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Doctor insights on: Chloraseptic Throat Spray

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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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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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What are the side effects of chloraseptic oral anesthetic sore throat spray?

What are the side effects of chloraseptic oral anesthetic sore throat spray?

Allergic reactions: Chloraseptic spray is an oral anesthetic and analgesic combination. It works by numbing the painful or irritated areas I would not use it
if you are allergic to any ingredient in chloraseptic spray or you have a history of allergic reaction to local anesthetics (eg, benzocaine). If you are pregnant, plan to become pregnant or breast-feeding I would consult your doctor. ...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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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

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Can swallowing chloraseptic spray kill you?

Can swallowing chloraseptic spray kill you?

Chloraseptic: Chloraseptic spray is an over the counter anesthetic for the throat. It is generally safe, however, you should not take more than the recommended dose written onthe bottle. ...Read more

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Can I use Chloraseptic spray the day after tonsillectomy?

Can I use Chloraseptic spray the day after tonsillectomy?

Post-tonsillectomy: You can use Chloraseptic spray after tonsillectomy, but it usually provides limited, short term relief. Talk to your surgeon about his/her preferences. I tell my patients they can use it, but as I mentioned, it is of limited use. Sometimes 1 tsp salt in 8 oz warm water to rinse and swish is soothing-no gargling. Besides that, take whatever pain Rx your doctor recommended. ...Read more

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Can you use chloraseptic spray after having your tonsils removed to help with the pain?

Can you use chloraseptic spray after having your tonsils removed to help with the pain?

Not necessay: Following a tonsillectomy, a septic crust covers the surgically exposed tonsillar fossa or raw area that is exposed to the outside air. Inasmuch as the oral cavity is not sterile, the patient's normal immune response is all that is necessary to heal the raw surface. I would think that chloraseptic would cause more burning. However it would be safe to use. ...Read more

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Chloraseptic spray and drops only reliev chloraseptic spray and drops only relieve mildly can' my doctor said something abou my doctor said something?

Chloraseptic spray and drops only reliev chloraseptic spray and drops only relieve mildly can' my doctor said something abou my doctor said something?

Are you ok?: Your question appears to be dictated by a confused person. If you are feeling very muddy, get seen today. If you have a cough not responsive to cough drops, you need to find out why you have the cough. How long you've had it, what it's like, other medical problems, etc. ...Read more

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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 your opinion on halo? The stuff you spray on the cavity in your throat that kills germ for six hours.

What's your opinion on halo? The stuff you spray on the cavity in your throat that kills germ for six hours.

Helpful for plaque &: Gingivitis prevention; active ingredient cetylpyridinium chloride kills gram + & fungi but not gram -, mycobacterium, or viruses; so helpful in above situations but not against colds (caused by viruses). Concern would be that long-term use might create resistant bacteria. ...Read more

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I spray painted one of my hockey sticks and now I have a burning throat, how long exposure to the fumes roughly can lead to a side effects?

I spray painted one of my hockey sticks and now I have a burning throat, how long exposure to the fumes roughly can lead to a side effects?

If the exposure-: -was short, U should B fine. If long, & persistent C Ur PCP 4 eval. Never do this in an enclosed space, must B done in a well ventilated space or outside. ...Read more

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Can using throat spray (and swallowing it) for over months at a time cause any issues? Been using it all times during the day for months now.

Can using throat spray (and swallowing it) for over months at a time cause any issues? Been using it all times during the day for months now.

Short term remedy: You should not be using throat spray on a regular basis. If you are using it because you have chronic sore throat you should get it looked at. If all you need is moisture then you can use saline or artificial saliva ...Read more

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I've tried strepsils not helped throat spray and I can hardly swallow?

I've tried strepsils not helped throat spray and I can hardly swallow?

Sore throat: If your throat is sore and progressively getting worse you need a physician to take an exam to be sure you do not have an infection such as Strep or Mono
Hope you feel better soon ...Read more

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What does the local anesthetic throat spray involve?

What does the local anesthetic throat spray involve?

Numbing the throat: A topical spray which is generally flavored containing cetacaine, Lidocaine or Benzocaine anesthetics. These chemicals numb the tissues it comes in contact with temporarily. ...Read more

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What is better for upper endoscopy sedation or throat spray?

What is better for upper endoscopy sedation or throat spray?

GI question: If you are undergoing, an endoscopy of the esophagus, stomach and duodenum by a GI specialist you will need both conscious sedation and a throat spray. Ask you specialist. ...Read more

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What are the long term effects of using phenol throat spray when used every few moments everyday for months? Overdose signs and symptoms please.

What are the long term effects of using phenol throat spray when used every few moments everyday for months? Overdose signs and symptoms please.

Phenol is toxic: The most common side effect of phenol throat spray is numbness of the mouth, tongue, and cheeks. Repeated or prolonged contact with phenol may cause irritation and chemical burns. Inhalation of phenol vapor may cause lung edema. Phenol overexposure may also have harmful effects on the central nervous system and heart. ...Read more

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Hi. I have a mouth soar over my throat since last week Thursday. I have been spraying andolex regularly a few times day. Not helping. What else can I?

Hi. I have a mouth soar over my throat since last week Thursday. I have been spraying andolex regularly a few times day. Not helping. What else can I?

Not sure whether you: Are describing a general sore throat or an area that is localized and looks like a "sore." In the latter case you may have an ulceration and in the former, a viral or bacterial infection. In either case, with now several days of symptoms, you should have the area examined by a doctor. You may need a throat culture. You can try lozenges as an alternative for pain relief, but an exam is needed now. ...Read more

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Inhaled some spectracide bug spray last night and today I woke up with a irratated throat and nagging cough what's a home remedie. Can this hurt me?

Inhaled some spectracide bug spray last night and today I woke up with a irratated throat and nagging cough what's a home remedie. Can this hurt me?

Pesticide exposure: Get an evaluation. Exposure to pesticide chemicals can be irritating to the lungs, causing an inflammation known as a pneumonitis which may require steroid drug therapy to treat the inflammation. ...Read more

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How can I keep nasal spray from going down my throat?

How can I keep nasal spray from going down my throat?

Nasal spray to throa: Tilt head down and only use 1 spray each time. Don't breath in when spraying. ...Read more

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Sprayed chlorine 2 kill mold. Now throat has red streaks. How long for it to heal? I've asked before but want to know how long for it to heal?

Sprayed chlorine 2 kill mold. Now throat has red streaks. How long for it to heal? I've asked before but want to know how long for it to heal?

Look for: Another reason for your red streaks since it is extremely unusual to have throat irritation lasting for more than a few days from spraying cleaning strength Chlorine products!
Hope this is helpful
Dr Z ...Read more

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When spraying Flonase in nostrils is it normal for it to feel like a little went in throat or am I spraying too high up? Should I spray lower? Thanks!

When spraying Flonase in nostrils is it normal for it to feel like a little went in throat or am I spraying too high up? Should I spray lower? Thanks!

Proper Technique: First gently blow your nose to clear it of mucus before using the medicine. Tilt your head forward slightly. Put the spray tip into nostril and aim slightly out (away from septum). Use the finger of your other hand to close off your other nostril. Spraying toward the septum or straight up can cause the medication to be swallowed. Online technique videos on Flonase website helpful. ...Read more

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Is nasal spray suppose to burn my nose and throat?

Is nasal spray suppose to burn my nose and throat?

No, but: Some people's noses are just more sensitive than others. If your nose is already irritated, then anything may cause burning. ...Read more