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Yoghurt good for sore throat?

Yoghurt good for sore throat?

Really cold yogurt : May feel soothing. If you have a significantly sore throat w swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see your medical provider & get a strep throat test & culture. 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. A mixture of chamomile tea with honey & a small amount of >. ...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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Whats good for sore throat?

Hydrogen peroxide : You might try gargling with hydrogen peroxide rinse (. ...Read more

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Is benzydamine gargle good for sore throat?

Is benzydamine gargle good for sore throat?

Maybe: It is a locally acting non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug that might be helpful with a sore throat. I tis more commonly used with various problems that cause a sore mouth. ...Read more

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Home remedies for a strep throat and sore throat?

Home remedies for a strep throat and sore throat?

See below.: If you have been diagnosed with a strep test and definitely have strep, please take and complete the course of antibiotics prescribed by your doctor. If you are waiting for a test result or waiting for the antibiotic to start working, you can take acetaminophen or ibuprofen and drink lots of fluids and eat soft foods. If you haven't been seen yet, please do see your doctor. ...Read more

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What is a good over-the-counter medication for sore tonsils or sore throat?

What is a good over-the-counter medication for sore tonsils or sore throat?

Sore throat: Tylenol or Motrin can be used for the pain and the fever if present. Flonase can help if the sore throat is due to post nasal drip.' Chloroseptic spray can numb up the throat to take the pain away. It is sprayed in the throat every few hours and woks on the surface of the throat and the tonsils. You may also have tonsil stones that get inflamed. Have the ent doctor check it out. ...Read more

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Cholorohexidine gargle for throat infection is it good for throat pain?

Cholorohexidine gargle for throat infection is it good for throat pain?

It may help.: If you have a significantly sore throat w swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see your medical provider ; get a strep throat test ; culture. Saltwater gargles are helpful. Mix a 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 amount of lemon juice is good. ...Read more

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Good idea to suck on garlic for sore throat?

Good idea to suck on garlic for sore throat?

Garlic good: Thats fine (if you can tolerate it that way).It contains allicin which provides wide ranging antimicrobial properties. ...Read more

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Will lozenges be a good remedy for my sore throat?

Will lozenges be a good remedy for my sore throat?

May help: I recommend that to a number of my patients, also chloraseptic spray. ...Read more

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Can honey cured sore throat? Im having a bad sore throat . Whats the best solution

Can honey cured sore throat? Im having a bad sore throat . Whats the best solution

Honey can: help symptoms, but will not cure your sore throat. You should see your doctor, because it could be strep throat, or something even more serious such as abscess. ...Read more

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How to treat a sore throat and bad taste in mouth?

How to treat a sore throat and bad taste in mouth?

Sore throat: 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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I have a mild headache, sore neck, sore throat, nasal congestion, and chills. What's a good OTC medicine to take? Are zinc lozenges effective at all?

I have a mild headache, sore neck, sore throat, nasal congestion, and chills. What's a good OTC medicine to take? Are zinc lozenges effective at all?

See a doctor: Sore throat and neck ache and headaches could be associated with a number of potentially dangerous illnesses that may need antibiotics to treat. See your doctor who may send cultures and prescribe antibiotics if needed. ...Read more

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Is cranberry juice good for a sore throat?

Is cranberry juice good for a sore throat?

No: It won't make it get better any faster, but if it feels good, drink it. ...Read more

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What is good for a sore throat?

What is good for a sore throat?

Sore throat: 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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Please describe a good home remedy for sore throat, cough and sinus congestion?

Remedies: 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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Is lemon good for throat pain?

Is lemon good for throat pain?

Throat pain: You have signs and symptoms for pharyngeal infection. Please see a doctor for proper management including possible antibiotics. Lemon (citrus acid) may irritate your throat. ...Read more

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Oily foods no-no for sore throat why?

Oily foods no-no for sore throat why?

Sore throat: As far as sore throats go, i would advise softer, easier to swallow foods. I don't think it matters whether the food is oily or not. ...Read more

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I have a sore throat. wil oily food make it worse?

I have a sore throat. wil oily food make it worse?

Doubtful: Although some health food sites suggest that fatty foods may inhibit your immune system, even if this were remotely accurate it should not hurt your sore throat. ...Read more

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Help please! what drinks and foods help a sore throat?

Ginger tea: 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. ...Read more

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How do I stop a sore throat after choking on food?

How do I stop a sore throat after choking on food?

Take it easy: Best plan is to take it easy with foods until your throat recovers. You can have soft foods and/or liquids like soup -- making sure the temperature is tolerable. Unless you have severely damaged your throat, its mucosal lining should heal fairly quickly (within days). In the meantime, advil or aleve (naproxen) may help. Salt water gargles (don't swallow!); warm herbal teas. Stay hydrated. ...Read more

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I have a sore throat and it feels like food is stuck on the airway ?

I have a sore throat and it feels like food is stuck on the airway ?

Off you go.: A good start would be for you to get down to the nearest doctor and have him/her take a look at your throat. A referral to a specialist may or may not be warranted. Waiting is of nor benefit. ...Read more

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Why is it recommended to avoid spicy food while treating a sore throat?

 Why is it recommended to avoid spicy food while treating a sore throat?

By whom?: Spicy food will sting the throat more during inflammation, but it will not alter the course of infection. ...Read more

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Iv had a sore throat with cold symptems. But IV been craving spicey hot foods....why?

Iv had a sore throat with cold symptems. But IV been craving spicey hot foods....why?

You enjoy: "hot stuff"??Actually hot peppers and spices can be used for pain relief. You brain can only interpret one pain at a time. Sure try some hot sauce. ...Read more

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Toddler afraid to eat hard food only eating soft foods what could be going on no sore throat or anything?

Toddler afraid to eat hard food only eating soft foods what could be going on no sore throat or anything?

Teething or other: Food refusal is common in toddlers. Teething, new textures, new smells can influence food choice. Excessive fluid intake will curb appetite. Uncommonly, issues like oral-motor development needed for chewing or reflux can cause food refusal. See your doctor if child loses or stops going weight. ...Read more

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What makes spicy foods sore on tongue and sore throat?

What makes spicy foods sore on tongue and sore throat?

Nerve endings: The taste bids on the tongue have receptors and nerve endings. The spicy foods contain a chemical called capsaicin and this will stimulate the nerve endings and sends a pain signal to the brain. These sensory nerve endings are located all over your mouth and body. Hope this answers your question. ...Read more

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What foods should I eat while having a hoarse voice/ sore throat?

What foods should I eat while having a hoarse voice/ sore throat?

What you like/See MD: Foods will not alter the course of sore throat. You may wish to see your doctor to make sure that you do not have a bacterial infection that could be treated with antibiotics, and prevent other complications that may occur with strep throat infection. ...Read more

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Do I need to avoid spicy foods when I have sore throat?

Do I need to avoid spicy foods when I have sore throat?

It may be helpful: Spicy foods may burn your throat on direct contact or it may stimulate an increase in gastric acid reflux. This reflux may also worsen your sore throat. ...Read more

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Does fermented food leads to acid reflux and sore throat?

Does fermented food leads to acid reflux and sore throat?

No: Acid reflux is physiologic. In other words, it's normal. However, it becomes pathologic when it bothers you. Fermented food doesn't cause acid reflux any more than non-fermented food. However, "bad" acid reflux allows acid to get high enough back up esophagus to cause sore throat. Antacids (calcium carbonate), H2 blockers & proton pump inhibitors help. Stay upright after small meals. ...Read more

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I have had laryngitis and very sore throat for over 3 weeks. Now I am starting to get "choked" on food and drinks. Are these related/what can I do?

Family practice : You may have acid reflux. You may have some scaring of your esophagus from it. See your dr for treatment and possibly see a GI specialist to take a look down your throat. ...Read more

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What will help a sore throat after i got food poisoning ?

Sore throat ?: It depends if u have infection u need. Antibiotic , therefore it may be better to see u pcp. ...Read more

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What types of foods will not irritate a sore throat (caused by vomiting several times)?

What types of foods will not irritate a sore throat (caused by vomiting several times)?

Soft, smooth foods.: Try ice cream, pudding, applesause, other pureed fruits. Soft stuff. ...Read more

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