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Hot Chocolate And More Throats
Not likely: Please find out the exact reason for headaches by consulting a physician rather than blamming it on hot beverages. ...Read more
What foods or drinks are better when you have an inflammed throat from a virus, cold or hot foods? List some foods for healing too.
Options: Gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). * for congestion – saline nose drops or a neti pot. *for anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup.**for hydration- lots of water. Try clear broth. * add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. Add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. Room temp to warm can be pleasant. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Eating chocolate, honey and other sweet foods immediatly burns my throat! is the esophagus sensitive to sweet/strong foods? (can anxiety cause this?)
Throat burn: Throat burning with certain foods may be due to reflux of acid in the throat. You can have this without the typical reflux symptom of heartburn. Other symptoms of reflux into the throat are hoarseness, phlegm, cough, throat clearing, low grade sore throat, feelings of a lump in the throat... Stress and anxiety can exacerbate symptoms in the throat. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No and no: I know of no benefit or harm. Hot soup may make you feel better, but actual real change is doubtful. ...Read more
Is hot tea or warm tea bad for you? Reading a lot about hot liquids causing throat cancer? How do you keep throat healthy
Must be very hot: Those at risk engage in tough-person show-off practices where the beverage is so hot that it hurts seriously. Otherwise it is not a factor. ...Read more
Why do cold fluids/smoothies cause much more mid. ab. pain and fullness quicker than food like pizza, meat, etc.?
Dairy?: Have you noticed if these cold fluids have milk or yogurt in them? You might be lactose intolerant and symptoms could be exacerbated by dairy products. Some people experience symptoms with certain products more than others If this is the case try to consume lactose free products and see how your symptoms change. If no response follow up with your doctor. ...Read more
Is it better to drink cold or hot liquids when you have sore throat, inflammation and possibly strep?
Doesn't matter: Drink whatever you find soothing.Get a more detailed answer ›
Antibiotics.: 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. Eat foods that are soft for sore throat. Saltwater gargles: mix 1 tsp salt in 8 oz warm water – gargle several x/ day. Pour boiling water over thinly sliced ginger. Steep 5 min.& sip. ...Read more
Burned mouth and throat swallowing very hot tea without checking heat! 24 hours later, throat slightly sore but not badly. Will it get infected?
Pharyngitis: You can eat anything you want if you can tolerate it. If your throat is sore, however, the potential irritating effect of materials will be heightened. ...Read more
I've sore throat and cold. Is it a good idea to drink cold drinks? Specialty iced ones? Also, having dairy products will be good for throat and cold?
It'll fine...: If it makes you throat feel better go for it. don't worry about it. It is all about symptom and time management. ...Read more
Alkaline water: Try alkalone water like fiji water from artesian wells, avoid all juices and caffeinated products and sodas. ...Read more
Why do I get a sore throat after eating certain foods? It's usually foods high in fat (peanut butter, olive oil, etc.) and sometimes, coffee. Thanks!
8 months pregnant. Can't drink carbonated drinks or eat spicy food without intense pain
/burn in throat and chest when swallowing. Is this gerd?
Pregnant throat pain: Greetings, as a.father of 3, your throat discomfort appears to me as you suspected, coming from GERD. As your anatomy and physiology changes with the advancing pregnancy, increasing of your intra abdominal pressure changes too which places you at rush for GERD. With your ObGyn doc for recommend treatments. Once delivery occurs, your body should revert back to the way it functioned before pregnancy ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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