does whitening gel in trays irritate throat if throat already sore? Persistent sore throat 5 days/started whitening teeth same time as caught cold.

Possibly: If the trays are custom fit to your mouth and you don't overload them with the gel then you shouldn't get any of it down your throat. I would hold off on using it until you feel better. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Viral Pharyngitis (Definition)

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