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What is the best thing to do for a sore throat, and a runny nose? Allergic to codene

What is the best thing to do for a sore throat, and a runny nose? Allergic to codene

Supportive care: If symptoms of sore throat and runny nose have been going on for only a few days, then likely viral cold. Best treatment is rest, drink plenty of fluids, Acetaminophen and even some chicken soup. If worsens, a healthcare provider can swab throat for strep. No need for Codeine medications. ...Read more

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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 are the best remedies for a sore throat?

What are the best remedies for a sore throat?

Sore throat: For significantly sore throat w swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a strep throat test & culture. Antibiotics are imperative for Strep Throat. Try saltwater gargles. Mix tsp of salt in 8 oz of warm water – gargle w this several times/day. You can gargle w Aloe Vera juice a couple of times per day. A mix of chamomile tea w honey & a small amt of lemon juice helps. ...Read more

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What's the best cure for a sore throat?

What's the best cure for a sore throat?

It May Vary: The best cure for a sore throat will depend upon the etiology or what caused the sore throat as well as what symptoms you are experiencing as sore throats may have multiple causes. Your primary physician can provide you with a solution after evaluating you. ...Read more

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Please share with me best cure for a sore throat?

Please share with me best cure for a sore throat?

Hot tea: And the juice of two limes or lemons. Eating pineapple or drinking pineapple juice is very helpfull. ...Read more

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Doctors, what are the best drinks for a sore throat?

Doctors, what are the best drinks for a sore throat?

Try these:: A mixture of chamomile tea with honey & a small amount of lemon juice is good. Pour boiling water over thinly sliced organic ginger. Steep for at least five minutes in a covered pot. Add 2 to 3 tbs of honey & sip.
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What's best for a sore throat at home? I read chloroseptic?

What's best for a sore throat at home? I read chloroseptic?

Lotsa Options: Yeah, chloroseptic is OK. Tastes kinds weird and doesn't last all that long. Also avoid potential irritants like salt, citrus, hot peppers, and the like. And try cold, like frozen yogurt or ice cream/ice milk/ice chips and soft foods, nothing with sharp edges (like Cap'n Crunch or sea urchins). If it starts feeling like you're swallowing razor blades, and you spike a fever go see a doctor ...Read more

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What's the best thing to take for a sore throat it hurts so bad to swallow?

What's the best thing to take for a sore throat it hurts so bad to swallow?

Sore throat: Garggle with salt and water, tea with honey helps, if it continues see your doctor you may have an infection. ...Read more

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What is the best cure for a sore throat and dry cough?

What is the best cure for a sore throat and dry cough?

ST: Fluids, lozenges. Not smoking. Treat the possibles cause (i.E, allergies, cold, reflux, excessive screaming, avoid dust & dry air), dental problems. ...Read more

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What is best for a sore throat: ginger juice, or brandy?

What is best for a sore throat: ginger juice, or brandy?

Ginger juice: Better of two choices, though honestly not familiar with is use for sore thoat but is safe, avoid alcohol for any medical problem, it is not a medication.
Try honey, warm herbal tea, hot shower, cough drops, salt water gargle, hot chicken soup, honestly home remedies, besides alcohol, are best choices. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for a sore throat? No fever. It has been happening for weeks.

You: You may be dealing with a bacterial infection (i.e. Strep throat). This requires antibiotic therapy, however you will need to see a doctor for testing in order to determine if this is the cause. In the meantime try over the counter Ibuprofen or motrin. Also try gargling with warm salt water.
I hope you are better soon. ...Read more

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Best way to cure a sore throat?

Not cure, reduce sxs: For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a strep throat test/ culture. If you have strep throat, antibiotic therapy is imperative to prevent future complications. Consider tylenol (acetaminophen) or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications. Saltwater gargles: mix 1 tsp salt in 8 oz warm water – gargle several times a day. Ginger w honey is good. ...Read more

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What's the best for sore throat?

What's the best for sore throat?

Doctor can check: New throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause such as allergies or irritants. Usually, a person sees the doctor if the sore throat is bothersome, recurrent, or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to check for strep throat). Throat lozenges and Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin can help decrease throat pain. ...Read more

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Best way to cure a very sore throat?

Tips: No cure just relief: gargle with warm salt water to help reduce swelling and relieve discomfort. Prevent dehydration by drinking plenty of fluids. Use a vaporizer or humidifier in your bedroom. Do not smoke or use other tobacco products. Use nonprescription throat lozenges. Use tylenol, (acetaminophen) motrin, or aspirin. See doc if symptoms worsen. ...Read more

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What's best to heal a sore throat faster?

What's best to heal a sore throat faster?

Dr. Can check throat: New throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause such as allergies or irritants. Usually, a person sees the doctor if the sore throat is bothersome, recurrent, or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to check for strep throat). A couple days of throat lozenges and tylenol (acetaminophen) can decrease throat pain. ...Read more

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What is the best way to cure a sore throat?

What is the best way to cure a sore throat?

Sore Throat: For significantly sore throat w swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a strep throat test & culture. Antibiotics are imperative for Strep Throat. Try saltwater gargles. Mix tsp of salt in 8 oz of warm water – gargle w this several times/day. You can gargle w Aloe Vera juice a couple of times per day. A mix of chamomile tea w honey & a small amt of lemon juice helps. ...Read more

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What is the best way to solve a sore throat?

What is the best way to solve a sore throat?

Drink cold fluid: You have a sore throat. Try drinking cold fluid to help ease pain. Not alcohol. If you have strep throat it can be tested easily and treated with antibiotics. If it is from post nasal drip that can be treated as well. You can gargle with salt water or mouthwash and that helps. Try a cepacol losange. It numbs the area. ...Read more

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What is the best way to soothe a sore throat?

What is the best way to soothe a sore throat?

Sore throat: For significantly sore throat w swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a strep throat test & culture. Antibiotics are imperative for Strep Throat. Try saltwater gargles. Mix tsp of salt in 8 oz of warm water – gargle w this several times/day. You can gargle w Aloe Vera juice a couple of times per day. A mix of chamomile tea w honey & a small amt of lemon juice helps. ...Read more

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What's best used to take care of a sore throat?

That depends: For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a streph throat test. If you have streph throat, antibiotic therapy is imperative to prevent future compications. Consider tylenol (acetaminophen) or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications. Saltwater gargles: mix 1 tsp salt in 8 oz warm water – gargle several times a day. Or gargle with aloe vera juice twice a day. ...Read more

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What's best used to take care of a sore throat?

What's best used to take care of a sore throat?

Options: For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a streph throat test. Consider tylenol (acetaminophen) or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications.
Saltwater gargles: mix 1 tsp salt in 8 oz warm water – gargle several times a day. Or gargle with aloe vera juice twice a day. Add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea.
Try ginger tea. ...Read more

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What can be the best way to improve sore throat?

If it's viral: No treatment is need it. It will resolve in 2 weeks.
The good rest and a lots of water is enough to manage sore throat.
If you have a fever or other unusual symptoms see your pcp for investigation and treatment. ...Read more

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What is the best way to take care of a sore throat?

Tips: For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a streph throat test. If you have streph throat, antibiotic therapy is imperative to prevent future compications. Consider tylenol (acetaminophen) or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications. Saltwater gargles: mix 1 tsp salt in 8 oz warm water – gargle several times a day. Or gargle with aloe vera juice twice a day. ...Read more

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What's best used to take care of a sore throat fast?

What's best used to take care of a sore throat fast?

Improve sxs: For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a strep throat test/ culture. If you have strep throat, antibiotic therapy is imperative to prevent future complications. Consider tylenol (acetaminophen) or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications. Saltwater gargles: mix 1 tsp salt in 8 oz warm water – gargle several times a day. Or gargle with aloe vera juice twice a day. ...Read more

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Best/quickest way to soothe an extremely sore throat?

Salt water gargle: The best and easiest thing to start with is to take a small glass of warm water and mix in about a teaspoon of salt. Then gargle and spit out small mouthfuls. This will reduce the swelling and clear mucus off the throat. You can do that several times a day. If your throat doesn't get better after a few days you may want to see a doctor to have the problem diagnosed. ...Read more

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What is the best way to help a cold and sore throat pain?

What is the best way to help a cold and sore throat pain?

Cold: Drink plenty of fluids, gargle warm salt water, medications like tylenol, (acetaminophen) Ibuprofen and chloraseptic spray are helpful, get plenty of rest, if symptoms become severe or are not better in a week, see a doctor. ...Read more

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What is the best way to take ease the pain of a sore throat?

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What is the best way to take ease the pain of a sore throat?

Lozenges: There are otc sore throat lozenges that can provide temporary local pain relief to the area. ...Read more

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What's best used to take care of a sore throat very quickly?

What's best used to take care of a sore throat very quickly?

Options.: For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a strep throat test/ culture. If you have strep throat, antibiotic therapy is imperative to prevent future complications. Consider tylenol (acetaminophen) or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications. Saltwater gargles: mix 1 tsp salt in 8 oz warm water – gargle several times a day. Try ginger w honey. ...Read more

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Viral Pharyngitis (Definition)

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