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Home Remedies For Blisters In The Throat
Can you suggest a home remedy for strep throat and blisters for a child with their molars coming in?
No -- see Dr. ASAP: If you have strep, you must get seen by a Dr., get tested, and if the test is positive, you must take antibiotics. Strep throat, if untreated, can lead to rheumatic fever, which can cause permanent damage to heart and kidneys. While you're there, the Dr. Can look at the blisters. Feel better! ...Read more
Is itchy, sore throat (w/ coughs) normally accompanied by warm sensation around neck? Had sore throats bfore w/o warm sensation. Home remedies/treatment?
My husband tounge is raw an dry throat has blisters he was in the hospital for a week from back sugery but he has been home for a week now?
Oral blisters: Sometimes the endotracheal tube (the tube you were breathing through during the surgery) can cause blisters on the palate, uvula and back of the throat. If it is difficult to swallow, contact the surgeon. If, however, the blisters came on two weeks after surgery, call your primary doctor as it has been to long since surgery for the tube to have caused the blisters. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the diagnosis and treatment (and home remedy) for multiple red iitchy blistered skin with pus in the neck for a 4-yr old female child?
Various: Your child may have a bacterial infection. For a home remedy, I would try putting a quarter cup of bleach into a half full bathtub and soak in it, followed by patting the child dry and moisturization. Repeat this three times per week, and seek help if it doesn't resolve. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Voice rest: And salt water gargles and rest. If this is not a result of cheering for your team then it may be the start of a viral sore throat.Back to answer # 1:voice rest, warm saline gargles and personal rest. I'd also advise chicken noodle soup as well. If mom can prepare it you'll recover faster. ...Read more
None: If you really have a strep throat it will get better without antibiotic treatment after about 7 days but you then run the risk of developing the serious post-streptococcal sequella of glomerulonephritis and rheumatic fever. To prevent this risk you need to take 10 full days of a penicillin antibiotic. Symptomatic treatments include throat lozenges, cepacol throat spray and tylenol (acetaminophen). ...Read more
1. Soft foods
2. Tylenol (acetaminophen) or ibuprofen
if this does not help, or if your symptoms worsen, you should see your doctor since things like bacterial throat infections require antibiotics and can't be adequately treated with home remedies alone. ...Read more
Doctor can evaluate: 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 quickly (mainly to check for strep throat). Sore throat lozenges containing an anesthetic can relieve pain temporarily. ...Read more
No: 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
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
Slippery Elm: For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a strep throat test / culture. Try 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. Slippery elm bark lozenges are another option. ...Read more
Find the cause: It all depends how long you have had those symptoms. If it has been more than a few days, that means it is not a cold, but rather maybe post nasal drip from nasal allergies, . Try over the counter antihistamines and saline nasal spray and consult an allergist if things persist. ...Read more
Gargle with salt/sug: The easiest solution is to gargle with a glass of warm (not boiling) water that has a tsp of salt and about a tbsp of sugar in it. (Search "rehydration solution" on the internet to get a better recipe). You can add a bit of lemon if you like, but the point of this is to mimic the electrolyte content of "natural" fluid in your body. Warming the solution soothes the throat. It is not a cure, however ...Read more
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. Can gargle with Aloe Vera juice twice a day. ...Read more