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How would I get rid of a scratchy throat?

How would I get rid of a scratchy throat?

Scratchy Throat: 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. Consider adding 2 tsp of slippery elm bark to 1 cup of hot water (steep for at least 5 minutes in a covered teapot). Drink this as needed to relieve pain or a few times per day. See below. ...Read more

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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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How can you get rid of a scratchy throat?

How can you  get rid of a scratchy  throat?

Ponaris: Ponaris is a nasal decongestant drop that is available otc and consists of pine oil, eucalyptus oil, menthol and other things that open the nose and drain down to soothe the throat. See your physician for further evaluation if this doesn't help. ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of a scratchy throat fast?

What can I do to get rid of a scratchy throat fast?

Remedies: 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 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. ...Read more

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Please help. I have a scratchy throat and I am scared its going to get worse tomorrow. How do I prevent my sore throat from getting worse.

Zinc Lozenges: There is some evidence that zinc lozenges may help shorten the course of the common cold. However, if it is allergy this may not help and you may find more relief with an antihistamine. ...Read more

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How do I rid of a scratchy throat?

Salt water: Try gargling with warm salty water. Use a teaspoon in 8 oz of warm water and gargle and spit. ...Read more

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Scratchy throat for 4 days now, treatment?

Scratchy throat for 4 days now, treatment?

Some options.: 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. 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. ...Read more

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Is there anything I can do to get rid of this dry scratchy feeling in my throat and pharyngitis?

Is there anything I can do to get rid of this dry scratchy feeling in my throat and pharyngitis?

See doctor..: If these symptoms are persisting, you need to see your doctor to determine the cause of your symptoms as well as provide the proper treatment. If your symptoms are due to bacterial infection, you may need antibiotics. If it is viral, your symptoms will be improving over time. Drink plenty of liquids! quit smoking if you are a smoker! ...Read more

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What are good ways to get rid of itchy throat causing coughing?

What are good ways to get rid of itchy throat causing coughing?

Care: Rest, hydrate well with water & stay far, far away from cigarette smoke. You can keep mucosa moist with a humidifier. Add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. Slippery elm bark lozenges are another option. Saltwater gargles: mix 1 tsp salt in 8 oz warm water – gargle several times a day. ...Read more

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Fastest ways to get rid of itching throat?

Fastest ways to get rid of itching throat?

Honey/lemon: Warm water mixed with a bit of lemon juice and honey works in many cases. When it doesn't, viscous xylocaine syrup, diluted and gargled, is effective (prescription needed). ...Read more

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Itching Throat (Definition)

Itching throat is a clinical finding in which a person's throat feels irritated in a non-painful way, as if it ...Read more