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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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What can I drink if I have sore throat?

What can I drink if I have sore throat?

Whatever is helpful: Some people's throats feel better after sipping warm drinks, while other people feel better after sipping cold drinks. There are no rules on what one can drink if one has a sore throat, but tart (sour) drinks might make a sore throat worse. ...Read more

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What works most effectively to drink eat with a sore throat?

What works most effectively to drink eat with a sore throat?

Options: How about chicken noodle soup or freshly juiced fruits and vegetables for the vitamins, minerals and enzymes. ...Read more

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Help please! What drinks can you drink to help you sore throat?

Help please! What drinks can you drink to help you sore throat?

Drinks: Consider making 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 throat pain. Boil freshly sliced, peeled ginger root in water until the tea is tan. Add 3 tbsp of honey. Sip to help relieve sore throat pain and to accelerate healing. ...Read more

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Why is it recommended to drink soup while treating a sore throat?

The HEAT of the soup: Helps the PAIN of a sore throat

The Salt in the soup is like a gargle and OF COURSE ANYONE WILL TELL YOU

If it's CHICKEN SOUP it CURES the COLD causing the sore throat!

Hope this helps/BE WELL
DR Z ...Read more

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Is it normal to develop a sore throat the next day from drinking?

Dehydration: Dry throat after drinking (sore throat) occurs because of dehydration. Hydrate as much as possible after drinking, ad keep onsumption to a minimum. ...Read more

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What's good to drink or eat for a sore throat. What should I avoid too?

What's good to drink or eat for a sore throat. What should I avoid too?

Fluids, soft foods..: Drink more water, take lemon lozenges, and eat soft mashed potatoes, and soft foods lightly.
No smoking or alcohol. ...Read more

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Hello I'm getting a sore throat after drinking last night? Is this normal will it go away?

Hello: I will bet you were vomiting! No?
If not then the sore throat is probably NOT related to your drinking. Rather a viral infection you would have "caught" independent of your imbibing!

Hope this helps!

Dr Z ...Read more

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I have a sore throat throat on one side and it is really worrying me. I do not smoke or drink?

I have a sore throat throat on one side and it is really worrying me. I do not smoke or drink?

Sore Throat: Raymond, quit worrying and go get your throat evaluated by your doctor. We can not see what it is so that is your best course of action. Also great decision making in not smoking or drinking. ...Read more

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Can't stop coughing and have a very sore throat at nights. Any drink I can make to help soothe it?

Can't stop coughing and have a very sore throat at nights. Any drink I can make to help soothe it?

Nocturnal cough: Cough at night can be from a number of things. If it has only been around for a short time, it is most likely a common cold. You can try simple cough syrup, but some people get relief from tea with a little honey. Feel better! ...Read more

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I woke up with a very sore throat. Guessing it's a cold. How many more nights of dry, sore throat will I have to endure? I'm trying to drink lots.

I woke up with a very sore throat. Guessing it's a cold. How many more nights of dry, sore throat will I have to endure? I'm trying to drink lots.

1-2 weeks: Colds usually last for a week but can linger up to 2 weeks. If you're sick for longer than 2 weeks - despite all your TLC - it's time to talk with your doc about what else might be going on. ::passing you the chicken soup and kleenex::. ...Read more

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Sore throat after I drink wine, should I be concerned?

Sore throat after I drink wine, should I be concerned?

I would be.: You need to listen to your body. It knows best. ...Read more

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Can u drink cappuccino with a sore throat?

Sore throat: You can drink anything, but typically cold feels better than hot. Iced cappuccino? ...Read more

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Can drinking alcoholic drinks help sore throat?

Can drinking alcoholic drinks help sore throat?

Not really: They might make you forget about it for a while, but they won't speed recovery. ...Read more

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Can drinking liquor make my sore throat feel better?

Can drinking liquor make my sore throat feel better?

No: It is not a good idea todrink liquor for sore throat but gargles with warm salt water, suck on popsicles to help with pain, or chloraseptic otc ...Read more

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Can drinking shots of alcohol give someone a sore throat?

Potentially: Particularly if drinking "high-test" stuff--like >90 proof (>45% ethanol). Everclear (190 proof) absolutely does this, and can even cause pain in mouth and to lips (one reason why not sold widely). Depends on experience and tolerance of drinker. Please drink w/a dd & in moderation, no matter what your poison! ...Read more

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Help please! Is drinking cola really a sore throat remedy?

Help please! Is drinking cola really a sore throat remedy?

I wouldn't: Personally use it that way. I have seen people on websites say it is an expectorant if you gargle with it & that it dissipates a sore throat. But I have also known people to experience burning in their throats. Saltwater gargles are very helpful. Mix a teaspoon of salt in 8 oz of warm water – gargle with this several times a day. You can gargle with aloe vera juice a couple of times per day. ...Read more

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What can I drink or do to take care of a sore throat or cough?

What can I drink or do to take care of a sore throat or cough?

Sore throat: You can try Advil/Motrin for the pain. Drink plenty of warm and cold fluids which can soothe the throat. Honey can coat the throat and might help the cough. If you feel a trio in the back of throat, then that might be causing the pain and you can try an over the counter antihistamine to help with that. ...Read more

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Why when I drink lucozade I always get a sore throat for days afterwards?

Why when I drink lucozade I always get a sore throat for days afterwards?

Citric Acid: There is 5% citric acid in it and lactic acid. your throat must be sensitive to the acid. Plain orange juice does this to some people. Drink water afterward to reduce the concentration of acid or take a peptic like tums (calcium carbonate). ...Read more

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I drink plenty of water, but I always wake up with a sore throat. Should I be worried?

I drink plenty of water, but I always wake up with a sore throat. Should I be worried?

Snoring: A sore throat in the morning is almost always related to snoring at night.
An oral appliance to go to bed with can help. See you dentist or someone who does sleep dentistry. ...Read more

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Baby won't drink eat or sleep due to sore throat and awful cold what can we give her to make her drink atleast??

Baby won't drink eat or sleep due to sore throat and awful cold what can we give her to make her drink atleast??

Sick baby.: How old is your sick baby? If you are talking about a baby younger than about six months, I would seek medical help now. You are right to be worried about getting fluids in. Babies can get dehydrated quickly. Try a Popsicle, teaspoons of some liquid, ice chips, anything really. If you don't have success right away getting fluids in, I would seek immediate medical attention. ...Read more

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Having sore throat, but when I eat or drink something it hurts to go down. Feel like I have something stuck down there.

Get evaluated: Pls see your dr as there are anumber of things that can do this, infection, foreign body to name a few. An ENT specialist can be consulted if needed by your primary care to do scope. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have a sore throat but I don't have anything else but dayquil right now and I wanna know if is bad to drink some at night?

It is OK: Do not take more then the recommended dosage, otherwise this is fine. The big difference between dayquil and nyquil is that nyquil has extra ingredients to make you sleepy. You should not take nyquil during the day unless you plan to spend the day in bed. ...Read more

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I have an ongoing sore throat and it has been about a week or so, when I eat and drink it slowly goes away-ish and then comes rite back?

I have an ongoing sore throat and it has been about a week or so, when I eat and drink it slowly goes away-ish and then comes rite back?

Sore throat: Sore throat could be from infection or allergies. If the symptoms persists more than a week have it checked out, medications might help to get better. ...Read more

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I have a sore throat and everytime I eat and drink it hurts and I have been having headaches for a past week tomorrow can you tell me what it is?

I have a sore throat and everytime I eat and drink it hurts and I have been having headaches for a past week tomorrow can you tell me what it is?

Need more info: Medicine cannot be practiced effectively without a full history and physical exam. This could be one of many possibilities. Please see a doctor if it persists. ...Read more

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Hi I am 49 years, I don't smoke or either drink, still I have this throat discomfort, always feeling dry and redness and sore throat from past 2 year?

Could be a number: It could be a number of things. Reflux can cause a sore throat. I notice under additional information that you throat blisters---if these are ulcers instead of blisters it could other conditions such as lupus. See doctor to have this checked out. ...Read more

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